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Predicting Endometrial Ablation Failure

3 detsember, 2019 - 16:21
What patient characteristics might determine the success or failure of endometrial ablation?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

'Predatory' Advertising by IVF Clinics

2 detsember, 2019 - 22:08
Some in vitro fertilization clinics aggressively market their success rates, report investigators, who say they are violating reproductive technology protections to help couples make informed choices.
Medscape Medical News

Mindsets Can Make the Difference in Clinical Medicine

2 detsember, 2019 - 22:08
'Stripping away those human qualities of warmth and competence in our study took away the entire benefit,' Alia Crum explains on this episode of 'Medicine and the Machine.'

Prenatal Opioid Use Linked to Increased Mortality for Moms

28 november, 2019 - 18:22
Women who use opioids during pregnancy face a dramatic and ongoing increased mortality risk compared with other women, which is a "stark reminder" of their vulnerability, say researchers.
Medscape Medical News

MRI Ups Early Breast Cancer Diagnosis in Women With Dense Breasts

28 november, 2019 - 03:09
A randomized trial shows that supplemental MRI may increase early breast cancer diagnosis in women with extremely dense breasts. Whether this improves breast cancer survival remains unknown.
Medscape Medical News

Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Women With Schizophrenia

26 november, 2019 - 14:58
Meta-analysis shows that women with mental illness are only half as likely to receive screening mammography as the general population.
Medscape Medical News

'G-Spot' Slide Ignites Outrage About Content at Conference

25 november, 2019 - 23:44
At the World Airway Management annual meeting, a presenter made jokes about the female G-spot and showed images of a man choking a woman.
Medscape Medical News

Diabetes Tech, Tx for the Lucky, Access for Others at IDF 2019

25 november, 2019 - 20:42
The biennial International Diabetes Federation meeting will focus on cutting-edge technology and treatments, but also the extreme challenges of managing diabetes in resource-poor parts of the world.
Medscape Medical News

How to Curb Food Insecurity in Patients?

25 november, 2019 - 17:41
Connecting people and healthy food takes various contributors, including a food voucher program and meal delivery.
Medscape Medical News

No Link Between Abortion and Suicide Attempts

20 november, 2019 - 22:29
Abortion does not increase a woman's risk of attempting suicide, calling into question state policies that require providers to tell women about its potential mental health risks, including suicide.
Medscape Medical News

Male Clinicians Miss Microaggressions Their Female Peers Notice

19 november, 2019 - 19:13
When viewing videos showing microagressions, men recognized them less frequently than women, researchers found.
Medscape Medical News

Delayed Cord Clamping OK for Moms After Cesarean

19 november, 2019 - 19:13
One day after a planned cesarean delivery, maternal hemoglobin levels were similar among women whose term singleton infants had delayed vs immediate umbilical cord clamping, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Virginia Ob-Gyn Accused of 'Deeply Disturbing' Unneeded Surgeries

16 november, 2019 - 03:25
The physician is also accused of removing a woman's fallopian tubes without her knowledge. A prosecutor says 173 women have come forward since his arrest reporting similar unwanted procedures.
Medscape Medical News

IVF Add-Ons Don't Improve Birth Rates

16 november, 2019 - 00:25
Multiple reviews find IVF add-ons are on the market without sufficient evidence they improve the odds of having a baby.
Medscape Medical News

Best, Worst, and Typical Cancer Survival: New Estimates Tool

16 november, 2019 - 00:25
A new tool offers not one but three estimates for approximating the survival of advanced cancer patients.
Medscape Medical News

Has Sitting Gotten a Bum Rap?

16 november, 2019 - 00:25
How much sitting is hazardous to your health? This debate may shatter many preconceived notions about sedentary behavior.
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

Osteoporosis Screening Often Missed in Patients With ESRD

15 november, 2019 - 21:23
Women with ESRD on hemodialysis are rarely screened for osteoporosis despite the fact they are at high risk for bone diseases compared with the general population.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs New Antibacterial Cefiderocol for Complicated UTI

15 november, 2019 - 21:23
Last month, an FDA panel recommended approval of cefiderocol for treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTIs), including pyelonephritis caused by Gram-negative bacteria.
FDA Approvals

Why Is Mistreatment in Medicine Still Rampant?

15 november, 2019 - 21:23
Dr Alok Patel discusses mistreatment in medicine and asks how to make the necessary cultural changes we need.
Medscape Hospital Medicine

Confusion as EU Advice on Vaginal Estradiol Differs from US

15 november, 2019 - 18:23
The European Medicines Agency recommends restricting use of "high-strength" estradiol creams to 4 weeks; the US FDA requires a boxed warning on all estradiol label.
Medscape Medical News