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CDC Contraception Guidelines: The Latest Updates

26 juuni, 2017 - 16:53
Here are the hot-off-the-press revisions to CDC contraception guidelines and recommendations.
CDC Expert Commentary

Internet-Based Weight Loss Programs Effective for New Moms

22 juuni, 2017 - 18:39
Internet-based weight loss programs effectively helped new mothers return to their prepregnancy weight, a new study shows.
Medscape Medical News

Most Precise Estimates Ever of Cancer Risks With BRCA

21 juuni, 2017 - 20:37
The first really large prospective study has provided more detail on breast and ovarian cancer risks in women harboring BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
Medscape Medical News

What to Tell Pregnant Women About Marijuana

21 juuni, 2017 - 00:10
Ob/gyn Jennifer Gunter explains why some alarming stats should encourage providers to warn all expecting moms about marijuana use.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Endocrine Disruptors: Should We Be Afraid?

20 juuni, 2017 - 19:40
Are endocrine disruptors a fad? How do they affect reproductive and neurologic functions or diabetes? What recommendations can we give to patients?
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

Novel Approach Prevents Depression in High-Risk Mothers

19 juuni, 2017 - 18:12
A simple problem-solving program delivered largely at home by community workers to at-risk mothers has a big impact on preventing full-blown depression.
Medscape Medical News

Zika in America: One Mother's Saga

19 juuni, 2017 - 17:56
So far, 72 affected babies have been born in the continental U.S. One young mother, infected in Mexico last year, and her infant face an uncertain future in rural Washington.
Kaiser Health News

Postcesarean Opioid Prescribing Cut by Intervention

16 juuni, 2017 - 18:41
Shared decision making halved the number of opioids prescribed to women after cesarean delivery, a new study has found.
Medscape Medical News

Lots of Unneeded Interventions in Early Breast Cancer

14 juuni, 2017 - 22:42
After treatment for early-stage breast cancer, women undergo surveillance, which should not include imaging and tumor marker testing unless symptoms are present.
Medscape Medical News

Zika-Caused Microcephaly Not Evident Until Later in Pregnancy

14 juuni, 2017 - 19:31
Microcephaly in babies of Zika-infected mothers is not detectable by prenatal ultrasound or MRI until gestational week 24, a new study has found.
Medscape Medical News

Why Oil-Based Hysterosalpingograms May Help Women Conceive

13 juuni, 2017 - 18:38
Dr Kovacs reviews a study comparing the effects of water-based and oil-based contrast for hysterosalpingograms in infertile women.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Migraines in Moms, Not Dads, Linked to Babies With Colic

12 juuni, 2017 - 18:01
In addition, the colicky infants in the study were perceived by their parents as having increased sensitivity to loud noise and strong smells, traits often associated with migraine.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Approves First Generic Truvada in US

9 juuni, 2017 - 20:33
Generic versions of emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil, which can both treat and prevent HIV infections, are already available in other countries.
FDA Approvals

Longevity of Ovarian Function and Risk for Heart Failure

8 juuni, 2017 - 18:42
Dr Andrew Kaunitz discusses hormone receptor therapy in menopausal women and the relationship between ovarian function duration and risk for heart failure.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Breastfeeding May Reduce Pain After Cesarean

6 juuni, 2017 - 17:31
Breastfeeding for a longer period may reduce the likelihood of pain for women who have had their baby by caesarean section, a small study suggests.
WebMD Health News

New Drug Shows Rapid, Robust Effect in Postpartum Depression

5 juuni, 2017 - 19:02
An investigational drug showed swift, significant improvement in postpartum depression in an open-label phase 2 study.
Medscape Medical News

Yes, a Pregnancy After Breast Cancer Is Safe

5 juuni, 2017 - 19:02
Young women treated for breast cancer often wish to have a child, but fear increasing the risk of disease recurrence. New data indicate their fears are unfounded.
Medscape Medical News

Is Overreporting of Maternal Mortality Key to High US Rate?

2 juuni, 2017 - 17:38
A new analysis suggests that recent changes in reporting and coding could be a factor in US maternal mortality rates, with even minor amounts of overreporting leading to big increases.
Medscape Medical News

Heart Health and Cognition: The Link Strengthens

1 juuni, 2017 - 20:08
Dr JoAnn Manson summarizes key evidence showing that 'what's good for the heart is good for the brain.'
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Maternal Morbidity Rises Sharply in Older Mothers

31 Mai, 2017 - 23:11
The risk for severe maternal morbidity was markedly higher in mothers older than 39 years, a new study has found; the risk for sepsis was also elevated in teenaged mothers.
Medscape Medical News