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FDA Restricts Sale of Essure Permanent Contraceptive

9 aprill, 2018 - 23:22
The manufacturer must implement additional safeguards ensure that all women know the risks of the Essure permanent contraceptive device and that healthcare providers comply with the measures.
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Elevated Preconception BP Linked to Repeat Miscarriage

9 aprill, 2018 - 21:46
Young healthy women with slightly elevated blood pressure before they become pregnant may have a higher risk for pregnancy loss.
Medscape Medical News

Should We Rethink Our Use of Vaginal Estrogen?

2 aprill, 2018 - 16:53
Does a recent study support the use of vaginal estrogen in women with genitourinary syndrome of menopause?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Prenatal Micronutrients May Cut Mental Illness Risk in Children

28 märts, 2018 - 22:42
Prenatal supplementation with micronutrients should be further considered as a first step in decreasing risk for future psychiatric illnesses in newborns, the authors of a systematic review conclude.
Medscape Medical News

Vitamin D Linked to Metabolic Syndrome in Postmenopausal Women

28 märts, 2018 - 16:03
Postmenopausal women with cardiovascular disease and low vitamin D levels had an increased risk for metabolic syndrome, high triglycerides, and low HDL.
Medscape Medical News

Eating Disorders Overlooked in Men, Minorities

27 märts, 2018 - 23:00
Only one third of people with eating disorders in the US receive treatment. New research points to disparities in care and shows that certain individuals are less likely to be diagnosed and treated.
Medscape Medical News

EHRs May Be Tied to Potential Patient Harm, Study Suggests

27 märts, 2018 - 18:13
Data entry, alerting, and interoperability were the categories most likely to be linked to potential harm, researchers found.
Medscape Medical News

Medical Abortion in Very Early Pregnancy

27 märts, 2018 - 16:37
In conventional practice, medical abortion isn't attempted until the sac can be visualized on ultrasound. But is this necessary for effective pregnancy termination?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Do Contraceptive Hormones Increase Suicide Risk?

26 märts, 2018 - 18:19
Dr Peter Yellowlees talks about the association between hormonal contraception and suicide.
Medscape Psychiatry

Counseling Women on Weight Gain in Pregnancy

26 märts, 2018 - 17:15
Meeting gestational weight gain goals starts with understanding how too little or too much weight can affect maternal and infant outcomes, now and later on in life.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

EMA Committee Backs Remicade Biosimilar Zessly

24 märts, 2018 - 01:23
The committee favors marketing the infliximab biosimilar product Zessly for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and psoriasis.
International Approvals

Shingrix Approved in Europe and Japan for Prevention of Shingles

24 märts, 2018 - 00:03
In clinical testing, Shingrix demonstrated over 90% efficacy against herpes zoster in adults aged 50 years or older, with efficacy sustained during the 4-year follow-up period.
International Approvals

EMA Panel Rejects Abaloparatide for Osteoporosis

23 märts, 2018 - 15:49
The CHMP has rejected the marketing application for abaloparatide (Radius Health) subcutaneous injection for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at increased risk for fracture.
Medscape Medical News

Antimycotics Unlikely to Increase Miscarriage Risk

23 märts, 2018 - 03:04
Use of vaginal antimycotics during the first trimester is not associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, researchers in Israel say.
Reuters Health Information

Inequalities in Children's Weight Reversed

22 märts, 2018 - 18:49
New research looking at thousands of children in the UK over 6 decades has found that in this century the more disadvantaged a child is the more likely they are to be overweight or obese.
WebMD Health News

Metformin May Prevent Pregnancy Complications in PCOS

22 märts, 2018 - 16:10
In women with polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin treatment during pregnancy cut the risks for late miscarriage and preterm birth, but didn't prevent gestational diabetes.
Medscape Medical News

HRT in Early Menopause May Preserve Brain Volume

21 märts, 2018 - 22:53
Estrogen replacement therapy in early menopause has been tied to long-term preservation of brain volume in an area responsible for working memory and executive function.
Medscape Medical News

Micronized Progesterone for Hot Flashes in Perimenopause

21 märts, 2018 - 21:01
Oral bioidentical progesterone is a good option for treating hot flashes and night sweats during perimenopause, according to the first randomized controlled trial to specifically examine this issue.
Medscape Medical News

PapSEEK: Potential Screening Test for Gynecologic Cancers

21 märts, 2018 - 20:13
A multiplex panel that detects mutations in endometrial and ovarian cancers using samples from a routine Pap test and that also provides an analysis of aneuploidy may emerge as a screening tool.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Issues Update on Rare Breast Implant-Associated Lymphoma

21 märts, 2018 - 19:25
As of September 30, 2017, the FDA has received a total of 414 medical device reports of anaplastic large cell lymphoma associated with breast implants, most involving implants with textured surfaces.
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