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EMA Takes Steps to Improve Adrenaline Auto-Injector Use

1 juuli, 2015 - 09:26
The EMA's medicinal products committee confirmed that the injections should be given intramuscularly and recommended the development of new educational materials to ensure proper device use.
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Umbilical Milking Improves Blood Flow in Certain Preemies

30 juuni, 2015 - 19:21
Umbilical cord milking improves systemic blood flow compared with delayed clamping in premature infants delivered by cesarean.
Medscape Medical News

ACOG Updates Recommendations to Include 9-Valent HPV Vaccine

30 juuni, 2015 - 19:21
Only half of teenaged girls have received one dose of the HPV vaccine, but coverage of 80% would reduce cervical cancer burden by 53,000 cases.
Medscape Medical News

ACOG Expands Substance Abuse Guidelines

29 juuni, 2015 - 21:28
Recommendations for universal screening now also apply to prescription drug abuse.
Medscape Medical News

Taxane Benefits in Early Breast Cancer Have Staying Power

27 juuni, 2015 - 01:16
Long-term clinical trial results support the use of paclitaxel once weekly and docetaxel once every 3 weeks following chemotherapy in women with stage II or III operable breast cancer.
Medscape Medical News

High-Grade Cervical Lesions Reduced Since Start of HPV Vaccination

25 juuni, 2015 - 19:21
Abnormal changes in the cervix that can lead to cancer are less frequent in young women since the introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, a new study suggests.
Reuters Health Information

Essure Adverse Events Ballooned Since Late 2013, FDA Says

25 juuni, 2015 - 03:28
However, the agency said that one postapproval study of the permanent contraceptive device did not reveal any new safety problems since it was approved in 2002.
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Planned Parenthood Rolls Out STD Testing Apps

25 juuni, 2015 - 01:24
Planned Parenthood has launched mobile apps that let users in California, Minnesota and Washington state request a home lab kits that tests for two of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Reuters Health Information

Autism Risk and Cesarean Delivery: Final Verdict Is In

24 juuni, 2015 - 21:30
Despite previous research to the contrary, a new study suggests birth by cesarean delivery is unlikely to be a risk factor for autism.
Medscape Medical News

Metformin Plus Lifestyle Maximizes Benefit in PCOS?

23 juuni, 2015 - 17:27
A meta-analysis shows that metformin together with lifestyle interventions lowered BMI more than lifestyle interventions alone in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Medscape Medical News

ADHD Drug May Boost Cognitive Function in Menopause

22 juuni, 2015 - 21:20
A drug already approved to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may improve cognitive decline in menopausal women.
Medscape Medical News

Tubal Ligation, Salpingectomy, and Ovarian Cancer

22 juuni, 2015 - 19:30
Dr Peter Kovacs reviews the results of nationwide, case-control study.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Common Questions About 9-Valent HPV Vaccine

22 juuni, 2015 - 19:30
CDC explains how to incorporate the new 9-valent HPV vaccine into practice.
CDC Expert Commentary

20 Years of Advances in Gynecology and Women's Health

20 juuni, 2015 - 15:25
Dr Andrew Kaunitz highlights the top 4 advances that have changed the way in which ob/gyns care for patients.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

NICE 2015 Guidelines Miss Some Women With Gestational Diabetes

18 juuni, 2015 - 23:21
Cambridge study suggests that UK's NICE 2015 guidelines for gestational diabetes may miss some women at high risk, particularly those who may have large-for-gestational-age infants.
Medscape Medical News

DXA Screening Underused in Women at High Risk for Fracture

18 juuni, 2015 - 23:21
DXA scans are overused in women at low risk for osteoporosis and are underused in the population that would most benefit.
Medscape Medical News

US Birth Rate Up; Teen Birth Rate Hits All-Time Low

18 juuni, 2015 - 23:21
After years of declining birth rates, preliminary data suggest an uptick in the number of babies being born in the United States, but not among adolescents.
Medscape Medical News

Maternal and Infant Health: The Urban Disadvantage

17 juuni, 2015 - 23:17
A new report spotlights the 'urban disadvantage' to mothers and infants -- a problem that is both global and local.
Medscape Pediatrics

US Senators Urge HHS Action on Preventing Preterm Birth

17 juuni, 2015 - 19:24
A bipartisan group of US senators has asked for an expedited review of updated guidelines aimed at preventing preterm birth.
Medscape Medical News

RCOG Guidelines Update Management of Severe Perineal Tears

16 juuni, 2015 - 17:22
Early diagnosis and proper repair of third- and fourth-degree perineal tears are crucial for better outcomes of these injuries, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists guidelines state.
Medscape Medical News