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About 50 percent of uninsured adults do not intend to sign up for coverage through the Affordable Care Act's health care exchanges, according to an article published March 26 in Medical Economics.
Tadalafil Not Helpful for Erectile Dysfunction in Prostate Cancer Post-Radiotherapy
Among men receiving radiotherapy for prostate cancer, daily use of tadalafil is not more effective than placebo in preventing erectile dysfunction, according to research published in the April 2 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Male Infertility Is Not Just a Question of Reproduction
Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has increased steadily since the mid-1970s. However, the number of male reproductive evaluative procedures has fallen, which suggests that many couples bypass the exam and go directly to ART.
Medicare Beneficiaries Saved $3.9B on Meds in 2013
In 2013, 4.3 million seniors and people with disabilities saved an estimated $3.9 billion on prescription drugs, an increase from the 2012 savings, according to a report published by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Three DNA Methylation Markers Identify Recurrence in Bladder Cancer
For patients with noninvasive urothelial carcinoma, three DNA methylation markers are able to accurately predict tumor recurrence, according to a study published in the April 1 issue of Clinical Cancer Research.
Statins Tied to Improvement in Erectile Function
Statins cause a clinically relevant improvement of erectile function, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology, held from March 29 to 31 in Washington, DC.
Invasive Cancer Diagnoses Down Slightly in 2010
Cancer incidence declined from 2009 to 2010, according to a report published in the March 28 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
NCHS Estimates Health Insurance Coverage for 2013
In the first nine months of 2013, 6.7 percent of children and 20.5 percent of adults were uninsured, according to a study published online March 27 by the National Center for Health Statistics.
Urinary Incontinence Ups Risk of Depression in Older Women
Older women with urinary incontinence may be at increased risk for depression and work disability, according to research published in the April issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Group Calls for Retraction of Paper on the Risks Associated with Testosterone Therapy
Critics allege several major errors in the results of a study that found testosterone therapy is associated with an increased risk for myocardial infarction and stroke.
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