Daily aspirin more effective than alternate-day aspirin as primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, colon cancer in elderly women
Taking aspirin on alternate days is ineffective in preventing cancer or cardiovascular disease in most women, a new analysis of Women's Health Study data found. For many women 65 years of age or older, the benefits of daily aspirin for primary prevention of colon cancer and cardiovascular disease still outweigh the associated bleeding risk.
16 Dec 2014
Instead of a honeymoon, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. will come into office on Jan. 20 with a country deeply divided by party, ideology, gender, race, education, and geography.
1 Jan 2021
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is leading an initiative to standardize language used across organizations in the area of women's health care and is seeking feedback from interested stakeholders in an online Public Comment forum, April 2 to June 4.
22 Apr 2014
This issue covers topics such as programs that improve rural health, effective advance care planning, and new tools such as precision medicine in clinical medicine.
1 Sep 2015
About three-fourths of nearly 22 million veterans get some or all of their outpatient medical treatment outside the VA health system, creating a need for identifying these patients in a practice and screening for potential physical and mental symptoms.
1 Jul 2017
To promote disease prevention, the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) Preventive Medicine Task Force has partnered with Mission Critical Health (MCH), a nonprofit education initiative that produces evidence-based public health and medical education programs.
17 Mar 2015
This issue covers sleep hygiene, abdominal pain, and women's health.
1 Sep 2017
Women without mental illness who started SSRIs and a cohort of women who started H2 antagonists or proton-pump inhibitors (without SSRIs) were compared, with a main study outcome of hip, humerus, radius, or ulna fractures 1 or more days after starting therapy.
7 Jul 2015
ACP asks four essential questions.
1 Oct 2019
Selective COX-2 inhibitors associated with slightly increased risk for adverse cardiovascular events in postmenopausal women
Postmenopausal women who used selective COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs with more COX-2 than COX-1 inhibition had a modestly increased risk for cardiovascular events, a study concluded.
15 Jul 2014