She coauthored ACP's recent clinical guideline on nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence in women, published in the Sept. ... About 20% of incontinence in older women will be cured by that approach alone.
Palbociclib appears to prolong progression-free survival in women with metastatic breast cancer. ... She shares her ideas on education, ethics in medicine, health care news and culture.
A new article in the Journal of Women's Health by Westhoff, Jones, and Guiahi asks "Do New Guidelines and Technology Make the Routine Pelvic Examination Obsolete?". ... The existing evidence indicates that omitting it in asymptomatic women would not
Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Women's Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. ... But we could accomplish most of these (women's heart guidelines) in primary care without much extra effort.”.
Regardless of assignment to mammogram or control, there may be more attention to breast health and a greater likelihood of finding breast cancer early among all women participating in a study. ... Breast cancer tends to be more aggressive and progress
An ongoing U.S. study, called WISDOM (Women Informed to Screen Depending On Measures of risk), is trying to find out. ... Shih asked. “Maybe having the information earlier starting with a baseline screening at age 40 would help” in guiding women's
It’s important to note that the guidelines to not address Pap smears or exams on women with symptoms associated with the pelvis. ... If good studies are done in the future, ones designed specifically to evaluate the best way to approach women’s health
MD, FACP, a Cincinnati-based general internist who specializes in women's health. ... But all too often, these concerns are ignored or neglected for various reasons, including limited medical education about women's health, especially for primary care
However, internists should recognize that sexual health equates to overall health and should ask their patients about it, said Lisa Larkin, MD, FACP, a practicing women's health internist in Cincinnati ... I think I keep them busy.”. For physicians who
In one study, researchers used data from the Women's Health Initiative to evaluate the association between a woman's risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and the socioeconomic status (SES) ... In a prospective, observational study, researchers evaluated