Obstetrics & gynaecology

USPSTF recommends counseling for healthy pregnancy weight gain

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends behavioral counseling interventions to promote healthy weight gain in pregnancy. This recommendation forms the basis of a final recommendation statement ...

Health

Exercise reduces risk of airway disease

Exercise appears to reduce the long-term risk of bronchiectasis, a potentially serious disease of the airways, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.

Medical research

Study paves the way for preventing sudden cardiac arrest

A study comparing commonly used medications for type 2 diabetes has found that sulfonylurea drugs are associated with a reduced risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest compared with metformin. The research is published today ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

USPSTF urges screening young women for chlamydia, gonorrhea

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea for all sexually active women aged 24 years and younger and for women older than 25 years at increased risk for ...

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