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Ulipristal Tied to Improved Quality of Life With Fibroids

4 tundi 20 minutit tagasi
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.
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Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Increased Risk for Preterm Birth

5 tundi 24 minutit tagasi
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.
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Personalize Diabetes Eating Plans, ADA Advises

6 tundi 44 minutit tagasi
According to a new statement from the American Diabetes Association, there is no one-size-fits-all eating plan for patients with diabetes.
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Diabetes Has Lethal Consequences in Asia

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.
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Model Predicts ECV Success in Breech Presentation

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

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.
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Well-Woman Care: The Evidence That Less Is More

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.
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FDA Clears Plenity Hydrogel Capsules for Weight Management

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

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.
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EC Approves Olaparib for BRCA Breast Cancer

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

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.
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Sunshine Act May Reduce Patient Trust in Physicians

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.
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Housework Leads Some Proceduralist Moms to Rethink Specialty

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.
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Blood Test Speeds Preeclampsia Diagnosis, Improves Outcomes

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.
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Five Staff Resign at Leading UK Transgender Youth Clinic

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

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.
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New Findings Elucidate Potentially Treatable aspects of ME/CFS

11 aprill, 2019 - 23:50
Circulatory defects and orthostatic intolerance are common and potentially treatable manifestations of the illness.
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Stress-Related Disorders Increase CVD Risk, Study Suggests

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.
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Barred From Female Patients, Oncologist Sues Medical Board

11 aprill, 2019 - 00:09
A Texas oncologist's medical license was restricted and he was barred from seeing female patients after he was charged with sexual assault. So he sued state medical authorities.
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Gender Pay Gap Persists in Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

10 aprill, 2019 - 20:10
Although 80% of the Ob/Gyn workforce is female, women working in reproductive endocrinology make significantly less than their male counterparts, despite spending as many hours a week seeing patients.
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