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Eating Disorders Overlooked in Men, Minorities

27 märts, 2018 - 23:00
Only one third of people with eating disorders in the US receive treatment. New research points to disparities in care and shows that certain individuals are less likely to be diagnosed and treated.
Medscape Medical News

EHRs May Be Tied to Potential Patient Harm, Study Suggests

27 märts, 2018 - 18:13
Data entry, alerting, and interoperability were the categories most likely to be linked to potential harm, researchers found.
Medscape Medical News

Medical Abortion in Very Early Pregnancy

27 märts, 2018 - 16:37
In conventional practice, medical abortion isn't attempted until the sac can be visualized on ultrasound. But is this necessary for effective pregnancy termination?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Do Contraceptive Hormones Increase Suicide Risk?

26 märts, 2018 - 18:19
Dr Peter Yellowlees talks about the association between hormonal contraception and suicide.
Medscape Psychiatry

Counseling Women on Weight Gain in Pregnancy

26 märts, 2018 - 17:15
Meeting gestational weight gain goals starts with understanding how too little or too much weight can affect maternal and infant outcomes, now and later on in life.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

EMA Committee Backs Remicade Biosimilar Zessly

24 märts, 2018 - 01:23
The committee favors marketing the infliximab biosimilar product Zessly for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and psoriasis.
International Approvals

Shingrix Approved in Europe and Japan for Prevention of Shingles

24 märts, 2018 - 00:03
In clinical testing, Shingrix demonstrated over 90% efficacy against herpes zoster in adults aged 50 years or older, with efficacy sustained during the 4-year follow-up period.
International Approvals

EMA Panel Rejects Abaloparatide for Osteoporosis

23 märts, 2018 - 15:49
The CHMP has rejected the marketing application for abaloparatide (Radius Health) subcutaneous injection for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at increased risk for fracture.
Medscape Medical News

Antimycotics Unlikely to Increase Miscarriage Risk

23 märts, 2018 - 03:04
Use of vaginal antimycotics during the first trimester is not associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, researchers in Israel say.
Reuters Health Information

Inequalities in Children's Weight Reversed

22 märts, 2018 - 18:49
New research looking at thousands of children in the UK over 6 decades has found that in this century the more disadvantaged a child is the more likely they are to be overweight or obese.
WebMD Health News

Metformin May Prevent Pregnancy Complications in PCOS

22 märts, 2018 - 16:10
In women with polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin treatment during pregnancy cut the risks for late miscarriage and preterm birth, but didn't prevent gestational diabetes.
Medscape Medical News

HRT in Early Menopause May Preserve Brain Volume

21 märts, 2018 - 22:53
Estrogen replacement therapy in early menopause has been tied to long-term preservation of brain volume in an area responsible for working memory and executive function.
Medscape Medical News

Micronized Progesterone for Hot Flashes in Perimenopause

21 märts, 2018 - 21:01
Oral bioidentical progesterone is a good option for treating hot flashes and night sweats during perimenopause, according to the first randomized controlled trial to specifically examine this issue.
Medscape Medical News

PapSEEK: Potential Screening Test for Gynecologic Cancers

21 märts, 2018 - 20:13
A multiplex panel that detects mutations in endometrial and ovarian cancers using samples from a routine Pap test and that also provides an analysis of aneuploidy may emerge as a screening tool.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Issues Update on Rare Breast Implant-Associated Lymphoma

21 märts, 2018 - 19:25
As of September 30, 2017, the FDA has received a total of 414 medical device reports of anaplastic large cell lymphoma associated with breast implants, most involving implants with textured surfaces.
News Alerts

What Approaches Do You Use to Treat Obesity?

20 märts, 2018 - 17:05
Medscape survey finds many physicians do not prescribe newer weight-loss drugs, and even fewer refer patients for bariatric surgery.
Medscape Medical News

Mediterranean Diet May Help Protect Bones in Postmenopausal Women

19 märts, 2018 - 20:54
Preliminary study suggests that adopting this acknowledged healthy eating pattern might help women protect their joints and bones after menopause.
Medscape Medical News

Women's Hearts: How Women Can Walk Away From Heart Failure

19 märts, 2018 - 19:18
Dr JoAnn Manson describes findings of a recent study showing that walking farther and faster can prevent heart failure in women.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Abortion Care Varies Highly Across the US, New Report Says

19 märts, 2018 - 18:30
An updated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine found the quality of abortion care in the United States varies greatly depending on where a woman lives.
Medscape Medical News

Once-Daily 'Male Pill' Shows Promise in Early Study

19 märts, 2018 - 16:54
In a 28-day study, oral dimethandrolone undecanoate significantly lowered testosterone levels without causing 'low T' symptoms, offering the tantalizing prospect of a male contraceptive pill.
Medscape Medical News