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Menopausal hormone therapy linked to breast cancer risk

An individual patient-level meta-analysis found that risk for breast cancer increased steadily with duration of use for all types of menopausal hormone therapy except vaginal estrogen and that risk was higher with estrogen-progestogen than estrogen-only formulations.
10 Sep 2019

Personalized videos may improve knowledge of breast density after mammography

A brief personalized video after mammography can help improve knowledge of personal breast density and breast cancer risk, while including information on breast density in a letter with mammography results did not appear to be associated with improved knowledge.
14 Aug 2018

Four days in May

Leadership Day on Capitol Hill, when more than 400 ACP members met with their senators and representatives to advocate for College priorities, occurred against a backdrop of historic events.
1 Jul 2017

Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy associated with increased rates of later CVD

Women with gestational hypertension or preeclampsia during their first pregnancy were more likely to develop risk factors for cardiovascular disease, with the relative risk for chronic hypertension strongest within five years after a first birth.
3 Jul 2018

The dilemma of breast density

Women are not getting the information they need to make decisions about breast density and mammography, while state legislators have jumped into the process.
1 Jul 2018

Newer oral contraceptives may be associated with higher clot risks

A study using data from 2 large primary care databases in the U.K. looked at oral contraceptive use in younger women who had a first diagnosis of venous thromboembolism.
2 Jun 2015

HPV vaccine efficacy increases, but use lags

Human papillomavirus immunization rates continue, for several reasons, to lag behind those of other vaccines. Experts are formulating new approaches for physicians and patients to ensure that HPV protection is as robust as possible.
1 Feb 2016

Vaginal dryness treatments no more effective than placebo, study finds

Many postmenopausal women with moderate to severe vulvovaginal symptoms can be treated with a nonprescription vaginal lubricating gel, based on individual patient preferences about cost and formulation.
27 Mar 2018

ACP's ‘big tent’ advocacy agenda

ACP's advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues extends beyond partisan political debates and is meant to help physicians in their pursuit of clinical care.
1 Jun 2017

Optimal postoperative opioid prescription duration for common procedures ranges from 4 to 15 days

An editorial noted that surgeons should have patients anticipate some postoperative discomfort rather than expect a pain-free recovery and should discuss other analgesics to try before opioids, with an option to escalate to them if needed.
3 Oct 2017

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