Parents Negative Beliefs about HPV Vaccination Create Barriers to Adolescent Uptake, a New Study Suggests
Parent's stigmatizing beliefs about the HPV vaccine may keep them from communicating openly with teens' clinicians, creating barriers to getting shots in arms.
Role of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Iron Deficiency Anemia Overlooked, Expert Says
The symptom of HMB may be present in up to 50% of reproductive-aged girls and women, most of whom may not even realize that what they are experiencing is abnormal.
Menopause and ETOH: Beware the Tipping Point
Binge drinking among women going through menopause has been on the rise, research indicates, making clinical inquiry in this population particularly important.
Artificially-sweetened Beverages May Increase Risk for Urinary Incontinence in Women: New Findings
The findings come from an analysis of data related to more than 80 000 participants in the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.
Doubling Levonorgestrel Dose Fails to Prevent Pregnancy in Women with Obesity
The "Plan B" emergency contraceptive at 2 times the normal dose was not more effective in study participants with BMI >30.
OTC Progestin Only Pill Could Prevent Up to 30k Unintended Pregnancies in the US Annually: Modeling Study
An OTC progestin only pill could potentially reduce the number of annual unintended pregnancies in the US by tens of thousands, a novel modeling study reveals.
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