No worse sexual or urinary function, but incidence of urethral stricture higher than swimmers/runners.
Two years of high-intensity exercise tied to improved maximal oxygen uptake, reduced cardiac stiffness.
No evidence that varenicline, bupropion, or nicotine replacement increase probability of abstinence.
Annual vaccination found to lessen flu severity, hospitalizations, and death among the elderly.
Current vaccine projected to be more effective in 2018 US flu season vs 2017 Australian flu season.
More than 50% products advertised as androgen receptor modulators had selective androgen receptor modulators.
Findings among residents of low-, middle-, and high-income countries.
Greater improvement in CHD risk factors for combined intervention versus either alone.
Case report describes 51-year-old man who primarily presented with multiple nodules on his scalp
Combined with risk factors, QT prolonging meds tied to greater QTc lengthening than QTPM alone.
Centrally obese participants with a normal BMI had the worst long-term survival.
There was a net 20% steps/day increase in active vs. control arm participants.
Proton pump inhibitors need not first cause acute kidney injury for CKD risk to be elevated.
New guidelines suggest aiming for a systolic pressure less than 150 mm Hg in hypertensive individuals aged 60 or older.
To receive top ratings, a diet has to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss, and protective against diabetes and heart disease.
The findings indicate that it's not only how much and how often, but also what type of exercise you do that seems to make the difference.
Younger age at initiation was associated with increased risk of mortality, highlighting the importance of youth and early-adult smoking on lifetime mortality risk.
Organizations such as Providers' Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies can help physicians aid in the treatment of opioid patients.
Extreme groomers had a quadrupled risk of contracting an STI, and high-frequency groomers had a 3.5-fold increased risk of STI.
Overall, 37 and 74% of the men reported improvement in urgency and urge incontinence, respectively.
PPIs were associated with an increased overall stroke risk of 21%.
At the end of 3 months, the exercise and diet group was walking 3 to 4 times more quickly in a timed walk test of about a quarter-mile than the usual care group.
Educated patients achieved better phosphate binder adherence.
The ultimate goal should be to more closely regulate potentially injurious ingredients in herbal and dietary supplements.
Since constipation is common, the study findings may be important for public health.
Obtaining second opinions was not associated with changes in treatment choice or with improvements in how patients viewed their quality of cancer care.
Conditions such as chronic illness, mental illness, or substance abuse commonly overlap with each other and with poverty, which contributes to poor health.
Three-dose regimen seems as effective as daily pills, but more research needed.
Incident prostate cancer cohorts were defined by examining men who were regularly screened from the placebo arms of two large prostate cancer prevention trials.
The most common side effects were acne, increased libido, muscle pain, and mood and emotional disorders.
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