March 24th 2023
Statin-eligible patients in minority groups significantly undertreated; metabolically healthy obesity on the rise; menstruation irregularities suggest later CVD risk; and 2 more studies of note.
March 21st 2023
Your daily dose of clinical news you may have missed.
March 20th 2023
Women whose menstrual cycle varied in frequency had a significant 24% greater risk of a composite cardiovascular event during a 26-year follow-up, a new study reports.
March 17th 2023
A new study found the probability of initiating psycholeptics and having a postpartum psychiatric emergency was lower in early and late discontinuer groups vs the continuer group.
Large Range of Menopausal Symptoms Affect Quality of Life
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?
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.
Estradiol Levels Predict Fracture Risk During the Menopausal Transition
Authors of a new study found that estradiol levels can be used to predict fracture risk among women during the menopausal transition.
Early Menopause Linked to Shorter Life and Diabetes
Researchers found that women who experience early menopause do not live as long and experience more years with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Pelvic Pain, Worse When Walking
A 35 y/o woman presents with 3 wks lower abdominal pain that's worse with movement. Review exam, labs, CT scan. Your diagnosis?
9 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q1 2018
The "new year" is now in full swing and new drugs are being approved each month; check out our slideshow to get up to date on 9 drugs approved in the first quarter for primary care.
5 Top Women's Health Apps
What women want these 5 apps offer: access to user-friendly technology that supports a wide range of health issues exclusive to them. Get the highlights.
Medicine in the Headlines: When Your Patients Ask
HRT, tattoos, insurers exacerbating the opioid epidemic, prolonged sitting, plus a new COPD drug: here's a recap of 5 of the week's key news reports.
3 Classic Cases: Snap Dx #1
In this diagnostic quiz: 3 photos of classic presentations of 3 different diseases in patients of 3 generations.
Patient Goals Should Figure Prominently in Tx Discussions
Wanted: Physicians who will interact with patients the way a good financial counselor would.
Media Coverage of Celebrity Breast Cancer Makes a Mark
In this Medical News Minute, Dr Bobby Lazzara reviews a study on the influence of media bias on far-reaching medical decisions in the general public.
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