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Technology better than tape measure for identifying lymphedema risk

Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman’s risk for developing lymphedema after breast cancer surgery, according to interim results of a study led by Sheila Ridner, PhD, RN, Martha Ingram Professor and director of the PhD in Nursing Science Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. The multisite international… Read More »

FDA draft guidance seeks better safety data for pregnant women

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing recommendations on how to better design studies to assess pregnancy outcomes in women exposed to FDA-regulated drugs and biological products. The new guidance includes sections on obtaining information from databases and electronic health records systems. According to the agency, its recommendations replace 2002 guidance issued to industry—which has… Read More »