A recent British study found differences in breast cancer risk by duration, recency, and specific formulation of hormone replacement therapy, although any use of hormones was associated with higher cancer risk than never use.
3 Nov 2020
The latest news and clinical studies affecting internal medicine, from the files of ACP InternistWeekly.
1 Jun 2009
A nationally representative online survey included 1,928 women ages 40 to 59 years who had no personal history of breast cancer and had received at least one screening mammogram.
14 Jan 2020
Internists can be leaders in addressing intimate partner violence, a problem for which effective screening tools and interventions are available.
1 Oct 2020
According to a systematic review, brief screening instruments are effective for anxiety screening, but the optimal screening interval is uncertain.
9 Jun 2020
Experts see the increase of women involved in medicine as an opportunity to investigate and then implement solutions to combat sexual harassment.
1 May 2018
Issues include paid family and medical leave, domestic violence, sexual abuse and harassment, participation in clinical trials, coverage for health care services available only to women, and policy barriers to accessing reproductive health services.
5 Jun 2018
A trauma-informed approach to health care involves recognition of the widespread impact of trauma and its signs and symptoms in patients and clinicians.
1 Feb 2019
Polycystic ovary syndrome, the most common reproductive disorder in the world, may present with varying diagnostic criteria, so internists can focus on two simple characteristics of the syndrome to help their clinical judgment.
1 Nov 2018
Susan Hingle, MD, MACP, Immediate Past Chair of ACP's Board of Regents, explores this elusive goal and the need to identify and re-evaluate priorities.
18 Dec 2018