Surgery

Simple device improves care after kidney transplantation

In a published study, a team from Lawson Health Research Institute has found that a simple device can reduce swelling after kidney transplantation. The geko device, manufactured by Sky Medical Technology Ltd and distributed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hydroxychloroquine ineffective at preventing COVID-19: trial

Taking hydroxychloroquine shortly after being exposed to COVID-19 does not help prevent infection in a statistically meaningful way, scientists reported Wednesday following a clinical trial.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people

Group cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could be the best choice of psychotherapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, according to a new network meta-analysis study from Oxford University, Department of Psychiatry.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

FDA approves pill for hot flashes in menopausal women

TherapeuticsMD announced Monday that its single-pill hormone therapy for menopausal hot flashes has been approved for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Health

USPSTF recommends screening women for partner violence

(HealthDay)—Clinicians should screen women of reproductive age for intimate partner violence (IPV) and refer women to ongoing support services if necessary, according to a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) final ...

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