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(MedPage Today) -- Lowering carbohydrate intake may reduce insulin levels and, subsequently, testosterone, which could mitigate symptoms for women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researchers found.
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease also had low potassium levels, researchers in China found.
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Adolescents who reported being victims of "cyberbullying" or engaging in high-risk sexual behaviors were more likely to have considered or attempted suicide, researchers said here.
ORLANDO (MedPage Today) -- Low levels of HDL cholesterol and high levels of C-reactive protein were among the factors that predicted the likelihood of postoperative cardiopulmonary complications in bariatric surgery patients, a researcher reported here.
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Cognitive behavioral therapy conducted by email was helpful in relieving anxiety disorders in patients unable to receive conventional treatment, a researcher said here.
WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) -- The maker of a methotrexate sodium injectable product is initiating a voluntary recall of two lots of the product following the discovery of particulate matter in the vials.
PHILADELPHIA (MedPage Today) -- Children treated with inhaled corticosteroids or systemic steroids for acute asthma attacks appear to do equally well in terms of hospital admission rates and other outcomes, researchers reported here.
(MedPage Today) -- When a casual acquaintance or classmate commits suicide, it can serve as a flashpoint to increase both suicide ideation and suicide attempts within peer groups.
ORLANDO (MedPage Today) -- Older patients undergoing surgical gallbladder removal at night were at highest risk for complications, researchers reported here.
(MedPage Today) -- Older, sicker men with non-aggressive prostate cancer had a significantly greater risk of dying of causes other than the cancer, data from a large cohort study affirmed, yet use of aggressive therapy predominated.