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Physicians, NPs, and PAs Provide Same Quality Care

20 november, 2018 - 18:02
Patients with diabetes achieve similar intermediate disease outcomes regardless of whether their primary care provider is a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant, according to the findings of a large VA study.
Medscape Medical News

'Shocking' Results With Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy

19 november, 2018 - 21:36
The surprising results of two new studies prompt a warning from Dr Maurie Markman that minimally invasive radical hysterectomy should not be considered standard of care for early cervical cancer.
Medscape Oncology

Single-Visit Cervical Screening Strategy Picks Up Suspect Lesions

19 november, 2018 - 17:38
A single-visit cervical cancer screening strategy, trialed in a low-income setting in China, maximizes detection rates and minimizes loss to follow-up at a very low cost of $6 per test.
Medscape Medical News

Medical Treatment of Fibroids With Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

19 november, 2018 - 17:38
Dr Peter Kovacs comments on a review that offers insights into the indications and mechanism of action of ulipristal acetate.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Low-Carbohydrate Diets May Increase Energy Expenditure

15 november, 2018 - 22:53
Study finds that people consuming a lower-carbohydrate diet following weight loss have greater energy expenditure compared with a higher-carb diet, but methodology called into question.
Medscape Medical News

VITAL Results for Vitamin D and Omega-3s

15 november, 2018 - 21:49
The largest prospective randomized trial of vitamin D and omega-3 supplementation provides much-needed information.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Office Visits to Primary Care Physicians Down Sharply

15 november, 2018 - 18:39
The decline in office visits to primary care physicians from 2012 to 2016 was partially offset by increases in visits to nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Medscape Medical News

Should Children Be Allowed at Medical Meetings?

14 november, 2018 - 23:43
An oncologist who is a mother was recently bounced from presenting her poster at a major meeting because she brought her baby to the session. Is that okay?
Medscape Reader Polls

USPSTF: Screen Adults, Pregnant Women for Unhealthy Alcohol Use

13 november, 2018 - 23:48
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends primary care-based screening and counseling of adults, but cites insufficient evidence to recommend interventions for adolescents.
Medscape Medical News

Mailed HPV Tests Help Identify Women At Risk for Cervical Cancer

13 november, 2018 - 23:16
Kits to self-test for human papillomavirus (HPV) mailed to underserved women helped to identify virtually all of those with high-risk HPV oncogenic types, in a proof-of-principle study.
Medscape Medical News

Most, Not All, PCPs Willing to See Transgender Patients

13 november, 2018 - 00:06
Age, experience predict physicians' comfort with transgender patients; clinicians and office staff should learn sensitive ways of communicating with this population, expert says.
Medscape Medical News

Simple Ovarian Cysts on Ultrasound Need No Further Monitoring

12 november, 2018 - 20:22
Simple ovarian cysts discovered on ultrasound are not associated with an increased risk for ovarian cancer and do not need further follow-up imaging, say researchers.
Medscape Medical News

Physicians to NRA: This Is Our Lane

10 november, 2018 - 00:33
Clinicians tweet their disgust at a National Rifle Association (NRA) report and tweet that attacked an ACP article aimed at reducing gun violence.
Medscape Medical News

Managing Endometriosis Pain With Hormonal Contraceptives

8 november, 2018 - 18:25
A systematic review discusses the efficacy of this approach to controlling endometriosis-related pain.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Stop Cervical Cancer Screening at 75, or 55 if HPV Test Negative

8 november, 2018 - 17:05
Women with a negative HPV test at age 55 can stop screening, but women using cytology testing should continue to age 75, authors say.
Medscape Medical News

Will AI Make Physicians Obsolete?

8 november, 2018 - 13:53
Some physicians say it will and note that artificial intelligence has already bested doctors in several areas; others say machines can't replace the empathy, courage, and responsibility of good care.
Medscape Medical News

Eyeing Conservative U.S. Top Court, Two States Pass Abortion Measures

8 november, 2018 - 00:18
Voters in Alabama and West Virginia on Tuesday passed ballot measures that could pave the way for new limits or a full ban on abortion in those states if the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court overturns the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion.
Reuters Health Information

Increased Mortality Tied to High and Low BMI

7 november, 2018 - 17:07
Individuals with a body mass index that falls above or below the healthy range of 21 to 25 may be cutting years off their lives, research has shown.
Medscape Medical News

Janssen Recalls Some Oral Contraceptives With Instruction Errors

6 november, 2018 - 21:10
The error on instructions for the Veridate dispenser could result in wrong order of birth control pill administration, placing women at risk for bleeding, unplanned pregnancy.
Medscape Medical News

Debate Continues Over Universal Thyroid Screening in Pregnancy

6 november, 2018 - 16:55
Majority of thyroid dysfunction cases seen in pregnancy consist of subclinical disease for which screening and treatment remain controversial.
Medscape Medical News