OBGYN and Women's Health

Home OBGYN and Women's Health
Low-dose aspirin use is associated with a reduced risk for ovarian cancer

Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk

Inverse association for low-dose but not standard-dose aspirin with ovarian cancer risk

Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 3-7

The Infectious Diseases Society of America Annual Meeting (ID Week 2018) The annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America was held...
For criminal justice-involved persons living with HIV

Retention in HIV Care Drops Steadily After Prison Release

Retention in care three years after release linked to older age, having health insurance
Recommendations for the management of type 2 diabetes have been updated

ADA, EASD Issue New Recommendations for T2DM

Additional focus on lifestyle management, self-management education and support emphasized
Accepted manuscripts for observational studies have better adherence to the Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology checklist compared with rejected manuscripts

Accepted Manuscripts Meet More Criteria for Research Reporting

Certain items, such as objectives, translation of risk poorly reported in most observational research
A $69 billion merger between health insurer Aetna and pharmacy manager CVS Health has been approved

Aetna-CVS Merger Approved

Under the approval, Aetna must sell off its private Medicare drug plans
Minority residents describe burdens associated with race/ethnicity

Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity

Residents describe daily barrage of microaggression, bias; being tasked as race/ethnicity ambassadors
Postmenopausal women with weight loss have a reduced risk for breast cancer

Weight Loss May Cut Breast CA Risk in Postmenopausal Women

Postmenopausal women with weight loss have lower breast cancer risk than those with stable weight
Lorcaserin reduces the risk for diabetes in obese or overweight patients with prediabetes or without diabetes and reduces hemoglobin A1c among those with diabetes

Lorcaserin Beneficial for Diabetes in Overweight, Obese

Lorcaserin reduces risk for diabetes for those with prediabetes, without diabetes; reduces HbA1c
For nulliparous women receiving neuraxial analgesia

Timing of Pushing Does Not Impact Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery

Rate of spontaneous vaginal delivery similar for immediate pushing or waiting for 60 minutes