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No Link Between Abortion and Suicide Attempts

Medscape uudised - 20 november, 2019 - 22:29
Abortion does not increase a woman's risk of attempting suicide, calling into question state policies that require providers to tell women about its potential mental health risks, including suicide.
Medscape Medical News

Male Clinicians Miss Microaggressions Their Female Peers Notice

Medscape uudised - 19 november, 2019 - 19:13
When viewing videos showing microagressions, men recognized them less frequently than women, researchers found.
Medscape Medical News

Delayed Cord Clamping OK for Moms After Cesarean

Medscape uudised - 19 november, 2019 - 19:13
One day after a planned cesarean delivery, maternal hemoglobin levels were similar among women whose term singleton infants had delayed vs immediate umbilical cord clamping, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Virginia Ob-Gyn Accused of 'Deeply Disturbing' Unneeded Surgeries

Medscape uudised - 16 november, 2019 - 03:25
The physician is also accused of removing a woman's fallopian tubes without her knowledge. A prosecutor says 173 women have come forward since his arrest reporting similar unwanted procedures.
Medscape Medical News

IVF Add-Ons Don't Improve Birth Rates

Medscape uudised - 16 november, 2019 - 00:25
Multiple reviews find IVF add-ons are on the market without sufficient evidence they improve the odds of having a baby.
Medscape Medical News

Best, Worst, and Typical Cancer Survival: New Estimates Tool

Medscape uudised - 16 november, 2019 - 00:25
A new tool offers not one but three estimates for approximating the survival of advanced cancer patients.
Medscape Medical News

Has Sitting Gotten a Bum Rap?

Medscape uudised - 16 november, 2019 - 00:25
How much sitting is hazardous to your health? This debate may shatter many preconceived notions about sedentary behavior.
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

Osteoporosis Screening Often Missed in Patients With ESRD

Medscape uudised - 15 november, 2019 - 21:23
Women with ESRD on hemodialysis are rarely screened for osteoporosis despite the fact they are at high risk for bone diseases compared with the general population.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs New Antibacterial Cefiderocol for Complicated UTI

Medscape uudised - 15 november, 2019 - 21:23
Last month, an FDA panel recommended approval of cefiderocol for treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTIs), including pyelonephritis caused by Gram-negative bacteria.
FDA Approvals

Why Is Mistreatment in Medicine Still Rampant?

Medscape uudised - 15 november, 2019 - 21:23
Dr Alok Patel discusses mistreatment in medicine and asks how to make the necessary cultural changes we need.
Medscape Hospital Medicine

Confusion as EU Advice on Vaginal Estradiol Differs from US

Medscape uudised - 15 november, 2019 - 18:23
The European Medicines Agency recommends restricting use of "high-strength" estradiol creams to 4 weeks; the US FDA requires a boxed warning on all estradiol label.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Panel Recommends High-Dose EPA for CV Event Reduction

Medscape uudised - 15 november, 2019 - 06:16
Icosapent ethyl (Vascepa, Amarin) was unanimously recommended for approval as an adjunct to statin therapy. However, the exact population for whom the drug should be prescribed was not decided.
News Alerts

Health Effects of Climate Change Aren't 'A Lost Cause'

Medscape uudised - 14 november, 2019 - 03:01
The health effects of climate change could undermine the last 50 years of progress in public health, but, with individual efforts and policy changes, the effects could be limited.
Medscape Medical News

Surgery in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Called Into Question

Medscape uudised - 14 november, 2019 - 03:01
Secondary cytoreductive surgery followed by chemotherapy is often used in the treatment of women with recurrent ovarian cancer, but this practice has now been called into question.
Medscape Medical News

The Week That Wasn't: Birth Control Patch, Only-Child Obesity, Cat Scratch Sepsis

Medscape uudised - 8 november, 2019 - 22:38
Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.
Medscape

Preventable Deaths More Common in Rural America

Medscape uudised - 7 november, 2019 - 22:25
There remains a "persistent and striking" gap between rural and urban Americans in the five leading causes of death in the US; health officials call for redoubled prevention efforts in rural areas.
Medscape Medical News

Giving Birth Even Once Linked to Worse Cardiovascular Health

Medscape uudised - 7 november, 2019 - 22:25
Mothers, particularly multiparous ones, may need targeted interventions to prevent heart disease later in life, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

'Don't Screw Anything Up': The Epidemic of Imposter Syndrome

Medscape uudised - 7 november, 2019 - 22:25
A newly minted oncologist faces the imposter syndrome that comes with giving patients life-and-death diagnoses early in one's career.
Medscape Oncology

Remembering Bernie: An Early Champion in Breast Cancer

Medscape uudised - 7 november, 2019 - 22:25
Dr Kathy Miller remembers Dr Bernard Fisher and his substantial contributions to the field of breast cancer.
Medscape Oncology

FDA Clears Next-Gen Assay to Detect HIV-1 Drug Resistance

Medscape uudised - 6 november, 2019 - 22:10
The Sentosa SQ HIV genotyping assay is the first HIV drug resistance assay that uses next generation sequencing technology that the FDA has authorized for use.
FDA Approvals