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Ask questions to get past social stigma of pelvic floor disorders

Alayne Markland, ACP Member, assistant professor of medicine and geriatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, tests the strength of women's pelvic muscles during their annual exam. ... Brown, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the
January 2009

The dilemma of breast density

It may sound like an insult or a joke, but the question “Are you dense?” has become a hot topic in women's health, Katrina Armstrong, MD, FACP, told attendees at ... It's an extraordinary effort that has grown up to say that women are not getting the
July 2018

Diabetes debates defy easy resolution

Patients with type 2 diabetes have an increased likelihood of breaking their bones.” The Women's Health Initiative found that diabetic patients were more likely to have every type of fracture ... The typical strategy for reducing diabetes
September 2013

QD: News Every Day--Female heart attack patients less likely to undergo surgery, more likely to die when they do

The company also compared how hospitals performed based on its HealthGrades Women's Health in American Hospitals report, in which it identified 170 of the nation’s 5,000 hospitals that ... Compared to those treated at poor-performing hospitals, female
November 2019

Internist involvement crucial to easing early menopause

Thacker, MD, professor and chair of the Center for Specialized Women's Health at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine in Ohio. ... Thacker said. “The SWAN study showed us that.” The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation was a large,
September 2017

QD: News Every Day--Aspirin associated with lowered melanoma risk in observational study

Women who take aspirin may have a reduced risk of developing melanoma, and the effect may increase the longer women take it, according to observational outcomes from the Women's Health ... Furthermore, women with 5 or more years of use had a 30% lower
November 2019

Screening for lung cancer can be easier said than done

This issue also covers sexual harassment in medicine, women's health, and reducing alcohol-related traffic fatalities. ... conference coverage from the annual meeting of the American Medical Women's Association, which was held in Philadelphia in March.
May 2018

Do women need an annual pelvic exam?

A new article in the Journal of Women's Health by Westhoff, Jones, and Guiahi asks "Do New Guidelines and Technology Make the Routine Pelvic Examination Obsolete?". ... The existing evidence indicates that omitting it in asymptomatic women would not
November 2019

Can we start using menopausal estrogen replacement again safely?

In 2002, at the height of an era of estrogen optimism, when physicians mostly believed that estrogen was good for every woman after menopause, the huge Women's Health Initiative study ... Such a large study was only possible through federal funding and
November 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
November 2019

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