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Patients undergoing autologous post-mastectomy breast reconstruction have greater satisfaction than those undergoing implant reconstruction

Greater Satisfaction With Autologous Breast Reconstruction

And, likelihood of complications up for autologous reconstruction versus expander-implant technique
Vitamin D status does not have a causal effect on gestational hypertension or preeclampsia

No Causal Effect of 25(OH)D on Gestational HTN, Preeclampsia

No significant correlations identified in one-sample or two-sample mendelian randomization analyses
Young adults who value gluten-free food usually do so as part of a healthier dietary pattern

Valuing Gluten-Free Food Tied to Better Dietary Intake

But young adults who do so also more likely to engage in unhealthy weight control behaviors
The European League Against Rheumatism has released recommendations -- published in the June issue of the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases -- for health professionals to use in approaching pain management in inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis.

New Recommendations Guide Arthritis Pain Management

Patient-centered recommendations released by the European League Against Rheumatism
Addressing shortcomings in resuscitation educational efficiency and local implementation could improve outcomes after cardiac arrest

Educational Strategies Could Improve Cardiac Arrest Outcomes

Suggestions provided for improving educational efficiency and local implementation of resuscitation
There is a marked excess of deaths among U.S. adults who experience a non-fatal opioid overdose

Rate of Death Up in Year After Non-Fatal Opioid Overdose

Excess of deaths attributable to substance use-associated, mental health, and medical conditions
For patients with Parkinson's disease

Parkinson’s Medications Tied to Impulse Control Disorders

Impulse control disorders strongly associated with dopamine agonist use
Following implementation of several major coverage expansion provisions in the Affordable Care Act

ACA Provisions Tied to Change in Profile of Frequent ER Users

After controlling for patient-level characteristics, odds of being frequent ER user down in Medicaid-insured
Parents view cancer prevention as the best reason for guideline-consistent human papillomavirus vaccination

Parents Say Cancer Prevention Best Reason for HPV Vaccination

Findings based on large survey of parents to assess best, worst reasons for vaccination
User reviews and ratings of a popular

User Ratings Didn’t Catch Blood Pressure App Inaccuracies

Authors say findings support need for regulatory review of mobile health apps