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HPV vaccine has significantly cut rates of cancer-causing infections

The Washington Post/Getty Images By Jessica Hamzelou The HPV vaccine appears to be working. Countries with vaccination programmes are lowering the rate of virus infection, precancerous lesions and genital warts in girls and women. Boys and men are benefiting too, even when they are not vaccinated. That’s the conclusion of a review of 65 studies… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JUNE 21, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

This week’s roundup features a slight variation on our weekly roundup.  Rather than having to plow through a long list of articles, they are now separated into categories.  We are all inundated with information these days; hopefully this will help to streamline your approach to what is now a burgeoning subspecialty.   Of note, the… Read More »

Manganese

Table of Contents Introduction Manganese is an essential trace element that is naturally present in many foods and available as a dietary supplement. Manganese is a cofactor for many enzymes, including manganese superoxide dismutase, arginase, and pyruvate carboxylase [1,2]. Through the action of these enzymes, manganese is involved in amino acid, cholesterol, glucose, and carbohydrate… Read More »