New evidence supports risk-reducing mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy for women with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations, according to newly published research. ... Researchers wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association that no breast
Researchers from England's Institute of Cancer Research reported that they compared DNA from women from 911 families with ovarian and breast cancer and to a control group of 1,060 ... They found eight gene faults in theRAD51Dgene in women with cancer,
They look to us to advocate for women's health rights and mitigate against the greatest health threat of the 21st century, global climate change. ... We are master diagnosticians in addition to practicing disease prevention and population health.
Alayne Markland, ACP Member, assistant professor of medicine and geriatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, tests the strength of women's pelvic muscles during their annual exam. ... Brown, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the
Sen. Ted Kennedy's health care reform bill includes good ideas but attempts to do too much. ... Women's Health. Gynecology rules, but birth process is more boredom than miracle.
A recent randomized controlled trial conducted by Dr. Sawaya and his research group tested the effect of receiving the ACP versus ACOG recommendations on women's desire for a routine pelvic ... Q: What might primary care's well-women exam look like in
Sexual dysfunction in women might not be something that's always covered in a primary care office visit. ... Women's health experts, though, say that internists can address this common disorder in their patients simply by asking about it, and referring
QD: News Every Day--Hormone therapy associated with 40% less need for repeating joint replacement surgery
Researchers assessed the likelihood of repeat joint replacement surgery among women who required a first knee or hip replacement between 1986 and 2006. ... But this is the first study to show that it can help prevent repeat surgery in women who have
Experts have told women to talk to their doctors about how evidence-based recommendations apply to individual circumstances. ... To calm fears, she stated that women should still go to their doctors to discuss their individual needs.
QD: News Every Day--Stroke guideline focus on women's specific needs. Women now have their own set of stroke guidelines that focus on their unique needs, including prevention of preeclampsia ... Diuretics, predominantly thiazide-type, have been indicated