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QD: News Every Day--More cancer mortality in men can't be easily explained

That resulted in an estimated death of 244,000 men and 183,000 women. ... While the rate of cancer deaths to cancer diagnoses has decreased by 10% for both sexes over the past decade, it's been consistently higher for men than women every year.
November 2019

Grand Rounds at ACP Internist

Sen. Ted Kennedy's health care reform bill includes good ideas but attempts to do too much. ... Women's Health. Gynecology rules, but birth process is more boredom than miracle.
November 2019

Medical 'reversals'

The Physicians’ Health Study, so named because the study subjects were randomly selected physicians from across the U.S. ... When good science (a randomized, controlled trial called the Women’s Health Initiative) finally challenged the practice, it
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Vitamins shouldn't be routine for older women

Researchers applied results from 38,772 older women in the Iowa Women's Health Study, which used self-reported supplement use in 1986, 1997 and 2004. ... A better investment in health would be eating more fruits and vegetables, among other activities.
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Opioid overdoses taking more of a toll among women than men

QD: News Every Day--Opioid overdoses taking more of a toll among women than men. ... Health-care providers who treat women for pain should use their state's prescription drug monitoring program and regularly screen patients for psychological disorders
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Hormone therapy associated with 40% less need for repeating joint replacement surgery

Researchers assessed the likelihood of repeat joint replacement surgery among women who required a first knee or hip replacement between 1986 and 2006. ... But this is the first study to show that it can help prevent repeat surgery in women who have
November 2019

Ask the question to find sexual dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction in women might not be something that's always covered in a primary care office visit. ... Women's health experts, though, say that internists can address this common disorder in their patients simply by asking about it, and referring
October 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
November 2019

Rethink pink: breast cancer screening evidence met politics and lost

Experts have told women to talk to their doctors about how evidence-based recommendations apply to individual circumstances. ... To calm fears, she stated that women should still go to their doctors to discuss their individual needs.
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--High mammographic breast density not associated with mortality

Researchers evaluated relationships between mammographic density and risk of death from breast cancer and all causes among 9,232 women diagnosed with primary invasive breast cancer within the U.S. ... Results appeared in the Journal of the National
November 2019

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