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New data support the efficacy of paracervical block for induced abortion

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Paracervical block is effective in decreasing pain associated with first-trimester surgical abortion, suggest results of a randomized controlled trial conducted in Portland, Oregon. In the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, available online now, the study team notes...

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Zoledronic acid lacks antitumor effect in metastatic breast cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For women with breast cancer metastatic to bone, treatment with zoledronic acid to reduce skeletal complications does not prolong progression-free survival or overall survival, according to the results of a retrospective study reported in Cancer online December 2nd. “In...

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Oral azithromycin superior to topical tetracycline after trichiasis surgery

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A single dose of oral azithromycin reduces the recurrence of trichiasis for up to three years more so than a six-week regimen of topical tetracycline, researchers report. This strategy “fits” with the World Health Organization's multifaceted strategy for eliminating...