Endometrial scratching prior to first cycle of in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) has no benefit on livebirth or clinical pregnancy rate, according to a study presented at ESHRE 2020.
Relugolix combination therapy (relugolix-CT) comprising relugolix and estradiol (E2)/norethindrone acetate (NETA) could improve anaemia in women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) due to uterine fibroids, according to pooled results of the phase III LIBERTY* 1 and 2 trials presented at ESHRE 2020.
The incidence of cerebral palsy among children conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) has been halved over the past two decades, although the risk of cerebral palsy remains higher than children who are conceived naturally, according to a Nordic study presented at the ESHRE 2020 Meeting.
De-escalating the BEACOPPescalated* regimen through a PET-driven strategy may reduce the risk of acute premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) in women with newly diagnosed advanced Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), subanalysis results of the phase III AHL2011 trial have shown.
Children who were born after freeze-only embryo transfer (ET) experienced improved early developmental outcomes, particularly problem solving and fine motor skills, than those who were born after fresh ET, according to a follow-up study presented at ESHRE 2020.
Female cancer survivors who undergo fertility preservation before cancer treatment often use their stored gametes/embryos. This highlights the effectiveness of pre-cancer fertility preservation, according to a study presented at ESHRE 2020.
The use of linzagolix, a new oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist, with or without add-back therapy (ABT) significantly reduces heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) in women with uterine fibroids, according to the PRIMROSE 2* trial presented at ESHRE 2020.
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Obesity does not appear to be strongly correlated with an increased risk for febrile neutropaenia during levofloxacin prophylaxis in patients with haematological malignancies receiving intermediate-risk myelosuppressive chemotherapy, suggests a study.
Initiation or switch to the single-tablet regimen of bictegravir/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) led to low HIV-1 RNA viral load in people living with HIV (PLHIV), according to the BICSTaR study presented at HIV Glasgow 2020.
Use of corticosteroids appears to be an effective treatment for paediatric drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS), suggest the results of a recent study. In severe cases, corticosteroids used in conjunction with intravenous immunoglobulin result in fast clinical improvement.
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) seem to benefit from using chlorhexidine oral rinses twice daily as shown by the reduction in oral and sputum microbiota alpha diversity and by clinically significant improvements in COPD symptoms, according to a study presented at ID Week 2020.