OBGYN and Women's Health

Home OBGYN and Women's Health
From 1999 to 2017

Suicide Rates Increased for Men, Women From 1999 to 2017

Among women and men aged 15 to 24, 25 to 44, rates highest for non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Natives
Late-life women with osteoporosis

Elderly Women May Still Benefit From Osteoporosis Treatment

High hip fracture probability seen despite accounting for competing mortality risk
Obstetrics and gynecology patients are interested in reading clinical notes

Sharing Clinical Notes Engages Ob-Gyn Patients

Patients report positive feedback and provide clinically meaningful corrections
Almost all health care workers with acute respiratory illness report working at least one day while symptomatic

Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic

Likelihood of working higher if symptoms less severe and on illness onset date versus subsequent days
Maternal obesity and overweight are associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes in offspring

T2DM Risk in Offspring Up With Maternal Overweight, Obesity

Offspring of women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy have higher risk for type 2 diabetes
The new editor-in-chief of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine is Eric J. Rubin

New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief

Eric J. Rubin succeeds Jeffrey Drazen, who has been the editor-in-chief since 2000
Women have poor awareness of alcohol's role in breast cancer risk

Most Women Unaware Alcohol Poses Breast Cancer Risk

Screening and outpatient clinic appointments may offer opportunity for prevention intervention
In the United States

2018 to 2019 Influenza Season in U.S. Was Longest in 10 Years

Season was of moderate severity and lasted 21 weeks; illness mainly attributed to influenza A viruses
For patients with diabetes

Outpatient Office Visits Increased With Access to Patient Portal

For patients with diabetes and chronic conditions, portal linked to fewer ED visits
Patients whose surgeons have higher numbers of coworker reports about unprofessional behavior may be at increased risk for postsurgical complications

Surgeons’ Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk

Risk increased when four or more reports were made in the 36 months before a patient's surgery