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Is It Ethical to Edit an Embryo's Genes?Is It Ethical to Edit an Embryo's Genes?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:16:58 EST

Embryo gene editing: Are we playing God by speeding up evolution?
Medscape Public Health



Romosozumab and Alendronate Curb Fracture in OsteoporosisRomosozumab and Alendronate Curb Fracture in Osteoporosis

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:50:20 EST

A sequential regimen of romosozumab followed by alendronate is more effective than alendronate alone for increasing bone mass in women with osteoporosis, results from the ARCH trial show.
Medscape Medical News



Adequate Vitamin D Tied to Higher Live Birth Rate After ARTAdequate Vitamin D Tied to Higher Live Birth Rate After ART

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:10:05 EST

Among women undergoing assisted reproduction treatment, those with adequate vitamin D levels were a third more likely to deliver a live baby than those with deficient or insufficient levels, a study found.
Medscape Medical News



A Dozen Menopause Treatments: Which Works Best?A Dozen Menopause Treatments: Which Works Best?

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:46:00 EST

Peter Kovacs comments on a meta-analysis that assessed efficacy of 12 common treatments for vasomotor symptoms in menopausal women.
Medscape Ob/Gyn



Inducing Older Moms at 40 Weeks May Lower Stillbirth RiskInducing Older Moms at 40 Weeks May Lower Stillbirth Risk

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:04:26 EST

Inducing labor at 40 weeks of gestation lowered the risk for perinatal death in babies of first-time mothers aged 35 years or older, a study found.
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HPV Vaccine Could Mean 3 Pap Tests in a LifetimeHPV Vaccine Could Mean 3 Pap Tests in a Lifetime

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:57:34 EST

Women who have had the human papillomavirus (HPV) jab may only need 3 smear tests for cervical cancer in their lifetime, a study suggests.
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