Ob/Gyn and Women's Health Perspective

 
 

  • How We Can Err if We Rely on Randomized Controlled Trials   Dr Trish Greenhalgh explains how we miss the boat when we discount real-world evidence in favor of randomized trial evidence.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Doctors It's holiday season. Here are some great and innovative suggestions for finding that perfect gift for the physician in your life.
  • Cancer Prevention and Treatment in Europe vs. the U.S.   Fabrice Barlesi, MD, PhD, general director of Institut Gustave Roussy, one of the world's leading cancer centers, discusses Europe's approach to cancer treatment and prevention.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Nurses From pampering their hands and feet to sanitizing and tracking their gadgets, Medscape offers suggestions for presents for the nurse in your life.
  • A Medically Tailored Holiday Meal Providers of food as medicine to patients with chronic diseases across the United States share their favorite healthy recipes, which can be downloaded and printed.
  • Restricting Attendance at NFL Games Probably Lowered COVID Rates   Perry Wilson comments on a study looking at county COVID infection rates following NFL games played with and without a stadium full of fans.
  • Much-Needed Guidance Arrives on Drug-Induced Liver Injury Dr Nancy Reau speaks with Dr Robert Fontana, the co-author of recent guidance from the AASLD on how to diagnose and manage the harmful consequences of certain drugs and unregulated supplements.
  • CLL e-Tumor Boards: Case 2: Relapsed Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia   This case focuses on a woman who was diagnosed with CLL in her late 50s. She was initially observed for one year and received treatment with a chemoimmunotherapy combination. She relapsed twice before. Now in her 70s, she presents to the team with progressive disease and is seeking new treatment options.
  • 25 Terrific Winter Vacations for Doctors From sun-drenched beaches to powdery ski slopes and vibrant cities, these 25 destinations in the US and abroad have much to offer stressed-out physicians seeking a break.
  • Why Is the FDA Granting Regular Approvals Prematurely? Oncologist Bishal Gyawali discusses how the number of drugs being given full FDA approval based on surrogate endpoints is on the rise.
  • More Telehealth Training Needed in Medical Education The sudden growth of telemedicine during the pandemic created a desire for clinicians and hospital systems to improve their skills in the virtual realm.
  • Skin Cancer Exam in Primary Care: More Harm Than Good Dr Kenny Lin explains why he no longer conducts full-body skin cancer screening during wellness visits.
  • My Approach to the Annual Wellness Visit Many adults skip the yearly "physical." But these regular visits are the foundation of the patient-physician partnership.
  • Post-Roe v Wade: Its Impact on Many Medical Specialties   Art Caplan, PhD, discusses how the overturn of Roe v Wade has implications for all manner of medical practice.
  • Optimal Thyroid Health for All   With a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, the recent American Thyroid Association meeting looked at optimizing thyroid health. Maria Papaleontiou, MD, presents highlights from the meeting.
  • Discoveries in Diabetic Embryogenesis Thomas R. Moore, MD, discusses innovations in the care of women with diabetes who are pregnant.
  • TikTok Time Bomb: Perpetuating Weight Loss and Diets Hashtags promoting diet and weight loss proliferate on TikTok, but most content is from nonexperts. Dr Caroline Apovian offers thoughts on how to change the conversation.
  • Hunger, Nutrition, and Health: Stepping Up to the Plate Dr Cate Collings outlines next steps for primary care practices following the recent White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.
  • Percutaneous LAA Closure in Patients With AF   What considerations are involved in percutaneous LAA closure in stroke risk management for patients with AF? Drs Ashish Bhimani and Sandeep Goyal examine the evidence.
  • Episode 5: Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment Options   Drs Jacob Sands and Lauren Byers discuss the treatment options for patients diagnosed with small cell lung cancer and the future possibility of durable responses.