Olubunmi Orekoya

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This systematic review summarizes research on the use of progestin and breast cancer risk. Although mainly used for contraception, progestin can help treat menstrual disorders, and benign breast, uterine, and ovarian diseases. Breast cancer is the leading site of new, non-skin, cancers in females in the United States, and possible factors that may modulate(More)
BACKGROUND In South Carolina, the co-occurrence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and breast cancer (BrCA) is much more prevalent among African American populations than among European American populations. The underlying relationship between diabetes and breast cancer may influence breast cancer survival. The purpose of this investigation is to examine the effect(More)
PURPOSE A combination of the relatively high prevalence among gynecologic cancers, high survival, and the myriads of factors that negatively impact the quality of life (QoL) among endometrial cancer (EC) survivors underscores the potential benefits of meeting guideline physical activity (PA) guidelines of 150 minutes per week among EC survivors. The(More)
Background: Obesity is a significant public health problem in the United States, and many studies have established obesity as a significant risk factor for endometrial cancer. Surgery is the standard of care in staging and treatment of endometrial cancer, and obesity may influence surgical outcomes because of its attendant comorbid conditions. Therefore,(More)
Current literature focuses on the complications and treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) while clustering environmental and genetic factors to explain the disease. Interventions proposed to reduce diabetes prevalence should focus predominantly on initiating active rapports of family members and promoting a more communication-oriented preventative(More)
Elevated blood pressure (BP) as a risk factor accounts for the biggest burden of disease worldwide and in China. This study aimed to estimate attributed mortality and life expectancy (LE) to elevated BP in Jiangxi province between 2007 and 2010. BP and mortality data (2007 and 2010 inclusive) were obtained from the National Chronic Diseases and Risk Factors(More)
BACKGROUND The recommended time for decision-delivery-interval (DDI) in emergency caesarean section is 30 minutes, though this is rarely achieved in practice. Good perinatal outcome has been achieved with DDI up to 240 minutes. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the average time it took to deliver the baby by emergency caesarean section after the decision had been(More)
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