Today's Health News

Most HPV-Linked Cancers Due to Types Targeted by 9vHPV Vaccine

In 2012 to 2016, 92 percent of cancers attributable to HPV due to HPV types targeted by 9vHPV vaccine

Type 2 Diabetes May Impact Sleep in Middle-Aged Women

Findings show more sleep-related symptoms of symptoms of higher severity

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Up With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Risk significantly higher for patients receiving diagnosis of IBD from 2003 through 2014 versus earlier

Risk Factors ID’d for Worse QOL From Knee Osteoarthritis

Female gender, overweight, smoking, knee pain, lower income tied to rapidly worsening quality of life

Many Providers Fail to Discuss Sun-Safe Behaviors With Patients

Skin cancer counseling often takes backseat due to lack of time, other pressing health issues

More Physical Activity at Any Intensity May Reduce Mortality

Higher levels of total physical activity, less time spent sedentary linked to lower mortality risk

Quitting Smoking Linked to Lower CVD Risk Within Five Years

However, compared with never smokers, former smokers' risk remains elevated beyond five years

Women With Diabetes More Likely Than Men to Not Take Meds as Prescribed

Younger adults more likely to not take meds as prescribed and to ask for lower-cost medication

Family History of Diabetes Tied to Higher BMD in Normoglycemia

Lumbar spine, femoral neck BMD higher in postmenopausal women with first-degree family history

Factors ID’d in Pregnancy Chances After Kidney Transplant

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