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Results 61 - 70 of about 148 for "Women's health".

Who could be against ovarian cancer screening?

Lest you think I'm picking on women, I feel the same way about the PSA test for men. ... I wish we had a screening test. But checking CA-125 in well women is a recipe for medical churn.
November 2020

More on estrogen and evidence of effect

And, perhaps it's inevitable that when you identify the causes of this public health crisis, the identified causes will push back. ... We are not refuting the value of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI).
November 2020

Hormone replacement's "Ah-Ha!" moment

Roughly two years ago, Dr. Sarrel brought to my attention a research study published in JAMA looking at long term health effects in women who did, or did not, receive estrogen ... This sample of women was a subgroup of the larger population enrolled into
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Heavier women do worse with breast cancer recurrence, survival

QD: News Every Day--Heavier women do worse with breast cancer recurrence, survival. ... Similar results were found in two other trials. The study's lead author told Reuters that heavier women may produce more estrogen, and that higher insulin levels can
November 2020

Screening for lung cancer can be easier said than done

This issue also covers sexual harassment in medicine, women's health, and reducing alcohol-related traffic fatalities. ... conference coverage from the annual meeting of the American Medical Women's Association, which was held in Philadelphia in March.
May 2018

Ovarian cancer screening has no value

This is bad news because every year over 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. ... Additionally they found a high number of false positive tests and 15% of women with false positives suffered serious complications of surgery.
November 2020

Set the right frequency for bone mineral density tests

This study points to the fact that we have been over testing normal women who would not develop significant bone loss. ... They only studied women with normal or slightly low bone mineral density (BMD).
November 2020

U.S. Supreme Court decision on Texas abortion law was a victory for truth

I completely reject the law's supporters who have claimed that the 2013 state law was to preserve women's health. ... This was unadulterated mendacity. The law was not to protect women, but to limit abortions in Texas.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Young women with heart attacks face more mortality, longer hospital stays

QD: News Every Day--Young women with heart attacks face more mortality, longer hospital stays. ... sex. Hospitalization rates for AMI were higher in men compared with women across all age subgroups.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Long-term, moderate beer drinking may lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women

QD: News Every Day--Long-term, moderate beer drinking may lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women. ... To evaluate the association of alcohol consumption with risk of rheumatoid arthritis, researchers studied women in the Nurses’ Health Study and
November 2020

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