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Self-Cut Mesh Noninferior for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Procedure

Surgical success rate for self-cut mesh noninferior to that for commercial mesh kit with benefit of cost savings

How PCOS Diagnosis Is Communicated May Affect Later Well-Being

Words used by physicians to communicate diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome linked to state of well-being reported by women

Pathophysiology of Nocturnal Enuresis Explored in Adult Women

Risk factors for NE severity included incontinence symptoms, poor flow, increased bladder sensation, detrusor overactivity and underactivity

Morbidity Risk Increased for Children Exposed to Maternal PCOS

Risk increased for any childhood hospitalization, infectious disease hospitalization, allergy-related hospitalization

Women With PCOS Report More Morbidity, Medication Use

Prevalence increased for self-reported diagnoses of migraine, hypertension, tendinitis, osteoarthritis, and endometriosis

Muchas mujeres mayores tienen unas vidas sexuales activas

Nearly Four in 10 Older Women Remain Sexually Active

Authors say women should speak to their providers about sexual health, including the impact of menopause-related symptoms

One in Four Women Globally Experience Intimate Partner Violence

One in seven women reported experiencing violence in the past year

Bilateral Oophorectomy May Up Risk for Developing Dementia

Bilateral oophorectomy associated with higher rate of dementia, but association not statistically significant

Women Underrepresented in U.S. Health System Leadership

Findings seen among the largest U.S. health systems, insurance groups, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Muscle Mass Tied to Vasomotor Symptoms in Women at Menopause

Authors say health care providers should consider screening menopausal women without hot flashes for age-related loss of muscle mass