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RCTs: Once daily oral relugolix combination therapy vs. placebo in patients with endometriosis-associated pain.

23 Jun, 2022 | 10:30h | UTC

Once daily oral relugolix combination therapy versus placebo in patients with endometriosis-associated pain: two replicate phase 3, randomised, double-blind, studies (SPIRIT 1 and 2) – The Lancet

Commentaries:

Relugolix combination therapy for endometriosis pain – The Lancet (free registration required)

Relugolix demonstrates positive phase 3 data as combination therapy for endometriosis pain – Contemporary OB/GYN

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


International consensus statements on pre-invasive vulvar lesions.

23 Jun, 2022 | 10:21h | UTC

The European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO), the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD), the European College for the Study of Vulval Disease (ECSVD) and the European Federation for Colposcopy (EFC) consensus statements on pre-invasive vulvar lesions – International Journal of Gynecological Cancer

News Release: New Guidelines Address Treatment of Pre-Invasive Lesions of the Vulva – Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

 


Review: Sex differences in sequelae from COVID-19 infection and in long COVID syndrome.

22 Jun, 2022 | 12:06h | UTC

Sex differences in sequelae from COVID-19 infection and in long COVID syndrome: a review – Current Medical Research and Opinion

Commentary: Women more likely to have long COVID, different symptom profile – CIDRAP

 


M-A: Overweight/obesity in childhood and the risk of early puberty.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:36h | UTC

Overweight/Obesity in Childhood and the Risk of Early Puberty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Pediatrics

Related Study: Patterns of Early Life Weight Gain and Female Onset of Puberty – Journal of the Endocrine Society

 


Opinion | Normalizing menopause – “Martha Hickey and colleagues argue that social and cultural attitudes contribute to the varied experience of menopause and that medicalization fuels negative perceptions”.

20 Jun, 2022 | 10:38h | UTC

Normalizing menopause – The BMJ (free for a limited period)

News Release: Medicalizing menopause may be unhelpful for some women – British Medical Journal

Commentary: Menopause is not a disease. Experts call for new narrative for this natural stage of a woman’s life – CNN

 


The clinician’s guide to prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

20 Jun, 2022 | 01:22h | UTC

The clinician’s guide to prevention and treatment of osteoporosis – Osteoporosis International

 


ESMO Guideline: Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of endometrial cancer.

13 Jun, 2022 | 08:08h | UTC

Endometrial cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guideline for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up – Annals of Oncology

 


Systematic review: educational interventions to improve the menstrual health of young adolescent girls.

10 Jun, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Systematic review of educational interventions to improve the menstrual health of young adolescent girls – BMJ Open

 


[News release – not published yet] Women not being routinely informed that a common anesthetic may lessen contraception effectiveness, doctors warn.

9 Jun, 2022 | 11:31h | UTC

Women not being routinely informed that a common anesthetic may lessen contraception effectiveness, doctors warn – The European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (ESAIC)

Commentary: Women in UK ‘seldom’ told drug used in surgery can impede contraception – The Guardian

 


Screening every five years safe for women who test negative for HPV, study confirms.

9 Jun, 2022 | 11:26h | UTC

News Release: Screening every five years safe for women who test negative for HPV, study confirms – King’s College London

Original Study: Extension of cervical screening intervals with primary human papillomavirus testing: observational study of English screening pilot data – The BMJ

Editorial: HPV screening for cervical cancer is reaching maturity – The BMJ

Related WHO Guidance:

News release: New recommendations for screening and treatment to prevent cervical cancer – World Health Organization

See guidance: WHO guideline for screening and treatment of cervical pre-cancer lesions for cervical cancer prevention – World Health Organization

Related USPSTF Guidance: Screening for Cervical Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement – JAMA

 


Cohort Study: Intrauterine device-related uterine perforation incidence and risk.

6 Jun, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Intrauterine device-related uterine perforation incidence and risk (APEX-IUD): a large multisite cohort study – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Brief Review: Medication for early pregnancy termination.

3 Jun, 2022 | 11:06h | UTC

Medication for Early Pregnancy Termination – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Note: Abortion is not legalized in Brazil and other countries.

 


RCT: Efficacy of bariatric surgery in treating women with obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome.

3 Jun, 2022 | 11:05h | UTC

Efficacy of Bariatric Surgery in the Treatment of Women With Obesity and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

 


A systematic review of the guidelines on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in gynecologic oncology.

3 Jun, 2022 | 10:48h | UTC

A Systematic Review of the Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Gynecologic Oncology – Cancers

 


Guidelines on stroke in women: management of menopause, pregnancy and postpartum.

2 Jun, 2022 | 11:27h | UTC

European Stroke Organisation guidelines on stroke in women: Management of menopause, pregnancy and postpartum – European Stroke Journal

 


M-A: Association between benign ovarian tumors and ovarian cancer risk.

2 Jun, 2022 | 10:18h | UTC

Association Between Benign Ovarian Tumors and Ovarian Cancer Risk: A Meta-Analysis of Ten Epidemiological Studies – Frontiers in Oncology

 


Interventions for heavy menstrual bleeding; overview of Cochrane reviews and network meta‐analysis.

1 Jun, 2022 | 11:09h | UTC

Interventions for heavy menstrual bleeding; overview of Cochrane reviews and network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation or triclosan-coated sutures to reduce surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of high-quality randomized controlled trials.

31 May, 2022 | 11:50h | UTC

Alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation or triclosan-coated sutures to reduce surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of high-quality randomised controlled trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Related Study: Reducing surgical site infections in low-income and middle-income countries (FALCON): a pragmatic, multicentre, stratified, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet AND Commentary: Expensive antiseptics and sutures do not reduce the risk of surgical infections – National Institute for Health and Care Research

 

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

 


Most doctors still believe in prescribing unnecessary antibiotics to treat asymptomatic bacteriuria, study suggests.

31 May, 2022 | 11:31h | UTC

News Release: Most doctors still believe in prescribing unnecessary antibiotics to treat asymptomatic infections, study suggests – University of Maryland School of Medicine

Original Study: Exploration of Primary Care Clinician Attitudes and Cognitive Characteristics Associated With Prescribing Antibiotics for Asymptomatic Bacteriuria – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Retrospective Cohort Study | Ovarian cancer detection in average-risk women: classic- versus nonclassic-appearing adnexal lesions.

30 May, 2022 | 10:58h | UTC

Ovarian Cancer Detection in Average-Risk Women: Classic- versus Nonclassic-appearing Adnexal Lesions at US – Radiology

News Release: Researchers use ultrasound to predict ovarian cancer – Radiological Society of North America

Commentary: Appearance of Ovarian Lesions on Ultrasound May Predict Malignancy – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study: Analysis of antiemetic use after initiation of hormone therapy.

27 May, 2022 | 11:21h | UTC

Analysis of Antiemetic Use After Initiation of Hormone Therapy – JAMA Network Open

 


Position Paper: Implementation of preventive and predictive BRCA testing in patients with breast, ovarian, pancreatic, and prostate cancer.

26 May, 2022 | 10:42h | UTC

Implementation of preventive and predictive BRCA testing in patients with breast, ovarian, pancreatic, and prostate cancer: a position paper of Italian Scientific Societies – ESMO Open

 


Top 100 most-cited articles on enhanced recovery after surgery.

24 May, 2022 | 10:38h | UTC

Top 100 Most-Cited Articles on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Bibliometric Analysis and Visualized Study – Frontiers in Surgery

See also: Complete List of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 


Systematic Review: Immediate versus delayed postabortion insertion of contraceptive implant.

20 May, 2022 | 10:26h | UTC

Immediate versus delayed postabortal insertion of contraceptive implant – Cochrane Library

Summary: Inserting a contraceptive implant at the same visit as an abortion or at a follow-up visit – Cochrane Library

 


Systematic Review: Pain management for medical abortion before 14 weeks’ gestation.

20 May, 2022 | 10:25h | UTC

Pain management for medical abortion before 14 weeks’ gestation – Cochrane Library

Summary: Pain management for medical abortion before 14 weeks’ gestation – Cochrane Library

 


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