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Case reports suggest that long-term, high-dose Fluconazole ( Diflucan ) treatment for severe fungal infections during pregnancy causes a pattern of birth defects. It is unclear whether commonly used l ...


Menorrhagia is a common problem, yet evidence to inform decisions about therapy is limited. In a pragmatic, multicenter, randomized trial, researchers have compared the Levonorgestrel-releasing intrau ...


Previous studies have shown decreased pregnancy rates and early menopause in female cancer survivors; however, infertility rates and reproductive interventions have not been studied. A study has inves ...


The Coordination Group for Mutual Recognition and Decentralised Procedures - Human ( CMDh ) has endorsed by consensus new recommendations to restrict the use of medicines called short-acting beta-agon ...


The European Medicines Agency ( EMA ) has now completed the review of combined hormonal contraceptives ( CHCs ), particularly of the risk of venous thromboembolism ( VTE or blood clots in veins ) asso ...


The American Society of Clinical Oncology ( ASCO ) issued a newly updated clinical practice guideline on pharmacological prevention interventions for premenopausal and postmenopausal women who are at ...


Drinking alcohol before first pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of benign breast disease ( BBD ) and breast cancer, independent of drinking after first pregnancy.Previous studies have sho ...


Approximately one out of five breast cancer patients treated for breast cancer had elevated memory and/or executive function complaints that were statistically significantly associated with domain-spe ...


In an analysis that included more than 40,000 women exposed to the nausea medication Metoclopramide ( Reglan ) in pregnancy, use of this drug was not associated with significantly increased risk of ma ...


Progesterone, a female hormone that can be used as a therapy for endometrial cancer, eliminates tumor cells indirectly by binding to its receptor in stromal or connective tissue cells residing in the ...


A biomarker reflecting expression levels of two genes in tumor tissue may be able to predict which women treated for estrogen-receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer should receive a second estrogen-bloc ...


A new osteoporosis drug hinders the growth of estrogen-sensitive cancer that has become resistant to treatment with tamoxifen, a study in mice shows. Bazedoxifene ( Conbriza ), a drug for the treat ...


The taller a postmenopausal woman is, the greater her risk for developing cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Associat ...


The EMA ( European Medicines Agency ) has been asked by France to review third- and fourth-generation combined oral contraceptives to determine whether there is a need to restrict the use of these med ...


The French medicines agency has announced its plan to suspend the marketing authorisation for Diane 35 ( Cyproterone acetate 2 mg / Ethinylestradiol 35 micrograms ) and its generics for acne treatment ...