Search results for "Women's health"

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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
February 2020

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,
February 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
February 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
February 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.
February 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

All Ashkenazi Jewish women should be tested for BRCA

Study of Jewish Women Shows Link to Cancer Without Family History(New York Times). ... Israeli research team: Screen all Ashkenazi-Jewish women for BRCA mutations (The Jerusalem Post).
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--'Broad benefit' and side effects outlined for drugs that reduce breast cancer

15 to 2.23; 2 trials; 7 cases in 1,000 women) compared with placebo. ... Women receiving tamoxifen had more cataract surgeries than those receiving placebo in one trial.
February 2020

Should a doctor prescribe a drug that is not approved by the FDA?

effects. It’s unclear who had initially prescribed the drug, but various online lactation support forums discuss it as an option for women who have trouble with lactation. ... production in lactating women and is also not approved in the U.S.
February 2020

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