Cancer

HPV cervical CA screening cuts odds of later CIN3+ diagnosis

(HealthDay)—The use of primary human papillomavirus (HPV) testing versus cytology results in reduced likelihood of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 3 or worse (CIN3+) at 48 months, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Phone app linked to improved psoriasis treatment adherence

(HealthDay)—A smartphone app is associated with improved short-term adherence to a cutaneous foam treatment for psoriasis, according to a study published online April 14 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Diabetes

Pharmacist follow-ups cut diabetes costs and reduce health risks

Two studies led by Associate Professor Joyce Lee from the Department of Pharmacy at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Faculty of Science revealed that pharmacist-managed care, in addition to routine check-ups with ...

Cardiology

Smartphone app may up medication adherence in HTN

(HealthDay)—Randomization to use of a smartphone app is associated with a small improvement in medication adherence but no change in systolic blood pressure among individuals with poorly controlled hypertension, according ...

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