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Morcellation: Uterine Cancer Risk Low, Increases With Age

20 veebruar, 2015 - 21:25
A study has suggested that the prevalence of uterine cancer is low in myomectomy with or without power morcellation and that older women are most at risk for uterine cancer.
Medscape Medical News

Early Postterm Labor Induction Improves Perinatal Outcomes

20 veebruar, 2015 - 17:31
Early postterm labor induction significantly reduced the risk for neonatal death, macrosomia, cerebral palsy, and asphyxia in a recent study.
Medscape Medical News

Colposcopic Cervical Biopsies: More Is Usually Better

19 veebruar, 2015 - 23:23
Dr Andrew M. Kaunitz reviews recent data regarding the ideal number of biopsies needed to detect high-grade cervical pathology.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Topol: Doctors Are Getting Squeezed

19 veebruar, 2015 - 19:26
As a practicing physician, Dr Eric Topol is well aware that doctors are getting squeezed. Here is his solution on how to fix it.

First Vaginal Insert for Fecal Incontinence Clears FDA

19 veebruar, 2015 - 17:21
The Eclipse System includes an inflatable vaginal balloon that puts pressure through the vaginal wall onto the rectal area, thereby reducing fecal incontinence episodes.
FDA Approvals

Moderate Frequent Activity Best for CV Gains in Women: UK Study

18 veebruar, 2015 - 21:26
But the risk curve was U-shaped in the cohort of >1 million women; engaging in walking, gardening, or even housework daily wasn't more beneficial than a frequency of 2 to 3 days per week.

Single Diet Modification May Improve Metabolic Syndrome

18 veebruar, 2015 - 19:32
A diet that focused on one change worked about as well as a more complex American Heart Association-compliant diet for weight loss and improved health.
Medscape Medical News

'Puzzle': 35% of High-Risk Mastectomy Patients Get No RT

18 veebruar, 2015 - 19:32
A lot of women with locally advanced breast cancers do not receive the recommended radiation therapy (RT).
Medscape Medical News

Menopausal Symptoms May Last 7 or More Years

17 veebruar, 2015 - 17:22
Frequent vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause lasted longer than thought, especially among blacks.
Medscape Medical News

Pertuzumab and the Curious Case of Accelerated Registration

13 veebruar, 2015 - 21:22
Drs Kathy Miller, Clifford Hudis, and George Sledge discuss the pros and cons of testing novel breast cancer treatments in the neoadjuvant setting, with special reference to pertuzumab.
Medscape Oncology

Low Uterine Sarcoma Rates Among Women Undergoing Leiomyomata Surgery

13 veebruar, 2015 - 19:31
Uterine sarcoma rates are quite low among women undergoing surgery for uterine leiomyomata, especially women younger than 50 years, researchers report.
Reuters Health Information

Hormone Replacement Therapy May Increase Ovarian Cancer Risk

13 veebruar, 2015 - 17:24
Although the risk associated with hormone replacement therapy was greatest with recent use, some excess risk remained years after stopping, according to a large meta-analysis.
Medscape Medical News

Cell-Free DNA Test Most Accurate for Trisomy 21 Screening

13 veebruar, 2015 - 05:23
Screening for Down syndrome by analyzing cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in maternal blood has a higher detection rate and lower false-positive rate than other screening approaches, the authors of a new meta-analysis conclude.
Reuters Health Information

Autism Not Linked to Labor Induction, Augmentation

12 veebruar, 2015 - 01:20
A new study is allaying concerns that autism spectrum disorder is associated with birth complications during labor and delivery.
Medscape Medical News

Labor and Delivery Teamwork Leads to Fewer Cesareans

11 veebruar, 2015 - 21:36
Having midwives and laborists in a community hospital can reduce complications.
Medscape Medical News

No Link Between HPV Vaccination, Unsafe Sexual Behavior

10 veebruar, 2015 - 21:27
Adolescent girls who were vaccinated against HPV were not more likely to engage in unsafe sexual behavior or acquire sexually transmitted diseases than their unvaccinated peers in a new study.
Medscape Medical News

IOM Gives Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a New Name and Definition

10 veebruar, 2015 - 19:27
In a report, the Institute of Medicine defines 'systemic exertion intolerance disease' and calls on physicians to make the diagnosis based on the new criteria.
Medscape Medical News

Congenital Uterine Anomalies and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

10 veebruar, 2015 - 06:25
Dr Peter Kovacs reviews a meta-analysis based on studies of women with uterine anomalies.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

IUDs, Implants May Be Effective Beyond Recommended Time

10 veebruar, 2015 - 06:25
The failure rate of IUDs and implants did not increase when used for 1 or 2 years longer than recommended, a new study has shown.
Medscape Medical News

Fetal Death Risk Climbs With First Signs of Preeclampsia

10 veebruar, 2015 - 06:25
Pregnancies diagnosed with preeclampsia in the preterm period have a very high relative risk for fetal death, according to findings of a population-based cohort study.
Medscape Medical News