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Diabetes mellitus elevates cardiovascular disease ( CVD ) risk more markedly in women than in men. Because the high risk of cardiovascular disease among women with type 2 diabetes mellitus ( DM2 ) may ...


Chemotherapy-induced alopecia ( CIA ) is a distressing adverse effect of many chemotherapy agents. The TC ( Docetaxel [ Taxotere ] and Cyclophosphamide ) chemotherapy regimen is typically associated w ...


Low dietary intake of calcium and poor vitamin D status during aging can result in mild secondary hyperparathyroidism, which may be associated with low muscle mass and reduced strength in the elderly. ...


Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among US women. Mammography screening may be associated with reduced breast cancer mortality but can also cause harm. Guidelines recommend ...


The International Breast Cancer Study Group ( IBCSG ) has presented results of the randomized phase III SOFT clinical trial at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Suppression of Ovarian F ...


A study has compared the rates of urinary incontinence and other complications of subtotal abdominal hysterectomy ( SAH ) with total abdominal hysterectomy ( TAH ) at 5 years after surgery. Danish ...


Pelvic organ prolapse is common and is strongly associated with childbirth and increasing age. Women with prolapse are often advised to do pelvic floor muscle exercises, but evidence supporting the be ...


A prospective cohort study has investigated the association between dietary protein sources in early adulthood and risk of breast cancer. Participants were 88 803 premenopausal women from the Nurse ...


A study, performed in Denmark (1996-2011 ), has assessed the association between use of macrolide antibiotics in mothers and infants from pregnancy onset until 120 days after birth and infantile hyper ...


A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group, multicentre trial ( Study of Nicotine Patch in Pregnancy, SNIPP ) has determined the efficacy of 16 hour Nicotine patches among pregnant ...


A study has assessed whether the increased sensitivity of screening for human papillomavirus ( HPV ) may represent overdiagnosis and to compare the long term duration of protective effect against cerv ...


The TGA's Urogynaecological Devices Working Group ( UDWG ) has provided advice following a safety communication published by the US Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) which advised against the use o ...


Researchers have assessed the association between Caffeine intake and menopausal symptom bother, particularly vasomotor symptoms. A cross-sectional survey was conducted using the Menopause Health Q ...


Researchers have evaluated sexual function in midlife women taking low-dose oral Estradiol or Venlafaxine ( Efexor, Effexor ) for hot flushes. In an 8-week randomized controlled trial among women a ...


Previous studies of oral contraceptives and breast cancer have indicated that recent use slightly increases risk, but most studies relied on self-reported use and did not examine contemporary oral con ...