For women with pregnancies at high risk for trisomy 21, performing cell-free DNA tests over direct invasive karyotyping procedures did not reduce the risk for miscarriage.
The International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health convened an expert consensus panel to discuss the use of androgens in the management of genitourinary syndrome of menopause.
Researchers sought to identify parental predictors of HIV vaccination in low-income adolescent Hispanic girls.
No Impact on Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness Following Cessation of Menopausal Hormone TherapyAugust 13, 2018
A follow-up study from KEEPS found that cessation of menopausal hormone therapy did not change the expected trajectory of carotid artery intima-media thickness over a 3-year period.
As there is currently no treatment option available to slow the progression of preeclampsia, clinicians assess esomeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor, as a therapeutic candidate for this challenging condition.
No increased risk of corpus uteri, invasive breast cancer for women undergoing assisted reproduction.
The ENGOT-OV16/NOVA trial showed improvements in progression-free survival in patients with ovarian cancer with and without the germline BRCA mutation.
Women receiving the inactivated influenza vaccine demonstrated superior antibody response compared with those receiving the live attenuated influenza vaccine.
Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women with mild cognitive impairment was examined.
An evaluation assessed the nonhealthcare-related influences that have led to misconceptions about long-acting reversible contraceptives.
The USPSTF has found that screening for intimate partner violence is beneficial for reproductive-aged women, although there is inadequate evidence to weigh the balance of benefits and harms of screening for abuse in elderly and vulnerable adults.
Cesarean delivery is associated with a reduced rate of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, but this should be weighed against the association with increased risks for fertility, future pregnancy, and long-term childhood outcome.
The USPSTF has issued an updated recommendation statement on ovarian cancer screening.
Laparoscopy became the most common surgical approach for hysterectomy between 2010 and 2013, with associated changes in payments statistics for hysterectomy.
Body mass index BMI at a cut-point of 30 kg/m2 may not be an appropriate indicator of obesity in postmenopausal women.
The CDC revised its US Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use categorization for DMPA injection in women at high risk for HIV infection from US MEC category 1 to US MEC category 2.
More than half of women receiving a new HIV diagnosis have already received this diagnosis in the past but are not undergoing HIV medical care.
Consensus regarding mammography screening varies, and conflicting guidelines from medical organizations can cause confusion for patients and providers.
Among women, but not men, mid-adulthood hypertension correlated with a 65% increased dementia risk.
Duration of total and exclusive breastfeeding was significantly associated with a decreased risk of endometriosis.
A variety of non-hormone options and therapies are available for treatment of estrogen-depletion symptoms and clinical problems after a diagnosis of breast cancer.
Overall, 54% of women with bipolar disorder reported sexual distress and 39% were not satisfied with their sexual life.
Early diagnosis and treatment play a substantial role in a patient's prognosis and result in a decreased risk of malignancy and scarring.
The standard treatment option for premenopausal women who do not wish to get pregnant is hysterectomy.
The prevalence of COPD globally is increasing more rapidly in women than in men.
The largest increase in reported STD cases occurred in P&S syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia.
Women who use hormonal contraception have an increased risk for first use of an antidepressant and first diagnosis of depression.
Screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria may not lead to better outcomes among pregnant women and exposes them to unnecessary antibiotics.
LGBT practice management includes routine cancer screening in accordance with current guidelines.
50% of women studied met the American Cancer Society requirements for early mammography screening.