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
The risk reduction was greater with increasing duration of use and persisted for several years after discontinuation, although there was no observed effect with use of progestogen-only products.
2 Oct 2018
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
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
The election of Officers and Regents has been completed. Terms become effective at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting at Internal Medicine Meeting 2016 in Washington, D.C.
1 Mar 2016
Researchers used data from women participating in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) who did not have cardiovascular disease and had levels of testosterone, estradiol, dehydroepiandrosterone, and sex hormone binding globulin measured at baseline.
5 Jun 2018
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
Topics include screening for cervical cancer, counseling for sexually transmitted infections, HIV screening, contraception and contraceptive counseling, breastfeeding services and supplies, screening for interpersonal and domestic violence, well-woman preventive visits, and breast cancer screening for average-risk women.
13 Sep 2016
Women may suffer debilitating quality-of-life issues from urinary incontinence yet never mention it to their primary care physicians. The condition can be successfully managed by nonsurgical and nonpharmacological means, if physicians can tactfully bring up the subject first.
1 Feb 2015
Antidepressant use and first diagnosis of depression peaked 6 months after starting hormonal contraceptives, and decreased with women's age for the most commonly used products.
4 Oct 2016