The Pharmacy Times® Women's Health Resource Center is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights on issues related to health conditions that affect women, including gynecological health and maternal health.
Novel Assay Helps Identify Appropriate Monitoring, Immunotherapy for Patients With Ovarian Cancer
The new sFIS assay may be capable of identifying immune biomarkers indicative of survival chances and treatment effectiveness for patients with ovarian cancer.
Pharmacy Clinical Pearl of the Day: Endometrial Cancer
Treatment for endometrial cancer includes surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and supportive care.
Roche’s CINtec PLUS Cytology Test Beneficial for Women at Higher Risk of Developing Cervical Cancer
In the IMPACT trial, women who were positive for high-risk HPV received a follow-up triage test to help determine whether their cervical cells were transforming to cervical pre-cancer.
Study: Intermittent Fasting, Energy-Restrictive Diet Equally Effective for Weight Loss Following Gestational Diabetes
This weight loss can prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes for new mothers.
Daily OTC Pearl: Diurex Water Capsules
Diurex Water Capsules treat bloating, swelling, and other signs of water weight gain related to menstrual symptoms.
Pharmacy Clinical Pearl of the Day: Endometriosis
Endometriosis most commonly involves the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the tissue lining the pelvis.
WHO Calls for Development of Maternal Vaccine Against GBS
In a report, the World Health Organization and a partner ask developers, funders, and investigators to accelerate developing a vaccination.
Pharmacy Clinical Pearl of the Day: Ectopic Pregnancy
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants and grows outside the main cavity of the uterus.
Pharmacy Focus Podcast: Women in Pharmacy Wednesday- Episode 7
Women leadership roles and mentorship is extremely important in the pharmacy field, and this week's episode features Dr. Andrea Collaro, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Senior Director, Brand Management/Product Development, Owned Brands Health & Wellness, who goes into more specifics.
Webcast: Women’s Health and the Role of the Pharmacist
Expert panelists delve into topics related to women's health and women's health care during the COVID-19 pandemic, including pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccine considerations and best practices for guiding decisions on birth control.
Sexual Violence Can Lead to Poor Mental, Cardiovascular Health in Women
Study indicates that women with trauma had greater white matter hyperintensities (WMH) than women without trauma, and the most common trauma associated with WMH was sexual violence.
Psychedelic Drug in Early Stages of Development Could Have Potential for Postpartum Depression
Nathan Bryson, PhD, chief scientific officer of Field Trip Health, said the company's new psychedelic compound, FT-104, could have potential uses in the treatment of postpartum depression.
Moms Are Not OK: Understand, Recognize, and Treat Postpartum Depression
Common and debilitating, the mental health condition is often underdiagnosed and undertreated.
Clinical Pharmacology Update: Brexafemme From Scynexis, Inc
Daily OTC Pearl: Azo (Phenazopyridine) for Urinary Tract Health
Azo treats urinary pain, burning, urgency, and frequency associated with urinary tract infections.
Symptomatic, Severe COVID-19 Infection Associated With Pregnancy Complications
The investigators found that the rate of preterm birth in pregnant women who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 was a function of the severity of infection.
High Cholesterol During Pregnancy May Cause More Serious Heart Attacks
If the research is confirmed, it could be a warning sign for women to make diet and lifestyle changes aimed at preventing cardiovascular disease.
Daily Medication Pearl: Ibrexafungerp (BREXAFEMME) for Vulvovaginal Candidiasis
Ibrexafungerp is a triterpenoid antifungal drug for adult and post-menarchal pediatric females with vulvovaginal candidiasis.
Expert: MDMA-Assisted Therapy Has Potential Benefits for Women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
Kelsey Ramsden, CEO of Mind Cure Health, said research into the use of MDMA-assisted therapy could have a huge impact on the treatment of female hypoactive sexual desire disorder.
Preventive Services Task Force Issues New Recommendations for Use of Aspirin in Preeclampsia, Cardiovascular Disease
Adults 40 to 59 years of age should consult their clinician before taking aspirin, and adults 60 years of age and older should stop aspirin use for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Women Pharmacists Day: The Evolution of Women’s Role in US Pharmacy Practice
Although October has long been celebrated as National Pharmacy Month, it is only in recent years that female pharmacists have been celebrated for their contributions to the profession and patient care.
Fourth Annual Women Pharmacist Day Continues to Spotlight Women in the Field
Soliman is ecstatic to celebrate the 4th annual #WomenPharmacistDay and that the pharmacy landscape is continuing to recognize the contributions of women in the field.
Pharmacy Focus Podcast: Women in Pharmacy Wednesday- Episode 6
The Pharmacy Times® Pharmacy Focus podcast provides the latest industry news and information, thought-leader insights, clinical updates, patient counseling tools, and innovative solutions for the everyday practice and business of pharmacy.
FDA Accepts Cemiplimab-Rwlc for Priority Review for Advanced Cervical Cancer
Cemiplimab-rwlc is being developed by Regeneron and Sanofi under a global collaboration agreement.
Pharmacy Clinical Pearl of the Day: Menopause
Menopause can happen in your 40s or 50s, but the average age is 51 years in the United States.
FDA Approves Tisotumab Vedotin-tftv for Previously Treated Recurrent, Metastatic Cervical Cancer
Trial results showed a 24% confirmed objective response rate with a median duration of response of 8.3 months among patients with cervical cancer who received tisotumab vedotin-tftv.
Latest Treatment Updates in Cervical Cancer
Pharmacy Times spoke with Dr. Bradley Monk, investigator for KEYNOTE-826, #LBA2, which was presented at the ESMO Congress 2021, about the study and its importance to the world of cervical cancer.
Study: Children of Mothers With Diabetes During Pregnancy Have Increased Risk of Eye Problems
The research team analyzed the associations between maternal diabetes before or during pregnancy and the risk of high refractive error (RE), which are conditions in which there is a failure of the eye to properly focus images on the retina.
Sleep Loss Following Childbirth May Result in Accelerated Aging For New Mothers
Study suggests that lack of sleep in the first 6 months following childbirth can add between 3 and 7 years to the mother’s biological age.
Eating More Plant Foods May Lower Heart Disease Risk in Young Adults, Older Women
Compared to women who followed the Portfolio Diet less frequently, those with the closest alignment were 11% less likely to develop any type of cardiovascular disease, 14% less likely to develop coronary heart disease, and 17% less likely to develop heart failure.
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