Search results for "Women's health"


 
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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 2020

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 2020

The 'lethal placebo' and clarifying hormone replacement outcomes

The HERS trial, and the massive and massively influential Women's Health Initiative (WHI), purportedly showed that we had been wrong about the advantages of hormone replacement, and that the practice ... Every health care professional needs to know that
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Elderly women inappropriately given antibiotics for suspected UTIs

accuracy of the urinalysis, researchers conducted a retrospective chart review of 153 women ages 70 and older in an academic-affiliated emergency department in Providence, R.I. ... Only 18% of the older women diagnosed with UTI came to the emergency
November 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
November 2020

Ovarian cancer screening is still subpar

That's about what happens when women aren't screened at all. That wasn't the worst of it, however. ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide insightful and trustworthy health commentary, and help to
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Opioid overdoses taking more of a toll among women than men

QD: News Every Day--Opioid overdoses taking more of a toll among women than men. ... Health-care providers who treat women for pain should use their state's prescription drug monitoring program and regularly screen patients for psychological disorders
November 2020

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
November 2020

HPV vaccine efficacy increases, but use lags

HPV is associated with cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancer in women; penile cancer in men; and anal and oropharyngeal cancers in both sexes. ... care physician,” said Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP, clinical director of the Drexel Center for Women's Health
February 2016

QD: News Every Day--Vitamins shouldn't be routine for older women

Researchers applied results from 38,772 older women in the Iowa Women's Health Study, which used self-reported supplement use in 1986, 1997 and 2004. ... A better investment in health would be eating more fruits and vegetables, among other activities.
November 2020

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