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SHEA Updates Contact Precautions Recs for Drug-Resistant Bacteria

12 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:08
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America addresses when hospitals can safely stop protocols in the wake of multidrug-resistant infections and Clostridium difficile infections.
Medscape Medical News

ACIP Now Recommends Third Dose of Mumps Vaccine

12 jaanuar, 2018 - 00:27
With the number of cases at a 10-year high, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends an additional dose of a mumps-virus-containing vaccine for people at high risk in an outbreak.
Medscape Medical News

Incontinence Drug May Help Sleep Dysfunction in Older Women

12 jaanuar, 2018 - 00:11
An antimuscarinic agent used to treat urinary incontinence improves sleep quality as well as bladder symptoms in older women, new research shows.
Medscape Medical News

Hormone Therapy May Head Off Menopausal Depression

11 jaanuar, 2018 - 20:28
Hormone therapy may help prevent the onset of symptoms of depression in the transition to menopause, particularly for women experiencing recent life stressors.
Medscape Medical News

CMS Opens Path for Medicaid Work Requirements With Waivers

11 jaanuar, 2018 - 19:40
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new guidance today for states to add employment-related requirements to Medicaid through demonstration projects.
Medscape Medical News

Opioid Prescribing Practices of Ob/Gyns

11 jaanuar, 2018 - 17:32
Dr Andrew Kaunitz comments on new studies that look at opioid prescribing in obstetrics and gynecology.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

No Benefit in Frozen Embryo Transfer in Nonpolycystic Women

11 jaanuar, 2018 - 17:16
Two new studies find no clear benefit to the use of frozen embryo transfer among women who are infertile for reasons other than polycystic ovary syndrome.
Medscape Medical News

New Treatments vs Screening in Reducing Breast Cancer Deaths

11 jaanuar, 2018 - 05:00
Improvements in breast cancer screening and novel treatments have contributed to breast cancer mortality reductions in recent years, although the impact varies by disease subtype, say US scientists.
Medscape Medical News

Prenatal Acetaminophen Exposure and Language Delay in Girls

10 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:28
Exposure to acetaminophen in utero was more likely to be associated with language delay in girls than in boys.
Medscape Medical News

US Infant, Child Mortality Higher Than Other Wealthy Nations

9 jaanuar, 2018 - 21:52
The mortality rate remained dramatically higher for infants and youths aged 1 to 19 years in the United States compared with 19 other countries.
Medscape Medical News

Texas Maternal Mortality Nearly Doubled During Past Decade

5 jaanuar, 2018 - 17:28
Though a real increase has clearly occurred, data collection is so poor that it's impossible to know how much increase is real and how much is overreporting, researchers say.
Medscape Medical News

Hormone Therapy and Chronic Conditions: Let's Get Rational

4 jaanuar, 2018 - 18:01
Hormone therapy must be discussed and individualized for each patient in order to achieve the best outcome for treating menopause.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

FDA Approves Mylan's Copy of Allergan's Vaginal Cream

3 jaanuar, 2018 - 00:28
Mylan NV said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had granted it the approval for a generic version of Allergan's Estrace cream for vaginal atrophy.
News Alerts

FRAX Screening Reduces Hip Fractures in Healthy Older Women

2 jaanuar, 2018 - 20:28
Community screening using the FRAX risk assessment tool reduced hip fractures over 5 years compared with usual care, although not other osteoporotic or clinical fracture rates, in older women.
Medscape Medical News

Does Breast Cancer Risk REACT to Celecoxib?

29 detsember, 2017 - 16:36
Does this COX-2 inhibitor alter breast cancer risk? Dr Kathy Miller discusses the results of the REACT trial with its primary investigator, Dr Charles Coombes.
Medscape Oncology

How Much Blood Did She Lose?

29 detsember, 2017 - 00:39
Readiness and accurate quantification of blood volume are the keys to managing obstetric hemorrhage and preventing loss of life.
Medscape Nurses

Supplements Do Not Prevent Fractures in Healthy Older Adults

29 detsember, 2017 - 00:23
Support for the use of calcium and vitamin D supplements for fracture prevention has again been found lacking in a large meta-analysis of randomized trials.
Medscape Medical News

CDC Advisory: Flu Increasing, Be Ready With Antivirals

28 detsember, 2017 - 20:55
The agency recommends heightened attention to NAI antivirals because of expected low efficacy of this year's vaccine and this strain's elevated death risk in young children and seniors.
News Alerts

Decreasing Market Competition Driving Up Generic Drug Costs

28 detsember, 2017 - 16:07
According to a recent study, the cost of generic drugs is linked to market competition levels among manufacturers of these drugs.
Medscape Medical News

Even 'Safe' Levels of Air Pollution Tied to Higher Mortality

27 detsember, 2017 - 16:26
Daily changes in changes in ambient fine particulate matter and ozone were significantly associated with higher risk for all-cause mortality at levels well below the current daily safety standards.
Medscape Medical News