Management of urinary incontinence in postmenopausal women: an EMAS clinical guide Maturitas 2021; 143: 223–230

30 September 2020 – A new clinical guide by the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) on the management of urinary incontinence in postmenopausal women is published in Maturitas. Urinary incontinence affects over 1 in 2 women aged over 60 years. The clinical guide provides evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and management of this common…

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Valaciclovir to prevent vertical transmission of cytomegalovirus after maternal primary infection during pregnancy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Keren Shahar-Nissan et al (Lancet. 2020 Oct 10;396(10257):1070. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)32075-4.PMID: 33038969) aimed to investigate whether valaciclovir can prevent vertical transmission of cytomegalovirus to the fetus in pregnant women with a primary infection acquired early in pregnancy using an RCT and assigned to oral valaciclovir (8 g per day, twice daily) or placebo from enrolment until…

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