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Guidance Issued for Endometrial Cancer, Hints for Diagnosis

30 märts, 2015 - 19:21
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology have issued a new practice bulletin on endometrial cancer to aid in early diagnosis, early management.
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Experts Support Jolie's Prophylactic Surgery Decision

28 märts, 2015 - 00:21
Although removal of ovaries and fallopian tubes, with consequent forced menopause, seems a drastic choice, experts say it is appropriate.
Medscape Medical News

How Does BMI Affect the Best Route for Hysterectomy?

27 märts, 2015 - 18:21
Dr Peter Kovacs reviews a study that examined the association between BMI and surgical risk.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Genetics Societies Issue Recommendations for Fetal DNA Tests

27 märts, 2015 - 16:32
The American Society of Human Genetics and the European Society of Human Genetics issued a statement on testing cell-free fetal DNA for select aneuploidies now, and expanded indications in the future.
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Fewer Multiple Births May Cut Autism Risk in ART Kids

26 märts, 2015 - 22:21
Children conceived with assisted reproductive technologies have an increased risk for autism, which could be diminished if one, not multiple, embryos are transferred, new research suggests.
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Caution Warranted for Use of Macrolides in Pregnancy

26 märts, 2015 - 22:21
Macrolide use during pregnancy was tied to an increased risk for cerebral palsy and epilepsy; experts caution that the risk has to be weighed against complications from untreated infections.
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Is Bevacizumab Truly a New Standard in Cervical Cancer?

26 märts, 2015 - 00:33
New data on quality of life show 'convincingly' that it is not adversely affected, but does it all add up to a new standard?
Medscape Medical News

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Risk for Ovarian Cancer

24 märts, 2015 - 18:26
Dr Andrew Kaunitz reviews the results of a new meta-analysis with caution.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed in Move Against Cancer

24 märts, 2015 - 18:26
Two years after undergoing prophylactic mastectomy, the BRCA1 gene carrier has now announced that she has undergone further surgery.
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Silicone Breast Implants to Carry Cancer Warning in France

24 märts, 2015 - 18:26
Breast implants in France will now carry a warning after they were linked to a rare cancer, anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Medscape Medical News

USPSTF: Thyroid Screens Not Supported in Asymptomatic Adults

24 märts, 2015 - 18:26
The USPSTF has concluded there is insufficient evidence to recommend screening for thyroid dysfunction in asymptomatic, nonpregnant adults; some experts say it may have a role in older patients.
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Diabetes Skyrockets With High BMI Plus Weight Gain After GDM

23 märts, 2015 - 20:20
Women who develop gestational diabetes face a staggeringly high risk of developing type 2 diabetes if they have a high baseline BMI and gain weight postpregnancy, warn researchers.
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Hot Flashes, Night Sweats May Linger Well Into a Woman's Sixties

21 märts, 2015 - 00:29
A significant proportion of women aged 60 to 65 were still having menopausal hot flashes and night sweats in a new Australian study, suggesting that bothersome symptoms last longer than is usually assumed and are mostly going untreated.
Reuters Health Information

Olaparib Trial Offers a Look at Precision Medicine's Future

20 märts, 2015 - 22:23
A recent trial of olaparib in ovarian cancer may be a landmark in the development of precision medicine, argues Dr Maurie Markman.
Medscape Oncology

Mother's Smoking May Affect Girls' Lifetime Reproductive Health

20 märts, 2015 - 22:23
Girls whose mothers smoked while pregnant entered puberty at a younger age in a new Australian study.
Reuters Health Information

Phase 3 Results Positive for Prasterone for Menopause-Related Pain

20 märts, 2015 - 22:23
Daily use of an experimental treatment, prasterone, may ease pain from vaginal intercourse in postmenopausal women, according to a study sponsored by the maker of prasterone, EndoCeutics.
Reuters Health Information

Preconception-Initiated Low-Dose Aspirin Might Boost Pregnancy Chance

20 märts, 2015 - 22:23
Baby aspirin may be more appropriately named than previously realized, according to findings from U.S. and Israeli researchers.
Reuters Health Information

Commentary: Ending Abortion Insurance Will Only Delay Care

20 märts, 2015 - 16:22
This past January, the US House of Representatives passed HR 7, a bill designed to erode insurance coverage for abortion care.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Breast Biopsy Uncertainties for DCIS and Atypia

19 märts, 2015 - 20:25
Pathologists agree most of the time on diagnoses of benign or invasive cancer, but disagree often when the biopsy indicates a diagnosis of atypia or ductal carcinoma in situ, a new study shows.
Medscape Medical News

UK NICE Alters Threshold for Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes

19 märts, 2015 - 18:21
Eagerly awaited guidance from the UK health watchdog on the management of diabetes in pregnancy opts for a higher threshold for the diagnosis of gestational diabetes than IADPSG, among other changes.
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