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Women Show Faster Cognitive Decline Than Men

Declines in global cognition and executive function significantly faster for women, despite higher baseline performance

Factors Identified Tied to Resultant Oophorectomy With Ovarian Torsion

Awareness of these factors may promote ovarian-conserving surgery, the authors say

Laparoscopic Resection May Be An Option for CRC Liver Metastases

Cirrhosis Cases Rising Among Women in North America

Projected future increases in cirrhosis due to alcohol-related liver disease and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

AHA: PTSD Tied to Ischemic Heart Disease in Female Veterans

Findings most pronounced in younger women and racial and ethnic minorities

For women with ductal carcinoma in situ

Addition of Radiotherapy for DCIS Cuts Risk for Subsequent Cancer

Risk higher in first five years of follow-up for those treated with breast-conserving surgery alone
Women who experience their first myocardial infarction at ≤50 years of age are less likely than men to undergo coronary revascularization or be treated with guideline-directed medical therapies

Outcomes Worse for Women With MI at 50 Years or Younger

Women less likely to undergo coronary revascularization, receive guideline-directed medical treatment
Reproductive factors are associated with cardiovascular disease among women

Reproductive Factors Linked to Cardiovascular Disease in Women

For composite CVD, twofold link seen for preeclampsia, stillbirth, preterm birth; risk lower with longer breastfeeding

September 2020 Briefing – OBGYN & Women’s Health

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in OBGYN & Women's Health for September 2020. This roundup...
Among young adults with acute myocardial infarction-cardiogenic shock

Women With AMI-Cardiogenic Shock Treated Less Aggressively

Coronary angiography, PCI, mechanical circulatory support used less often; mortality higher
Women are more likely to experience anxiety and depression

CDC: Women More Likely to Experience Anxiety, Depression

Women are more likely to receive any mental health treatment, as are children aged 12 to 17 years