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Coronary Artery Calcium Levels in Middle Age Tied to LV Function

Greater change in CAC score during follow-up linked to higher LV mass index in blacks, but not whites
Rheumatoid arthritis remission significantly cuts the risk for cardiovascular complications among patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Cuts Risk for CV Complications

Maintenance of remission in rheumatoid arthritis lowers risk for subclinical, clinical atherosclerosis
For patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease

Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus

CBF did not significantly change in posterior cingulate cortex, other regions of interest in Alzheimer disease
Among black women in the United States

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Varies by Birthplace for Black Women

Prevalence of triple-negative breast cancer lower for Eastern African- versus U.S.-born black women
Even though the Ebola outbreak in Congo recently caused deaths in neighboring Uganda

WHO: Congo Ebola Outbreak Still Not Global Emergency

Agency says outbreak is an 'extraordinary event' of deep concern but not a global emergency
Maine has become the eighth state to legalize medically assisted suicide.

Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide

Doctors can now prescribe lethal dose of a drug to terminally ill and it will not be legally a suicide
On Thursday

FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After One Death

Fecal microbiota transplantation is a still-experimental procedure, as yet unapproved by the FDA
Seroconversion to human papillomavirus type 16-E6 antibody positivity can occur decades before diagnosis of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma

HPV16 Antibodies Can Develop Long Before Throat Cancer Diagnosis

HPV16-E6 seropositivity increases with shorter lead time, reaching 38.9 percent for <10 years
The Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2018 staging schema improves discriminatory ability for women with stage IB cervical tumors

FIGO 2018 Staging Ups Discrimination of Stage 1B Cervical Cancer

Classifying all women with positive lymph nodes into single stage yields highly variable survival rates
The United States is stepping up its response to a historic outbreak of Ebola in two African nations. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention activated its Emergency Operations Center Thursday to assist in the government's response to the second-largest outbreak of Ebola on record.

CDC Opens Emergency Operations Center for Congo Ebola Outbreak

The virus has crossed the border from the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to Uganda