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O-RADS MRI Risk Stratification System: Guide for Assessing Adnexal Lesions from the ACR O-RADS Committee.

20 Jan, 2022 | 08:59h | UTC

O-RADS MRI Risk Stratification System: Guide for Assessing Adnexal Lesions from the ACR O-RADS Committee – Radiology

 


Use of Adjuvant Bisphosphonates and Other Bone-Modifying Agents in Breast Cancer: ASCO-OH (CCO) Guideline Update.

20 Jan, 2022 | 08:57h | UTC

Use of Adjuvant Bisphosphonates and Other Bone-Modifying Agents in Breast Cancer: ASCO-OH (CCO) Guideline Update – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome.

20 Jan, 2022 | 08:54h | UTC

Diagnosis and Treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Disruptions in maternal health service use during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020: experiences from 37 health facilities in low-income and middle-income countries.

19 Jan, 2022 | 08:50h | UTC

Disruptions in maternal health service use during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020: experiences from 37 health facilities in low-income and middle-income countries – BMJ Global Health

 

Commentary from one of the authors on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Cohort Study: Factors associated with 10-year declines in physical health and function among women during midlife.

19 Jan, 2022 | 08:29h | UTC

Factors Associated With 10-Year Declines in Physical Health and Function Among Women During Midlife – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Four Factors in Midlife Predict a Healthy Old Age for Women – HealthDay

 


Association of hormonal contraceptive use with adverse health outcomes: an umbrella review of meta-analyses of randomized clinical trials and cohort studies.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:29h | UTC

Association of Hormonal Contraceptive Use With Adverse Health Outcomes: An Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses of Randomized Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies – JAMA Network Open

 


A national cohort study in Sweden showed pregnancy complications (preeclampsia or eclampsia, gestational hypertension, gestational diabetes, preterm birth, small for gestational age, and stillbirth) are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease later in life.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:26h | UTC

Pregnancy Complications and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Later in Life: A Nationwide Cohort Study – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


Multi-Disciplinary Guideline: Management of nephrolithiasis in pregnancy.

16 Jan, 2022 | 23:17h | UTC

Management of Nephrolithiasis in Pregnancy: Multi-Disciplinary Guidelines From an Academic Medical Center – Frontiers in Surgery

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

 


Assessment and treatment of thyroid disorders in pregnancy and the postpartum period.

16 Jan, 2022 | 22:42h | UTC

Assessment and treatment of thyroid disorders in pregnancy and the postpartum period – Nature Reviews Endocrinology (if the link is paywalled, try this one)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Unvaccinated pregnant people are at higher risk for Covid complications and newborn deaths.

14 Jan, 2022 | 08:44h | UTC

Unvaccinated pregnant people are at higher risk for Covid complications and newborn deaths – STAT

Original Study: SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 vaccination rates in pregnant women in Scotland – Nature Medicine

 


COVID vaccines safely protect pregnant people: the data are in.

14 Jan, 2022 | 08:43h | UTC

COVID vaccines safely protect pregnant people: the data are in – Nature

Related:

COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy—number needed to vaccinate to avoid harm.

A case-controlled study showed Covid-19 vaccination during early pregnancy was not associated with increased risk of first-trimester miscarriage.

Editorial: Covid-19 treatments and vaccines must be evaluated in pregnancy.

AstraZeneca vaccination not linked to reduced fertility rates and adverse birth outcomes.

Cohort study: Vaccinated pregnant patients had 90% lower risk of severe or critical Covid-19 compared with unvaccinated pregnant patients.

Two observational studies suggest spontaneous abortion is not increased following COVID-19 mRNA vaccination during pregnancy.

Study shows high effectiveness of the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy.

5 Crucial Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy.

CDC Guidance: Pregnant people should be vaccinated against COVID-19.

ACOG and SMFM Recommend COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant Individuals – “ACOG encourages its members to enthusiastically recommend vaccination to their patients.”

Cohort study: Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine associated with 78% lower risk of Covid-19 in pregnancy.

 


M-A: Combined oral contraceptives may improve overall premenstrual symptomatology but are not helpful for premenstrual depressive symptoms.

14 Jan, 2022 | 07:49h | UTC

Efficacy of combined oral contraceptives for depressive symptoms and overall symptomatology in premenstrual syndrome: pairwise and network meta-analysis of randomized trials – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Commentary: ‘Optimal’ treatment for premenstrual depressive symptoms remains elusive – Healio (free registration required)

 


Risk of reoperation 10 years after surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence: a national population-based cohort study.

14 Jan, 2022 | 07:51h | UTC

Risk of reoperation 10 years after surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence: a national population-based cohort study – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

13 Jan, 2022 | 08:38h | UTC

Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Cohort Study: In preterm premature rupture of membranes at 24-31 weeks, antibiotic prophylaxis based on third-generation cephalosporin may be associated with improved perinatal outcomes compared to amoxicillin.

13 Jan, 2022 | 08:10h | UTC

Antibiotic prophylaxis in preterm premature rupture of membranes at 24-31 weeks’ gestation: perinatal and 2-year outcomes in the EPIPAGE-2 cohort – BJOG (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


RCT: In patients presenting with metastatic breast cancer, early locoregional therapy for the primary site did not improve survival or quality of life.

11 Jan, 2022 | 02:29h | UTC

Early Local Therapy for the Primary Site in De Novo Stage IV Breast Cancer: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial (EA2108) – Journal of Clinical Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


RCT: In premenopausal women with breast cancer, gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs may preserve ovarian function against chemotherapy-induced gonadotoxic effects.

11 Jan, 2022 | 02:26h | UTC

Effects of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Analogs on Ovarian Function Against Chemotherapy-Induced Gonadotoxic Effects in Premenopausal Women With Breast Cancer in China: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: The effectiveness and safety of treatments for recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis.

11 Jan, 2022 | 02:24h | UTC

Treatment for recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (thrush) – Cochrane Library

Summary: The effectiveness and safety of treatments for recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (thrush) – Cochrane Library

 


Cohort Study: Ciprofloxacin exposure during pregnancy was not associated with miscarriage or major malformations in a nationwide study from Denmark.

11 Jan, 2022 | 02:08h | UTC

Ciprofloxacin exposure and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a Danish nationwide cohort study – BJOG (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


AHA Scientific Statement | Hypertension in pregnancy: diagnosis, blood pressure goals, and pharmacotherapy.

8 Jan, 2022 | 23:16h | UTC

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Diagnosis, Blood Pressure Goals, and Pharmacotherapy: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Hypertension

News Release: High blood pressure treatment in pregnancy is safe, prevents maternal heart risks – American Heart Association

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


FDA approves first injectable treatment for HIV pre-exposure prevention.

8 Jan, 2022 | 23:04h | UTC

FDA Approves First Injectable Treatment for HIV Pre-Exposure Prevention – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Commentaries:

NIH celebrates FDA approval of long-acting injectable drug for HIV prevention – NIH News Releases

A new injection to prevent HIV, rather than pills, is a game-changer, scientists say – NPR

Related:

CDC Guidance: Preexposure Prophylaxis for Prevention of HIV Acquisition Among Adolescents

Study Shows High Burden of STI Among Individuals Using Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection

USPSTF Statement: Preexposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection

British Guidelines on the Use of HIV Pre–exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) (several guidelines on the subject)

New Protocol for HIV Prevention Drug Reduces The Number Of Pills Required

 


Abortion safety and use with normally prescribed Mifepristone in Canada.

16 Dec, 2021 | 08:51h | UTC

Abortion Safety and Use with Normally Prescribed Mifepristone in Canada – New England Journal of Medicine

News Release: Prescribing the abortion pill without restrictions is safe and effective, study finds – University of British Columbia

 


Short Review: Lymphogranuloma venereum.

14 Dec, 2021 | 08:42h | UTC

Lymphogranuloma venereum – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


NICE Guideline | Pelvic floor dysfunction: prevention and non-surgical management.

13 Dec, 2021 | 09:43h | UTC

Pelvic floor dysfunction: prevention and non-surgical management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


NICE Guideline | Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage: diagnosis and initial management.

13 Dec, 2021 | 09:42h | UTC

Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage: diagnosis and initial management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


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