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Factors ID’d in Pregnancy Chances After Kidney Transplant

Likelihood of pregnancy after kidney transplant higher for Hispanic women versus white women

Most U.K. Patients With UTI Receive Antibiotics on Same Day

Represcription rate at 28 days only 4.1 percent from 2011 to 2015; slight increase seen for men over time

Parent-Targeted Intervention Can Up Communication With Teens

Intervention increased adolescent-reported frequency of parent-teen communication about sex, alcohol

Maternal Exposure to Fluoride Linked to Lower Offspring IQ

Higher daily intake of fluoride among pregnant women linked to 3.66-point lower IQ score in boys, girls

Alcohol Consumption in Pregnancy Ups Miscarriage Risk

Findings show dose-dependent response when consumption is more than five drinks per week

AI Program May Aid in Pathologic Evaluation of Breast Biopsies

Computer-based automated approach promising for differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ from atypia

Up to Half of Patients Do Not Disclose Imminent Threats to Physicians

Patients withhold issues of depression, suicidality, abuse due to embarrassment, fear of being judged

Model Predicts Hypoglycemia Risk in Adults With Diabetes

Positive associations seen for infection, non-long-acting insulin, dementia, recent hypoglycemia

Renal Anomaly on Fetal Scan May Up Risk for Admission for Child

Renal pelvis dilatation persisting in later pregnancy or after birth tied to increased risk for later admission

2005-2016 Saw No Improvement in Diabetes Care Cascade

Women and non-Hispanic blacks have lower odds of achieving composite target