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Women Underrepresented in U.S. Health System Leadership

Findings seen among the largest U.S. health systems, insurance groups, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Muscle Mass Tied to Vasomotor Symptoms in Women at Menopause

Authors say health care providers should consider screening menopausal women without hot flashes for age-related loss of muscle mass

Health Care Costs for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome High in the U.S.

Pregnancy-related and long-term health morbidities attributable to PCOS add to overall economic burden

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