OBGYN and Women's Health

Home OBGYN and Women's Health
People receiving hormone therapy during gender transition have an increased risk for cardiovascular events

Cardiovascular Risk Increased During Gender Transition

Transwomen had higher incidence of strokes, VTEs than reference men and women
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for women at increased risk for carrying a BRCA1/2 mutation as well as genetic counseling and testing as indicated for those screening positive. These recommendations form the basis of a draft recommendation statement published online Feb. 19 by the USPSTF.

USPSTF Says Screen Women With Higher Risk for BRCA Mutations

Those with positive results should be provided with genetic counseling, testing if indicated
Growth in hospital prices and payments outpaced growth in physician prices and payments from 2007 through 2014

Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices

Efforts to reduce health care spending should focus on hospital prices
The Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 insulin pump

FDA Approves First Customizable Insulin Pump

Product works by delivering insulin under the skin at set or variable rates
Screening for diabetic retinopathy in primary care settings has the potential to reach most U.S. adults with diabetes

Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Most adults with diabetes, including high-risk patients, seen by a primary care doc in previous year
Among postmenopausal women

Artificially Sweetened Drinks Linked to Stroke After Menopause

Risk for all stroke, ischemic stroke, CHD, all-cause mortality up with highest level of consumption
A substantial proportion of heterosexual syphilis transmission seems to be occurring among those who use drugs

CDC: Heterosexual Syphilis Transmission Up for Drug Users

Substantial proportion of heterosexual syphilis transmission seen in drug users, especially meth users
Artificial intelligence software can predict prognosis in epithelial ovarian cancer above established prognostic methods

Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Radiomic Prognostic Vector IDs patients with median overall survival of less than two years
Compared with direct breastfeeding

Human Milk Microbiota Shaped by Maternal Factors, Feeding Method

Pumped milk is associated with the depletion of oral bacteria, higher abundance of potential pathogens
For denosumab-treated women with postmenopausal osteoporosis

Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women

Invasive oral procedures associated with increased incidence of ONJ, but rate low overall