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Issues in Women's Health with Teresa Knight, MD

Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy

Teresa L. Knight, MD, FACOG, Chief Medical Officer of the Women's Health Specialists of Saint Louis, discusses menopause and hormone replacement therapy. To learn more about the Women's Health Specialists of Saint Louis, please...

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New preop skin protocol reduces infections after cesarean delivery

NEW YORK – Among women about to undergo a cesarean delivery, the addition of a povidone-iodine scrub before entering the OR to a standard povidone-iodine paint application in the OR reduces the rate of subsequent infections, according to a team at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Dr....

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Telbivudine during pregnancy safely reduces vertical transmission of hepatitis B

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Perinatal transmission of hepatitis B virus from highly viremic mothers to their offspring is substantially reduced with telbivudine therapy during pregnancy, without any apparent adverse effects, a team in China has shown. Dr. Guo-Rong Han and colleagues at the Second...