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Don't Use Tramadol and Codeine in Kids Under 12, FDA Warns

20 aprill, 2017 - 21:47
The two opioids pose the risk for potentially fatal respiratory depression in young children. The FDA also is restricting their use in older children.
News Alerts

Should Pregnant Mothers Hang Up Their Cell Phones?

20 aprill, 2017 - 18:51
Children whose mothers were frequent cell phone users during pregnancy were more likely than those of less frequent users to be hyperactive, a new study finds.
Reuters Health Information

No Clear Evidence Vitamin D Reduces CVD Risk, All-Cause Mortality

18 aprill, 2017 - 21:33
Dr JoAnn Manson presents new data about the use of vitamin D supplementation to prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Meta-analysis Supports Progesterone for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

17 aprill, 2017 - 23:35
Dr Kovacs summarizes a meta-analysis that evaluated the effectiveness of natural progesterone or synthetic progestogens in women with more than two consecutive pregnancy losses.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

Hot Flashes Could Signal Increased Risk for Heart Disease

17 aprill, 2017 - 18:33
Women who experience hot flashes early in midlife may have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, regardless of other risk factors or estradiol levels, a new study found.
Medscape Medical News

Ob/Gyns Pay Rises 3%; Only Half Feel Fairly Compensated

14 aprill, 2017 - 17:59
Ob/gyns are in the middle among physicians in this year's Medscape Compensation Report. Among those dissatisfied with pay, more than a third say they should make 26% to 50% more.
Medscape Medical News

Long-term Opioid Use Major Risk After Surgery

13 aprill, 2017 - 23:26
Approximately 6% of patients who underwent elective surgery continued filling opioid prescriptions for months after surgery, possibly for reasons independent of postsurgical pain.
Medscape Medical News

FDA OKs Marketing of Whole Slide Imaging for Digital Pathology

13 aprill, 2017 - 13:35
FDA data review found that diagnoses based on digital interpretation were similar to those based on traditional glass slides read by light microscopy.
FDA Approvals

Early Use of Triple Drug Cocktail Improves Ovulation in PCOS

12 aprill, 2017 - 19:20
A treatment regimen combining two insulin sensitizers with an antiandrogenic agent may improve ovulation rates and metabolic parameters in girls with polycystic ovary syndrome before they were sexually active.
Medscape Medical News

Clinicians Not Following Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

11 aprill, 2017 - 20:31
A large number of US clinicians are not following evidence-based guidelines, offering mammography to younger and older women for whom harms outweigh benefits.
Medscape Medical News

'Bioidentical' Oral Alternative to Compound Hormones on Horizon

10 aprill, 2017 - 17:26
New oral fixed-dose combinations of 17-β estradiol and natural progesterone are being developed that, if approved, will offer a regulated alternative to compounded hormonal therapy for menopause symptoms.
Medscape Medical News

What Book Do You Want Your Patients to Read?

9 aprill, 2017 - 19:02
What if you could get patients to read books that are actually helpful, providing information that they could use to improve their health?

Cardiovascular Mortality in Pregnancy Often Preventable

7 aprill, 2017 - 18:57
More than one fourth of cardiovascular-related maternal deaths during a 10-year period might have been prevented, a retrospective review of a state-mandated maternal mortality database has found.
Medscape Medical News

42% of US Adults Infected with Genital HPV, CDC Says

7 aprill, 2017 - 18:25
The prevalence of oral and genital HPV was higher in men than women, a new CDC report found.
Medscape Medical News

CDC: 51 US Pregnancies Had Zika-Related Defects in 2016

6 aprill, 2017 - 02:37
The CDC called on clinicians to do more to help prevent and diagnose Zika and offer follow-up care for affected infants. Forty-four states reported pregnant women with evidence of Zika last year.
Medscape Medical News

Preeclampsia Tied to Lower Brain Volume, White Matter Lesions

6 aprill, 2017 - 02:37
Women with preeclampsia during pregnancy have reduced cortical gray matter volume and increased temporal lobe white matter disease compared with those with normotensive pregnancies, a new study shows.
Medscape Medical News

Early Colorectal Cancer: Missing the Clues?

4 aprill, 2017 - 17:13
Researchers, clinicians, survivors and their caretakers convene at the EAO-CRC Symposium to review the rapidly increasing incidence of rectal and colon cancer among young adults.
Medscape Oncology

Senate Kills Funding Protection for Planned Parenthood

3 aprill, 2017 - 16:37
In a move opposed by a large swathe of the healthcare field, the Senate overturned an Obama-era rule that prevents states from denying family- planning funds to Planned Parenthood.
Medscape Medical News

Endocrine Society Issues Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Guideline

30 märts, 2017 - 18:33
First, providers must rule out other causes for interrupted menstrual cycles. Referral to a nutritionist is an important part of care. Some patients may need a brain MRI scan or hospitalization.
Medscape Medical News

BRCA Testing Has Skyrocketed, but Misses High-Risk Women

28 märts, 2017 - 19:28
Although there has been a huge increase in BRCA mutation testing during the past decade, current guidelines and clinical practice do not include many women who are at high risk.
Medscape Medical News