- Kid’s Asthma Not Linked to Maternal SSRIs in Pregnancy. Children whose depressed mothers took newer antidepressants while pregnant were not at increased risk of childhood asthma.
- Menopausal HT Not Tied to Greater Death Risk. Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women was not linked to a significant effect on all-cause mortality, cardiovascular death, or breast cancer death.
- In Cancer Wars, It’s Doctors vs. Hospitals. Colliding federal policies are fomenting a nasty money war that’s pitting community oncologists trying to treat patients in less expensive clinic settings against hospitals trying to woo patients in through costlier emergency departments.
- Only Long-Term NSAIDs Improve OA Stiffness, Function. Long-term use of prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) is associated with clinically important but not statistically significant improvement in patient-reported stiffness and function and joint-space width.
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