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CDC Director Resigns After Tobacco Stock Trades

31 jaanuar, 2018 - 17:59
The resignation comes a day after Politico reported that Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, had bought interests in tobacco, drug, and food companies early into the job.
Medscape Medical News

Trump Highlights Drug Prices, Opioid Crisis in State of the Union

31 jaanuar, 2018 - 07:52
The president also urged Congress to pass a right-to-try law granting the terminally ill access to experimental therapies.
Medscape Medical News

Which Surgical Sterilization Method Is Most Effective?

30 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:40
Dr Peter Kovacs comments on a comparison of three methods of surgical contraception. The results can be discussed during patient counseling.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Iodine Deficiency May Contribute to Women’s Fertility Problems

29 jaanuar, 2018 - 20:43
Women who are deficient in iodine and trying to get pregnant may have half the chance of conceiving compared to women with healthy iodine levels, according to a recent U.S. study.
Reuters Health Information

Primary Care Docs Unsure on Pneumococcal Vaccine Guidelines

29 jaanuar, 2018 - 18:20
A nationwide survey showed that primary care physicians enthusiastically support pneumococcal pneumonia vaccination guidelines but show important knowledge gaps; EHR prompts improve vaccination rates.
Medscape Medical News

CDC Says Influenza Activity as Widespread as 2009 Pandemic

26 jaanuar, 2018 - 21:39
The agency said baby boomers now have the second-highest hospitalization rate, and the pediatric death rate is especially alarming.
News Alerts

CHMP Backs Shingles Vaccine Shingrix for Adults 50 and Older

26 jaanuar, 2018 - 20:51
The European Medicines Agency's CHMP voted to grant marketing authorization for the Shingrix vaccine to prevent herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia.
International Approvals

Four Treatments for Mastectomy Pain, but 'No Magic Drug'

26 jaanuar, 2018 - 17:24
Postmastectomy pain syndrome is common after the surgery. There are treatments, but they all come with caveats. In the end, some patients feel the pain is a 'lost cause.'
Medscape Medical News

Birth Defects Increased In Areas with Local Zika Transmission

26 jaanuar, 2018 - 17:24

Medscape Medical News

Oral HPV Infection Rate Is Alarmingly High in US Men

25 jaanuar, 2018 - 20:06
A large population-based study argues for more rigorous efforts to vaccinate against HPV infection and prevent subsequent head and neck cancers, says Dr Markman.
Medscape Oncology

Prenatal Vitamins and Folic Acid Linked to Lower Autism Risk

25 jaanuar, 2018 - 19:50
Women who take folic acid and multivitamins before and during pregnancy may be less likely to have children with autism than mothers who don’t use these supplements, an Israeli study suggests.
Reuters Health Information

Gut Bacteria Less Diverse in PCOS; Could Probiotics Be a Therapy?

24 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:23
Hyperandrogenism in PCOS shows a strong correlation with reduced diversity of gut microbiota. Although more work is needed, the findings raise the possibility that probiotics could play a role in treatment.
Medscape Medical News

Target Patients With Gestational Diabetes After Birth to Reduce Risks

23 jaanuar, 2018 - 18:35
Sufficient studies strongly link gestational diabetes to CVD, and targeting this subgroup of women for prevention will, at the very least, reduce the number converting to type 2 diabetes.
Medscape Medical News

Long-term Metformin in PCOS Benefits Women of All Weights

23 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:59
Long-term metformin given to women with PCOS improved menstrual cycle regularity and hormone profiles in normal and overweight women; however, there were differences in response by testosterone status.
Medscape Medical News

ACA Cut Out-of-Pocket Spending, Not Premiums

23 jaanuar, 2018 - 16:11
Decreases in out-of-pocket spending were greatest for those whose incomes were lowest in a study of more than 83,000 people, a new study showed.
Medscape Medical News

Young Women Skip Pap Tests 'Due to Body Shame'

23 jaanuar, 2018 - 00:28
More than a third of young women say they are too embarrassed to attend Pap test appointments because they are ashamed of their body shape, says a UK cancer charity.
WebMD Health News

Antithyroid Drugs Tied to Risk for Congenital Malformations

23 jaanuar, 2018 - 00:12
Infants born to women who received antithyroid drugs for Graves disease during the first trimester of pregnancy had an increased risk for congenital malformations, a study found.
Medscape Medical News

Survival After Breast Cancer 'Unaffected by BRCA Status'

22 jaanuar, 2018 - 21:49
The likelihood that young women survive primary breast cancer is unaffected by whether or not they carry mutations in the BRCA gene, say UK researchers in a 10-year follow-up study.
Medscape Medical News

Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women?

22 jaanuar, 2018 - 21:49
New research explores the risk/benefit profile of reproductive hormone therapy in menopausal women with migraine.
Medscape Neurology

'Cultural Change' in DCIS

19 jaanuar, 2018 - 22:28
Some think it's time to change how we talk about DCIS and to consider de-escalation of therapy. Drs Kathy Miller and Shelley Hwang discuss these hot topics and the COMET study at SABCS 2017.
Medscape Oncology