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We May Be Overscreening for Cervical and Breast Cancer in These Women

We May Be Overscreening for Cervical and Breast Cancer in These Women

Although screening for cancer is a helpful strategy for early detection, overscreening can also be a problem. Risks associated with certain cancer screenings may...
Exercise May Be Beneficial for Women with Osteoporosis Following Vertebral Fracture

Exercise May Be Beneficial for Women with Osteoporosis Following Vertebral Fracture

A study evaluated the effects of exercise on women with osteoporosis and vertebral fracture and observed improvements in muscle strength, balance, and mobility, and...
Women Share Their Journey to Chronic Widespread Pain

Women Share Their Journey to Chronic Widespread Pain

About 10% of the population lives with chronic widespread pain (CWP). The musculoskeletal disease is more common among women than men. Since female sex...
Bariatric Surgery Lowers Five-Year Cancer Risk in Women, But Not Men

Bariatric Surgery Lowers Five-Year Cancer Risk in Women, But Not Men

A recent study observed a correlation between bariatric surgery and decreased cancer risk among women over a five-year period—the same association was not observed...
risk assessment

Researchers Assess Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Models

A study published in the latest issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute analyzed the performance of breast cancer risk assessment models. “Few...

Does Preoperative Physical Function Impact Racial Disparities in TKA Outcomes Among Women?

Previous research has established racial/ethnic disparities in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but data are less conclusive about racial/ethnic disparities in outcomes following surgery. Some...
black women

Black Women With Endometrial Cancer Have A Higher Mortality Rate—But Why?

A new study examined whether any pre-diagnostic factors may impact the significantly increased mortality rate for black women with endometrial cancer compared to white...

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