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Certain sartans linked to increased cancer risk in diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – While angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) as a class do not appear to be associated with an increased malignancy risk in patients with diabetes, losartan seems to lower the risk while telmisartan and candesartan may increase it, according to a Taiwanese study reported in the...

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Sleep-disordered breathing common in PCOS girls

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adolescent girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at considerably heightened risk for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), researchers report in a June 8th on-line paper in The Journal of Pediatrics. As Dr. Raanan Arens told...

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Antithyroid treatment during pregnancy increases risk of low birthweight infant

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women with hyperthyroidism who receive antithyroid medication during pregnancy face an increased risk of giving birth to a low birthweight (LBW) infant, researchers from Taiwan report in the May 31st online BJOG An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “As...