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Trump Administration Bans Abortion Referrals at US-Funded Clinics

23 veebruar, 2019 - 00:16
The Trump administration said on Friday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics which primarily serve low-income Americans will no longer be able to refer patients for abortions, a move that critics vowed to challenge in court.
Reuters Health Information

Nurse Builds Database of Women Murdered by Men

22 veebruar, 2019 - 20:48
For dozens of hours each week, Dawn Wilcox scours the internet for news stories of women killed by men for a public list called Women Count USA.
Kaiser Health News

16% HPV Vaccination Rate Among US Adolescents 'Inadequate'

22 veebruar, 2019 - 20:00
All physicians should do what they can to improve inadequate HPV vaccination rates in adolescents, says Maurie Markman.
Medscape Oncology

Mitigating Implicit Bias in Med Schools Boosts Diversity

22 veebruar, 2019 - 17:20
When one medical school implemented training to reduce the effects of implicit bias on admissions, student diversity improved. Other schools are taking notice.
Medscape Medical News

Tau May Explain Greater Frequency of Alzheimer's in Women

22 veebruar, 2019 - 00:50
More women than men are affected by Alzheimer's disease. New research suggests higher levels of tau deposits in women may explain this difference.
Medscape Medical News

Infanticide Risk Factors Identified for the First Time

21 veebruar, 2019 - 21:38
For the first time, researchers have identified risk factors for single and repeat neonaticide, revealing that such occurrences are not as rare as previously thought.
Medscape Medical News

Interval Training May Be Magic Bullet for Weight Loss

21 veebruar, 2019 - 00:22
Individuals who perform interval training, especially sprint interval training, appear to lose more weight than those who do moderate-intensity continuous exercise, suggests a meta-analysis.
Medscape Medical News

'It's Not Every Day' This Response Rate Seen in TNBC

21 veebruar, 2019 - 00:07
A novel targeted therapy provided an incremental improvement in response rate among breast cancer patients with poor prognoses -- those with heavily pretreated metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).
Medscape Medical News

PCPs Discuss Cancer Therapy With Patients, Despite 'Gaps'

20 veebruar, 2019 - 17:12
About one third of primary care providers discussed breast cancer treatment decisions with their patients, a new survey shows -- but it's not really their job.
Medscape Medical News

What Advice Would You Give to Young Physicians?

20 veebruar, 2019 - 14:01
Physicians consider what to tell young doctors about choosing a speciality.
Medscape Reader Polls

Primary Care May Reduce Mortality, But Fewer PCPs Available

19 veebruar, 2019 - 21:30
A higher density of primary care physicians is tied to greater life expectancy, yet the per capita supply of PCPs is declining, new data show.
Medscape Medical News

Quarter of US Ob/Gyns Provide Abortion, Increase on Prior Years

19 veebruar, 2019 - 21:30
Approximately 24% of ob/gyns in the US report performing an induced abortion in the previous year; more would provide medical abortions if prescribing restrictions on mifepristone were relaxed.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs Triclabendazole for Tropical Disease Fascioliasis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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