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About the Premarin study and breast cancer

The research merits attention because it's part of the Women's Health Initiative and is well-done by several measures: The study is large, placebo-controlled and randomized. ... The findings were covered by major news organizations and other women's
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--HPV4 vaccination research finds no risks beyond the injection itself

Researchers at Kaiser Permanente studied nearly 190,000 women who received at least one of the three doses of HPV4 from August 2006 to March 2008 and looked for emergency department ... Previous research showed that girls are more likely than adult women
January 2020

Calculating risk for cholesterol drugs

In 1 analysis of data from the Women's Health Study published in December 2014 in JAMA Internal Medicine, the ACC/AHA calculator predicted that 3.6% of the women would ... Further insight into the cardiovascular risk calculator: the roles of statins,
November 2015

Rethinking old truisms about menopause and heart disease

hormone use by women and led to the rise and subsequent fall of Prempro in the Women's Health Initiative, the end-all-be-all study that failed to prove the ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide
January 2020

Palbociclib appears to prolong progression-free survival in women with metastatic breast cancer

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.
January 2020

Gender gap increases women's heart risks

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.”.
November 2008

Public health for nincompoops

When it comes to public health policy, we are a pack of utter nincompoops. ... But I note it as a fact. But here's the thing: Those who call me names, many nasty and some profane, for suggesting that we at times need public health
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--HPV vaccine's effectiveness affirmed for early administration

A significant percentage of vaccinated women may not be protected against high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions and lesser dysplasia especially if they were vaccinated after age 18 or had abnormal cytology ... programs that cover all sexually
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Smokers begin menopause earlier than nonsmokers

QD: News Every Day--Smokers begin menopause earlier than nonsmokers. Women who smoke begin menopause a year earlier than nonsmokers, researchers concluded, adding that earlier menopause is associated with osteoporosis and ... They wrote, "Our results
January 2020

Medicine's #MeToo movement

At the same time, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced in December 2017 that, for the first time, the number of women enrolling in U.S. ... Grady. “That's promising because it takes both of those things: It takes the women
May 2018

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