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Oxytocin and the Biology of Love: Too Much of a Good Thing?

15 Mai, 2017 - 18:32
Can exogenous use of the 'love hormone' be disruptive? It's possible, says biologist and oxytocin researcher Dr Sue Carter.
Endocrine Society

Cesarean Rates Can Be Lowered by Keeping the Pressure On

12 Mai, 2017 - 20:18
When physicians are made aware of their rate of cesarean delivery relative to average hospital rates, numbers drop, but once this notification stops, rates bounce back, according to new research.
Medscape Medical News

HCV Infections Among Infants Vastly Underreported

11 Mai, 2017 - 18:03
HCV infection among infants is vastly underreported, suggesting the need for routine testing in pregnant women, a new CDC study has found.
Medscape Medical News

Twin Births: Vaginal Delivery Safer Than Caesarean

10 Mai, 2017 - 21:25
Neonatal morbidity and mortality were lower after planned vaginal birth if gestational ages were 32 weeks or more and the first twin had a cephalic presentation, a new study has found.
Medscape Medical News

New ACP Guidelines on the Treatment of Osteoporosis

9 Mai, 2017 - 18:54
The American College of Physicians issues first new guidelines for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women in almost 10 years. But not everyone agrees with all of their recommendations.
Medscape Medical News

Women Not Offered Full Range of Postpartum Contraception

8 Mai, 2017 - 20:22
Long-acting reversible contraception and sterilization immediately after childbirth are not always available for women who want them.
Medscape Medical News

Which Antibiotics Should Be Avoided in Early Pregnancy?

8 Mai, 2017 - 20:22
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's most important news stories for primary care.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Cutting-Edge Infertility Treatments

4 Mai, 2017 - 00:11
From 'mini IVF' to uterine transplantations, take a quick look at cutting-edge advances in fertility.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Antibiotics During Pregnancy May Increase Miscarriage Risk

1 Mai, 2017 - 18:15
Clinicians should consider the potential effect of antibiotics before prescribing them, especially to vulnerable populations, an independent expert warned.
Medscape Medical News

Women's Health, Access to Care Focus of ACOG 2017

29 aprill, 2017 - 23:58
The latest maternal mortality numbers and strategies to improve care will be discussed at the upcoming American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) meeting.
Medscape Medical News

FDA Clears Abaloparatide for High-Risk Osteoporosis Patients

28 aprill, 2017 - 23:04
Abaloparatide is the first new anabolic treatment approved for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis in the United States in nearly 15 years.
FDA Approvals

Migraine Tied to Hypertension Risk in Women

28 aprill, 2017 - 19:05
Women who have migraine headaches, particularly migraine without aura, are at increased risk for hypertension, a new study suggests.
Medscape Medical News

Scientists Develop Fluid-filled Artificial Womb to Help Premature Babies

27 aprill, 2017 - 01:31
Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly improving chances of survival.
Reuters Health Information

Is Surgery Needed for an Adnexal Mass? How to Decide

26 aprill, 2017 - 18:09
These management strategies can help enhance the care of women with adnexal masses.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Osteoporosis-Drug Holidays for Low-Risk Patients: EMAS Concurs

26 aprill, 2017 - 18:09
A new EMAS position paper on the appropriate use of a drug holiday following treatment for osteoporosis in patients at low risk for fracture concurs with that of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.
Medscape Medical News

Final USPSTF Recommendation: Screen for Preeclampsia

25 aprill, 2017 - 21:02

Medscape Medical News

A Rosy Outlook for Pregnancy and Lupus

25 aprill, 2017 - 21:02
One doctor's research is helping reassure pregnant women with lupus that in most cases, their pregnancies should be free of complications.
Hospital for Special Surgery

Lack of Understanding of Genetic Breast Cancer Testing

24 aprill, 2017 - 17:18
A lack of understanding among clinicians about genetic information is contributing toward unnecessary bilateral mastectomies.
Medscape Medical News

Beta-blockers in Pregnancy Don't Cause Fetal Heart Defects: Study

21 aprill, 2017 - 17:23
Reports linking beta-blockers to fetal heart defects may have been muddied by confounding; these new findings "provide reassurance" for using these drugs to treat heart disease in pregnancy, say study authors.
Heartwire from Medscape

Marijuana Use in Pregnant Teens 'Worryingly' High

21 aprill, 2017 - 17:23

Medscape Medical News