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What Approaches Do You Use to Treat Obesity?

20 märts, 2018 - 17:05
Medscape survey finds many physicians do not prescribe newer weight-loss drugs, and even fewer refer patients for bariatric surgery.
Medscape Medical News

Mediterranean Diet May Help Protect Bones in Postmenopausal Women

19 märts, 2018 - 20:54
Preliminary study suggests that adopting this acknowledged healthy eating pattern might help women protect their joints and bones after menopause.
Medscape Medical News

Women's Hearts: How Women Can Walk Away From Heart Failure

19 märts, 2018 - 19:18
Dr JoAnn Manson describes findings of a recent study showing that walking farther and faster can prevent heart failure in women.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Abortion Care Varies Highly Across the US, New Report Says

19 märts, 2018 - 18:30
An updated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine found the quality of abortion care in the United States varies greatly depending on where a woman lives.
Medscape Medical News

Once-Daily 'Male Pill' Shows Promise in Early Study

19 märts, 2018 - 16:54
In a 28-day study, oral dimethandrolone undecanoate significantly lowered testosterone levels without causing 'low T' symptoms, offering the tantalizing prospect of a male contraceptive pill.
Medscape Medical News

Keeping Weight Stable After Gestational Diabetes Is Beneficial

16 märts, 2018 - 18:20
Research suggests that weight control in women with gestational diabetes plays a vital role in determining risk of birth complications and that of large-for-gestational-age babies.
Medscape Medical News

Preventing Hip Fractures: Have We Encountered a Perfect Storm?

15 märts, 2018 - 20:48
Dr Andrew Kaunitz sees a worrying state of affairs as trends in incidence, diagnosis, and treatment converge to put menopausal women at risk for hip fractures.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Teen Pregnancy Risk Higher in Sexual-minority Teens

15 märts, 2018 - 20:48
Adolescents and young women who identify themselves as lesbian or bisexual are at significantly increased risk of teen pregnancy, new findings show.
Reuters Health Information

Updated Guidelines on Hirsutism in Premenopausal Women

14 märts, 2018 - 18:26
Endocrine Society has released an updated guideline on hirsutism in premenopausal women, cosponsored by the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society and European Society of Endocrinology.
Medscape Medical News

Hormone Replacement Therapy May Boost Women's Hearts

14 märts, 2018 - 17:06
Taking hormone replacement therapy during menopause may improve the structure and function of women's hearts, potentially lowering their risk of heart disease, say UK investigators.
Medscape Medical News

Female Babies on Soy Formula Show Estrogenic Effects

13 märts, 2018 - 23:48
Soy formula may have estrogenic effects on female infants, new findings suggest.
Reuters Health Information

How Infertility Treatment Has Left Sperm Science Behind

13 märts, 2018 - 23:48

Reuters Health Information

Assisted Reproductive Technology: The European Experience

13 märts, 2018 - 17:09
Recent data from Europe can be helpful when counseling patients about assisted reproduction options.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

'Urgent Action' Needed to Prevent HIV in Black Americans

13 märts, 2018 - 16:37
New estimates show that half a million black Americans qualify for the HIV prevention pill, but only 1% of those have been prescribed PrEP.
Medscape Medical News

Biologics in Pregnancy Safe, Pose No Preterm or SGA Risk

13 märts, 2018 - 16:21
Previous studies finding a link between biologics exposure and preterm birth or SGA did not adequately account for potential confounders, researchers note.
Medscape Medical News

Much Can Be Done to Ease 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Symptoms

12 märts, 2018 - 23:21
In a 2-day summit, clinician experts met to share best practices and to begin developing assessment and treatment guidance for primary care providers and specialists.
Medscape Medical News

High-Fiber Generates Gut Bacteria Good for Type 2 Diabetes

12 märts, 2018 - 17:14
A high-fiber diet seems to rebalance the gut microbiota in a way that is beneficial for patients with type 2 diabetes, resulting in improved HbA1c and weight loss.
Medscape Medical News

Egypt Struggles to End Female Genital Mutilation

9 märts, 2018 - 23:16
In a tiny village in Egypt's southern province of Assiut, 16-year-old Amany Shamekh, who wants to be an artist one day, recalls how she was illegally circumcised with a razor blade.
Reuters Health Information

First DTC Test for Some BRCA Mutations Authorized by FDA

7 märts, 2018 - 16:49
The first direct-to-consumer test specifically for BRCA1/2 mutations has been authorized by the FDA.
FDA Approvals

Calcium Supplements Up Risk for Precancerous Serrated Polyps

5 märts, 2018 - 23:22
Rather than reducing risk, a randomized chemoprevention trial of calcium and vitamin D supplementation showed an increased risk for serrated sessile adenomas or polyps during follow-up.
Medscape Medical News