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
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
Incongruous reviews, recommendations, and guidelines about the necessity of an annual pelvic screening have led internists to have discussions with female patients about their preferences.
1 Sep 2017
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
Women's health differs from men's, both generally and in a number of specific conditions, including liver disease, kidney disease, and digestive and eating disorders, and physicians should take these differences into account in their daily practice.
1 May 2018
ACP's president reflects on his year of tenure and shares his convocation speech from Internal Medicine Meeting 2017.
1 Apr 2017
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
This issue also covers making time for cancer screening, improving immunization rates, and health care for immigrants.
1 Oct 2019
Assessments for the potential symptoms of menopause should begin when women are in their 40s and may be entering perimenopause.
1 Sep 2017
Among other recommendations, screening mammography should be offered to women at average risk of breast cancer starting at age 40 years, and a shared decision-making process should be used to decide about the age to begin mammography screening.
27 Jun 2017