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