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Hysterectomy most cost-effective fibroid treatment

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Assuming a woman does not prefer a uterus-conserving procedure, hysterectomy is more cost-effective than myomectomy or uterine artery embolization (UAE) for treating symptomatic uterine fibroids, new research suggests. Prior studies have yielded conflicting results regarding...

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Hyperbaric treatment shows promise for autism

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Hyperbaric therapy can improve language ability, social interaction, and other functions in children with autism, the results of small prospective, randomized trial suggest. In a number of studies, treatment with hyperbaric oxygen has been linked to improvements in autism,...

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Vaccine reduces maternal CMV infection

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A cytomegalovirus (CMV) vaccine reduces incident cases of CMV infection in women and has the potential to decrease congenital CMV infection, according to a report in The New England Journal of Medicine for March 19. The authors note that congenital CMV infection is an...