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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
April 2020

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
April 2020

Plan B needs a plan D, for 'data'

Dr. Susan Wood, who was assistant FDA commissioner and director of the agency's office of women's health at that time, resigned in protest over the agency's handling of ... sense. Plan B is quite safe and very effective, having been used by millions of
April 2020

Incontinence can hide in middle age

She coauthored ACP's recent clinical guideline on nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence in women, published in the Sept. ... About 20% of incontinence in older women will be cured by that approach alone.
February 2015

Tips on performing a urinary stress test

session today on urinary incontinence in women, Neil M. Resnick, FACP, offered the following advice on performing a urinary stress test in the office:. ... Resnick said. "This has been six years, and she's been completely dry for six years.".
April 2020

About the Premarin study and breast cancer

The research merits attention because it's part of the Women's Health Initiative and is well-done by several measures: The study is large, placebo-controlled and randomized. ... The findings were covered by major news organizations and other women's
April 2020

Is a high calcium diet and calcium supplementation bad for you?

Calcium supplementation seemed the right thing to recommend after estrogen, which is well known to reduce fracture risk, was discredited by the Women's Health Initiative due to what appeared to ... that it reduces the risk of fracture in the majority of
April 2020

Calculating risk for cholesterol drugs

In 1 analysis of data from the Women's Health Study published in December 2014 in JAMA Internal Medicine, the ACC/AHA calculator predicted that 3.6% of the women would ... Further insight into the cardiovascular risk calculator: the roles of statins,
November 2015

Palbociclib appears to prolong progression-free survival in women with metastatic breast cancer

Palbociclib appears to prolong progression-free survival in women with metastatic breast cancer. ... She shares her ideas on education, ethics in medicine, health care news and culture.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--HPV4 vaccination research finds no risks beyond the injection itself

Researchers at Kaiser Permanente studied nearly 190,000 women who received at least one of the three doses of HPV4 from August 2006 to March 2008 and looked for emergency department ... Previous research showed that girls are more likely than adult women
April 2020

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