Search results for "Women's Health"

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QD: News Every Day--Ovarian cancer breakthrough targets faulty genes

Researchers from England's Institute of Cancer Research reported that they compared DNA from women from 911 families with ovarian and breast cancer and to a control group of 1, 060 ... They found eight gene faults in the RAD51D gene in women with cancer,
May 2019

More on estrogen and evidence of effect

And, perhaps it's inevitable that when you identify the causes of this public health crisis, the identified causes will push back. ... We are not refuting the value of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI).
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Hormone replacement therapy may be associated with pancreatitis

Researchers conducted a prospective study involving nearly 32, 000 postmenopausal women ages 48 to 83 from the population-based Swedish Mammography Cohort. ... There was nearly 2.5 times the risk among women who had used systemic therapy for more than 10
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Heavier women do worse with breast cancer recurrence, survival

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
May 2019

In the News

In one study, researchers used data from the Women's Health Initiative to evaluate the association between a woman's risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and the socioeconomic status (SES) ... In a prospective, observational study, researchers evaluated
June 2009

QD: News Every Day--HPV vaccine may prevent throat cancer, but no trial will happen

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,
May 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
May 2019

QD: News Every Day-- One-third of doctors overuse MRIs for breast cancer screening

Guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Cancer Society recommend mammography as the only routine screening test for women ... health care costs are, in part, due to the
May 2019

Hormone replacement's "Ah-Ha!" moment

Roughly two years ago, Dr. Sarrel brought to my attention a research study published in JAMA looking at long term health effects in women who did, or did not, receive estrogen ... This sample of women was a subgroup of the larger population enrolled into
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Pilot study finds that vaccines benefit metastatic breast, ovarian cancers

Cancer patients seemed to benefit during a pilot study of a cancer vaccine, and the sustained complete response in a patient who remained in...
May 2019

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