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Oct 17, 2019

#MyFirstNameIsDoctor: Why it matters, and what you can do

By Kari Oakes


Putting a name to persistent and insidious gender bias helps address the problem, say female physicians.


Other news:

SSRIs may reduce fecundability, live birth rate in reproductive-age women

Women in a subgroup receiving fluoxetine experienced a greater incidence of pregnancy loss than women taking other SSRIs.


In methamphetamine use disorder, consider off-label drugs

No approved treatments exist, but medications for other conditions might help, said Dr. Larissa J. Mooney.


Don’t let knowledge gaps hold back fracture prevention efforts, experts say

Experts recommend focusing on what is already known to prevent osteoporotic fractures to avoid inaction.


Ankylosing spondylitis, axial PsA may be two different diseases

Axial PsA and AS with psoriasis seem to be two different diseases with different genetics, demographics, and disease expression.


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