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Screening Mammograms: Is AI Better Than a Radiologist?

31 jaanuar, 2020 - 19:09
At first, AI wasn't living up to its promise in the detection of breast cancer, but where are we now?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Gut Microbiome Is Less Diverse in Obese Teens With PCOS

29 jaanuar, 2020 - 18:32
Obese teens with PCOS had an altered gut microbiome, with decreased diversity and increased "unhealthy" bacteria compared to obese teens without PCOS; higher testosterone was linked to unhealthy bacteria.
Medscape Medical News

Wuhan Virus: What Clinicians Need to Know

29 jaanuar, 2020 - 00:06
Ask patients who appear to have the flu if they, or someone they have been in contact with, recently returned from China. If so, specimens should be sent to the local health department.
Medscape Medical News

Call for FDA to Pull Preterm Birth Drug Divides Docs, Insurers

28 jaanuar, 2020 - 18:02
The FDA concluded that Makena is not effective in preventing preterm birth. A 2003 study showed efficacy, but a later, larger trial failed to do so. Now, there's a debate in the healthcare community.
Kaiser Health News

Ultrasensitive Test Better Predicts Final Menstrual Period

27 jaanuar, 2020 - 14:45
An ultrasensitive AMH blood test predicts final menstrual period to within 1 to 2 years, which is more accurate than current methods; expert notes results do not apply to women younger than 42 years.
Medscape Medical News

Urine Collection Cups to Get Red-Carpet Treatment at Oscars

24 jaanuar, 2020 - 01:39
Hollywood bigwigs are going to receive a urine collection device at the Academy Awards. But physicians think the device needs more research prior to widespread adoption.
Medscape Medical News

As Home Genetic Tests Flood Market, Are Physicians Being Left Behind?

22 jaanuar, 2020 - 22:17
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing has made it more accessible to patients. Drs Kathy Miller and Susan Domchek discuss the implications involved with this testing for patients and physicians.
Medscape Oncology

Pregnancy Loss Can Lead to Postraumatic Stress

21 jaanuar, 2020 - 15:54
Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy can lead to anxiety, depression, and posttraumatic stress that improve but can remain significant at 9 months.
Medscape Medical News

Women Have Steeper, Earlier BP Increases Over Lifetime

20 jaanuar, 2020 - 21:47
The findings could have implications regarding different strategies for managing hypertension in women compared to men, the study authors suggest.
Medscape Medical News

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Hikes Bipolar Disorder Risk

20 jaanuar, 2020 - 18:39
The risk of developing bipolar disorder was increased in women with PCOS, possibly because of shared inflammatory pathways, a study has found; metformin may have a protective effect.
Medscape Medical News

The Week That Wasn't: Exercise Pill, Sex to Delay Menopause, Preserving Livers

18 jaanuar, 2020 - 02:56
Three medical stories that we didn't cover, explained.

EU Panel Confirms 4-Week Limit on High-Strength Estradiol Creams

18 jaanuar, 2020 - 02:56
The decision marks the third time the European Medicines Agency's safety committee has issued the controversial recommendation.
News Alerts

Stroke During Pregnancy May Be on the Rise in US

16 jaanuar, 2020 - 23:35
Stroke risk factors are also increasing in young women and more needs to be done to identify and treat high-risk patients in early pregnancy, authors of a new study urge.
Medscape Medical News

Three Simple Things to Improve Cancer Care

15 jaanuar, 2020 - 20:18
A breast cancer surgeon developed breast cancer — and a vision of what patients need from clinicians.
Medscape Medical News

Bill Seeks Specific Consent for Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia

11 jaanuar, 2020 - 00:57
In 40 states, medical students, as part of their training, can do pelvic exams on unconscious patients without specific consent. The Wisconsin Hospital Association opposes the bill.
Medscape Medical News

Arousal Syndrome No Cause for Shame, Doctors Say

11 jaanuar, 2020 - 00:57
PGAD, in which a person feels repeatedly sexually aroused without provocation, has been considered an extremely rare and embarrassing condition, one that has been the punchline of jokes even by doctors.
WebMD Health News

Half of US Cancer Survivors Drink Alcohol

10 jaanuar, 2020 - 21:57
First-ever large study on the drinking habits of cancer survivors found that about one in three exceed moderate drinking levels and one in five are binge drinkers.
Medscape Medical News

Healthy Lifestyle Adds Up to a Decade More of Disease-Free Life

9 jaanuar, 2020 - 03:21
Following a healthy lifestyle could increase life expectancy free of cancer, CVD, and diabetes by up to 10 years in people in their middle years, suggests a large US analysis.
Medscape Medical News

CDK4/6 Inhibitors for Breast Cancer: Who Does, Doesn't Benefit?

8 jaanuar, 2020 - 21:19
In an effort to improve patient selection for CDK4/6 inhibitor use for metastatic breast cancer, US FDA staff conducted a pooled analysis of clinical trial data.
Medscape Medical News

Hormone Exposure and Risk for Dementia Later in Life

8 jaanuar, 2020 - 18:17
What does a woman's cumulative exposure to hormones mean for later cognitive health?
Medscape Ob/Gyn