Effects of long-term antiretroviral therapy in reproductive-age women in sub-Saharan Africa (the PEPFAR PROMOTE study): a multi-country observational cohort study

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Background We report the long-term impact of ART in women of reproductive age (15–49 years) in Africa who have been using ART for up to 10 years. We assess outcomes of retention, adherence, maternal health, fertility intentions, and safety. Methods This longitudinal, multicountry study (PROMOTE) enrolled women who initiated ART […]

Simple changes to diet, exercise habits are beneficial for long-term health | Special Sections

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Long-Term Health Issues of Gestational Diabetes

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Share on PinterestExperts say gestational diabetes during pregnancy can cause short-term as well as long-term health issues. Eloisa Ramos/Stocksy United Gestational diabetes during pregnancy can cause short-term health issues for the mother as well as the baby. Researchers, however, say gestational diabetes can lead to a wide array of long-term […]

Long-Term Prostate Cancer Mortality Patterns Defined

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More than half of deaths from prostate cancer in the United States occur among men initially diagnosed with low-grade disease, according to the findings of a large, population-based study presented at the Society of Urologic Oncology 22nd annual meeting. Men diagnosed with prostate cancer after age 70 years are more […]

Preliminary Study Shows Promise For Long-Term Treatment Of Diabetes

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Human embryonic stem cells Wikimedia Commons This story is part 8 of an occasional series on the current progression in Regenerative Medicine. In 1999, I defined regenerative medicine as the collection of interventions that restore to normal function tissues and organs that have been damaged by disease, injured by trauma, or worn by time. I include a full […]

Residual cancer burden after neoadjuvant chemotherapy and long-term survival outcomes in breast cancer: a multicentre pooled analysis of 5161 patients

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Summary Background Previous studies have independently validated the prognostic relevance of residual cancer burden (RCB) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy. We used results from several independent cohorts in a pooled patient-level analysis to evaluate the relationship of RCB with long-term prognosis across different phenotypic subtypes of breast cancer, to assess generalisability in […]