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AACE/ACE Now Update Guidelines for Menopause Treatment

20 juuli, 2017 - 21:46
The AACE/ACE scientific committee has updated earlier recommendations for the treatment of menopausal symptoms for women seeking relief from the consequences of low estrogen levels.
Medscape Medical News

Early Menopause Linked to Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk

19 juuli, 2017 - 18:04
A Dutch study has linked early menopause to increased type 2 diabetes risk, independent of confounders such as genetic factors and insulin or glucose levels, and the underlying mechanism remains unclear.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs First 'Extended' Adjuvant Treatment for HER2 Breast Cancer

18 juuli, 2017 - 03:10
The FDA has approved a new drug for patients with early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer who have completed trastuzumab and want "extended" adjuvant therapy.
FDA Approvals

FDA Rejects Romosozumab for Osteoporosis, Wants More Data

17 juuli, 2017 - 23:10
The FDA has issued a complete response letter for romosozumab; companies will have to submit more data from trials with the osteoporosis agent.
Medscape Medical News

Antidepressants in Pregnancy: No Impact on Kids' IQ

17 juuli, 2017 - 22:38
There is no significant association between intellectual disability in children and maternal use of antidepressants during pregnancy, new research shows.
Medscape Medical News

What to Know About the NAMS Updated Position on Hormone Therapy

17 juuli, 2017 - 18:23
Systemic HT is an appropriate choice for symptomatic women in their 50s or within 10 years of the onset of menopause, Dr Kaunitz says.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

The Rising Tide of Syphilis

14 juuli, 2017 - 17:54
The reported rates of primary and secondary syphilis, the most infectious stages of the disease, are the highest that they have been in more than 20 years.
CDC Expert Commentary

Are You Concerned About Endocrine Disruptors?

13 juuli, 2017 - 22:10
Chemicals that disrupt hormones may lead to certain health problems you see in your practice.
Medscape Reader Polls

Labor/Delivery Unit Management Linked to Maternal Outcomes

13 juuli, 2017 - 17:38
The counterintuitive link between more proactive unit culture management and greater adverse maternal outcomes suggests possible reverse causality in hospitals trying to reduce cesarean delivery rates.
Medscape Medical News

Gestational Age Estimation Improved With New Formula

12 juuli, 2017 - 18:12
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development calculator has a smaller error range than a gauge used since 1984. Accurate age can help reduce interventions, morbidity, and costs.
Medscape Medical News

Meningococcal Vaccine May Provide Immunity Against Gonorrhea

11 juuli, 2017 - 17:26
Vaccination against meningococcal infection may provide cross-protection against gonorrhea, a case-control study suggested.
Medscape Medical News

Omega-3's and the Heart: Which Patients Are Most Likely to Benefit?

10 juuli, 2017 - 17:11
What is the latest on fish oil supplementation for cardiovascular disease prevention? Dr Manson reviews a new science advisory from the American Heart Association.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Georgia Public Health Chief Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, to Head CDC

7 juuli, 2017 - 19:23
Widely respected in public health circles and politically connected, Dr Fitzgerald is perhaps best known for an initiative to encourage language development in babies.
News Alerts

Threat of Untreatable Gonorrhea Real, Growing

7 juuli, 2017 - 17:48
New global data show growing resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae to current last-resort antibiotics, with few new agents in the pipeline.
Medscape Medical News

Vitamin D3, Not D2, Is Key to Tackling Vitamin D Deficiency

6 juuli, 2017 - 17:45
Animal-derived vitamin D3 is far more effective than plant-based vitamin D2 in raising serums levels of the nutrient, UK researchers have shown in findings that promise to up-end current guidelines.
Medscape Medical News

How Intramural Uterine Fibroids May Affect IVF Outcomes

6 juuli, 2017 - 17:29
Dr Kovacs reviews a study that compared pregnancy and live birth rates in women with and those without intramural fibroids who underwent IVF.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Infant Mortality Racial Gap Increasing in United States

5 juuli, 2017 - 17:51
The infant mortality rate in black infants rose from 2014 to 2015; the rate in white infants decreased.
Medscape Medical News

A New Standard for Low-Grade Serous Cancer of the Ovary?

3 juuli, 2017 - 19:10
Dr Maurie Markman discusses new research on therapy for low-grade serous cancer of the ovary from the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Medscape Oncology

Don't Be Nervous About Hormone Therapy for Menopause, Says NAMS

30 juuni, 2017 - 17:50
The North American Menopause Society released a new statement on the use of hormone therapy for menopause, promising to make healthcare providers more confident about treating symptomatic women who want it.
Medscape Medical News

Metformin Particularly Effective in Those With History of GDM

29 juuni, 2017 - 18:27
Women who have had diabetes during pregnancy appear to profit the most from metformin treatment to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to the latest findings from the DPP study.
Medscape Medical News