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No 'Rebound' Arterial Effect Seen With HRT Cessation

26 juuli, 2018 - 00:23
Three years after ending hormone replacement therapy for menopause symptoms, women show no significant differences in measures of atherosclerosis versus those who had taken placebo.
Medscape Medical News

Will the Pap Smear Become Obsolete?

25 juuli, 2018 - 17:44
It's looking that way, but the challenge will be to reach women who aren't being screened at all.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

FDA OKs New System for Detecting Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer

25 juuli, 2018 - 02:33
The FDA has approved the Magtrace and Sentimag Magnetic Localization System for identifying sentinel lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer undergoing mastectomy.
FDA Approvals

Endometriosis: Five Things to Know

24 juuli, 2018 - 22:49
As one of the most common conditions affecting women, all clinicians should have an understanding of endometriosis and its effects on a woman's health. Start with these five key facts.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

FDA Clears Elagolix (Orilissa) for Endometriosis Pain

24 juuli, 2018 - 21:29
Elagolix is the first oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist specifically developed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis.
FDA Approvals

Osteoporosis Rx Rates Continue Downwards Trajectory

24 juuli, 2018 - 20:57
Prescribing rates for osteoporosis medications continue to spiral downwards even among those who clearly have osteoporosis by virtue of having been hospitalized for a hip fracture.
Medscape Medical News

Reproductive History Influences Women's Dementia Risk

23 juuli, 2018 - 21:49
New research points to female-specific risk and protective factors affecting brain health, with potential implications for preventive and therapeutic strategies.
Medscape Medical News

Bayer Pulls Essure Permanent Contraceptive From US Market

20 juuli, 2018 - 21:44
Bayer will voluntarily halt sales of its controversial Essure permanent birth control implant in the United States at the end of this year, citing business reasons.
News Alerts

Predicting Embryo Ploidy Without PGT-A: Is It Possible?

20 juuli, 2018 - 18:17
Analysis of morphokinetic time-lapse parameters of embryos after IVF is less invasive than preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy. But can it stand on its own?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Osteoporosis Sufferers May Benefit From Mediterranean Diet

20 juuli, 2018 - 17:13
Following the Mediterranean diet could boost bone mineral density in patients with osteoporosis, although it has no discernible impact on bone parameters in healthy individuals, say European researchers.
Medscape Medical News

Which Vaccines Do Pregnant Women Need? New, All-in-One Resource

20 juuli, 2018 - 16:57
ACOG provides a neatly packaged summary of vaccines for childbearing women to protect not only themselves, but their infants as well. Which vaccines are safe and which should be avoided?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

No Adverse Outcomes in Efforts to Reposition Breech Baby

19 juuli, 2018 - 18:35
Attempts at external cephalic version are not linked with perinatal morbidity but are associated with greater likelihood of vaginal delivery, a new study shows.
Medscape Medical News

Large Babies Despite Good Control in Type 1 Diabetes Pregnancies

18 juuli, 2018 - 17:18
Rates of large for gestational age babies were still alarmingly high in pregnancies complicated by type 1 diabetes, despite good glycemic control. Are other factors at play?
Medscape Medical News

Medicare Will Likely Face Pushback on Physician Pay Changes

18 juuli, 2018 - 13:34
CMS has unveiled a proposed overhaul of evaluation and management billing that may create 'winners and losers' among specialties, while leaving the 2018 MIPS reporting period unchanged.
Medscape Medical News

Depression in Pregnancy More Common Now Than in the Past

18 juuli, 2018 - 06:38
Intergenerational study shows depression during pregnancy is much more common in mothers today than it was 25 years ago.
Medscape Medical News

High HbA1c in Type 1 Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Defects in Baby

16 juuli, 2018 - 20:01
Among liveborn infants of mothers with type 1 diabetes, increasingly worse glycemic control in the periconceptional period was associated with progressively increased risk of major cardiac defects.
Medscape Medical News

Breast and Gynecological Cancer Risk Is Minimal With IVF

12 juuli, 2018 - 20:42
The study of more than 250,000 British women shows reassuring data on breast cancer risk; there is an increased ovarian cancer risk but it is small and limited to those with existing risk factors.
Medscape Medical News

American Medical Organizations Denounce US Breastfeeding Stance

12 juuli, 2018 - 17:14
Leading medical organizations representing public health physicians, pediatricians, family physicians, obstetricians, and gynecologists have criticized US government tactics at a UN health assembly earlier this year.
Medscape Medical News

How Should the Next Supreme Court Justice Handle Roe v Wade?

11 juuli, 2018 - 18:05
Nominee Brett Kavanaugh could tip the balance against abortion rights if he is confirmed.
Medscape Reader Polls

Transgender Women at High Risk of Thromboembolism, Stroke

11 juuli, 2018 - 17:01
Cross-sex estrogen taken by transgender women appears to increase the risk of thromboembolism in a way that seems very different from that observed when postmenopausal women take HRT.
Medscape Medical News