Dr. Kenneth S. Larsen, MD

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  • Intermountain Healthcare

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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Angelina Jolie's decision to talk about the removal of her ovaries has brought new public attention to what is actually standard preventive care for women whose genetics dramatically increase their risk of ovarian cancer, experts say.

    In a colu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are naturally drawn to a woman with a curvy backside, a new report suggests.

    The "theoretically optimal angle" is a 45.5-degree curve from back to buttocks -- not necessarily a big butt, the University of Texas at Austin researchers determin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to choosing a surgeon and hospital for breast cancer treatment, white patients are more likely to make their selection based on reputation than black and Hispanic patients are, a new study shows.

    The findings suggest that minority...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health Nursing:

    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women.

    "This is really about trying to develop a wider range of options that suit women who are experiencing these kind of symptoms during pregnancy," lead author Cynthia Batt...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-fed babies may be smarter, better educated and richer as adults, a new study by Brazilian researchers suggests.

    "Breast-feeding is associated with improved performance in intelligence tests at age 30 and also has an important effect on a ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming low levels of chemicals called dioxins in food doesn't increase the risk of breast cancer, contends a new study that challenges a widely held belief about the effect of dioxins.

    Dioxins are a byproduct of industrial activity that have ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As many as one of every four breast tissue biopsies tested for cancer may have been incorrectly diagnosed by pathologists taking part in a study to test their skills.

    The pathologists did well at identifying invasive breast cancer, but they stru...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being overweight or obese before pregnancy, or gaining too much weight during pregnancy, may put children at increased risk for obesity, a new study says.

    "Some weight gain during pregnancy is normal, but women need to know that gaining too much ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of all pregnant women gain more weight than recommended during pregnancy, a new study finds.

    "This is a concern because gaining too much weight has health consequences for both mothers and infants," said study co-author Andrea Sha...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's yet another study looking at the potential dangers of hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, and this one supports the notion that the treatment may not help women's hearts.

    The research, a review of collected data on the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's a glimmer of hope for millions of people infected with genital herpes: A new study in mice hints at the success of a vaccine against the virus.

    Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City report that the vaccine ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, March 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A child may face an increased risk of asthma if the child's mother experienced depression during her pregnancy or she took an older antidepressant to treat her condition, new research suggests.

    However, more than 80 percent of the women in the stu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using a low-cost antiseptic to clean the umbilical cords of babies born outside of a hospital lowers infant infection and death rates in developing countries, researchers say.

    "Based on our review, using chlorhexidine to clean the umbilical cord s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiation Oncology:

    FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive breast cancer may have a higher-than-average risk of developing thyroid cancer in the next several years, a new study suggests.

    Looking at government data on over 700,000 U.S. women treated for breast cancer, researchers found th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hormone replacement therapy for women may not be as potentially risky as previously thought, a new Mayo Clinic review contends.

    The new study, which evaluated three decades of prior research, concluded that hormone therapy to treat symptoms of men...Full Article