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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
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--Smokers begin menopause earlier than nonsmokers

QD: News Every Day--Smokers begin menopause earlier than nonsmokers. Women who smoke begin menopause a year earlier than nonsmokers, researchers concluded, adding that earlier menopause is associated with osteoporosis and ... They wrote, "Our results
June 2020

Doctors don't have to dread discussing dieting

So far, the program seems to have some success in normalizing health eating. ... They examined data from participants in the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial who were not taking hormone replacement therapy.
November 2012

Public health for nincompoops

When it comes to public health policy, we are a pack of utter nincompoops. ... But I note it as a fact. But here's the thing: Those who call me names, many nasty and some profane, for suggesting that we at times need public health
June 2020

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,
June 2020

Rural prevention efforts face specific hurdles

ACP has issued guidance in several areas of women's health over the past year, including pelvic exams, cervical cancer screening, and breast cancer screening. ... recommendations, such as that against annual pelvic screening exams in asymptomatic, average
September 2015

Women at higher risk of having stroke with Afib

Why? AF should equal AF. But it does matter. When it comes to AF and stroke, women are very different. . ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide insightful and trustworthy health commentary, and
June 2020

Demystifying the diagnosis of PCOS

The new guidelines outline the myriad health concerns in women with PCOS, such as a fourfold increased risk of type 2 diabetes in the U.S. ... Others, however, say PCOS is underrecognized. “There's no question it's underdiagnosed,” said Katherine
November 2018

QD: News Every Day--Statins cleared on cognition and cancer, but cataracts a concern

Finally, the Women’s Health Initiative investigated the relationship between statins and diabetes, and while it had some limitations, it reported an association between statins and diabetes.
June 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

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