OBGYN and Women's Health

Home OBGYN and Women's Health
An artificial intelligence program outperforms pathologists for differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ from atypia

AI Program May Aid in Pathologic Evaluation of Breast Biopsies

Computer-based automated approach promising for differentiating ductal carcinoma in situ from atypia
Up to 47.5 percent of patients withhold potentially life-threatening issues from their physicians

Up to Half of Patients Do Not Disclose Imminent Threats to Physicians

Patients withhold issues of depression, suicidality, abuse due to embarrassment, fear of being judged
A vaping industry group has launched legal action to delay the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's upcoming review of electronic cigarettes.

Vaping Industry Group Sues to Delay FDA Review of E-Cigarettes

Current deadline is May 2020 for all companies to submit their vaping products for federal review
Smokers would have to get past some gruesome imagery to purchase a pack of cigarettes under a new rule proposed Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes

New labels would be the most significant change to cigarette labels in more than 35 years
Advertising current local health-related research using large TV monitors in emergency department waiting rooms can increase the short-term interest in health-related research

Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research

Short-term interest significantly increased for those viewing large TV monitors in ED waiting room
Catch-up human papillomavirus vaccinations are recommended for all persons through age 26 years and should be considered for some persons aged 27 to 45 years

ACIP Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccines Through Age 26

For adults aged 27 to 45 years, vaccination may be beneficial for some who are inadequately vaccinated
In a study published online Aug. 1 in Current Medical Research and Opinion

Model Predicts Hypoglycemia Risk in Adults With Diabetes

Positive associations seen for infection, non-long-acting insulin, dementia, recent hypoglycemia
Renal pelvis dilatation at the fetal anomaly scan and persistent dilatation in later pregnancy or postpartum is associated with an increased risk for hospital admission in early childhood

Renal Anomaly on Fetal Scan May Up Risk for Admission for Child

Renal pelvis dilatation persisting in later pregnancy or after birth tied to increased risk for later admission
From 2005 to 2016

2005-2016 Saw No Improvement in Diabetes Care Cascade

Women and non-Hispanic blacks have lower odds of achieving composite target
From 2000 to 2016

Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups

Large study shows particular increase in the 50- to 64-year-old age group from 2000 to 2016