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MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Here's another reason to stay out of jail: New research shows the risk of dying from cancer is sharply higher among those who are behind bars or have been recently released.

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online Sept. 26 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for the prevention of pediatric all-terrain vehicle (ATV)-related deaths and injuries.

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with heart failure, a regionally organized, collaborative, home-based palliative care that involves cardiologists, primary care providers, and palliative care specialists and that uses shared decision-making to promote goal- and need-concordant care may reduce the risk for dying in hospital, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Short-term exposure to air pollution is associated with an increased risk for hospital admission for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, according to a study published online Sept. 20 in BMJ Open.

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Metabolically healthy overweight and obese individuals may have an increased risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study published online Sept. 19 in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation.

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, according to a review published online Sept. 21 in The BMJ.

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There are significant sex differences in disease distribution, hospitalization, and death among U.S. emergency department presentations for cardiovascular encounters, according to a study published online Sept. 8 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a higher allostatic load score may have lower fecundability, according to a study published online Sept. 21 in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica.

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The annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery was held in Philadelphia from Sept. 10 to 14 and attracted approximately 5,000 participants from around the world, including otolaryngologists, medical experts, allied health professionals, and administrators. The conference highlighted the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ears, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck.

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MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- People who work in manufacturing, welding and chemical operations and are exposed to hazardous chemicals may face a higher risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a new study found.

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MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have been looking to the microbiome, and its numerous gut bacteria, as an area of research with plenty of potential for finding connections to various diseases.

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Many people have heard of the type of hepatitis that is spread by water or food contaminated with the hepatitis A virus. A diagnosis of hepatitis C, however, is often more puzzling. Your doctor has probably given you some basic facts about hepatitis C, and these articles are designed to help you learn more.

SATURDAY, Sept. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- It can be hard to talk to your loved ones about moving into assisted living, so don't push them too hard and make sure they feel safe and comfortable with the idea, one expert advises.

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FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There was an increase in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination per encounter for pediatric patients aged 9 to 22 years, despite a decrease in overall encounters associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a research letter published online Sept. 19 in JAMA Network Open.

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FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- At least 4.4 million Americans have received the updated COVID-19 booster shot. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted the count Thursday as public health experts decried President Joe Biden's televised claim that "the pandemic is over."

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FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Girls with type 1 diabetes may fare worse than boys when it comes to blood sugar control and other critical aspects of their health, a new research review finds.

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FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Bariatric surgery is commonly associated with long-term clinically important improvements (CII) in pain and physical function among severely obese patients, according to a study published online Sept. 14 in JAMA Network Open.

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Occupational exposures may increase the risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a study recently published in the International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health.

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting aspirin use among patients treated with concomitant warfarin and lacking a clear indication for using both is associated with improved clinical outcomes, according to a study published online Sept. 19 in JAMA Network Open.

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Losing excess weight may not only help prevent knee arthritis, but also slow its progression in people who already have the condition, a recent study suggests.

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Multiple-dose antibiotic prophylaxis is not superior to a single-dose regimen in preventing surgical site infection (SSI) after implant-based breast reconstruction, according to a study published online Sept. 16 in JAMA Network Open.

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The risks for mortality, heart failure, and recurrent myocardial infarction (MI) and the need for coronary reintervention are increased for patients with MI and rheumatic immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs), according to a study published in the Sept. 20 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with emphysema, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) and bronchoscopic lung volume reduction (BLVR) lead to similar improvements in lung function, dyspnea, and exercise capacity, according to a study presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2022, held from Sept. 4 to 6 in Barcelona, Spain.

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THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For children with sickle cell anemia (SCA), transcranial Doppler (TCD) ultrasound screening and hydroxyurea therapy use remains low, according to research published in the Sept. 20 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The number of norovirus outbreaks increased in the 2021 to 2022 surveillance year, returning to levels similar to prepandemic levels, according to research published in the Sept. 23 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A total of 1,108 pregnancy-related deaths were identified from 2017 to 2019, and 84 percent were determined to be preventable, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maternal Mortality Review Committee.

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THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- High coffee intake is associated with longer prostate cancer-specific survival (PCSS) for certain subgroups of men, including those with the CYP1A2 AA genotype, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in European Urology Oncology.