Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Women's Health http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/womens-health/condition-rss Women's Health en-us Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:33:13 UTC Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:33:13 UTC Iodine and Fertility http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2018/June2018/iodine-and-fertility In general, infertility is described as an inability to conceive despite having frequent, unprotected intercourse for a year or more. 10:00 AM, Thu June 28, 2018 FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Relapsed/Refractory PMBCL, Advanced Cervical Cancer http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/fda-approves-pembrolizumab-for-relapsedrefractory-pmbcl-advanced-cervical-cancer Officials with the FDA have granted accelerated approval to pembrolizumab (Keytruda, Merck) for 2 new indications, including the treatment of refractory primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL), and recurrent metastatic cervical cancer in previously treated patients whose tumors express PD-L1. 4:28 PM, Wed June 13, 2018 Alcohol Associated With Elevated Rosacea Risk in Women http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/otc/2018/OTCGuide-2018/alcohol-associated-with-elevated-rosacea-risk-in-women- 3:35 PM, Sun June 10, 2018 Treatment for Dyspareunia Will Be Available Soon http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/treatment-for-dyspareunia-will-be-available-soon TherapeuticsMD&nbsp; announced&nbsp;it has received FDA approval for IMVEXXY (estradiol vaginal inserts) for the treatment of moderate-to-severe dyspareunia. 4:10 AM, Thu May 31, 2018 ADHD Prescriptions Rise Among Reproductive-Age Women http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/adhd-prescriptions-rise-among-reproductiveage-women More research needed to determine if ADHD medication is safe to take before and during pregnancy.<br /> &nbsp; 8:49 AM, Tue January 30, 2018 A New Day to Celebrate Women Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/karen-berger/2018/01/a-new-day-to-celebrate-women-pharmacists Behind the scenes with Dr. Suzanne Soliman, who created National Women Pharmacist Day 10:00 AM, Sat January 27, 2018 Are You a Pharmacist and a Mom? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/are-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, 2017 Statement Again Advises Against Routine Ovarian Cancer Screening http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/statement-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).&nbsp; 11:54 AM, Mon July 24, 2017 Older Women Underscreened for Cervical Cancer http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/June2017/older-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, 2017 Dairy Consumption Could Influence Breast Cancer Risk http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/dairy-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, 2017 OTC Oral Contraceptives for Adults, Teens? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/otc-oral-contraceptive-for-adults-teens Published data seem to support OTC access.&nbsp; 1:38 PM, Wed March 15, 2017 Could Folic Acid Levels During Pregnancy Impact Childhood Hypertension? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/could-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&rsquo;s blood pressure.&nbsp; 9:00 AM, Thu March 9, 2017 What Losing the Affordable Care Act Means to Us: Women and Reproductive Health http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/what-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&rsquo;s healthcare without the Affordable Care Act. 5:23 PM, Fri November 18, 2016 Is Plan B More Effective Than Yuzpe Emergency Contraception? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/daniel-holland-pharmd/2016/08/is-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, 2016 Zika Virus May Be Increasing Interest in Abortion Pills http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/zika-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, 2016 Flu Shot Reminders for Pregnant Women Should Be Diverse and Repeated http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/flu/flu-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, 2016 Mexican Pharmacies Seeing Surge in Texas Women Seeking Abortion Pill http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/mexican-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, 2016 Mercury and Seafood Exposure Linked to Autoimmune Disease Risk in Women http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/June2016/Mercury-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, 2016 Gynecologic Cancers: What to Look for http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/June2016/Gynecologic-Cancers-What-to-Look-for Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in the female reproductive organs. 5:36 AM, Wed June 15, 2016 Infertility Treatment: The Pharmacist's Expanding Role http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/June2016/Infertility-Treatment-The-Pharmacists-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, 2016