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Lower birth weight babies may not be able to metabolize medication as efficiently as normal weight babies.
Lactic acid, citric acid, and potassium bitartrate is a prescription combination, non-hormonal contraceptive gel found to be 86.3% effective with typical use.
Post-menopausal women are at a heightened risk of Alzheimer disease.
Despite contrary studies, new evidence indicates premenopausal women fair better after a heart attack than men.
Metabolic studies have found that although pregnancy reduces the body’s sensitivity to insulin, lactation may restore it.
Abdominal weight gain during the postmenopausal period is associated with the use of antidepressants, beta-blockers, and insulin during the menopause transition.
Women comprise more than 60% of pharmacy graduates, yet gender gaps still exist in pharmacy ownership, school deanships, and other leadership positions.
New ruling means up to 126,400 women of childbearing age may need to pay out-of-pocket for birth control.
In addition to finding that depression affects up to 70% of women transitioning into menopause, investigators have also identified the greatest risk factors.
Gardasil 9 approved for the prevention of oropharyngeal cancer and other head and neck cancers caused by human papillomavirus types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58.
Oriahnn is the first FDA-approved nonsurgical, oral medication option for the management of heavy menstrual bleeding associated with uterine fibroids in premenopausal women
The FDA recently announced its approval of a vaginal gel that acts as a method of contraception for women. It is the first non-hormonal, vaginal pH regulator contraceptive to be approved by the FDA.