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Endometriosis: Long-term Opioids, Concomitant Benzos Common

24 juuni, 2019 - 15:06
Women with endometriosis were more likely to use opioids for a long period and to use benzodiazepines concomitantly compared with women who did not have endometriosis, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

MedPAC Wants to End 'Incident-to' Billing by APRNs, PAs

24 juuni, 2019 - 14:18
In a report, the influential panel estimated Medicare savings of as much as $5 billion over 5 years from a proposed change to APRN and PA billing.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Approves New Libido-Boosting Drug for Premenopausal Women

22 juuni, 2019 - 01:36
Bremelanotide becomes the second FDA-approved drug for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women. It is self-injected at least 45 minutes before sexual activity.
FDA Approvals

FDA Updates Regulations on Mammography

21 juuni, 2019 - 16:49
Proposed amendments to mammography regulations include increased reporting to patients and providers and greater transparency about mammography facilities.
FDA Expert Commentaries and Interviews

Gynecologic Oncologist Faces Criminal Charges for Sexual Assault

21 juuni, 2019 - 15:13
A lawsuit has been filed against a UCLA gynecologic oncologist who is also facing criminal charges for sexual assault.
Medscape Medical News

Oncologist Acts as In-Flight Medic, Gets Extraordinary Response

21 juuni, 2019 - 02:26
A frequent flyer has taken care of ill passengers repeatedly on flights, but this time it had an unusual ending.
Medscape Medical News

Expected Shortage of TB Tests Prompts New CDC Recommendations

20 juuni, 2019 - 21:54
The CDC has issued new skin testing recommendations in response to the anticipated nationwide shortage of the Aplisol tuberculin skin test.
Medscape Medical News

The Perils of Dismissing Depression as Just the 'Baby Blues'

20 juuni, 2019 - 20:34
If you have reproductive-aged women in your practice, you've probably encountered perinatal depression--a common, treatable, and often serious condition.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

A Novel Drug for Severe Postpartum Depression: Who Might Benefit?

20 juuni, 2019 - 20:34
An expert in perinatal psychopharmacology describes how this novel drug works in the management of postpartum depression, and the challenges posed by its safety requirements.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Cancer in Children Born Through IVF: Is the Risk Real?

20 juuni, 2019 - 00:53
The risk for cancer in children born after assisted reproduction is assessed in a large study.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Risk for Stroke in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

19 juuni, 2019 - 16:07
Dr Mark Alberts discusses recent results from a study presented at the AAN 2019 Annual Meeting evaluating the risk for stroke during pregnancy and in the postpartum period.
Medscape Neurology

Mail-Order Medicine: Prescribe With Caution

19 juuni, 2019 - 14:31
A California physician surrendered his license after prescribing drugs with only the patient information from an online questionnaire, and there are still 'unanswered questions' about regulation.
Medscape Medical News

Osteoporosis Drugs May Help Oldest, Sickest Women Most

19 juuni, 2019 - 01:27
Osteoporosis drugs appear to help women older than 80 years with multiple morbidities and osteoporosis; very elderly women with high fracture risk but no osteoporosis may benefit less, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Cannabis Use During Pregnancy Rising, but Likely Unsafe

19 juuni, 2019 - 00:00
Although prenatal cannabis use was linked to risk of several poor perinatal and neonatal outcomes, the findings must be considered alongside the values brought to their interpretation, experts say.
Medscape Medical News

Guidance Highlights Dangers of Measles in Pregnancy

18 juuni, 2019 - 15:14
A revised consensus statement and a new practice advisory provide guidance for clinicians caring for pregnant and reproductive-aged women who are at high risk of developing measles.
Medscape Medical News

Kids' Behavior Tied to Prenatal Exposure to Epilepsy Drugs

17 juuni, 2019 - 21:39
While almost a third of children exposed prenatally to valproate have clinically relevant problem behaviors at age 6 or 7 years, exposure to other drugs also increases the risk, new study found.
Medscape Medical News

Telehealth Abortion Proves Safe in US Test, Researchers Say

17 juuni, 2019 - 15:31
A TelAbortion approach can safely help women obtain medical abortions in states where the procedure is legal but have few clinics that provide the service, new data show.
Medscape Medical News

Leuprorelin Depot Handling Errors Prompt EMA Review

14 juuni, 2019 - 23:54
Handling errors with leuprolide acetate depot formulations have reportedly led to problems such as leakages from the syringe or failure to deliver implants from the applicator, the EMA says.
News Alerts

How Safe Is HRT After Risk-Reducing Salpingo-oophorectomy?

14 juuni, 2019 - 16:29
A new analysis pulls together data from case-control studies to answer this question.
Medscape Oncology

Hashtag Medicine: Abstract Tweeted at ASCO Ignites Debate

13 juuni, 2019 - 20:46
A tweet about how male and female presenters are introduced differently at ASCO meetings was divisive.
Medscape Medical News