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Don't Neglect the Man: Sperm Damage Clues to Recurrent Miscarriage

1 aprill, 2019 - 17:33
Men whose partners had experienced recurrent pregnancy loss were four-times more likely to have indicators of DNA damage to their sperm than males of control couples.
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Weight Loss Still a Challenge in Endometrial Cancer Setting

27 märts, 2019 - 17:02
A more militarist approach to weight loss may help women with endometrial cancer shed pounds and improve their prognosis.
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New Guidelines Address Osteoporosis Treatment Postmenopause

25 märts, 2019 - 23:46
The Endocrine Society's new guidelines advise bisphosphonates and denosumab as first line for lower-risk women and anabolic treatments as first line for those at very high fracture risk.
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10 Years to a Male Contraceptive?

25 märts, 2019 - 21:06
Reporting preliminary results of another potential 'male pill', researchers are optimistic that a contraceptive for men will be commercially available within a decade.
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T4 Doesn't Prevent Miscarriages in Antibody-Positive Women

24 märts, 2019 - 01:30
Giving thyroid hormone replacement before conception didn't prevent miscarriages or other adverse pregnancy outcomes in euthyroid women with thyroid peroxidase antibodies, shows the TABLET trial.
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ENDO 2019

22 märts, 2019 - 16:30
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ENDO 2019
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

Reducing C-Section Rates Doesn't Harm Mother or Baby

22 märts, 2019 - 16:14
Even among California hospitals that had the biggest reduction in cesarean delivery rates, or drops to rates below 20%, neither maternal nor neonatal rates of complications rose.
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Diversity Missing in Genetic Studies

21 märts, 2019 - 22:25
European populations are overrepresented in genetic and genomic studies, contributing to healthcare inequities.
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SGO 2019

20 märts, 2019 - 18:27
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SGO 2019
Medscape Oncology

Opportunistic Salpingectomy During Hysterectomy

20 märts, 2019 - 17:55
Dr Peter Kovacs comments on the outcomes of bilateral salpingectomy at the time of hysterectomy for benign conditions.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Simple New Urine Test for Preeclampsia Could Save Many Lives

20 märts, 2019 - 16:19
Pilot study finds new bedside urine test may improve diagnosis of preeclampsia. The Congo Red Dot test is under commercial development with a focus on affordability for use around the world.
Medscape Medical News

Light Activity Lowers Cardiovascular Risk in Older Women

19 märts, 2019 - 15:50
The prospective trial, which used objectively measured movement, found that the performance of regular household tasks was associated with significant reductions in cardiovascular risk.
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Behavioral Therapy as Good as Meds for Incontinence

19 märts, 2019 - 14:46
A network meta-analysis suggests behavioral therapy may be as good as medication for treating urinary incontinence in women; the results confirm international guidelines.
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Could Ultrasound Serve as an Early Bone Density Screening Tool?

18 märts, 2019 - 16:24
A small study suggests ultrasound of the heel bone could be a preliminary way of assessing bone density. The idea has been around for more than 30 years but has never taken off, says an expert.
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Residency Match Day Is Largest in History

15 märts, 2019 - 23:18
A record 38,376 US and international applicants submitted program choices for 35,185 positions; 80% of applicants matched to PGY-1 positions, and 95% of PGY-1 positions were filled.
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Perinatal Death Tripled in Home Compared With Hospital Births

15 märts, 2019 - 21:10
New Israeli study confirms prior evidence that giving birth outside of hospital increases the risks of a range of poor outcomes for baby, including perinatal mortality.
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Should You Share Your Own Diagnosis With Patients?

14 märts, 2019 - 13:31
A doctor's essay describes how sharing her own diagnosis energized her practice. But she and others say there are questions you should ask yourself before deciding how much to disclose and to whom.
Medscape Medical News

Lower BP Linked to Cognitive Decline in Frail Elderly

13 märts, 2019 - 13:33
For older patients receiving hypertension treatment, a systolic BP below 130 mmHg was linked to added cognitive decline, especially among individuals with complex health problems, a study found.
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Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer: Personal Touch Helps Uptake

12 märts, 2019 - 21:37
Half of eligible women in a study at a major center initiated chemoprevention after a personalized risk assessment and counseling session.
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