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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

Use of newer combined hormonal contraceptives may be associated with reduced ovarian cancer risk

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

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

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

Officers and Regents election results announced

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

Endogenous sex hormone levels associated with CVD in postmenopausal women

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 ‘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

Call for public comment on Women's Preventive Services Initiative recommendations

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

Incontinence can hide in middle age

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

Depression may be an adverse effect of hormonal contraceptive use, study suggests

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

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