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FDA OKs Triclabendazole for Tropical Disease Fascioliasis

Medscape uudised - 16 veebruar, 2019 - 02:15
Fascioliasis (liver fluke infestation) is a waterborne and foodborne neglected tropical disease affecting an estimated 2.4 million people worldwide, with an additional 180 million at risk.
FDA Approvals

Contraception for Women With Chronic Medical Conditions

Medscape uudised - 15 veebruar, 2019 - 17:27
A new practice bulletin from ACOG guides individualized decision-making about contraception for women with chronic medical conditions.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Cancer Drug Has Money-Back Guarantee -- in China

Medscape uudised - 15 veebruar, 2019 - 16:55
The top-selling drug is for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Warns Physician Over Illegal Marketing of Breast Device

Medscape uudised - 14 veebruar, 2019 - 23:53
Mark Berman, MD, who was previously warned about marketing unapproved stem cell products, is now cited for marketing an unapproved device that claims to treat capsular contracture.
News Alerts

Obesity and Infertility: Impact of BMI on Outcomes of IVF

Medscape uudised - 14 veebruar, 2019 - 18:18
Infertility and obesity are linked, but does body mass index have any effect on the outcomes of assisted reproductive technology?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

FDA Advisory Panel Tackles Tough Questions on Vaginal Mesh

Medscape uudised - 14 veebruar, 2019 - 17:14
Three currently marketed devices for treating pelvic organ prolapse in the anterior vaginal compartment are safer than those previously associated with adverse events, manufacturers say.
Medscape Medical News

'Remarkable' New Benefit in HER2+ Breast Cancer

Medscape uudised - 14 veebruar, 2019 - 00:13
Roughly half of patients with HER2-positive, early stage breast cancer have residual disease after initial drug therapy and then surgery; T-DM1 may improve their outcomes.
Medscape Medical News

CBT Best for Perinatal Depression Prevention, USPSTF Says

Medscape uudised - 13 veebruar, 2019 - 19:57
Perinatal depression is common with negative consequences for women and their babies. A final recommendation from the USPSTF says CBT is the best way to prevent it.
Medscape Medical News

'Let's Talk About Sex': Not a High Priority For All New Moms

Medscape uudised - 13 veebruar, 2019 - 17:01
Although some women are eager to resume sex after childbirth, others take things more slowly. Clinicians should tailor advice to individual circumstances.
Medscape Medical News

Consuming Ultraprocessed Food Tied to Higher Mortality

Medscape uudised - 11 veebruar, 2019 - 18:09
A prospective, Web-based study found that increased intake of ultraprocessed foods was tied to increased risk for death.
Medscape Medical News

No Increase in Cancer Among Children Conceived by IVF

Medscape uudised - 11 veebruar, 2019 - 17:05
With follow-up of 21 years, a large cohort of Dutch children conceived through assisted-reproductive technology such as IV show no significant increases in cancer compared with the general population.
Medscape Medical News

Robotic Mastectomy in US: Starts, Draws Fire, Stops

Medscape uudised - 7 veebruar, 2019 - 23:16
The first-ever robotic mastectomy for invasive breast cancer in the US took place last year, but the New Jersey center later stopped performing the procedure. Experts are now debating what the future holds.
Medscape Medical News

'Watchful Waiting' Best Approach for Benign Ovarian Cysts

Medscape uudised - 7 veebruar, 2019 - 19:00
Women with benign ovarian cysts had a low risk for malignancy when managed conservatively with a watchful waiting approach, according to the largest study to examine this tactic to date.
Medscape Medical News

IVF Ups Risk of Severe Pregnancy Complications

Medscape uudised - 7 veebruar, 2019 - 17:24
IVF was found to increase the risk of severe pregnancy complications compared with women who conceived normally; noninvasive infertility treatment showed no such association, however.
Medscape Medical News

Breast Implant Link to Rare T-Cell Lymphoma an Ongoing Concern

Medscape uudised - 6 veebruar, 2019 - 21:45
Most confirmed cases have been associated with textured implants, which have been more popular in Europe than in the United States.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs First Targeted Therapy for Rare Blood Clotting Disorder

Medscape uudised - 6 veebruar, 2019 - 21:29
Caplacizumab (Cablivi) injection is indicated in combination with plasma exchange and immunosuppressive therapy for adults with acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP).
FDA Approvals

Trump Tackles Drug Costs, HIV, Abortion in State of the Union

Medscape uudised - 6 veebruar, 2019 - 15:05
Republicans and Democrats in Congress have already been targeting drug prices, but almost assuredly won't approve an abortion ban.
Medscape Medical News

Pregnancy of Unknown Location

Medscape uudised - 5 veebruar, 2019 - 19:08
Different diagnostic protocols for confirming an ectopic pregnancy were compared in a meta-analysis.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Estrogen and Venous Thrombosis: Route, Type, and Dose Matter!

Medscape uudised - 1 veebruar, 2019 - 17:57
JoAnn Manson reviews a large study that provides evidence about the safety of different estrogen formulations for menopausal hormone therapy.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Finally, Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Get VIP Treatment

Medscape uudised - 1 veebruar, 2019 - 12:38
A first-of-its-kind US clinic aims to change the care model for metastatic breast cancer patients, a subgroup that has been historically underserved.
Medscape Medical News