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Transcervical Ablation Promising for Uterine Fibroids

7 jaanuar, 2019 - 18:24
The Sonata System for transcervical ablation of uterine fibroids was associated with symptom reduction, no device-related adverse events, and low surgical reintervention rates in a pivotal trial.
Medscape Medical News

Female Genital Mutilation: Why Are Doctors Silent?

7 jaanuar, 2019 - 17:37
Professional associations need to take a stand against the practice of female genital mutilation. It's not just a problem somewhere else.
Georgetown University Family Medicine

Mediterranean Edges Out DASH for Best Diet of 2019

2 jaanuar, 2019 - 20:30
A U.S. News & World Report panel of nutritionists, dietary consultants, and doctors ranked 41 diet plans by nine categories.
WebMD Health News

Cheap IUD Is Safe, Effective Contraception Out to 5 Years

2 jaanuar, 2019 - 19:42
'The study population, which includes approximately 58% nulliparous females, provides important information about safety and efficacy of a hormonal IUS in a typical population of US females,' note the study authors.
Medscape Medical News

Doctors' Kids Absorb a Lot

1 jaanuar, 2019 - 08:03
An internist's cancer diagnosis triggers pointed questions from her two young children, who evidently have been overhearing a lot about medicine for years.
Medscape Medical News

Famine as a Fetus Increases Risk of Reproductive Aging

28 detsember, 2018 - 18:00
Exposure to famine in utero predisposes women to early menopause and premature ovarian failure later on in life, a unique new study indicates.
Medscape Medical News

Exercise Can Shrink Belly Fat, But Not When Drug Blocks IL-6

27 detsember, 2018 - 18:35
Exercise reduced abdominal visceral fat, a risk factor for cardiometabolic disease, but not when obese patients received tocilizumab, an anti-arthritis drug that blocks IL-6 receptors, in a new study.
Medscape Medical News

The Year's Don't-Miss News in Contraception

27 detsember, 2018 - 17:47
New products, technology, and laws affecting contraception will change practice in the upcoming months.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Trump Signs Historic Bill to Cut Maternal Mortality Rate

27 detsember, 2018 - 12:44
The US has the highest rate of maternal mortality among developed countries. The bill features $50 million to help states investigate each death and reverse the trajectory.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Clears Test to Analyze Nutrients in Breast Milk

26 detsember, 2018 - 22:06
The Miris Human Milk Analyzer can help clinicians make nutritional decisions for newborns and young infants at risk for growth failure due to prematurity or other medical conditions.
FDA Approvals

Longer Breastfeeding Key to Moms' Slim Waists, Lower CVD Risk

24 detsember, 2018 - 21:06
A decade after delivery, women who did not breastfeed their infants beyond 6 months had a larger waistline than other women, and this central obesity is tied to greater cardiovascular risk.
Medscape Medical News

Infertility Rates 'Far Higher' in Military Women Versus Civilians

21 detsember, 2018 - 20:58
Alarmingly high infertility rates and challenges in other reproductive health areas documented in a new report.
Medscape Medical News

Pelvic Floor Disorder Risk Highest With Assisted Vaginal Delivery

18 detsember, 2018 - 18:20
The study, which followed women for two decades after childbirth, shows the lowest risk for pelvic floor disorders, such as urinary and anal incontinence, with C-section. Genital hiatus size also played a role.
Medscape Medical News

Gomco or Mogen for Newborn Circumcision: Is One Better?

18 detsember, 2018 - 17:48
Which device is associated with more post-op complications?
Medscape Pediatrics

Cell Phones Could Be a Source of Flame Retardant Exposure

17 detsember, 2018 - 18:37
There is a correlation between the levels of organophosphate esters found on cell phones and their metabolites in urine, say Canadian researchers, although whether the phones are the source is unclear.
Medscape Medical News

Five Top Stories in Women's Health

17 detsember, 2018 - 17:33
If you missed any of these practice-changing stories, here's your second chance to be up to date.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Physicians, Patients Vow to Overturn Ruling Striking Down ACA

15 detsember, 2018 - 19:44
The law will stand until January 1, but it's unclear what will happen after that.
Medscape Medical News

No Breast Cancer Risk for Testosterone Use in Menopausal Women

14 detsember, 2018 - 22:59
Research generally does not show a link between breast cancer and testosterone in women when used primarily for hypoactive sexual desire in midlife, but better studies are needed, say the authors of a new review.
Medscape Medical News

Ovarian Dermoids and Autoimmune Encephalitis

14 detsember, 2018 - 17:23
A woman with rapidly worsening neuropsychiatric symptoms? Keep ovarian dermoid tumor on your radar.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Atypical Antipsychotics Heighten Gestational Diabetes Risk

13 detsember, 2018 - 17:26
Dr Peter Yellowlees discusses a new study which shows that two antipsychotics in particular may have negative metabolic effects.
Medscape Psychiatry