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People using popular drugs for weight loss, diabetes are more likely to be diagnosed with stomach paralysis

CNN – Injected medications that treat diabetes and obesity increase the risk of a rare but serious side effect: stomach paralysis, according to new data on the real-world use of the drugs. At least three new studies based on large collections of patient records show that the risk of being diagnosed with stomach paralysis, or gastroparesis, is higher for people...

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Cash incentives may help men lose weight, research finds

Men with obesity offered incentives and sent healthy-eating tips found to have lost most weight

Micropenis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

WEBMD – “Is my penis too small?” That's a question that people aren't likely to ask their friends or sex partners. But behind the closed doors of a doctor's examining room, it's a common question. It’s quite common to worry about your...

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Patients with female doctors have a lower risk of death or serious complications, research shows

A new study found that higher gender diversity on surgical teams was associated with a slightly lower chance of serious complications for patients after major, non-emergency surgical procedures.

Mayo Clinic Minute: When to seek care for pelvic pain

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK – Pelvic pain is common, affecting 15% of women of reproductive age. Pinpointing its cause, whether it's endometriosis, ovarian cysts or musculoskeletal issues, can be a challenge. Dr. Megan Wasson, a gynecologic surgeon who specializes in...
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“Outrageously” priced weight-loss drugs could bankrupt US health care

Without a dramatic price cut, Americans will likely face either losing access to the drugs or shouldering higher overall health care costs, or some of both.
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