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Intermittent Fasting Plus Lower-Calorie Diet May Be Best

21 jaanuar, 2019 - 17:30
Although admittedly small, a new study indicates that a combination of intermittent fasting together with some calorie restriction may give the best outcomes in terms of weight loss and overall health.
Medscape Medical News

California's Top Lawyer Cements Role as Healthcare Defender-in-Chief

18 jaanuar, 2019 - 16:33
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra scores a win for California and other states in his effort to block Trump administration birth control rules.
Kaiser Health News

Meet Kim Schrier: Diabetes Patient, Physician, Congresswoman

17 jaanuar, 2019 - 20:02
As the only female physician currently in the US Congress, healthcare will be Schrier's major focus.
Medscape Medical News

Planned Parenthood's Leana Wen: Ready for a Good Fight

17 jaanuar, 2019 - 17:38
The newly appointed president of Planned Parenthood girds up for yet another showdown with the Trump Administration.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Let's Reassure Women About the Safety of Vaginal Estrogen

17 jaanuar, 2019 - 17:38
Many women with genitourinary syndrome of menopause are hesitant to try vaginal estrogen. Can we put those fears to rest?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

FDA Advisers Urge Approval of Romosozumab for Osteoporosis

17 jaanuar, 2019 - 16:02
The risk for cardiac events, though not well defined, should not hold up marketing, said the FDA panel members.
Medscape Medical News

Repeat Procedure Risk Increased With Essure Contraceptive

16 jaanuar, 2019 - 19:46
The Essure birth control device is linked to a greater risk of repeat tubal resection or ligation in a 7-year study, but researchers stress the risk is low for the vast majority of patients.
Medscape Medical News

The Many Forms of HPV: Recognition and Management

15 jaanuar, 2019 - 16:51
Through a series of short cases, Dr Gordon Sun addresses the recognition and early assessment of patients with suspected HPV-related disease and cancers.
Medscape Family Medicine

Strangulation Victims: A Forensic Approach

15 jaanuar, 2019 - 16:51
The initial exam of a strangulation victim is critical, but it doesn't end there -- this type of assault often has delayed effects.
Medscape Emergency Medicine

Younger Women Misinterpret Risks of HRT, Forgo Benefits

14 jaanuar, 2019 - 20:52
A new analysis documents the hows and whys of the dramatic reductions in HRT use following the halting of the Women's Health Initiative trial. Risks and benefits of HRT continue to be misinterpreted.
Medscape Medical News

Hormone Therapy May Protect Against Knee Osteoarthritis

11 jaanuar, 2019 - 22:36
Postmenopausal women taking hormone therapy were significantly less likely to develop symptomatic knee osteoarthritis compared with those who did not take hormone therapy, a large study has found.
Medscape Medical News

Oral HRT for Menopause Has Highest VTE Risk, Dermal Route Safest

10 jaanuar, 2019 - 17:35
Women taking HRT for menopausal symptoms should be counseled to use transdermal preparations over oral ones to reduce their venous thromboembolism risk, conclude UK experts following large study.
Medscape Medical News

Osteoporosis Drug Romosozumab Gains First Approval, in Japan

9 jaanuar, 2019 - 18:56
First approval worldwide for anabolic agent romosozumab for osteoporosis in women at high risk of fracture. The FDA previously rejected it, but an advisory committee will discuss the agent in 2 weeks.
Medscape Medical News

US Cervical Cancer Screening Rates ‘Unacceptably Low'

9 jaanuar, 2019 - 18:24
Clinicians need to think ‘outside the box' to make sure more women receive guideline-recommended screening.
Medscape Medical News

Smartphone Contraception

8 jaanuar, 2019 - 22:40
Can an app replace your patients' birth control?
Medscape Pharmacists

Prenatal Valproate Exposure May Boost ADHD Risk by Almost 50%

8 jaanuar, 2019 - 20:32
New research adds to the growing body of evidence that prenatal exposure to the anti-epileptic drug valproate increases the risk of adverse neurodevelopmental effects in offspring.
Medscape Medical News

Contraceptive Posters Improve Knowledge, Aid Patient Choice

8 jaanuar, 2019 - 18:56
Posters with clearly stated facts about contraception options have been shown to improve patient knowledge, even after a brief exposure, leaving more time for physicians to discuss appropriate choices with women.
Medscape Medical News

Persistent Hot Flashes Increase Breast Cancer Risk in Women

8 jaanuar, 2019 - 17:20
Persistent hot flashes increase breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women compared with those who never experience vasomotor symptoms.
Medscape Medical News

How Widespread Is Use of Transgender Hormones Bought Online?

7 jaanuar, 2019 - 21:36
Hormones for gender transition can be bought easily and cheaply online and used without medical supervision. But reliable estimates of the number of people doing this are sorely lacking.
Medscape Medical News

'Distressing' Trend: Cervical Cancer Increasing in Japan

7 jaanuar, 2019 - 19:12
The increasing incidence of cervical cancer among women in Japan points to an increase in the prevalence of HPV and calls for renewed efforts to screen and vaccinate.
Medscape Medical News