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Six Factors Tied to DCIS Returning as Breast Cancer

Medscape uudised - 5 tundi 23 minutit tagasi
A group of six factors are associated with ductal carcinoma in situ returning as invasive breast cancer after treatment.
Medscape Medical News

Supplements for Sex: What To Know

Medscape uudised - 21 tundi 5 minutit tagasi
We don't always ask, and patients rarely tell, but many are using supplements to boost their sex lives. Here's what you need to know.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Ulipristal Tied to Improved Quality of Life With Fibroids

Medscape uudised - 23 aprill, 2019 - 19:08
Study found ulipristal was linked to significantly improved quality of life and symptom severity in women with symptomatic fibroids. Expert says women should be counseled about rare but serious liver toxicity.
Medscape Medical News

Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Increased Risk for Preterm Birth

Medscape uudised - 23 aprill, 2019 - 18:04
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes had an increased risk for preterm birth, which rose with worsening glycemic control. The results highlight the importance of achieving recommended HbA1c targets.
Medscape Medical News

Personalize Diabetes Eating Plans, ADA Advises

Medscape uudised - 23 aprill, 2019 - 16:44
According to a new statement from the American Diabetes Association, there is no one-size-fits-all eating plan for patients with diabetes.
Medscape Medical News

Diabetes Has Lethal Consequences in Asia

Medscape uudised - 19 aprill, 2019 - 23:18
Pooled analysis that included over 1 million adults showed substantially increased risk for all-cause and cause-specific death among those with diabetes; Asian-specific management programs are needed.
Medscape Medical News

Model Predicts ECV Success in Breech Presentation

Medscape uudised - 19 aprill, 2019 - 22:46
The decision tree model incorporates body mass index, parity, and the ultrasonographically measured fore-bag as the three predictors of success.
Medscape Medical News

CVD Risk Similar in Men, Women With Diabetes, but Care Differs

Medscape uudised - 19 aprill, 2019 - 21:58
Contrary to previous studies, researchers found the increase in cardiovascular risk is similar in men and women on developing type 2 diabetes, but differences remain in subsequent preventive care.
Medscape Medical News

Well-Woman Care: The Evidence That Less Is More

Medscape uudised - 17 aprill, 2019 - 22:37
The times they are a-changing when it comes to screening well women for cancer and other conditions. Dr Kenny Lin reviews the current state of evidence.
Georgetown University Family Medicine

FDA Clears Plenity Hydrogel Capsules for Weight Management

Medscape uudised - 17 aprill, 2019 - 01:20
The FDA has cleared Gelesis100 for weight management in adults with a body mass index of 25 – 40 kg/m2, when used together with diet and exercise.
FDA Approvals

Mom's Gestational Diabetes Ups Type 1 Diabetes Risk in Kids

Medscape uudised - 17 aprill, 2019 - 00:00
If a child develops polyuria, polydipsia, weight loss, or fatigue, and his or her mother had gestational diabetes, test for diabetes, says the lead author of a new study.
Medscape Medical News

EC Approves Olaparib for BRCA Breast Cancer

Medscape uudised - 16 aprill, 2019 - 22:40
The European Commission has cleared olaparib (Lynparza, AstraZeneca/MSD) for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic BRCA1/2 breast cancer.
International Approvals

FDA Pulls All Vaginal Mesh Products Off the Market

Medscape uudised - 16 aprill, 2019 - 22:08
The FDA said the manufacturers of vaginal mesh failed to provide reasonable assurance that the products are safe and effective.
News Alerts

Sunshine Act May Reduce Patient Trust in Physicians

Medscape uudised - 16 aprill, 2019 - 14:57
Researchers see potential for 'unintended consequences,' including loss of trust in physicians, even those who do not have financial ties to drug and device makers.
Medscape Medical News

Housework Leads Some Proceduralist Moms to Rethink Specialty

Medscape uudised - 13 aprill, 2019 - 00:13
Physician mothers are responsible for the bulk of domestic tasks, and this disparity leads many in procedural specialties to consider changing their career or specialty, a study has found.
Medscape Medical News

Blood Test Speeds Preeclampsia Diagnosis, Improves Outcomes

Medscape uudised - 12 aprill, 2019 - 18:38
Placental growth factor blood test speeds diagnosis of preeclampsia. The National Health Service plans to make the test widely available across the UK.
Medscape Medical News

Five Staff Resign at Leading UK Transgender Youth Clinic

Medscape uudised - 12 aprill, 2019 - 17:34
An investigation by the UK's Times newspaper finds that five staff members at a London clinic for young people with gender dysphoria have resigned because of concerns over treatment.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Modifies Alcohol Warning for Addyi, So-called 'Female Viagra'

Medscape uudised - 12 aprill, 2019 - 17:34
Women taking flibanserin, so-called 'female Viagra,' no longer have to completely avoid alcohol but should stop drinking at least 2 hours before taking the pill at bedtime or skip the evening dose.
Medscape Medical News

New Findings Elucidate Potentially Treatable aspects of ME/CFS

Medscape uudised - 11 aprill, 2019 - 23:50
Circulatory defects and orthostatic intolerance are common and potentially treatable manifestations of the illness.
Medscape Medical News

Stress-Related Disorders Increase CVD Risk, Study Suggests

Medscape uudised - 11 aprill, 2019 - 02:01
Stress-related disorders were linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially during the first year after diagnosis, new data showed.
Medscape Medical News