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A New Progestin-Only Contraceptive Pill

8 juuli, 2019 - 16:50
Which women should--and shouldn't--consider this new contraceptive option?
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Gender Bias in Medicine Still Common

5 juuli, 2019 - 22:51
Prominent figures should stop questioning whether bias exists and do more to address its effects, study author says.
Medscape Medical News

Effectiveness, Safety Cloud New Female Libido Booster Vyleesi

4 juuli, 2019 - 14:35
A significant dropout rate during trials raises questions about how it will fly in the real world.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Updates Advice on Eating Fish for Pregnant Women, Children

3 juuli, 2019 - 22:36
The update does not change recommendations but puts more focus on the health benefits of fish consumption for pregnant women and children.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Warning Letters Drop by a Third Under Trump

2 juuli, 2019 - 22:24
Some experts say there is cause for concern. The FDA says the numbers shift year to year, that such letters are only one tool the agency uses, and the drop does not signal a change in priorities.
Medscape Medical News

'Impressive' Antitumor Effects

2 juuli, 2019 - 14:40
An experimental agent had 'impressive' results in metastatic, pretreated cancers, especially breast cancer, in a phase 1/2 study.
Medscape Medical News

Democratic Candidates Put Healthcare Front and Center at Debates

29 juuni, 2019 - 04:41
Healthcare topics took up a large portion of the first debates, with all candidates making universal health coverage a central theme of the 2 nights.
Medscape Medical News

Men Ask Most Questions at Conferences, but Awareness Helps

28 juuni, 2019 - 22:37
Talking to conference attendees about the question-asking gender gap can help close it, a study has found.
Medscape Medical News

Testosterone Therapy Disappoints for Anorexia

28 juuni, 2019 - 20:13
Previous research pointed to testosterone as a promising intervention for anorexia, but this study shows it is no more effective than placebo.
Medscape Medical News

EU OKs Liraglutide in Kids; Rejects Romosozumab for Osteoporosis

28 juuni, 2019 - 18:37
The CHMP recommended approval of the GLP-1 agonist liraglutide for type 2 diabetes in children aged 10 and older, but it recommended refusal of marketing authorization for osteoporosis agent romosozumab.
International Approvals

Fewer Young Women Getting Pelvic Exams, CDC Says

28 juuni, 2019 - 01:51
Rates of pelvic examinations among American women of reproductive age have fallen over the past 30 years.
Medscape Medical News

High BP Early in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Risks

27 juuni, 2019 - 16:16
High blood pressure during the first trimester of pregnancy was linked to higher risk for gestational hypertension and preeclampsia, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

'Compelling Evidence' Shows HPV Vaccine Is Working

27 juuni, 2019 - 14:08
While it is still too soon to estimate reductions in cancer, new data show that HPV vaccination significantly reduces incidence of HPV infections, high-grade cervical lesions, and anogenital warts.
Medscape Medical News

Chemical in Toothpaste Tied to Osteoporosis in Women

26 juuni, 2019 - 16:52
Exposure to triclosan, common in household products such as soaps and toothpaste but recently banned in hand sanitizers, correlates with lower bone mineral density and prevalence of osteoporosis in US women.
Medscape Medical News

Endometriosis: Long-term Opioids, Concomitant Benzos Common

24 juuni, 2019 - 15:06
Women with endometriosis were more likely to use opioids for a long period and to use benzodiazepines concomitantly compared with women who did not have endometriosis, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

MedPAC Wants to End 'Incident-to' Billing by APRNs, PAs

24 juuni, 2019 - 14:18
In a report, the influential panel estimated Medicare savings of as much as $5 billion over 5 years from a proposed change to APRN and PA billing.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Approves New Libido-Boosting Drug for Premenopausal Women

22 juuni, 2019 - 01:36
Bremelanotide becomes the second FDA-approved drug for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women. It is self-injected at least 45 minutes before sexual activity.
FDA Approvals

FDA Updates Regulations on Mammography

21 juuni, 2019 - 16:49
Proposed amendments to mammography regulations include increased reporting to patients and providers and greater transparency about mammography facilities.
FDA Expert Commentaries and Interviews

Gynecologic Oncologist Faces Criminal Charges for Sexual Assault

21 juuni, 2019 - 15:13
A lawsuit has been filed against a UCLA gynecologic oncologist who is also facing criminal charges for sexual assault.
Medscape Medical News

Oncologist Acts as In-Flight Medic, Gets Extraordinary Response

21 juuni, 2019 - 02:26
A frequent flyer has taken care of ill passengers repeatedly on flights, but this time it had an unusual ending.
Medscape Medical News