Lou Portero

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Lou PorteroBreast Cancer | May 14, 2024
Young women are more likely to be diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer at an advanced stage and with larger tumors
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Lou PorteroHeart Health | May 13, 2024
More than 74% of American Indian young adults aged 20 to 29 and 55% of teens aged 15 to 19 have high cholesterol
Lou PorteroCancer | May 10, 2024
Living in a more walkable neighborhood may protect women against the risk of obesity-related cancers
Lou PorteroPublic Health | May 9, 2024
people (IBD) who have higher levels of vitamin D in their blood may be less likely to need surgery on their bowels
Lou PorteroInfectious Diseases | May 8, 2024
The CDC warns HCPS of an increase in invasive meningococcal disease, mainly due to the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis.
Lou PorteroDisparities in Nursing | May 7, 2024
The researchers identified two significant factors: burnout or emotional exhaustion (22%) and insufficient staffing (18%).
Lou PorteroSickle Cell Disease | May 6, 2024
A 12-year-old boy made medical history as the recipient of the first successful gene therapy for sickle cell disease
Lou PorteroHIV | May 6, 2024
Limited access to healthcare, driven by factors like employment discrimination, suggests a link to increased risk behaviors.
Lou PorteroHeart Health | May 2, 2024
Social determinants of health, may affect cardiovascular risk for each Asian American subgroup differently
Lou PorteroHeart Health | May 1, 2024
women can exercise less frequently than men but enjoy greater cardiovascular gains.
Lou PorteroDermatology | April 30, 2024
less than 60% of US patients with chronic inflammatory disease (CISD) receive the requisite testing
Lou PorteroWomen's Health | April 29, 2024
Suicide rate among Black women increased rapidly from 1999 to 2020, especially among Black teens and young adults.
Lou PorteroInfectious Diseases | April 26, 2024
new guidance released by the CDC, Americans who test positive for COVID no longer need to isolate for five days. 
Lou PorteroWomen's Health | April 24, 2024
The data suggests that from woman to woman, there are significant variations in estrogen and progesterone.
Lou PorteroBreast Cancer | April 23, 2024
For people with metastatic cancer, the constant focus on cure can create a sense of isolation from the cancer community.
Lou PorteroGynecologic Cancer | April 18, 2024
The study highlights the importance of measuring estrone in postmenopausal women to determine cancer risk.
Lou PorteroHIV | April 17, 2024
In people Living with chronic HIV, viral damage to the gut may lead to increased intestinal permeability (leaky gut).
Lou PorteroWomen's Health | April 16, 2024
CerMe may help detect women at a higher risk of contracting human papillomavirus (HPV).
Lou PorteroPublic Health | April 12, 2024
According to a survey, in states with trigger laws banning abortions, women reported a rise in anxiety and depression.
Lou PorteroBreast Cancer | April 11, 2024
Researchers observed that the risk of dying from breast cancer in men with HR-positive cancer increased with cancer stage.