Alayne Markland, ACP Member, assistant professor of medicine and geriatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, tests the strength of women's pelvic muscles during their annual exam. ... Brown, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the
services. A 2011 report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) offered an evidence-based review of preventive services that are important to women's health and well-being and recommended which ... As a result of the women's preventive health benefit in the
for women's health. ... that meld with women's care, such as preventive services, a full spa, nutritional and psychological counseling, a fitness studio and dedicated space for health seminars.
Women's health is affected if they are denied access to contraception, required to carry a pregnancy to term, or subjected to invasive tests, procedures, and nonscientific government dictates to their ... For instance, ACP's advocacy on climate change
This issue also covers sexual harassment in medicine, women's health, and reducing alcohol-related traffic fatalities. ... conference coverage from the annual meeting of the American Medical Women's Association, which was held in Philadelphia in March.
QD: News Every Day--Heavier women do worse with breast cancer recurrence, survival. ... Similar results were found in two other trials. The study's lead author told Reuters that heavier women may produce more estrogen, and that higher insulin levels can
Women's health differs from men's, both generally and in a number of specific conditions, including liver disease, kidney disease, and digestive and eating disorders, and physicians should take these ... There is strong evidence of a link to another women
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 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,
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