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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

May 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 May 2019. This roundup...
More steps taken per day are associated with lower mortality rates among older women

More Steps Tied to Lower Death Risk in Older Women

Association between steps, mortality leveled off at approximately 7,500 steps/day
Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with cancer diagnosis

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Cancer Diagnosis in Women

Increased odds ratios for cancer observed in different categories of OSA for women, not men
A considerable proportion of women with HIV have a high probability of viremia above 200 copies/mL

Some Women With HIV Struggling to Achieve Viral Suppression

Overall, 71.2 percent have viral suppression, including 35.2 percent of those with high probability of viremia
In out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Bystander Resuscitation Attempted Less Often for Women in Cardiac Arrest

Women have half the chance of initial shockable rhythm, chances of survival to discharge compared with men
Compared with men

Women With COPD Have Worse QoL, Increased Symptom Burden

Women are more likely to be symptomatic, have greater odds of frequent, severe acute exacerbations