Search results for "Women's health"

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QD: News Every Day--AAFP adds PSA tests, pelvic exams for The Pill to its Choosing Wisely list

Hormonal contraceptives are safe, effective, and well tolerated for most women. ... country engage in conversations about what care they need, and what we can do to reduce waste and overuse in our health care system.”.
January 2020

PPI's benefits can outweigh their possible risks

A 2010 prospective analysis of the Women's Health Initiative, which included 161,806 postmenopausal women ages 50 to 79, found that use of PPIs was modestly associated with spine, forearm ... Proton pump inhibitor use, hip fracture, and change in bone
October 2012

Being less dense about breast cancer screening

Two national surveys and one state survey have reported that women want to know their dense tissue composition. ... We look forward to data confirming that legislative efforts improve breast density knowledge and assist women in discussions with their
January 2020

Breast cancer and teen diets, what and when it's important

But adult breast health is largely determined much earlier in life, when the breast tissue is developing. ... As such, women with a higher lifetime exposure to estrogen have higher rates of breast cancer.
January 2020

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.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Hormone replacement therapy may be associated with pancreatitis

Researchers conducted a prospective study involving nearly 32,000 postmenopausal women ages 48 to 83 from the population-based Swedish Mammography Cohort. ... There was nearly 2.5 times the risk among women who had used systemic therapy for more than 10
January 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).
January 2020

Nominees named for ACP Officers and Regent positions

Women's health task Force, 1995-1997; Postgraduate Education Subcommittee, 1994-1996;. ... Strengths, based on training and experience: Women's health, addiction/alcohol. Present position: Associate Dean of the Humanities and Bioethics, University of
November 2008

Encourage earlier mammograms for women with a family history of breast cancer

This post by Ramona Bates, MD, appeared at Get Better Health, a network of popular health bloggers brought together by Val Jones, MD. ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide insightful and
January 2020

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
January 2020

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