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Will sugar give me cancer?

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Medical practices hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey

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California gender can now be nonbinary

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Physicians can help patients avoid treatment-choice regret

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Jail for 3 NY physicians in lab bribery scheme

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New in Obstetrics/Gynecology

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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MRI-estimated fetal weight is more accurate vs 2D u/s in twin gestations

Accurate diagnosis of size discrepancies may reduce risk for iatrogenic preterm delivery.

  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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Obstetrical delivery options in super obese patients: what's optimal?

Planned cesarean delivery vs induction of labor: no easy answer.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Epidemiol
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Immune-related conditions increase GBS risk for women

A longitudinal cohort study among more than 1.1 million parous women.

  • Clinical Essentials from Osteoporos Int
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Stroke, PPIs, and the risk for osteoporosis

Do PPIs lead to more fractures?

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Labor management: outcomes following new guidelines implementation

An intended decrease in cesarean delivery rates not seen.

  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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First-trimester medical abortion: practices in the US and Canada

Reducing barriers should include reducing in-person visits, increasing availability of medication abortions.

  • Clinical Essentials from Bone Rep
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Higher BMD tied to elevated breast cancer risk

A meta-analysis of over 50K women suggests need for increased screening frequency.

  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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Don't jump to cesarean delivery with indicated preterm births

63% successfully delivered vaginally after induction of labor.

  • Clinical Essentials from Bone Res
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Osteoporosis: vitamin D supplementation to treatment may help

Results of a small study.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Abnormal placental vascular development is linked to adverse birth outcomes in HIV-positive women

Early detection of abnormal angiogenic growth factors could indicate need for increased antepartum surveillance.

  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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Epidurals do not increase length of the second stage of labor

No need to discontinue epidural analgesia to speed time to delivery.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet HIV
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Single-tablet HIV regimen hits safety, efficacy targets

48-wk data from the phase 3 EMERALD trial.

  • Clinical Essentials from Medicine (Baltimore)
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Cervical cancer: diabetes linked to poor survival

Results from meta-analysis of 11 studies and 11K patients.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Prev Med
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Text messages used to promote tobacco cessation during pregnancy

Some short-term success found, but results are not sustained.