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Tau May Explain Greater Frequency of Alzheimer's in Women

22 veebruar, 2019 - 00:50
More women than men are affected by Alzheimer's disease. New research suggests higher levels of tau deposits in women may explain this difference.
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Infanticide Risk Factors Identified for the First Time

21 veebruar, 2019 - 21:38
For the first time, researchers have identified risk factors for single and repeat neonaticide, revealing that such occurrences are not as rare as previously thought.
Medscape Medical News

Interval Training May Be Magic Bullet for Weight Loss

21 veebruar, 2019 - 00:22
Individuals who perform interval training, especially sprint interval training, appear to lose more weight than those who do moderate-intensity continuous exercise, suggests a meta-analysis.
Medscape Medical News

'It's Not Every Day' This Response Rate Seen in TNBC

21 veebruar, 2019 - 00:07
A novel targeted therapy provided an incremental improvement in response rate among breast cancer patients with poor prognoses -- those with heavily pretreated metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).
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PCPs Discuss Cancer Therapy With Patients, Despite 'Gaps'

20 veebruar, 2019 - 17:12
About one third of primary care providers discussed breast cancer treatment decisions with their patients, a new survey shows -- but it's not really their job.
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What Advice Would You Give to Young Physicians?

20 veebruar, 2019 - 14:01
Physicians consider what to tell young doctors about choosing a speciality.
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Primary Care May Reduce Mortality, But Fewer PCPs Available

19 veebruar, 2019 - 21:30
A higher density of primary care physicians is tied to greater life expectancy, yet the per capita supply of PCPs is declining, new data show.
Medscape Medical News

Quarter of US Ob/Gyns Provide Abortion, Increase on Prior Years

19 veebruar, 2019 - 21:30
Approximately 24% of ob/gyns in the US report performing an induced abortion in the previous year; more would provide medical abortions if prescribing restrictions on mifepristone were relaxed.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs Triclabendazole for Tropical Disease Fascioliasis

16 veebruar, 2019 - 02:15
Fascioliasis (liver fluke infestation) is a waterborne and foodborne neglected tropical disease affecting an estimated 2.4 million people worldwide, with an additional 180 million at risk.
FDA Approvals

Contraception for Women With Chronic Medical Conditions

15 veebruar, 2019 - 17:27
A new practice bulletin from ACOG guides individualized decision-making about contraception for women with chronic medical conditions.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Cancer Drug Has Money-Back Guarantee -- in China

15 veebruar, 2019 - 16:55
The top-selling drug is for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Warns Physician Over Illegal Marketing of Breast Device

14 veebruar, 2019 - 23:53
Mark Berman, MD, who was previously warned about marketing unapproved stem cell products, is now cited for marketing an unapproved device that claims to treat capsular contracture.
News Alerts

Obesity and Infertility: Impact of BMI on Outcomes of IVF

14 veebruar, 2019 - 18:18
Infertility and obesity are linked, but does body mass index have any effect on the outcomes of assisted reproductive technology?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

FDA Advisory Panel Tackles Tough Questions on Vaginal Mesh

14 veebruar, 2019 - 17:14
Three currently marketed devices for treating pelvic organ prolapse in the anterior vaginal compartment are safer than those previously associated with adverse events, manufacturers say.
Medscape Medical News

'Remarkable' New Benefit in HER2+ Breast Cancer

14 veebruar, 2019 - 00:13
Roughly half of patients with HER2-positive, early stage breast cancer have residual disease after initial drug therapy and then surgery; T-DM1 may improve their outcomes.
Medscape Medical News

CBT Best for Perinatal Depression Prevention, USPSTF Says

13 veebruar, 2019 - 19:57
Perinatal depression is common with negative consequences for women and their babies. A final recommendation from the USPSTF says CBT is the best way to prevent it.
Medscape Medical News

'Let's Talk About Sex': Not a High Priority For All New Moms

13 veebruar, 2019 - 17:01
Although some women are eager to resume sex after childbirth, others take things more slowly. Clinicians should tailor advice to individual circumstances.
Medscape Medical News

Consuming Ultraprocessed Food Tied to Higher Mortality

11 veebruar, 2019 - 18:09
A prospective, Web-based study found that increased intake of ultraprocessed foods was tied to increased risk for death.
Medscape Medical News

No Increase in Cancer Among Children Conceived by IVF

11 veebruar, 2019 - 17:05
With follow-up of 21 years, a large cohort of Dutch children conceived through assisted-reproductive technology such as IV show no significant increases in cancer compared with the general population.
Medscape Medical News

Robotic Mastectomy in US: Starts, Draws Fire, Stops

7 veebruar, 2019 - 23:16
The first-ever robotic mastectomy for invasive breast cancer in the US took place last year, but the New Jersey center later stopped performing the procedure. Experts are now debating what the future holds.
Medscape Medical News