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New Standard Likely for Some Metastatic HER2 Breast Cancer

12 detsember, 2019 - 01:11
The investigational oral therapy tucatinib, when added to standard trastuzumab and capecitabine, resulted in a "clinically meaningful" lower risk of disease progression or death compared with placebo
Medscape Medical News

'Compelling' Data on New Agent in Pretreated Breast Cancer

11 detsember, 2019 - 22:10
Trastuzumab deruxtecan generated durable responses in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer that had progressed on trastuzumab emtansine and other therapies in a phase 2 study.
Medscape Medical News

Do Women With Diabetes Need More CVD Risk Reduction Than Men?

10 detsember, 2019 - 18:54
Two experts debate whether women with diabetes are at greater overall risk for CVD than men, and if so, whether they need more aggressive risk factor management.
Medscape Medical News

Pregnancy OK for Those With Prior Uterine Rupture, Dehiscence

6 detsember, 2019 - 02:18
Despite common wisdom that women with prior uterine rupture or dehiscence should avoid another pregnancy, outcomes were nearly all good in a recent case series.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Launches Infectious Disease Crowdsourcing App for Clinicians

6 detsember, 2019 - 02:18
The CURE ID app allows clinicians to share and discuss experiences with difficult-to-treat infectious diseases through a website, a smartphone, or other mobile device.
FDA Approvals

Bariatric Surgery Improves Outcomes for Mom, Infant

5 detsember, 2019 - 23:15
Women who had bariatric surgery between their first and second pregnancies had better pregnancy and birth outcomes, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Hair Dyes Linked to Elevated Breast Cancer Risk

5 detsember, 2019 - 23:15
Women who color their hair or who use straighteners may be at increased risk of breast cancer, especially black women who use these products frequently.
Medscape Medical News

Do You Always Follow Clinical Guidelines?

4 detsember, 2019 - 19:36
'Guidelines convey a false sense of certainty,' writes one physician. 'In science, there is no absolute certainty.'
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Prenatal Asthma Attacks Up Complications for Mom and Baby

4 detsember, 2019 - 01:27
Prenatal asthma attacks were linked to increased complications in the mother and newborn, and asthma development during the first 5 years of life for the infant.
Medscape Medical News

Breast Cancer Meeting 'Is Going to Be Spectacular'

3 detsember, 2019 - 22:25
The 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is chock-full of important research and presentations, said one of the meeting directors.
Medscape Medical News

Uterine Transplantation: Success and Failure

3 detsember, 2019 - 19:23
Just a few years ago we heard about the first baby to be born after uterine transplantation. But there's a downside.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Predicting Endometrial Ablation Failure

3 detsember, 2019 - 16:21
What patient characteristics might determine the success or failure of endometrial ablation?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

'Predatory' Advertising by IVF Clinics

2 detsember, 2019 - 22:08
Some in vitro fertilization clinics aggressively market their success rates, report investigators, who say they are violating reproductive technology protections to help couples make informed choices.
Medscape Medical News

Mindsets Can Make the Difference in Clinical Medicine

2 detsember, 2019 - 22:08
'Stripping away those human qualities of warmth and competence in our study took away the entire benefit,' Alia Crum explains on this episode of 'Medicine and the Machine.'
Medscape

Prenatal Opioid Use Linked to Increased Mortality for Moms

28 november, 2019 - 18:22
Women who use opioids during pregnancy face a dramatic and ongoing increased mortality risk compared with other women, which is a "stark reminder" of their vulnerability, say researchers.
Medscape Medical News

MRI Ups Early Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Women With Dense Breasts

28 november, 2019 - 03:09
A randomized trial shows that supplemental MRI may increase early breast cancer diagnosis in women with extremely dense breasts. Whether this improves breast cancer survival remains unknown.
Medscape Medical News

Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Women With Schizophrenia

26 november, 2019 - 14:58
Meta-analysis shows that women with mental illness are only half as likely to receive screening mammography as the general population.
Medscape Medical News

'G-Spot' Slide Ignites Outrage About Content at Conference

25 november, 2019 - 23:44
At the World Airway Management annual meeting, a presenter made jokes about the female G-spot and showed images of a man choking a woman.
Medscape Medical News

Diabetes Tech, Tx for the Lucky, Access for Others at IDF 2019

25 november, 2019 - 20:42
The biennial International Diabetes Federation meeting will focus on cutting-edge technology and treatments, but also the extreme challenges of managing diabetes in resource-poor parts of the world.
Medscape Medical News

How to Curb Food Insecurity in Patients?

25 november, 2019 - 17:41
Connecting people and healthy food takes various contributors, including a food voucher program and meal delivery.
Medscape Medical News