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HPV vaccine efficacy increases, but use lags

HPV is associated with cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancer in women; penile cancer in men; and anal and oropharyngeal cancers in both sexes. ... care physician,” said Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP, clinical director of the Drexel Center for Women's Health
February 2016

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 theRAD51Dgene in women with cancer,
April 2020

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
April 2020

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
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Statins don't lower melanoma rates

the Women's Health Initiative. ... Researchers looked at nearly 120,000 postmenopausal white women, in which nearly 1,100 cases of malignant melanoma were identified over an average of more than 11 years.
April 2020

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--Soy associated with premenopausal hot flashes in white women

QD: News Every Day--Soy associated with premenopausal hot flashes in white women. ... Moderate soy intake may influence menopausal symptoms in premenopausal women, a study concluded.
April 2020

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

HPV vaccination for boys; just do it

The vaccination effectively prevents cervical cancer in women (if given to them before they become sexually active). ... Both men and women can develop cancers of the head and neck from HPV infection.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--HPV rates fall in post-vaccine era despite low inoculation rates

Researchers wrote, "This decline is encouraging, given the substantial health and economic burden of HPV-associated disease.".
April 2020

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