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Contemporary OB/GYN Special Delivery

Contemporary OB/GYN
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February 2, 2012

What’s new in Contemporary OB/GYN?

Editor-in-Chief Dr. Charles J. Lockwood gives you the scoop on the January issue. To listen. Click Here


Oral contraceptives recalled

An immediate voluntary recall of 14 lots of Lo/Ovral-28 (norgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) tablets and 14 lots of generic Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets—about 1 million packets—was issued on February 1 by Pfizer after an internal investigation reported that some of the blister packs may contain an inexact count of inert or active ingredient tablets and that the tablets may be out of sequence, increasing the risk of an unintended pregnancy among women using the pills for contraception. » More


Pomegranate seed oil doesn’t offer significant short-term hot flash relief

Women who take pomegranate seed oil in the hope of reducing menopausal hot flashes and avoiding hormone therapy get no more relief than women taking placebo, a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blinded clinical trial of the substance has found. » More


Acid suppression therapy increases severity of C difficile disease

Patients receiving acid suppression therapy who are infected with Clostridium difficile  have more severe disease and are more likely to die than patients who aren’t receiving the therapy, according to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases (2011;53[12]:1173-1178). » More


Antiangiogenesis drugs increase breast cancer stem cells in mice

Two cancer drugs that target the growth of blood vessels supplying tumors also increase the number and proliferation of breast cancer stem cells in mice, a new study from the University of Michigan reports. » More

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