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ACA Cut Out-of-Pocket Spending, Not Premiums

23 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:11
Decreases in out-of-pocket spending were greatest for those whose incomes were lowest in a study of more than 83,000 people, a new study showed.
Medscape Medical News

Young Women Skip Pap Tests 'Due to Body Shame'

23 jaanuar, 2018 - 00:28
More than a third of young women say they are too embarrassed to attend Pap test appointments because they are ashamed of their body shape, says a UK cancer charity.
WebMD Health News

Antithyroid Drugs Tied to Risk for Congenital Malformations

23 jaanuar, 2018 - 00:12
Infants born to women who received antithyroid drugs for Graves disease during the first trimester of pregnancy had an increased risk for congenital malformations, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Survival After Breast Cancer 'Unaffected by BRCA Status'

22 jaanuar, 2018 - 21:49
The likelihood that young women survive primary breast cancer is unaffected by whether or not they carry mutations in the BRCA gene, say UK researchers in a 10-year follow-up study.
Medscape Medical News

Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women?

22 jaanuar, 2018 - 21:49
New research explores the risk/benefit profile of reproductive hormone therapy in menopausal women with migraine.
Medscape Neurology

'Cultural Change' in DCIS

19 jaanuar, 2018 - 22:28
Some think it's time to change how we talk about DCIS and to consider de-escalation of therapy. Drs Kathy Miller and Shelley Hwang discuss these hot topics and the COMET study at SABCS 2017.
Medscape Oncology

More Evidence Common Morning Sickness Drug May Not Work

19 jaanuar, 2018 - 22:12
A pill millions of women have used for morning sickness may not actually help relieve nausea, according to a new study that some doctors say reinforces their decision to stop prescribing the drug.
Reuters Health Information

Don't Forget! Reminders Boost Vaccination Rates

19 jaanuar, 2018 - 02:28
Reminding patients or families they are due for immunizations via phone calls, email, postcards, or texts increases vaccination rates for children, adolescents, and adults, a systematic review has shown.
Medscape Medical News

New HHS Division to Protect Clinicians With Religious Objections

19 jaanuar, 2018 - 01:56
The Trump administration opens the new unit within HHS to focus on claims of coercion on medical staff to perform abortions and other procedures over religious objections.
Medscape Medical News

ADHD Prescriptions Skyrocket Among Young Women

18 jaanuar, 2018 - 22:28
A spike in ADHD drug use among young women is a 'public health concern,' given the uncertainty about the safety of using ADHD medications during pregnancy, federal health officials say.
Medscape Medical News

Outcomes Get Worse for Pregnant Women With Diabetes in Scotland

18 jaanuar, 2018 - 15:17
Perinatal outcomes for mothers with diabetes in Scotland have not improved over time and, if anything, are worse today than they were 15 years ago.
Medscape Medical News

Statue of Controversial Surgeon to Be Moved From Central Park

17 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:03
Dr J. Marion Sims, dubbed 'the father of modern gynecology,' performed experimental surgery on slave women without consent and without anesthesia.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Gathers Input on Feasibility of Home Pap Testing

17 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:03
Clinicians and pathologists at an all-day FDA meeting said they worried that women might opt out of physician visits or fail to follow up on abnormal results.
Medscape Medical News

Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women

17 jaanuar, 2018 - 01:08
The risk for type 2 diabetes was reduced by almost half throughout their childbearing years for women who breastfed for 6 months or longer, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Musing on Sexual Ethics

17 jaanuar, 2018 - 00:05
Dr George Lundberg urges discussion on modern sexual ethics.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Protect Patients From a Surge in STDs

16 jaanuar, 2018 - 22:29
The latest surveillance report reveals that sexually transmitted infections are again on the rise.
CDC Expert Commentary

Is Antacid Use During Pregnancy Tied to Childhood Asthma?

16 jaanuar, 2018 - 18:29
Pregnant women who take antacids may be more likely to have children who go on to develop asthma than their counterparts who don’t take these medications, a research review suggests.
Reuters Health Information

Obesity Paradox Prevails for PCI in Women

16 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:53
Pooled analyses in a large all-female cohort revealed higher mortality risk at either end of the BMI spectrum and underlined the need for special attention to underweight women undergoing PCI.
Medscape Medical News

US Influenza Activity Widespread and Intense, May Be Peaking

12 jaanuar, 2018 - 21:44
The US is experiencing a very active flu season and early signs suggest that the season may be severe, federal health officials say, with 'almost a doubling' of hospitalizations in just the past week.
News Alerts

Pregnant Women Often Prescribed Unsafe Antibiotics

12 jaanuar, 2018 - 17:44
Four in 10 pregnant women diagnosed with a urinary tract infection in the first trimester received antibiotics linked to birth defects, according to an analysis of national insurance claims data.
Medscape Medical News