Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Women Benefit When They Schedule Their Mammogram around their COVID Vaccine or Booster

Recent research, published on November 17 in Academic Radiology, suggests that women will benefit by scheduling their mammogram around their COVID-19 vaccination or booster. Soon after COVID-19 vaccinations began in late 2020 and early 2021, radiologists noticed unilateral axillary adenopathy in women who had recently received their COVID-19 vaccine. In those cases, researchers recommended follow-up…

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Significant Disparities in MRI Screening after an Elevated PSA Test

Significant Disparities in MRI Screening after an Elevated PSA Test

Recent research published in JAMA Network Open showed that Asian, Black, and Hispanic men are much less likely to have a prostate MRI after an elevated PSA blood test. Previous studies have revealed that disparities exist among ethnic minorities in PSA screenings, follow-up services, and the treatment of prostate cancer. MRI has gained traction recently…

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Out-of-Pocket Costs Decrease Subsequent Breast Cancer Screenings

Out-of-Pocket Costs Decrease Subsequent Breast Cancer Screenings

A recent study, published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology, found that women who experienced out-of-pocket costs for their first screening mammogram were much less likely to have subsequent breast cancer screenings. Researchers wanted to know how out-of-pocket expenses for breast cancer screening impacted women and their decisions to continue mammography and…

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UK Finds COVID Vaccines Have Decreased Number Of Hospitalizations

UK Finds COVID Vaccines Have Decreased Number Of Hospitalizations

The first UK studies regarding Britain’s mass vaccinations show strong support in that the vaccines have been affective, since numbers clearly show that the vaccines reduce the rate of Covid-related hospital admissions and can be reducing the spread of the virus. The studies found that just a single dose of the AstraZeneca or the Pfizer…

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7 Bites Of News And Commentary From The Endocrinology World

7 Bites Of News And Commentary From The Endocrinology World

A quick list of facts about what’s happening in Endocrinology’s neck-of-the-woods. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that healthcare providers are watching carefully for new cases of diabetes when a November study found that 15% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients developed diabetes. A modified-release hydrocortisone therapy helped to improve morning and early afternoon biochemical control for adults with…

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