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  • January 29, 2019 10:27 AM | Anonymous

    January 29, 2019, Infectious Disease News  

    In resource-limited settings, urine-based screening of all hospitalized patients with HIV is a cost-effective strategy that could increase their life expectancy, according to a microsimulation modelling study published in The Lancet Global Health. 

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  • January 25, 2019 8:16 AM | Anonymous

    January 25, 2019, HemOnc Today 

    Premenopausal women treated with letrozole as neoadjuvant endocrine therapy for HER2-negative breast cancer attained faster and more sustained ovarian function suppression with degarelix than with triptorelin, according to results of a randomized phase 2 trial published in Journal of Clinical Oncology. 

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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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