Breastfeeding duration and frequency may help reduce hypertension risks.
In this 30-year prospective cohort study, self-reported duration of lactation in women of childbearing age was associated with a lower risk of development of diabetes.
For women who work night shifts, breast cancer risks increase by 3.3% for every 5 years of work.
Because of the high number of unintended pregnancies and the effectiveness of LARCs, they should be a first-line contraceptive option for most women.
Early menopause risk is highest in weight-cycling and severely underweight women.
Preventing yeast infections in skinfolds by using hand sanitizer.
The American Heart Association found that during menopausal transition, women have a rapid increase in metabolic syndrome severity.
Women presenting with new-onset heavy menstrual bleeding plus thrombocytopenia or pancytopenia should be evaulatued for a possible hematologic malignancy.
A Grade D recommendation discourages routine screening in asymptomatic adolescents and adults.
A new HPV screening test that uses cervical cells collected for a Pap test has been approved by the FDA.
A greater understanding of the healthcare issues specific to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community may improve the quality of care.
Nearly 70% of participants who self-administered acupressure therapy experienced improved levels of fatigue.
Women who participated in an aerobic exercise program 3 to 4 times per week during their pregnancies were not likely to give birth prematurely.
Readmission was more common among publically insured, black patients presenting with comorbidities including hypertension and diabetes.
Itching is a serious concern for patients with atrophic vaginitis, and alternative treatments can help.
As breast cancer survivorship increases, NPs have taken on long-term patient care.
Researchers recommend applying a warm compress and limiting episitomy procedures.
LARC is safe and effective in nulliparous adolescents and should be considered as a viable alternative to oral contraception.
Many women were found to have poor postpartum virologic control.
More than 30% of women with HIV and no prehysterectomy had abnormal Pap test results.
Extending adjuvant aromatase inhibitor treatment can decrease disease recurrence and increase survival in breast cancer patients.
Fruit intake in adolescence may be associated with decreased breast cancer rates in adulthood.
Levonorgestrel, low-dose estrogen associated with lower risk for adverse vascular events among oral contraceptivesJune 04, 2016
Compared with other estrogen doses and progestogen types, low-dose estrogen with levonorgestrel had a decreased risk of adverse events.
One clinician took issue with the image published in a January 2016 Clinical Advisor article.
Study results showed a higher risk of CHD in women who work rotating night shifts.
The new vaccine protects against 9 types of HPV and 5 cancer-causing strains.
Published practice bulletins offer guidance to clinicians on patient education during pregnancy.
A National Center for Health Statistics study found significantly higher rates of asthma prevalence among obese women compared with men.
A patient begins rapidly losing her hair after an epidural steroid injection.
Women and men experience different symptoms, risks, and outcomes of myocardial infarction.