Men should be warned that the chances of harm from screening with the prostate-specific antigen test outweigh the likelihood of benefit for most men, says the American College of Physicians in a guideline statement on prostate cancer screening.
Canadian researchers have found that an increase in stillbirth rates over the past decade is due primarily to higher numbers of pregnancy terminations for congenital anomalies, and is not related to changes in spontaneous stillbirth rates.
US researchers have identified an association between strict state laws guiding nutrition in school meals and better weight status in students receiving free or reduced-price school meals compared with students who do not obtain these lunches.
Findings from a study published in Nature suggest that the annual number of dengue virus infections worldwide is approximately 390 million, a figure over three times greater than that provided by the World Health Organization for the disease.
Using hydrogen peroxide vapor to decontaminate unused hospital supplies that may have come into contact with multidrug-resistant organisms is effective and could save a significant amount of money, report researchers.