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Birth Mode, Infant Microbiota Affect Intergenerational Obesity

22 veebruar, 2018 - 17:32
Infants born via cesarean delivery to heavy moms were 5 times more likely to be overweight than those born vaginally to normal-weight moms, and twice as likely to have high obesogenic microbe levels.
Medscape Medical News

Influenza, Tdap Vaccination in Pregnancy: Safe for Infants

21 veebruar, 2018 - 16:48
Maternal influenza and Tdap vaccinations during pregnancy do not increase the risk for hospitalization or death among infants agexd 0 to 6 months, a new study showed.
Medscape Medical News

Beyond APHINITY: What Now After Pivotal Breast Cancer Trial?

21 veebruar, 2018 - 16:48
Dr Kathy Miller speaks with APHINITY's principal investigator about whether survival in HER2+ disease can be pushed even further.
Medscape Oncology

First Documented Case of Transgender Woman Breastfeeding

20 veebruar, 2018 - 18:27
A transgender woman has fed her infant solely with breast milk for the first 6 weeks, after treatment with domperidone, estradiol, progesterone, and breast pumping.
Medscape Medical News

Acetaminophen Use Alters Sex Hormones, May Cause Birth Defects?

19 veebruar, 2018 - 16:41
Metabolomics study identifies 'unexpected effects of a commonly used drug, acetaminophen, on hormone metabolism. Closer scrutiny of this commonly used medication is warranted.'
Medscape Medical News

Obesity's Impact on Screening for Cervical Cancer

14 veebruar, 2018 - 23:34
Dr Andrew Kaunitz highlights an important study, with implications for vaginal examination and cervical cancer screening in obese women.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Medicine Teams With Young Artists to Shift Diabetes Message

14 veebruar, 2018 - 18:46
Video poems aim to show teenagers the systemic reasons type 2 diabetes has infiltrated their families and hope to ignite their social justice energy to reverse the disease trajectory.
Medscape Medical News

Fertility-Preserving Surgery in Borderline Ovarian Tumors

13 veebruar, 2018 - 17:10
Dr Peter Kovacs comments on a study that looked at the outcomes of fertility-preserving surgery in women with borderline ovarian tumors.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Trump Budget Ups Funds to Fight Opioids, Cuts HHS

13 veebruar, 2018 - 04:23
The budget takes a four-pronged approach, according to the new HHS secretary, with the fight against opioid abuse gaining some funding, while other departments may take some hits for 2019.
Medscape Medical News

Cesarean Rates Lower With Induced Labor vs Expectant Management

12 veebruar, 2018 - 16:42
The largest randomized trial to date comparing elective induction with expectant management shows reduced cesarean delivery rates and other favorable outcomes with induction.
Medscape Medical News

PRAC Seeks New Pregnancy Prevention Measures For Retinoids

9 veebruar, 2018 - 23:15
The EMA committee calls for updating pregnancy prevention measures and including a warning with retinoid products on the possible risk for neuropsychiatric disorders.
News Alerts

PRAC Recommends Regular Liver Testing for Women Taking Esmya

9 veebruar, 2018 - 22:59
The European Medicines Agency's Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee recommended liver monitoring at least monthly for women taking ulipristal acetate (Esmya, Gedeon Richter) for uterine fibroids.
News Alerts

Human Eggs Fully Grown in Lab for First Time

9 veebruar, 2018 - 18:12
A new proof-of-principle study shows it's possible to develop fully mature human eggs in the laboratory. If the procedure can be scaled-up, it holds hope for cancer sufferers and infertility.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Again Advises Against Morcellators for Fibroids

9 veebruar, 2018 - 17:24
The risk for uterine sarcoma being found in fibroids is too high, notes Dr Markman.
Medscape Oncology

More Evidence Links Advanced Maternal Age to Preterm Births

8 veebruar, 2018 - 21:59
The higher risk of preterm births for women over 40 may not be completely explained by their greater use of reproductive technology or medical interventions like induced labor or planned cesarean deliveries, a Canadian study suggests.
Reuters Health Information

Why Do Physicians Overtreat Elderly Breast Cancer Patients?

6 veebruar, 2018 - 23:38
Drs Kathy Miller and Reshma Jagsi on the reasons behind practitioners' reluctance to omit radiation therapy in older patients.
Medscape Oncology

Fetal Alcohol Disorders Much More Common Than Prior Estimates

6 veebruar, 2018 - 23:06
Even with conservative methods, the rate of fetal alcohol disorders in the United States may be fivefold previous estimates, researchers reported.
Medscape Medical News

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements: Which Patients Will Benefit?

5 veebruar, 2018 - 19:55
Dr JoAnn Manson offers clinicians a new resource to guide discussions with patients about vitamins and supplements.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Influenza Hospitalizations Highest on Record, CDC Says

3 veebruar, 2018 - 00:17
Overall hospitalizations for influenza-like illness are at their highest since the CDC began collecting such data, and the season has yet to peak, according to new government information.
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Ibuprofen in Early Pregnancy May Lower Daughter's Ovarian Reserve

2 veebruar, 2018 - 02:12
Human fetal ovarian explants exposed to ibuprofen during weeks 7 to 12 of development had fewer germ cells and increased cell death.
Medscape Medical News