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July 2019 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 July 2019. This roundup...
Women with normal-weight central obesity have increased mortality risk compared with normal weight women with no central obesity

Mortality Up in Women With Central Obesity, Regardless of BMI

Normal weight with central obesity tied to higher risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality
Female oncologists attend significantly fewer conferences than male oncologists

Female Oncologists Attend Fewer Conferences Than Men

Whether meeting conflicted with child care responsibilities was important factor for women

June 2019 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 June 2019. This roundup...
Morning preference seems to have a protective effect on breast cancer risk

Morning Preference Has Protective Effect on Breast Cancer Risk

Findings suggest adverse effect for increased sleep duration on breast cancer risk
From 1988 to 2017

Downward Trend Seen in Pelvic Exams Among Younger Women

Non-Hispanic black women in 2015 to 2017 had highest receipt of a pelvic exam in previous 12 months
Late-life women with osteoporosis

Elderly Women May Still Benefit From Osteoporosis Treatment

High hip fracture probability seen despite accounting for competing mortality risk
Obstetrics and gynecology patients are interested in reading clinical notes

Sharing Clinical Notes Engages Ob-Gyn Patients

Patients report positive feedback and provide clinically meaningful corrections
For African women seeking effective contraception

HIV Risk Does Not Differ With Three Contraceptive Methods

No significant difference seen with use of DMPA-IM, copper IUD device, levonorgestrel implant in African women
For young adults

Young Male Adults Have Lower Cancer Burden Than Women

Incidence of all invasive cancers decreased among men aged 20 to 49 years, increased in women