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Expanded criteria for PCOS may be causing harm to women, say experts
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Expanded criteria for PCOS may be causing harm to women, say experts

Australian clinicians suggest symptomatic treatment without diagnosis.

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New antibiotic for gonorrhoea could be on the horizon

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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine issues HCV guidelines

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FDA approves olaparib maintenance therapy for ovarian cancer

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Infertile women more likely to have sexual dysfunction, says meta-analysis

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Brexit threatens supply of medical isotope cancer therapies

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

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Pregnant women turning to the ED may be especially vulnerable

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Consuming energy-dense food may increase obesity-related cancer risk in people of normal weight

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Professional & Business

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Third of trainee GPs plan to leave NHS within 6 months

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Proposed cuts to sexual health services deemed ‘unsafe’

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Government to cover rising GP indemnity fees

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Type 2 diabetes in children on the rise

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UKSTSG training report gets mixed response

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More than 4m patients await surgery in England

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Patient participation in hand hygiene initiatives should not be seen as a threat
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Patient participation in hand hygiene initiatives should not be seen as a threat

Almost half of physicians feel patients should not be offering reminders to perform hand hygiene.

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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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Cancer diagnosis and treatment has 'profound impact' on sexual wellbeing of women
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Cancer diagnosis and treatment has 'profound impact' on sexual wellbeing of women

More research needed to develop evidence-based psychosexual support programmes for women diagnosed with cancer, say the authors of new review

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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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  • 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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  • 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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Primary Care Oncology: Monthly Essentials August 2017
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Primary Care Oncology: Monthly Essentials 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 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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  • 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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Corticosteroid use in women tied to risk for metabolic syndrome
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Corticosteroid use in women tied to risk for metabolic syndrome

Findings from a Dutch cross-sectional study.

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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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NICE issues recommendations on bisphosphonates for treating osteoporosis

Evidence-based guidance from NICE.

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