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Mammograms: find your sanity

The big story is that the American Cancer Society issued an updated guideline recommending that women undergo mammography less frequently than before. ... Preventive Services Task Force, which has the most heavily-weighted (and least stringent) screening
May 2019

Hormone therapy stirs debate 10 years after WHI

The Women's Health Initiative dramatically decreased hormone therapy for menopause, but 10 years later, the “knee-jerk” reaction has become more nuanced in how the regimen can be used. ... Then, the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial of hormone
September 2012

Managing menopause in 2012

postmenopausal women with an average age of 63 in the Women's Health Initiative trial. ... Currently women's health experts prefer to use the lowest dose of hormones available to control symptoms.
May 2019

How the VA can help our female veterans

11% in prior eras," said Sally Haskell, MD, Acting Director of Comprehensive Women's Health, at the VA Central Office. ... Fihn S. Washington D.C.: Women's Health Conference; Women's Health: A Research Priority in VA.
May 2019

Menopause, hormone replacement, and mortality: a research reality check

job. The immediate prompt for this column is aexamining the long-term (i.e., 18 years) outcomes in the nearly 30, 000 women randomized in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) ... The form of hormone replacement studied in both HERS and WHI is one which
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Calcium, vitamin D does not reduce joint symptoms in postmenopausal women

QD: News Every Day--Calcium, vitamin D does not reduce joint symptoms in postmenopausal women. ... Researchers applied data from more than 1, 900 patients in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) who had been randomized to receive daily supplementation
May 2019

Should you get an annual pelvic exam?

It’s important to note that the guidelines to not address Pap smears or exams on women with symptoms associated with the pelvis. ... If good studies are done in the future, ones designed specifically to evaluate the best way to approach women’s health
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Risk-reducing surgeries may spare lives following breast cancer

New evidence supports risk-reducing mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy for women with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations, according to newly published research. ... Researchers wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association that no breast
May 2019

Rethink pink: breast cancer screening evidence met politics and lost

Experts have told women to talk to their doctors about how evidence-based recommendations apply to individual circumstances. ... To calm fears, she stated that women should still go to their doctors to discuss their individual needs.
May 2019

Start-up practice uses ACP's marketing guides for quick growth

for women's health. ... that meld with women's care, such as preventive services, a full spa, nutritional and psychological counseling, a fitness studio and dedicated space for health seminars.
April 2010

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