TT HealthWatch

TT HealthWatch – Friday, January 24, 2020

This week’s topics include blood levels of sunscreen ingredients, a new drug for heavy menstrual bleeding in women with fibroids, trying to stave off sepsis, and fish oil and sperm quality.

1:17 Vitamin C, thiamine, and hydrocortisone in sepsis
2:17 Mortality and other endpoints
3:16 Prompt use of antibiotics does help
3:36 Fish oil and sperm quality
4:36 In otherwise healthy men
5:38 Might improve sperm quality decline
6:00 Sunscreen ingredients in plasma and skin
7:00 All six of tested ingredients were in plasma surpassing FDA threshold
8:00 Doesn't indicate harm yet
8:40 Heavy menstrual bleeding and uterine fibroid treatment
9:40 Been used in endometriosis
10:40 Hot flashes associated
11:24 End