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
Gender pay gap and women's health. Late last year, ACP issued a policy statement stating that“ physicians regardless of gender should be paid equally and fairly for their work at ... ACP's commitment to nondiscrimination and diversity is not new. In
Areas of expertise: Medical education, physician-patient relationship, interpersonal and communication skills, outpatient internal medicine, women's health. ... Ma Lai, Thailand, 2010 and 2011; Border Health Initiative, volunteer physician in Palainjapon,
Like many other foreign medical grads, we had limited access to top-tier programs in the U.S. ... I still remember some of the memorable Opening Ceremonies, like in 2001 in Atlanta, where the keynote speaker addressed women's health issues, and the year
That's about what happens when women aren't screened at all. That wasn't the worst of it, however. ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide insightful and trustworthy health commentary, and help to
women, from 1.53 per 100,000 in 1976 to 2.90 per 100,000 in 2009. ... function of age have been reported for 20- to 34-year-old women.
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
Lest you think I'm picking on women, I feel the same way about the PSA test for men. ... I wish we had a screening test. But checking CA-125 in well women is a recipe for medical churn.
The new guidelines outline the myriad health concerns in women with PCOS, such as a fourfold increased risk of type 2 diabetes in the U.S.“ Indeed, PCOS is a leading ... Others, however, say PCOS is underrecognized.“ There's no question it's