Effects of Metformin in Women with PCOS using Assisted Reproductive Technologies

August 8, 2020 A systematic review and meta-analysis are diving deeper into the debate over whether metformin should be prescribed to with polycystic ovary syndrome using assisted reproductive technologies, such as in vitro fertilization or intracytoplasmic sperm injection and embryo transfer. Results of a new study indicate metformin treatment could reduce ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection and embryo transfer (ICSI-ET). The study, which analyzed data from a

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Proves Effective for Reducing Vasomotor Menopausal Symptoms FEZLINETANT

August 7, 2020 Results of the VESTA trial indicate fezolinetant could one day provide a non-hormonal, oral option for reducing vasomotor menopausal symptoms and improving quality of life in postmenopausal women. Data from a phase 2b study suggests the neurokinin-3 receptor antagonist fezolinetant could prove useful as a non-hormonal treatment for vasomotor menopausal symptoms. Published in Menopause, results of the VESTA study indicate oral fezolinetant was associated with higher responder rates than placebo and greater improvements in quality of life and

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Infectious Diseases Organizations Urge Coherent National Face Mask Policy

AUG 06, 2020 | GRANT M. GALLAGHER The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) submitted a letter to the White House Coronavirus Task Force, addressed to Vice President Mike Pence, advocating for a federal directive to all states calling for mask mandates in public settings. The letter was penned by IDSA President Thomas M. File, Jr., MD, MSc, FIDSA and HIVMA Chair Judith Feinberg, MD, FIDSA on behalf of their organizations. The letter argues

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Manipulative Therapy Ineffective for Chronic Low Back Pain

August 5, 2020 Manipulative techniques are not effective for chronic low back pain among relatively young individuals. Compared to placebo treatment, there was no difference in the reduction of low back pain and disability for those who underwent spinal manipulation or spinal mobilization. The findings suggested spinal manipulation and spinal mobilization were both ineffective interventions for young adults with mild to moderate chronic low back pain. James Thomas, PhD, and colleagues conducted a single-blinded, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial to evaluate

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Linked to Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

August 4, 2020 An analysis of more than 60k women suggests those with polycystic ovary syndrome were 19% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease. New research from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom has linked a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome to an increase in risk of cardiovascular disease. An analysis of more than 60,000 women from a Danish health registry, results of the study suggested the condition, which is common among women in their 30s and 40s,

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BREASTFEEDING and atherosclerosis

Subclinical atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women who breastfed July 27, 2020 alcification in women with no personal history of lactation versus women who had breastfed. The current investigators noted that a longer duration of breastfeeding may have a beneficial effect on subclinical atherosclerosis later in life. “If this association indicated by the study is causative, the history of breastfeeding could aid as prognostic marker for prediction of future cardiovascular rIsk  . Postmenopausal women who breastfed for at least 6 months cumulatively

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الطيف التوحدي و الحالات المصاحبة

  تشير الاحصائيات ان واحد في المائة من الاشخاص في العالم ينتمون الى طيف التوحد غالبية الحالات , نكون مصاحبة  بالقلق , او العجز الذهني , اوبالاضطراب الوسواس القهري , او قصور الانتباه وفرط الحركة .في هذه الظروف الصعبة التي نعيشها يكون القلق السيمة الرئيسية المصاحبة للحجر الصحي . عند الاشخاص في الطيف التوحدي , يعتبر القلق من مكونات الطيف , ويزداد القلق و التوتر صعوبة , مع التغيرات التي طرات على حياتهم بسبب الحجر الصحي , وخاصة عند الاشخاص

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Early Menstruation Linked to Increase in Hot Flashes, Night Sweats Later in Life

A pooled analysis of 6 studies is shedding light on the relationship between early age at menarche and incidence of vasomotor menopausal symptoms. New data from the Life course Approach to reproductive health and Chronic disease Events (InterLACE) international collaboration suggests menstruation at 11 years of age or younger was linked to an increased risk of hot flashes and night sweats later in life. Results of the analysis indicated early age at menarche was a risk factor for vasomotor menopausal

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Invitation Aux membres GTP -Casa pour assister à la table ronde virtuelle

Invitation       Le projet « Empowerment juridique des personnes migrantes » financé par l’Union européenne et mis en œuvre par Enabel, l’Agence belge de développement, en partenariat avec le Ministère de la Justice et le Ministère délégué auprès du Ministère des Affaires étrangères,   de la Coopération africaine et des Marocains résidant à l’étranger, chargé des Marocains résidant à l’étranger (MCMRE), a le plaisir de vous convier à assister à une table ronde virtuelle portant sur le thème : Comment la coordination et le

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Direct-Acting Antivirals Lowers Mortality Rate of Hepatitis C Infections

Direct-acting antivirals (DAA) could be the answer in treating patients with hepatitis C viral (HCV) infections, regardless of whether they also suffer from cirrhosis. A team, led by Yamini Kalidindi, MHA, Department of Health Policy and Administration, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, examined the link between direct-acting antiviral medications with mortality among Medicare beneficiaries with hepatitis C viral infections. Direct-acting antiviral drugs are effective in treating HCV infections. In previous simulations, investigators discovered extended life

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