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HIV: maraviroc-containing PrEP appears promising for at-risk women

Phase 2 data demonstrate that MVC PrEP appears to be safe for women at risk for HIV infection.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol
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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine issues HCV guidelines

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  • Clinical Essentials from Gynecol Oncol
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Early ovarian cancer: histology influences prognosis, treatment effect

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  • Clinical Essentials from FDA
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FDA approves olaparib maintenance therapy for ovarian cancer

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  • Vitals
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Endocrinology Vitals for August 2017

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Understanding stillbirth: placental abnormalities are associated with risk for stillbirth

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  • Clinical Essentials from Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol
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Hypertension during pregnancy is associated with CVD later in life

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ASCO 2017 - High-risk breast cancer: pembrolizumab+standard therapy improved pathologic complete response rates

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ASCO 2017 - HER2+ EBC: adding pertuzumab to chemo + trastuzumab improves invasive DFS

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Professional Essentials

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Will talcum powder give me cancer?

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  • US Professional News
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$67 million compounding fraud: complaint

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  • US Professional News
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Firm did not boost claims income: lawsuit

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  • US Professional News
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Stressed physicians need self-compassion

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  • US Professional News
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Hype over physician's detox device questioned

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  • US Professional News
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Bronx hospital staff cope with shooting

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Obstet Gynaecol Can
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Pessary use for short cervix: one institution's experience

Preterm birth rates remain high in women at risk for preterm birth treated with pessaries.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Emerg Med
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Pregnant women turning to the ED may be especially vulnerable

Is this a missed opportunity to refer and provide needed services?

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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C-reactive protein is not a useful screening test for chorioamnionitis in women with PPROM

Amniocentesis remains the gold standard.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Cochrane review: HPV testing vs cervical cytology in cancer screen

HPV tests are less likely to miss cases of CIN 2+ and CIN 3+.

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Breast Cancer Vitals for August 2017
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Breast Cancer Vitals for August 2017

Add-on pertuzumab in HER2+ BC | Guidelines address MammaPrint genomic assay | FDA approval for neratinib.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Minim Invasive Gyneco
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Simplified follow-up after medical management of ectopic pregnancy proposed

Protocol may save time and money with little risk to patients.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer Causes Control
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Endometriosis is a risk factor for skin cancer

Association may be the result of a shared genetic link involving pigmentation.

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Immuno-Oncology Vitals for August 2017
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Immuno-Oncology Vitals for August 2017

Add-on bevacizumab best in metastatic TNBC | Compelling phase 3 olaparib results | Pertuzumab in early HER2+ BC.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Surg Obes Relat Dis
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Pregnancy after bariatric surgery: how long should you wait?

Small study shows difference for most morbidity with pregnancy <2 y vs >2 y from surgery.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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HPV vaccination around conception or in early pregnancy: what's the risk?

No apparent risk associated with inadvertent exposure.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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Vertical transmission of HIV does not increase with advancing gestational age

Women with low viral loads can be delivered at or after 40 wk gestation without increased morbidity.

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Primary Care Oncology Vitals for August 2017
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Primary Care Oncology Vitals for August 2017

Draft recommendations for ovarian cancer screening | Watchful waiting in prostate cancer | Height, obesity, and prostate cancer risk | A spray for oropharyngeal mucositis.

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Surg
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Cesarean delivery is associated with future hysterectomy complications

Another reason to try to reduce high rates of CD.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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Sleep disorders during pregnancy may increase risk for preterm delivery

Further study is needed to understand this potential relationship.

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