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For patients at high risk for or with established cardiovascular disease in primary care

Sex Differences ID’d in Prescription of Cardiovascular Meds

Women are less likely to be prescribed aspirin, statins, antihypertensive medications, including ACEIs
Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages May Increase Risk for CVD in Women

Risk for CVD, revascularization, stroke increased for women consuming one or more SSB/day

April 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 April 2020. This roundup...
A mindful yoga intervention reduces testosterone levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Yoga Cuts Testosterone in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Additional improvements seen in anxiety and depression levels
According to the findings of two studies published online April 20 in the Journal of the American Heart Association

Premature Mortality Rates Up for CAD in Women From Rural U.S.

And, rural social determinants of health increase risk for 90-day mortality after heart failure hospitalization
Women with lower ovarian reserve do not experience differences in adiposity and glucose metabolism during their reproductive life span compared with women with high ovarian reserve

Ovarian Insufficiency Not Tied to Higher Risks for Obesity, Diabetes

Study followed women with high and low ovarian reserves over a median time period of 16 years
Even in middle age

Middle-Age Lifestyle Changes Can Cut Women’s Stroke Risk

Effective strategies include quitting smoking, starting exercise, maintaining healthy weight, eating healthy food

March 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 March 2020. This roundup...
Maintaining a consistent pattern of seven to eight hours of sleep during early to middle adulthood may lessen the risk for diabetes in women

Consistent Sleep in Early Adulthood May Cut Diabetes Risk

Findings seen in women; associations weakened after adjusting for obesity, other metabolic comorbidities
Poor sleep quality is associated with increased food intake and a lower-quality diet among women

Poor Sleep Quality Linked to Greater Food Intake, Worse Diet

Poorer sleep quality linked to lower unsaturated fat intake and higher food weight, added sugar intake