May Su

May Su is a general practitioner working in the Lower North Shore of Sydney. She has postgraduate qualifications in mental health and has a special interest in the provision of psychological therapy in general practice. May is a tutor at the NSW Institute of Psychiatry.

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Mar 16

HRT and breast cancer incidence and mortality

Chlebowski R, et al. Estrogen plus progestin and breast cancer incidence and mortality in postmenopausal women. JAMA. 2010; 304 (15):1684-1692
Combined oestrogen and progestin HRT is associated with increased risk of invasive breast cancer, node-positivity, and all cause mortality.

Mar 02

DHA on maternal depression and neurodevelopment

Makrides M, et al. Effect of DHA supplementation during pregnancy on maternal depression and neurodevelopment of young children: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2010; 304(15): 1675-1683
DHA supplements in the later half of pregnancy are not associated with improvements in maternal depression or infant neurodevelopment.

Jan 31

Cryotherapy vs topical salicylic acid for cutaneous warts

Bruggink SC, et al. Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen versus topical salicylic acid application for cutaneous warts in primary care: a randomized controlled trial. CMAJ. October 19, 2010; 182 (15)
Cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen is more effective than topical salicylic acid ointment for treatment of cutaneous common warts.

Jan 10

Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches

Jackson JL, et al. Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ 2010;341:c5222
Tricyclic antidepressants are possibly/probably effective in reducing the frequency and intensity of migraine and tension-type headaches.