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CMS Seeks Feedback on Physician Self-referral Law

22 juuni, 2018 - 22:06
CMS asks for suggestions on potential changes to the Stark Law, which has been cited as an impediment to coordinating healthcare services.
Medscape Medical News

Age at Menopause and Cognition: Timing Matters

22 juuni, 2018 - 16:31
Dr JoAnn Manson reviews a study about the neurologic sequelae of early menopause, with implications for clinicians who provide women's healthcare.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Physician Groups: Court Ruling May Harm Vulnerable Patients

21 juuni, 2018 - 21:19
The Department of Justice recently lent unexpected support to a group of Republican attorneys general who are challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in federal court.
Medscape Medical News

Colorectal Endometriosis: Medical or Surgical Therapy?

20 juuni, 2018 - 22:39
When endometriosis infiltrates the bowel, does medical or surgical therapy result in better quality of life?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Should Physicians Counsel Patients on Social Health?

20 juuni, 2018 - 17:35
Doctors are being asked to cram patient counseling on social and public health issues into already jam packed appointments.
Medscape Reader Polls

WHO Releases New ICD-11

18 juuni, 2018 - 21:42
The 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases reflects advances in scientific understanding; it includes several new chapters and major revisions to others.
Medscape Medical News

Investigational Oral Medication Promising for Endometriosis Pain

16 juuni, 2018 - 01:16
Investigational oral agent, elagolix, shows promise for the treatment of endometriosis-related pain with good efficacy and safety data now out to 12 months in 2 extension studies; drug is awaiting approval.
Medscape Medical News

No Firm Answers on Prenatal Antidepressant Use and Autism Risk

15 juuni, 2018 - 20:28
Some studies report that antidepressants (ADs) are linked to autism, some show AD exposure has an insignificant risk, and some show that prenatal AD exposure is actually protective.
Medscape Medical News

Abnormal Thyroid Hormones Up Risk of Gestational Diabetes

14 juuni, 2018 - 20:45
'Our study found that women with thyroid abnormalities in the first half of pregnancy are at an increased risk for gestational diabetes,' strengthening the argument for thyroid testing in early pregnancy.
Medscape Medical News

Active Women in Their 70s Beat Genetic Propensity to Obesity

13 juuni, 2018 - 16:47
'Our findings point to the importance of promoting and maintaining healthy behaviors particularly in older adults to maximize quality of life,' say the researchers.
Medscape Medical News

Oral Fluconazole for Thrush in Pregnancy Doesn't Up Stillbirth

12 juuni, 2018 - 18:09
Oral fluconazole at any dose was not associated with an increased risk of stillbirth or neonatal death but more research is needed to guide clinical decision-making.
Medscape Medical News

Adequate Vitamin D Levels Prior to Conception Improve Birth Odds

11 juuni, 2018 - 22:57
Women with a history of miscarriage are more likely to become pregnant and give birth to a healthy infant when preconception levels of vitamin D are sufficient.
Medscape Medical News

Fewer Than 1 in 10 Adults Get All High-Priority Preventive Care

8 juuni, 2018 - 22:07
Only 8% of US adults aged 35 years and older received all the appropriate recommended preventive care. Nearly 5% received none of those services.
Medscape Medical News

Mifepristone-Misoprostol Beats Misoprostol for Miscarriage

7 juuni, 2018 - 00:21
Mifepristone pretreatment followed by misoprostol was more effective than misoprostol alone in women who experienced early pregnancy loss, a new study has found. But REMS for mifepristone may limit use.
Medscape Medical News

Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy

5 juuni, 2018 - 19:35
Perhaps coming soon to a fertility clinic near you, this IVF method offers advantages in the management of infertility.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Umbilical Cord Toxicology Testing

5 juuni, 2018 - 17:11
Every newborn has one, so umbilical cords are readily available for testing a newborn's exposure to drugs or alcohol.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Should Conference Data Change Clinical Practice?

1 juuni, 2018 - 22:09
As the largest cancer meeting in the world unfolds here in Chicago, weigh in on whether the data released here should change clinical practice.
Medscape Reader Polls

FDA Approves Imvexxy for Moderate to Severe Dyspareunia

1 juuni, 2018 - 00:07
The FDA approved estradiol vaginal inserts (Imvexxy, TherapeuticsMD) for moderate to severe dyspareunia.
FDA Approvals

Taytulla Birth Control Pills Recalled Due to Packaging Error

30 Mai, 2018 - 02:06
Allergan has recalled a single lot of Taytulla oral contraceptive sample packs provided to US doctors because of a packaging error that placed placebo capsules out of order.
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