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Positive Thinking Shows Power in Preventing Diabetes

1 veebruar, 2019 - 01:26
Optimism is linked to a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes; hostility and negativity increase the risk.
Medscape Medical News

Receipt of Primary Care Improves Experience, Quality of Care

28 jaanuar, 2019 - 23:06
Receipt of primary care correlates with more high-value outpatient care and better healthcare experience among adult patients, new data showed.
Medscape Medical News

Another ICU Intervention That May Not Work as Advertised

28 jaanuar, 2019 - 19:23
Dr Aaron Holley on the continued debate over whether PPIs truly limit GI bleeding in this setting.
Medscape Critical Care

Diagnosing PE During Pregnancy: A Noteworthy Approach

28 jaanuar, 2019 - 18:51
Dr Amal Mattu reviews a paper that provides an evidence-based approach to ruling out PE in pregnant women.
Medscape Emergency Medicine

Call the Midwife! (If the Doctor Doesn't Object)

28 jaanuar, 2019 - 18:35
Lack of knowledge about midwifery care as well as restrictive laws and policies remain obstacles to the broader involvement of nurse midwives in obstetric care, who attend fewer than 9% of births in the US.
Kaiser Health News

Could This Be Behind the Early Puberty Trend in Girls?

28 jaanuar, 2019 - 16:11
New research highlights a link between chemicals in common personal care products and early puberty in girls
Medscape Ob/Gyn

What We Can Do About Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

28 jaanuar, 2019 - 15:39
The latest CDC analysis shows opioid use disorder during pregnancy is a growing national problem.
CDC Expert Commentary

Spinal Fusions Ineffective for Fracture Pain, Says ASBMR

25 jaanuar, 2019 - 16:37
Vertebroplasty does not work to relieve pain from a spinal fracture caused by osteoporosis, concludes a new review. Rather, time is a great healer and patients should receive osteoporosis medications.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Clears First Diagnostic Test for Mycoplasma genitalium

24 jaanuar, 2019 - 23:01
The Aptima nucleic acid amplification test detects Mycoplasma genitalium in urine, urethral, penile meatal, endocervical, and vaginal swab samples collected in a clinical setting.
News Alerts

Delaying Newborn Baths Boosts Breastfeeding Rates

24 jaanuar, 2019 - 18:46
Delaying the initial newborn bath may retain the familiar scent of amniotic fluid for the infant, and normal temperature also is more commonly retained. The result? Higher rates of breastfeeding.
Medscape Medical News

No Benefit From Endometrial Scratching Before IVF: Global Trial

24 jaanuar, 2019 - 00:20
It may be time to stop performing endometrial scratching prior to implanting an embryo as part of in vitro fertilization (IVF), a large global randomized controlled trial suggests.
Medscape Medical News

Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Some With Vulvodynia

22 jaanuar, 2019 - 19:51
Gabapentin improves sexual function in women with both vulvodynia and severe pelvic floor muscle pain.
Medscape Medical News

Intermittent Fasting Plus Lower-Calorie Diet May Be Best

21 jaanuar, 2019 - 17:30
Although admittedly small, a new study indicates that a combination of intermittent fasting together with some calorie restriction may give the best outcomes in terms of weight loss and overall health.
Medscape Medical News

California's Top Lawyer Cements Role as Healthcare Defender-in-Chief

18 jaanuar, 2019 - 16:33
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra scores a win for California and other states in his effort to block Trump administration birth control rules.
Kaiser Health News

Meet Kim Schrier: Diabetes Patient, Physician, Congresswoman

17 jaanuar, 2019 - 20:02
As the only female physician currently in the US Congress, healthcare will be Schrier's major focus.
Medscape Medical News

Planned Parenthood's Leana Wen: Ready for a Good Fight

17 jaanuar, 2019 - 17:38
The newly appointed president of Planned Parenthood girds up for yet another showdown with the Trump Administration.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Let's Reassure Women About the Safety of Vaginal Estrogen

17 jaanuar, 2019 - 17:38
Many women with genitourinary syndrome of menopause are hesitant to try vaginal estrogen. Can we put those fears to rest?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

FDA Advisers Urge Approval of Romosozumab for Osteoporosis

17 jaanuar, 2019 - 16:02
The risk for cardiac events, though not well defined, should not hold up marketing, said the FDA panel members.
Medscape Medical News

Repeat Procedure Risk Increased With Essure Contraceptive

16 jaanuar, 2019 - 19:46
The Essure birth control device is linked to a greater risk of repeat tubal resection or ligation in a 7-year study, but researchers stress the risk is low for the vast majority of patients.
Medscape Medical News

The Many Forms of HPV: Recognition and Management

15 jaanuar, 2019 - 16:51
Through a series of short cases, Dr Gordon Sun addresses the recognition and early assessment of patients with suspected HPV-related disease and cancers.
Medscape Family Medicine