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No Firm Answers on Prenatal Antidepressant Use and Autism Risk

15 juuni, 2018 - 20:28
Some studies report that antidepressants (ADs) are linked to autism, some show AD exposure has an insignificant risk, and some show that prenatal AD exposure is actually protective.
Medscape Medical News

Abnormal Thyroid Hormones Up Risk of Gestational Diabetes

14 juuni, 2018 - 20:45
'Our study found that women with thyroid abnormalities in the first half of pregnancy are at an increased risk for gestational diabetes,' strengthening the argument for thyroid testing in early pregnancy.
Medscape Medical News

Active Women in Their 70s Beat Genetic Propensity to Obesity

13 juuni, 2018 - 16:47
'Our findings point to the importance of promoting and maintaining healthy behaviors particularly in older adults to maximize quality of life,' say the researchers.
Medscape Medical News

Oral Fluconazole for Thrush in Pregnancy Doesn't Up Stillbirth

12 juuni, 2018 - 18:09
Oral fluconazole at any dose was not associated with an increased risk of stillbirth or neonatal death but more research is needed to guide clinical decision-making.
Medscape Medical News

Adequate Vitamin D Levels Prior to Conception Improve Birth Odds

11 juuni, 2018 - 22:57
Women with a history of miscarriage are more likely to become pregnant and give birth to a healthy infant when preconception levels of vitamin D are sufficient.
Medscape Medical News

Fewer Than 1 in 10 Adults Get All High-Priority Preventive Care

8 juuni, 2018 - 22:07
Only 8% of US adults aged 35 years and older received all the appropriate recommended preventive care. Nearly 5% received none of those services.
Medscape Medical News

Mifepristone-Misoprostol Beats Misoprostol for Miscarriage

7 juuni, 2018 - 00:21
Mifepristone pretreatment followed by misoprostol was more effective than misoprostol alone in women who experienced early pregnancy loss, a new study has found. But REMS for mifepristone may limit use.
Medscape Medical News

Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy

5 juuni, 2018 - 19:35
Perhaps coming soon to a fertility clinic near you, this IVF method offers advantages in the management of infertility.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Umbilical Cord Toxicology Testing

5 juuni, 2018 - 17:11
Every newborn has one, so umbilical cords are readily available for testing a newborn's exposure to drugs or alcohol.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Should Conference Data Change Clinical Practice?

1 juuni, 2018 - 22:09
As the largest cancer meeting in the world unfolds here in Chicago, weigh in on whether the data released here should change clinical practice.
Medscape Reader Polls

FDA Approves Imvexxy for Moderate to Severe Dyspareunia

1 juuni, 2018 - 00:07
The FDA approved estradiol vaginal inserts (Imvexxy, TherapeuticsMD) for moderate to severe dyspareunia.
FDA Approvals

Taytulla Birth Control Pills Recalled Due to Packaging Error

30 Mai, 2018 - 02:06
Allergan has recalled a single lot of Taytulla oral contraceptive sample packs provided to US doctors because of a packaging error that placed placebo capsules out of order.
News Alerts

Oxytocin Not Best for Postpartum Hemorrhage Prevention

30 Mai, 2018 - 01:34
Future researchers should place more emphasis on concerns expressed by patients and families, the authors say.
Medscape Medical News

Covered California Takes Aim at Hospital Cesarean Rates

29 Mai, 2018 - 21:34
Covered California, the state's health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, has devised a new way to hold hospitals accountable for quality of care. Starting in less than two years, hospitals that haven't met safety and quality targets will risk being excluded from 'in-network' designation of health plans sold on the state's insurance exchange.
Kaiser Health News

Clinicians: Title X Proposal 'Prohibits' Discussion of Abortion

24 Mai, 2018 - 03:57
The Trump administration proposal would bar use of Title X funds in any facility that performs abortions.
Medscape Medical News

HHS Unveils Controversial Rule on Title X Abortion Restrictions

23 Mai, 2018 - 02:59
The Trump administration released its long-awaited ruling on title X funds and how they relate to abortion and family planning.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Approves Denosumab for Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis

22 Mai, 2018 - 16:51
The US FDA has approved denosumab (Prolia, Amgen) for treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. European regulators recently green-lighted the same indication.
FDA Approvals

Proposed Restrictions on Title X Funds Stirs Up Hornet's Nest

21 Mai, 2018 - 22:14
Although a new Title X rule is yet to be officially released by the Trump administration, the topic has elicited strong reactions from groups on both sides of the abortion debate.
Medscape Medical News

DES Raises ADHD Risk in Grandchildren

21 Mai, 2018 - 19:19
Grandchildren of women who took diethylstilbestrol during pregnancy had a higher risk for ADHD compared with those whose grandmothers were not exposed to the drug in pregnancy.
Medscape Medical News

Very Obese Women: Lose Weight in Pregnancy for Healthy Baby

21 Mai, 2018 - 19:19
IOM 2009 recommendations are adequate for normal and overweight women but not the thin and obese, finds a study that explores optimal gestational weight gain for pregnant women of different maternal BMIs.
Medscape Medical News