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Cervical cancer rates in older women may be higher than previously thought

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

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

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

Mind-body role may matter in heart disease

Research is increasingly indicating a relationship, if not a causal link, between depression and anxiety and heart disease.
1 Oct 2015

Age, bone mineral density may predict 5-year fracture risk after stopping bisphosphonate

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

Taking a drink: what patients should know

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

Internist follow-up key for breast cancer survivors

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

Postmenopausal HRT associated with higher acute pancreatitis risk, study finds

Postmenopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may be at higher risk for acute pancreatitis, according to a new study.
4 Feb 2014

Experts debate pros, cons of vitamin D

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

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