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Gender gap increases women's heart risks

Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Women's Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.“ It used that be that more than 50% of men presented with ... in the early 20s, we pick up on problems, like cholesterol or family history, that
November 2008

Rethinking old truisms about menopause and heart disease

hormone use by women and led to the rise and subsequent fall of Prempro in the Women's Health Initiative, the end-all-be-all study that failed to prove the ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--HPV vaccine's effectiveness affirmed for early administration

A significant percentage of vaccinated women may not be protected against high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions and lesser dysplasia especially if they were vaccinated after age 18 or had abnormal cytology ... programs that cover all sexually
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Elderly women inappropriately given antibiotics for suspected UTIs

accuracy of the urinalysis, researchers conducted a retrospective chart review of 153 women ages 70 and older in an academic-affiliated emergency department in Providence, R.I. ... Only 18% of the older women diagnosed with UTI came to the emergency
July 2019

Breaking the cycle of patient trauma

Rittenberg, a primary care internist at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Fish Center for Women's Health in Chestnut Hill, Mass. ... The paper, which was published with open access in the January 2019 Women's Health Issues, offers four options for asking
February 2019

Public health for nincompoops

When it comes to public health policy, we are a pack of utter nincompoops. ... But I note it as a fact. But here's the thing: Those who call me names, many nasty and some profane, for suggesting that we at times need public health
July 2019

Medicine's #MeToo movement

At the same time, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced in December 2017 that, for the first time, the number of women enrolling in U.S. ... Grady.“ That's promising because it takes both of those things: It takes the women
May 2018

QD: News Every Day--Smokers begin menopause earlier than nonsmokers

QD: News Every Day--Smokers begin menopause earlier than nonsmokers. Women who smoke begin menopause a year earlier than nonsmokers, researchers concluded, adding that earlier menopause is associated with osteoporosis and ... They wrote, "Our results
July 2019

Can we unmuddle mammography?

Regardless of assignment to mammogram or control, there may be more attention to breast health and a greater likelihood of finding breast cancer early among all women participating in a study. ... Breast cancer tends to be more aggressive and progress
July 2019

The 'lethal placebo' and clarifying hormone replacement outcomes

The HERS trial, and the massive and massively influential Women's Health Initiative (WHI), purportedly showed that we had been wrong about the advantages of hormone replacement, and that the practice ... Every health care professional needs to know that
July 2019

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