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Latest Pathology News

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care

The Affordable Care Act has reduced disparities in access to health care among black, Hispanic, and white adults, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.

Active Lifestyle May Slow Familial Frontotemporal Dementia

A physically and mentally active lifestyle may protect against frontotemporal dementia even in people at established genetic risk, according to a study published in the January issue of Alzheimer's & Dementia.

Number of Children With Opioid Poisonings Increasing

The severity of pediatric admissions for acute opioid ingestions, especially following attempted suicide, increased from 2005 to 2018, according to a study published online Dec. 19 in Clinical Toxicology.

Study Supports PSA Screening for Male BRCA2 Carriers

Systematic prostate-specific antigen screening is advised for men who are carriers of the BRCA2 mutation, which is associated with a higher incidence of prostate cancer, younger age at diagnosis, and clinically significant tumors, according to the interim results of a study published in the December issue of European Urology.