OBGYN and Women's Health

Home OBGYN and Women's Health
A liposomal bupivacaine incisional block at the time of cesarean delivery does not improve pain scores in the first 48 hours postoperatively

Liposomal Bupivacaine Block No Aid for Cesarean Pain

Pain scores, opioid use in the first 48 hours post-surgery were similar compared to placebo
Recognizing the barriers to care for minority patients with type 2 diabetes could reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes nationwide

Two Strategies for Preventing Diabetes in Minority Patients

Physicians can stress the factors in a patient's control and change messaging about the condition
After the expanded coverage provisions of the Affordable Care Act were implemented in 2014

ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance

Reduction in uninsurance rate among this group larger than that of not-employed adults
Smoking cessation accompanied by weight gain is linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes

Weight Gain After Quitting Smoking May Up T2DM Risk

But temporary increase in type 2 diabetes risk does not attenuate benefits on total, CVD mortality
Ibalizumab has antiviral activity among patients with multidrug resistant HIV-1 infection

Ibalizumab Active in Multidrug Resistant HIV-1 Infection

Lower degree of susceptibility to ibalizumab for nine of 10 patients with virology failure, rebound
Practice names and logos should be carefully designed to emphasize what is unique about a practice

Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed

The logo should be simple and easy to identify, should send a message about the medical practice
A U.S. National Institutes of Health oversight panel will no longer review all applications for gene therapy experiments

NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments

FDA will now assess gene therapy experiments and products as it does with other treatments, drugs
Recommendations have been developed for addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African-American community; the recommendations are presented in an article published in the June issue of the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.

Trends in HIV/AIDS Have Worsened in African-Americans

Action plan developed for community leaders that can reduce the disparity in HIV/AIDS
Single-agent talazoparib provides significant benefit over standard chemotherapy for patients with advanced breast cancer and germline BRCA1/2 mutation

Talazoparib Beneficial in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer

Longer progression-free survival versus standard chemotherapy for patients with germline BRCA1/2
Steps should be taken to integrate treatment at the intersection of opioid use disorder and related HIV and hepatitis C virus infectious disease epidemics

Integration of Opioid, Infectious Disease Treatment Needed

Expert panel recommends five action steps for treating opioid abuse and its intersecting epidemics