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Changes in Radial Pulse During Menopause May Reflect CV Risk

Changes in the harmonics of the radial pulse wave during menopause may reflect cardiovascular risk, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2019 Scientific Sessions, held from July 29 to Aug. 1 in Boston.

Delay in Time to Chemo Impacts Survival in Breast Cancer

Delay in initiation of chemotherapy is associated with poorer overall survival for breast cancer, according to a study published online July 22 in the Annals of Surgical Oncology to coincide with the American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference, held from July 19 to 22 in Washington, D.C.

Neural-Tube Defects Up for Offspring of Women on Dolutegravir

For HIV-infected women receiving dolutegravir from the time of conception, 0.3 percent have offspring with neural-tube defects, representing a small but significant increase compared with other antiretroviral treatment exposures, according to a study published online July 22 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research was published to coincide with the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science, held from July 21 to 24 in Mexico City.

Novel PET Staging System May Help Monitor Alzheimer Disease

A staging system of β-amyloid accumulation may be useful for monitoring patients throughout the course of Alzheimer disease, according to a study published online July 17 in JAMA Neurology to coincide with the annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference, held from July 14 to 18 in Los Angeles.