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Trump Signs Historic Bill to Cut Maternal Mortality Rate

27 detsember, 2018 - 12:44
The US has the highest rate of maternal mortality among developed countries. The bill features $50 million to help states investigate each death and reverse the trajectory.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Clears Test to Analyze Nutrients in Breast Milk

26 detsember, 2018 - 22:06
The Miris Human Milk Analyzer can help clinicians make nutritional decisions for newborns and young infants at risk for growth failure due to prematurity or other medical conditions.
FDA Approvals

Longer Breastfeeding Key to Moms' Slim Waists, Lower CVD Risk

24 detsember, 2018 - 21:06
A decade after delivery, women who did not breastfeed their infants beyond 6 months had a larger waistline than other women, and this central obesity is tied to greater cardiovascular risk.
Medscape Medical News

Infertility Rates 'Far Higher' in Military Women Versus Civilians

21 detsember, 2018 - 20:58
Alarmingly high infertility rates and challenges in other reproductive health areas documented in a new report.
Medscape Medical News

Pelvic Floor Disorder Risk Highest With Assisted Vaginal Delivery

18 detsember, 2018 - 18:20
The study, which followed women for two decades after childbirth, shows the lowest risk for pelvic floor disorders, such as urinary and anal incontinence, with C-section. Genital hiatus size also played a role.
Medscape Medical News

Gomco or Mogen for Newborn Circumcision: Is One Better?

18 detsember, 2018 - 17:48
Which device is associated with more post-op complications?
Medscape Pediatrics

Cell Phones Could Be a Source of Flame Retardant Exposure

17 detsember, 2018 - 18:37
There is a correlation between the levels of organophosphate esters found on cell phones and their metabolites in urine, say Canadian researchers, although whether the phones are the source is unclear.
Medscape Medical News

Five Top Stories in Women's Health

17 detsember, 2018 - 17:33
If you missed any of these practice-changing stories, here's your second chance to be up to date.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Physicians, Patients Vow to Overturn Ruling Striking Down ACA

15 detsember, 2018 - 19:44
The law will stand until January 1, but it's unclear what will happen after that.
Medscape Medical News

No Breast Cancer Risk for Testosterone Use in Menopausal Women

14 detsember, 2018 - 22:59
Research generally does not show a link between breast cancer and testosterone in women when used primarily for hypoactive sexual desire in midlife, but better studies are needed, say the authors of a new review.
Medscape Medical News

Ovarian Dermoids and Autoimmune Encephalitis

14 detsember, 2018 - 17:23
A woman with rapidly worsening neuropsychiatric symptoms? Keep ovarian dermoid tumor on your radar.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Atypical Antipsychotics Heighten Gestational Diabetes Risk

13 detsember, 2018 - 17:26
Dr Peter Yellowlees discusses a new study which shows that two antipsychotics in particular may have negative metabolic effects.
Medscape Psychiatry

Physician Mothers Face 'Insidious, Persistent' Discrimination

13 detsember, 2018 - 01:42
In a survey, members of a Facebook group for physicians who are mothers spoke of financial losses and workplace hardships due to discrimination and lack of consideration.
Medscape Medical News

New Toxicity Tool: One Oncologist's Dream, Realized

12 detsember, 2018 - 18:14
A recently deceased geriatric oncologist helped create a new tool for assessing toxicity risk in older breast cancer patients.
Medscape Medical News

Vast Majority of Women With Epilepsy Able to Get Pregnant

11 detsember, 2018 - 21:28
The vast majority of women with epilepsy are able to get pregnant with relatively few issues, new research shows.
Medscape Medical News

'The Beauty of De-escalation' for Breast Cancer Nodal Tx

11 detsember, 2018 - 19:20
In a major trial comparing surgery and radiotherapy for the treatment of minimal positive lymph nodes in breast cancer patients, efficacy was similar for both approaches, but one had less morbidity.
Medscape Medical News

Parental Leave Policies Fall Short for Med School Residents

11 detsember, 2018 - 18:32
Despite resident physicians being in their prime childbearing years and pushed to endure inflexible work shifts, medical schools often don't have adequate parental leave policies.
Medscape Medical News

Surgeon: Physicians in Genital Cutting Case Should Lose Licenses

10 detsember, 2018 - 21:17
A 22-year-old US law banning female genital mutilation was ruled unconstitutional in November. A surgeon who repairs the damage says even small cuts can deeply hurt victims.
Medscape Medical News

Exercise Preserves CV Function in Breast Cancer Patients

10 detsember, 2018 - 20:13
A structured exercise program during treatment helps preserve cardiovascular function in breast cancer patients at both 6 and 12 months compared with standard care.
Medscape Medical News

Difficult Twin Birth Tests Project to Reduce Cesareans

10 detsember, 2018 - 19:41
Team Birth Project, a new method created to reduce the number of C-sections, tested by a difficult twin birth.
Kaiser Health News