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Cesarean rates no higher for diabetes patients induced in 38th week

(HealthDay)—In women with prepregnancy type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus (PDM), induction of labor (IOL) is not associated with increased cesarean section rates compared with expectant management beyond 39 weeks, but it is associated with certain neonatal adverse outcomes, according to a study published online Dec. 30 in BMJ Open …

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Doctor replacement ratios higher in largest, hospital-owned practices

(HealthDay)—From 2009 to 2016, more physicians entering the Medicare program worked at large group or hospital-owned practices than small group or independent practices, according to a research letter published online Jan. 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Referencing data from 2008 to 2017, Hannah T. Neprash, Ph.D., from the …

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Heart disease linked to a higher risk of kidney failure

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research indicates that cardiovascular diseases—including heart failure, atrial fibrillation, coronary heart disease, and stroke—are each linked with a higher risk of developing kidney failure. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of JASN, highlight the importance of protecting the kidney health of individuals diagnosed …

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Ethnic groups have higher risk of developing a physical disability

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Men and women from a South Asian background are more likely to develop a physical disability and struggle with day-to-day physical activities throughout adulthood compared with their White British counterparts, new research published in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences reports. Examining data from 40,000 men …

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