Older women's rates of cervical cancer are significantly higher than previously thought, because past analyses have not adjusted for the prevalence of hysterectomy in this population, a new study found.
13 May 2014
The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination its candidates.
1 Nov 2013
Calcium and vitamin D supplementation associated with hypercalcemia, hypercalciuria in postmenopausal women
Postmenopausal women who take calcium and vitamin D supplements may be at higher risk for hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria, according to a new study.
24 Jun 2014
Low-dose oral estrogen and venlafaxine demonstrate efficacy and tolerability for menopausal vasomotor symptoms
Low-dose oral estrogen and venlafaxine are effective treatments for vasomotor symptoms of hot flashes and night sweats in women during midlife, with a possible small advantage for estrogen, a study found.
3 Jun 2014
Research is increasingly indicating a relationship, if not a causal link, between depression and anxiety and heart disease.
1 Oct 2015
When postmenopausal women stop bisphosphonate therapy, their age and hip bone mineral density (BMD) can help predict the likelihood of fractures over the next 5 years, a study found.
13 May 2014
Alcohol is associated with so many benefits and harms that it's hard to know where to start talking to patients about using it. One place might be alcohol misuse and abuse. Teach patients where they fall on the continuum of drinking behavior.
1 Jan 2013
Postmenopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may be at higher risk for acute pancreatitis, according to a new study.
4 Feb 2014
Breast cancer survivors may recover from their illness only to face the same diseases as their “well” peers, such as hypertension and diabetes. Experts suggest a shared care model to keep breast cancer survivors healthy.
1 May 2009
An obscure nutrient is now being hailed as a link to prevention of diseases as disparate as diabetes, schizophrenia, cancer, strokes and heart attacks. Experts square off on how much vitamin D can be associated with illnesses, the proper amount that people should get, and how they can get it.
1 Nov 2009