Women's Health

Seen in the ED Quiz: Cyclical Pelvic Pain, Now Severe
October 16, 2020

A woman in her 40s is seen in the ED for severe, recurrent pelvic pain. She is s/p endometrial ablation 8 months ago. What does the ultrasound show?

Seen in the ED Quiz: 6 Weeks Pregnant with Vaginal Bleeding
September 29, 2020

The patient is 42-years-old, G2P1 and presents with 1 week of vaginal spotting, 4 days of pelvic pain. Review the ultrasound and lab findings. What's your diagnosis?

Stroke Risk in Women: A Fast, 5-Question Quiz
May 16, 2019

Identifying the unique symptoms and risk factors for stroke in women is key to providing effective care. Answer these 5 questions to see how much you know.

Alcohol Consumption in Women: 5 Cases, 5 Questions
April 22, 2019

How much do you know about alcohol consumption in women? Quiz yourself with these 5 cases.

HPV and Female Infertility: 2 New Studies Probe Link
April 19, 2019

One of 2 new first-of-kind studies on HPV and infertility suggests that high-risk HPV may ascend to infect the upper genital tract, causing endometriosis and affecting fertility.

7 New Developments in Women's Health
April 19, 2019

New breast cancer screening guideline, new FDA-approved drug for osteoporosis treatment, and 5 other recent findings summarized here.

Vaginal Bleeding in a Postmenopausal Woman
April 09, 2019

The 62-year-old describes lower abdominal “pressure” and using 2 pads/day; she reports a recent UTI. Review lab results and CT scan. What’s your diagnosis?

Top 5 FDA-Cleared Apps for Primary Care
March 26, 2019

From a mobile EKG monitor to a digital urinalysis app, these medical "devices" are changing the way healthcare is delivered.

Large Range of Menopausal Symptoms Affect Quality of Life
March 15, 2019

A new study assessed which aspects of common menopausal symptoms (ie, vasomotor, physical, psychosocial) are the strongest predictors of poor quality of life.

Characteristics of Menopause: What Impact on Risk of CHD?
March 15, 2019

A new study found that age at menopause accounts for 10% of the link between menopause and coronary heart disease. Get more details in this quick slideshow.