Health

FDA suggests limits on lead in cosmetics

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has suggested setting a limit on how much lead can be in cosmetics ranging from lipstick and eye shadow to blush and shampoo.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

ACOG provides guidance on optimizing postpartum care

(HealthDay)—To optimize postpartum care, anticipatory guidance should be implemented during pregnancy, according to a Committee Opinion published by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

Surgery

Fluorescence visualization-guided Sx efficacious in oral CA

(HealthDay)—For patients with oral cancer, fluorescence visualization (FV)-guided surgery is associated with a reduction in local recurrence, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AASLD updates guidance for use of hepatitis C drugs

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), in partnership with the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and in collaboration with the International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA), created ...

Health

AMA 'Code of Ethics' offers guidance for physicians

(HealthDay)—The American Medical Association (AMA) Code of Ethics and other articles provide guidance for physicians in relation to public health emergencies, according to a report from the AMA.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Guided life review helps against depression

Life review, which involves recalling memories and evaluating the past in a structured way, helps to reduce depression and increase feelings of well-being when used in the form of a self-help course under guidance. These ...

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