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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
From 2009 to 2019

Fewer Women Aware of Heart Disease as Leading Cause of Death

Among U.S. women, decrease in awareness seen for all races/ethnicities, all ages except ≥65 years
Adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with the risk for rheumatoid arthritis among ever-smoking women

Study Examines Diet and Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women

Adherence to Mediterranean diet might lower rheumatoid arthritis risk in female ever-smokers
Women are more likely than men to die waiting for a liver transplant

Sex-Disparities Exist in Liver Transplant Allocation

Women 8.6 percent more likely to die waiting, 14.4 percent less likely to receive a deceased donor liver transplant
Exposure to maternal polycystic ovary syndrome is associated with increased risk of a range of neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders in offspring

Neuropsychiatric Disorders Up in Offspring of Mothers With PCOS

Exposure to maternal polycystic ovary syndrome tied to higher risk for neurodevelopmental disorders