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Call for public comment on Women's Preventive Services Initiative recommendations

Topics include screening for cervical cancer, counseling for sexually transmitted infections, HIV screening, contraception and contraceptive counseling, breastfeeding services and supplies, screening for interpersonal and domestic violence, well-woman preventive visits, and breast cancer screening for average-risk women.
13 Sep 2016

Who needs a screening pelvic exam anyway?

Incongruous reviews, recommendations, and guidelines about the necessity of an annual pelvic screening have led internists to have discussions with female patients about their preferences.
1 Sep 2017

Endogenous sex hormone levels associated with CVD in postmenopausal women

Researchers used data from women participating in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) who did not have cardiovascular disease and had levels of testosterone, estradiol, dehydroepiandrosterone, and sex hormone binding globulin measured at baseline.
5 Jun 2018

Incontinence can hide in middle age

Women may suffer debilitating quality-of-life issues from urinary incontinence yet never mention it to their primary care physicians. The condition can be successfully managed by nonsurgical and nonpharmacological means, if physicians can tactfully bring up the subject first.
1 Feb 2015

Depression may be an adverse effect of hormonal contraceptive use, study suggests

Antidepressant use and first diagnosis of depression peaked 6 months after starting hormonal contraceptives, and decreased with women's age for the most commonly used products.
4 Oct 2016

Internist involvement crucial to easing early menopause

Assessments for the potential symptoms of menopause should begin when women are in their 40s and may be entering perimenopause.
1 Sep 2017

Courage, sacrifice, and internal medicine—a year in review

ACP's president reflects on his year of tenure and shares his convocation speech from Internal Medicine Meeting 2017.
1 Apr 2017

Daily aspirin more effective than alternate-day aspirin as primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, colon cancer in elderly women

Taking aspirin on alternate days is ineffective in preventing cancer or cardiovascular disease in most women, a new analysis of Women's Health Study data found. For many women 65 years of age or older, the benefits of daily aspirin for primary prevention of colon cancer and cardiovascular disease still outweigh the associated bleeding risk.
16 Dec 2014

Ask the question to find sexual dysfunction

This issue also covers making time for cancer screening, improving immunization rates, and health care for immigrants.
1 Oct 2019

New guidance issued on breast cancer screening, hormone therapy

Among other recommendations, screening mammography should be offered to women at average risk of breast cancer starting at age 40 years, and a shared decision-making process should be used to decide about the age to begin mammography screening.
27 Jun 2017

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