Two doses of quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine protects against genital warts nearly as well as the standard 3-dose schedule, according to new study findings.
Sarah Bruyn Jones
For postmenopausal women who are taking hormone-replacement therapy (HRT), moderate exercise can help mitigate the increased risk of stroke associated with HRT use.
Pregnant women who require dialysis have healthier babies and fewer pregnancy complications when they receive dialysis for more than 36 hours per week, researchers report.
The rationale for annual mammography in women aged 40 to 59 years needs to be reassessed in countries where adjuvant therapy for breast cancer is available.
New research, led by Connie Trimble, MD, shows that vaccine treatments for women with high-grade cervical dysplasia can trigger an immune response that may induce some lesions to resolve.
The sexual behaviors and beliefs about HPV infection were unchanged among a group of teens and young women who were vaccinated against the virus, research shows.
More than a third of women experience hot flashes for 10 years after menopause and may benefit from HRT for longer than the 3 to 5 years that current usage guidelines recommend.
Near-infrared spectroscopy paired with MRI works with all cup sizes and may minimize biopsies performed due to inconclusive MRI findings after an abnormal mammogram finding.
Women whose cervical cancer screening ceased between ages 50 and 64 years were 6 times more likely than women who were screened to have cervical cancer from ages 65 to 83 years.
Progesterone therapy deserves another chance when it comes to alleviating hot flashes and night sweats, new data shows.