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This report revealed that in 2016, an estimated 3900 of 4200 or 93% incident HIV infections among black women would not have occurred if the incidence for black women were the same as that for white women.
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The commercial availability of Bijuva offers an FDA approved alternative to marketed synthetic hormones or individual estrogen and progesterone products that have not been FDA-approved for combination use. 
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Approved by the FDA on April 9, 2019, Amgen’s romosozumab-aqqg therapy (Evenity) is indicated for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture, defined as a history of osteoporotic fracture, or multiple risk factors for fracture; or patients who have failed or are intolerant to other available osteoporosis therapy.
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The action requires the company to revise safety information that women and their health care professionals need when considering use of the drug.
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Romosozumab-aqqg (Evenity, Amgen) works to decrease the risk of fracture by increasing new bone formation in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis.
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This therapy is expected to become available in late June.
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Indicating for preventing pregnancy, a statement from the FDA said that loss of efficacy is possible if the user misses tablets. 
 
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Many women are unaware of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) but show a keen interest in spreading the word once they learn about the option, according a recent study in the journal Contraception.
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A survey of sexually active women in the United States revealed that 29% experienced challenges in obtaining either a prescription or a refill for hormonal contraception.
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Researchers at Kaiser Permanente Washington conducted a qualitative pilot study to understand the experiences and decision-making women face as they contemplate the use of antinausea medications during pregnancy.
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Using a drug that increases GABA synthesis and possibly escalates intraneuronal dopamine in a population that is more likely to have behavior health concerns may prove to be an unsafe option.
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Officials with the FDA have approved olaparib (Lynparza, AstraZeneca and MSD) for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer.