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Talking about female sexual dysfunction in specific patient populationsFor particular groups of women, reluctance to talk about sexual difficulties may be enhanced by perceived societal judgements and misconceptions.
Sharing is caring: Millennial patients and social mediaNot only is the selfie generation happy to share, but they could be the secret to social media success.
How to weed out price shoppersPrice transparency platform gives consumers — and physicians — what they want.
Retail research: Skin care products 101From product selection to staff training, one expert offers guidelines to making your retail venture benefit your bottom line.
New tool identifies diabetic patients’ risk for hypoglycemiaPatients at high risk could be identified and targeted for intervention, resulting in the potential for high healthcare cost savings.
Longer sleep duration could lessen children’s risk for T2DStudy shows that longer sleep duration was associated with reductions in several markers for type 2 diabetes.
Parents rely on pediatricians for teen vaccine remindersCompliance with recommended immunizations among adolescents is not the best, but what may be more startling is the fact that most parents don't even realize that their child is missing vaccines.
Parents still sway HPV uptake in undergradsFor whatever reasons, uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in the teenaged years is mediocre, but do the college years offer new opportunities for healthcare providers to encourage the vaccine? Maybe not, according to a new study.
Substance P: Dry eye and allergy’s mixed signal or missing link?Inflammation may lead to heightened peripheral sensitization and stimulation through a developing concept in which neuroimmune cross-talk causes the confounding interplay of both signs and symptoms in dry eye and allergic disease.
Does breastfeeding help lower risk of endometriosis?A new analysis of data from Nurses’ Health Study II (NHS II) shows that following the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ recommendations on breastfeeding may lower a woman’s risk of endometriosis. The association between the risk reduction and breastfeeding, the authors say, may be mediated at least in part by amenorrhea