Search results for "Women's Health"

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QD: News Every Day--Risk-reducing surgeries may spare lives following breast cancer

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
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--Ovarian cancer breakthrough targets faulty genes

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,
November 2021

Courage, sacrifice, and internal medicine—a year in review

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.
April 2017

Ask questions to get past social stigma of pelvic floor disorders

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
January 2009

Grand Rounds at ACP Internist

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.
November 2021

Who needs a screening pelvic exam anyway?

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
September 2017

Ask the question to find sexual dysfunction

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
October 2019

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
November 2021

Rethink pink: breast cancer screening evidence met politics and lost

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.
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--Stroke guideline focus on women's specific 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
November 2021

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