Today's Health News

Today's Health News

SABCS: 22 Percent of Young BRCA Carriers Conceive After Breast Cancer

No significant difference seen in disease-free survival for those with, without pregnancy; overall survival up for those with pregnancy

In Utero Exposure to Cannabis Tied to Worse Neonatal Outcomes

Impact seen on birth weight, preterm birth, neonatal intensive care unit admission

Changes in Cardiac Structure ID’d in Latinas With Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Alterations in cardiac structure and systolic and diastolic dysfunction partially mediated by current hypertension

2020 to 2021 Saw Nonsignificant Decline in Perinatal Mortality Rate

Late fetal mortality rate was essentially unchanged, while early neonatal mortality rate decreased 4 percent

Smoking Outcomes Worse for Minority Adults Versus White Adults

Despite lower overall smoking rates, minority adults have higher smoking-related health care spending and chronic diseases

SABCS: Younger Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Patients Can Avoid Adjuvant RT

Very low risk for recurrence seen for postmenopausal women aged 50 to 69 years who did not receive radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery

Biden Menthol Cigarette Ban Delayed Amid Political Pushback

The delay, which was posted Wednesday, now says officials plan to finalize rules to put the ban in place in March

White House Looks to Curb Big Pharma’s Sky-High Drug Prices

If a drug is too expensive, the Biden administration will use federal law to grant patent licenses to rival pharma companies

SABCS: Positive Outcomes Seen When Pausing Endocrine Therapy to Become Pregnant

Incidence of breast cancer-free interval events similar for those undergoing ovarian stimulation for cryopreservation or not

CDC: Admission Rate to ICU 1.8 Per 1,000 Live Births for Mothers

Lower rates seen for White non-Hispanic mothers, mothers younger than 25 years; higher rates seen for higher-order births