Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Women's Health
Women's Healthen-usFri, 19 Jan 2018 06:59:49 UTCFri, 19 Jan 2018 06:59:49 UTCAre You a Pharmacist and a Mom?
Currently, more women practice in pharmacy than men, and it is expected that the number of women practicing will continue to rise.2:55 PM, Wed November 29, 2017Statement Again Advises Against Routine Ovarian Cancer Screening
Women who have no signs or symptoms of ovarian cancer should not receive a screening, according to a draft recommendation statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). 11:54 AM, Mon July 24, 2017Older Women Underscreened for Cervical Cancer
Although current guidelines indicate that women at average risk do not need to be screened for cervical cancer after age 65, the results of a recent study suggest that women up to age 85 can benefit from these screenings.12:00 PM, Thu June 15, 2017Dairy Consumption Could Influence Breast Cancer Risk
New research indicates that high consumption of certain dairy products may either increase or decrease the risk of developing breast cancer, depending on the food.2:02 PM, Thu March 23, 2017OTC Oral Contraceptives for Adults, Teens?
Published data seem to support OTC access. 1:38 PM, Wed March 15, 2017Could Folic Acid Levels During Pregnancy Impact Childhood Hypertension?
A recently published study finds that maternal folic acid levels could have an effect on a child’s blood pressure. 9:00 AM, Thu March 9, 2017What Losing the Affordable Care Act Means to Us: Women and Reproductive Health
Testimony from women at different stages of life highlights the uncertainty of women’s healthcare without the Affordable Care Act.5:23 PM, Fri November 18, 2016Is Plan B More Effective Than Yuzpe Emergency Contraception?
Some patients report difficulty accessing emergency contraception despite its OTC availability to those of all ages across the United States.2:56 AM, Wed August 24, 2016Zika Virus May Be Increasing Interest in Abortion Pills
Women in areas infiltrated by the Zika virus have been showing increased interest in abortion medications like mifepristone and misoprostol.
10:39 PM, Tue July 5, 2016Flu Shot Reminders for Pregnant Women Should Be Diverse and Repeated
All pregnant women, plus those planning to become pregnant during the influenza season, should receive an inactivated influenza vaccine, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
10:02 PM, Mon June 27, 2016Mexican Pharmacies Seeing Surge in Texas Women Seeking Abortion Pill
More women in Texas are seeking abortion pills from Mexican pharmacies.
8:48 AM, Mon June 20, 2016Mercury and Seafood Exposure Linked to Autoimmune Disease Risk in Women
Although several health benefits are associated with seafood, recent study results indicate that women of childbearing age who expose themselves to mercury by eating seafood could be at greater risk of developing an autoimmune disorder.5:12 AM, Thu June 16, 2016Gynecologic Cancers: What to Look for
Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in the female reproductive organs.5:36 AM, Wed June 15, 2016Infertility Treatment: The Pharmacist's Expanding Role
The use of fertility-enhancing medications has increased drastically over the past 30 years, with the role of the pharmacist continuing to expand within that specific niche of pharmacy.11:59 PM, Thu June 9, 2016During Penicillin Shortage, Prioritize Treatment of Pregnant Women
Due to manufacturing delays, Pfizer is shipping only 30% of its normal monthly supply of penicillin G benzathine injectable suspension (Bicillin L-A) until July 2016.
9:32 PM, Thu June 2, 20165 New Findings on Teen Pregnancy Rates
Teen pregnancies have decreased 61% since 1991, new CDC data suggest.
11:15 PM, Thu May 26, 20164 Women's Health Trends Pharmacists Should Watch
The term women's health" shouldn't be limited to reproductive matters.
9:25 PM, Mon May 23, 2016Women Increasingly Injured by Wearing High Heels
High-heeled shoes may be a staple for many women, but the results of a recent study suggest that injuries resulting from the use of this footwear may be on the rise.5:14 AM, Mon May 23, 2016Top 2 Health Care Areas Seeing the Biggest Spending Growth
Spending on maternal health and childhood care has seen greater growth than spending on HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria since 2010, marking a reversal in spending trends from 2000 to 2010.
10:45 PM, Wed April 20, 2016Vitamin D Increases Muscle Strength in Postmenopausal Women
The results of a recent study suggest that vitamin D supplementation can significantly increase muscle strength and reduce the loss of muscle mass in postmenopausal women.9:28 PM, Sun April 17, 2016