In the Journals

Women twice as likely to report neuropathic pain in type 2 diabetes

June 18, 2019
Women with type 2 diabetes were 2.4 times more likely to report neuropathic pain than men, regardless of vitamin D status, according to findings from…

In the Journals

Older women with osteoporosis, multiple comorbidities have high probability of hip fracture

June 17, 2019
Women aged 80 and older with osteoporosis and substantial comorbidity have a high 5-year probability of hip fracture and may still benefit from drug…

In the Journals

Genetic variants predict age at menopause, influence longevity

June 17, 2019
A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies suggests that several genetic variants predict the timing of menopause in women, whereas newly…

Meeting News

Bisphosphonate use reduced BMD loss after halting denosumab in postmenopausal women

June 14, 2019
Bisphosphonate use before denosumab discontinuation was associated with less bone mineral density loss among postmenopausal women, according to…

Meeting News

DASH diet may lower risk for preeclampsia

June 14, 2019
Pregnant women who had a greater adherence to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, diet were less likely to develop preeclampsia, a…

In the Journals

ECHO trial: HIV risk does not differ by contraceptive method

June 13, 2019
In reassuring findings for women seeking birth control options, researchers said they found no substantial difference in risk for HIV infection among…

In the Journals

Early, late menarche increases odds of CV events in women

June 12, 2019
Early or later presence of menarche was associated with elevated risk for adverse CVD outcomes in women, according to findings published in the…

In the Journals

Women denied abortions report worse long term physical health

June 11, 2019
Women who were denied abortions and gave birth reported worse health after 5 years than those who sought and received an abortion, according to study…

In the Journals

USPSTF: PrEP should be offered to patients at high risk for HIV

June 11, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended that patients at high risk for HIV be offered pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, with…

In the Journals

Women exposed to artificial light during sleep may be at risk for obesity

June 10, 2019
The presence of artificial light while sleeping may be a risk factor for overweight or obesity in women, according to study results published in…

Meeting News

NIH, USDA analyses show prenatal multivitamin labels incorrect, unclear

June 10, 2019
Prescription and over-the-counter prenatal multivitamin labels were often either wrong or confusing, according to two studies presented at Nutrition…

In the Journals

Maternal diabetes, obesity influence type 1 diabetes risk in offspring

June 7, 2019
Mothers with excess weight or diabetes were more likely to have offspring who develop childhood-onset type 1 diabetes when compared with…

In the Journals

Oral contraceptives may protect women from serious knee injuries

June 6, 2019
A recent study found that oral contraceptive pills may provide protection against anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, injuries, particularly in young…

FDA News

FDA issues warning for vinpocetine

June 3, 2019
The FDA said it was warning women of childbearing age about the synthetically produced compound vinpocetine found in dietary supplements or as a…

In the Journals

Cytologic HPV screening every 3 years ideal for women aged 21 to 29

May 30, 2019
A recent study of cancer screening strategies found that cytologic testing every 3 years in women aged 21 to 29 years, with continued cytologic…

Meeting News

Tips in managing PCOS

May 30, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Despite being extremely prevalent, polycystic ovary syndrome remains a challenging condition to diagnose and manage, in part…

In the Journals

Higher step count significantly associated with lower mortality in older women

May 30, 2019
A recent study found that a step count of 4,400 steps per day was associated with significantly lower mortality among older women compared with 2,700…

In the Journals

Maternal genetic risk for type 2 diabetes tied to birth weight in offspring

May 29, 2019
Black women with a higher genetic risk score for type 2 diabetes are more likely to have offspring with a higher birth weight, whereas a higher…

In the Journals

Prepregnancy diabetes predicts curtailed breastfeeding among black mothers

May 29, 2019
Black women with diabetes diagnosed before pregnancy were less likely to initiate breastfeeding and ceased breastfeeding earlier when compared with…

Meeting News

In vitro fertilization may increase risk for peripartum cardiomyopathy

May 28, 2019
One-third of women with peripartum cardiomyopathy had subfertility with high rates of in vitro fertilization or intracytoplasmic sperm injection…