Women's Health

Certain Cardiovascular Conditions, Risks May be Worse for Cognition in Middle-aged Women
January 06, 2022

A Mayo Clinic study found certain cardiovascular conditions and risk factors are more strongly associated with cognitive decline in middle-aged women than men.

10 Questions on Holiday Spirits
December 13, 2021

How does alcohol figure in to American holiday celebrations? We checked with Alcohol.org for this quiz. Are answers what you expect?

Excess Weight and Genetics May Put Women at Higher Risk of Gout
December 10, 2021

Excess adiposity and genetic predisposition both were found to be associated with a higher risk of gout, particularly among US women, in a new prospective study.

12 Drugs Approved for Primary Care in 2021
December 08, 2021

Get a quick look at 12 of the many FDA-approved drugs in 2021 for conditions commonly seen in primary care.

Sexual Function & Chronic Pain: Results of a Systematic Review
October 19, 2021

The impact on sexual function of chronic pain conditions has received little research inquiry and requires much more focused clinical attention.

CDC Encourages Pregnant Individuals to Get COVID-19 Vaccination
August 12, 2021

The CDC now recommends that pregnant and breastfeeding individuals get vaccinated against COVID-19.

A Plant-based Diet May Decrease Risk of CVD in Young Adults, Older Women
August 05, 2021

Eating a more plant-centered diet was associated with lower risk for CVD among both young adults and postmenopausal women, according to two new studies.

Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women: An Overview
August 05, 2021

From etiology to treatment, get a quick review of the latest guidance for managing chronic pelvic pain in our new slideshow.

Pregnancy Contraindications on Statin Labels to be Removed, per FDA Request
July 23, 2021

The FDA requests removal of pregnancy contraindication from statin prescribing information based on comprehensive reviews that found no evidence of an increase in birth defects.

6 New Drugs Approved for Primary Care: Q2 2021
July 08, 2021

From obesity to pneumococcal disease, we have picked the top 6 FDA-approved drugs every primary care physician should know about from the second quarter.