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  • January 23, 2019 8:15 AM | Anonymous

    January 23, 2019, MedPage Today  

    The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has issued a new report designed to standardize the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in pregnancy.

    Published in Gastroenterology, the guide, "Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Clinical Practice Pathway," is intended as a practice resource addressing the continuum of care from preconception to the postpartum period for IBD patients. The report is also scheduled for publication in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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  • January 23, 2019 8:09 AM | Anonymous

    January 23, 2019, MedPage Today 

    HPV detection declined in young women after the introduction of HPV 4-valent and 9-valent vaccine during a >10-year period -- even among those who were unvaccinated, researchers found. 

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  • January 17, 2019 8:45 AM | Anonymous

    January 17, 2019, MedPage Today

    As the new year progresses, both states and the Trump administration are continuing their involvement in issues involving abortion and contraception. In Tennessee, a law that took effect Jan. 1 requires women who are considering abortions and who have had an ultrasound of their fetus be given an opportunity to see the ultrasound results.

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  • January 16, 2019 4:19 PM | Anonymous

    January 16, 2019, MedPage Today  

    Clinicians should offer medications that may reduce the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women who are at high risk for breast cancer, but these medications should not be routinely offered for women who are not at increased risk, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). 

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  • January 16, 2019 4:12 PM | Anonymous

    January 16, 2019, HealthDay News 

    Rowan T. Chlebowski, MD, PhD, from the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California, and colleagues examined the correlations between persistent VMS and breast cancer incidence and mortality. Data were included from a sample of 25,499 postmenopausal women aged 50 to 79 years in the Women's Health Initiative without current/former menopausal hormone therapy use. 

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  • January 14, 2019 9:40 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update 

    Lifetime fertility rates in the U.S. varied widely by state and racial/ethnic group, and only two states had a total fertility rate above the level required to sustain a population, researchers found. 

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  • January 14, 2019 9:38 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update 

    All pregnant women should be screened for hepatitis B (HBV) at their first prenatal visit in order to avoid transmitting the disease to their newborns, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reaffirmed.

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  • January 14, 2019 9:34 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update  

    Women who used valproate for seizure control during pregnancy had an increased risk of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in their children, a population-based study in Denmark found. 

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  • January 14, 2019 9:32 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update 

    Adverse birth outcomes were more common in infants born to women with the flu, specifically influenza A(H1N1)pdm09, during pregnancy in the 2009 pandemic year, researchers found. 

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  • January 14, 2019 8:29 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, AAPA Medical Watch 

    See all the details on the only national PA conference, May 18-22, in Denver. It's your first look at this year's schedule, special events, CME, workshops, and more. Start planning your experience and add your favorite events to your conference scheduler. Not registered yet? You can still get Early Bird rates — and $200 off registration — when you register and book your room in the official AAPA hotel block.

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