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AUGS/IUGA: Bariatric Surgery Improves Urinary Incontinence
For obese women with prevalent urinary incontinence, the frequency of UI episodes is reduced during 3 years of follow-up after bariatric surgery, according to a study presented at the American Urogynecologic Society and the International Urogynecological Association 2014 Scientific Meeting, held from July 22 to 26 in Washington, DC.
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Type of Lymphoma Treatment Impacts Degree of Harm to Sperm
Lymphoma treatment has damaging effects on spermatogenesis but, in most patients, sperm production recovers within 2 years post-treatment, according to a study published online July 17 in Fertility and Sterility.
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Survey Identifies Patients
Most Americans focus on provider quality related to doctor-patient interactions rather than effectiveness of care when defining provider quality, according to a report published by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
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Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission Levels
HIV infection appears to alter the relationship between semen bacteria and immune factors, which could play a role in the sexual transmission of HIV, according to a new study published online July 24 in PLOS Pathogens.
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AUGS/IUGA: Pelvic Floor Disorder Common in Female Triathletes
Female triathletes frequently have pelvic floor disorders and screen positive for at least one component of the female athlete triad, according to a study presented at the American Urogynecologic Society and the International Urogynecological Association 2014 Scientific Meeting, held from July 22 to 26 in Washington, D.C.
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Number of Uninsured Down after Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment
There has been a decrease in the number of uninsured following the open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act, according to a report published online July 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations
Blood donations to the American Red Cross are down substantially, and the agency says an "emergency situation" could arise within weeks.
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Online Reviews Show Patients Value Docs
Patient reviews indicate that the attributes most valued in physicians include interpersonal skills and bedside manner, according to a report published online July 16 by Vitals.
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National Survey Finds Most US Physicians Are Satisfied
Most US physicians are satisfied, with satisfied physicians more likely to report positive trends in medicine, according to a report published by Jackson Healthcare.
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Recovery Trajectories for Short-stay Surgery Vary Considerably
Though hospital stay duration was once used as a surrogate outcome for surgical recovery, the increasing popularity of short-stay surgery has eliminated that measure, making it harder for hospitals to track recovery trajectories and more difficult for surgeons to plan physical, psychological, and social postoperative courses for prospective patients.
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