QD: News Every Day--Stroke guideline focus on women's specific needs. Women now have their own set of stroke guidelines that focus on their unique needs, including prevention of preeclampsia ... Diuretics, predominantly thiazide-type, have been indicated
The obstetricians are particularly looking forward to this aspect of the new hospital, according to Jeffrey Manley, MD, a women's health physician and medical director for robotic surgery at Mercy ... It's like the cockpit of a plane, keeping everything
Mao, MD, an epidemiologist and assistant professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at Penn's Abrahamson Cancer Center. ... chief of women's health at the University of Pittsburgh.
Women’s health centers at hospitals are primarily about mammograms, breast cancer diagnosis, and treatment. ... But what about the Canadian study published in February? This looked at women aged 40-59 who were screened with either clinical examination
QD: News Every Day--Heavier women do worse with breast cancer recurrence, survival. ... Similar results were found in two other trials. The study's lead author told Reuters that heavier women may produce more estrogen, and that higher insulin levels can
The high efficacy of HPV vaccines in preventing extracervical infections among women (e.g., vagina and vulva) and penile and anal infections among men implies that efficacy may be comparable against ... In other words, it's a business decision. Still,
the Women's Health Initiative. ... Researchers looked at nearly 120,000 postmenopausal white women, in which nearly 1,100 cases of malignant melanoma were identified over an average of more than 11 years.
The vaccination effectively prevents cervical cancer in women (if given to them before they become sexually active). ... Both men and women can develop cancers of the head and neck from HPV infection.
However, internists should recognize that sexual health equates to overall health and should ask their patients about it, said Lisa Larkin, MD, FACP, a practicing women's health internist in Cincinnati ... I think I keep them busy.”. For physicians who
Study of Jewish Women Shows Link to Cancer Without Family History(New York Times). ... Israeli research team: Screen all Ashkenazi-Jewish women for BRCA mutations (The Jerusalem Post).