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The Week That Wasn't: Exercise Pill, Sex to Delay Menopause, Preserving Livers

18 jaanuar, 2020 - 02:56
Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.

EU Panel Confirms 4-Week Limit on High-Strength Estradiol Creams

18 jaanuar, 2020 - 02:56
The decision marks the third time the European Medicines Agency's safety committee has issued the controversial recommendation.
News Alerts

Stroke During Pregnancy May Be on the Rise in US

16 jaanuar, 2020 - 23:35
Stroke risk factors are also increasing in young women and more needs to be done to identify and treat high-risk patients in early pregnancy, authors of a new study urge.
Medscape Medical News

Three Simple Things to Improve Cancer Care

15 jaanuar, 2020 - 20:18
A breast cancer surgeon developed breast cancer — and a vision of what patients need from clinicians.
Medscape Medical News

Bill Seeks Specific Consent for Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia

11 jaanuar, 2020 - 00:57
In 40 states, medical students, as part of their training, can do pelvic exams on unconscious patients without specific consent. The Wisconsin Hospital Association opposes the bill.
Medscape Medical News

Arousal Syndrome No Cause for Shame, Doctors Say

11 jaanuar, 2020 - 00:57
PGAD, in which a person feels repeatedly sexually aroused without provocation, has been considered an extremely rare and embarrassing condition, one that has been the punchline of jokes even by doctors.
WebMD Health News

Half of US Cancer Survivors Drink Alcohol

10 jaanuar, 2020 - 21:57
First-ever large study on the drinking habits of cancer survivors found that about one in three exceed moderate drinking levels and one in five are binge drinkers.
Medscape Medical News

Healthy Lifestyle Adds Up to a Decade More of Disease-Free Life

9 jaanuar, 2020 - 03:21
Following a healthy lifestyle could increase life expectancy free of cancer, CVD, and diabetes by up to 10 years in people in their middle years, suggests a large US analysis.
Medscape Medical News

CDK4/6 Inhibitors for Breast Cancer: Who Does, Doesn't Benefit?

8 jaanuar, 2020 - 21:19
In an effort to improve patient selection for CDK4/6 inhibitor use for metastatic breast cancer, US FDA staff conducted a pooled analysis of clinical trial data.
Medscape Medical News

Hormone Exposure and Risk for Dementia Later in Life

8 jaanuar, 2020 - 18:17
What does a woman's cumulative exposure to hormones mean for later cognitive health?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Unnecessary Pelvic Exams, Pap Tests Common in Young Women

6 jaanuar, 2020 - 20:36
Most bimanual pelvic exams and Pap tests in adolescents and young women were not medically indicated, putting patients at risk for harm without demonstrated commensurate benefit, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

A 'Healthy' Baby With Developmental Delay: Could It Be Zika?

6 jaanuar, 2020 - 20:36
Infants with congenital Zika virus exposure may appear healthy at birth. How would you monitor such patients? Test your knowledge with these three cases.
CDC Expert Commentary

Endometriosis: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges

1 jaanuar, 2020 - 00:37
Noninvasive diagnostic methods and novel treatments are on the horizon for this debilitating and painful condition.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Three Medical Centers Cancel CBP, ICE Contracts

26 detsember, 2019 - 14:07
The three universities cancelled their contracts with US Customs and Border Protection or US Immigration and Customs Enforcement after public pressure.
Medscape Medical News

The Lived Experience of Persistent Pain After Breast Cancer

24 detsember, 2019 - 22:27
A synthesis of qualitative studies explores the lived experience of persistent pain after breast cancer.
Medscape Medical News

Gender Pay Gap, Discrimination Continue in Medicine

24 detsember, 2019 - 16:24
Female physicians continue to face pay inequality and harassment by coworkers and patients, leading some to consider early retirement, a new Merritt Hawkins survey finds.
Medscape Medical News

Premature Menopause: A Warning Signal for CVD Risk

23 detsember, 2019 - 19:03
We're learning more about the effects of early menopause on a woman's health.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

'Women Don't Do Well Here': Physician Job Ad Prompts Anger

21 detsember, 2019 - 03:23
A job advertisement for a hospitalist position in Bullhead City, Arizona, sparked outrage on Twitter and has been taken down.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs New Antibody Drug Conjugate for HER2+ Breast Cancer

21 detsember, 2019 - 00:23
Trastuzumab deruxtecan is for the treatment of unresectable or metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer that has received two or more prior anti-HER2-based regimens in the metastatic setting.
FDA Approvals

Why Physicians Should Care About Wearables

20 detsember, 2019 - 18:20
Patient-generated data is gaining more ground. As more and more patients use them, physicians should get onboard now.
Medscape Medical News