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Pregnant women are too cautious about risk of medicines

The study of 1120 women found that many were unwilling to medicate common pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and aches and pains.  
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Pregnant women are too cautious about risk of medicines

The study of 1120 women found that many were unwilling to medicate common pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and aches and pains.  
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Pregnant women are too cautious about risk of medicines

The study of 1120 women found that many were unwilling to medicate common pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and aches and pains.  
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A pregnant woman with anaemia and thrombocytopenia

A 28 year old woman who was 31 weeks pregnant attended the emergency department of our hospital with acute onset of abdominal pain in her right upper quadrant. She had undergone regular antenatal check-ups in the midwifery clinic, with no problems reported. She had no medical history of note and was not taking any drugs. She was a non-smoker and before she was pregnant she rarely drank alcohol. Her cardiovascular, respiratory, and neurological examinations were unremarkable and she had no peripheral oedema. The fetal heart sounds were normal. Her blood pressure was high (136/104 mm Hg) and her pulse was 88 beats/min. The urine protein to creatinine ratio showed no evidence of proteinuria.  
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Pregnant women are too cautious about risk of medicines

The study of 1120 women found that many were unwilling to medicate common pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and aches and pains.  
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Dr. Heimlich, 96, Saves Choking Woman With Namesake Maneuver

Dr. Henry Heimlich, the 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with inventing the lifesaving technique named for him, used it for the first time this week to save a fellow senior center resident who was choking on a hamburger, a center spokesman said on Friday.  
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Reader Poll: Have You Experienced Sexual Harassment at Work?

Nearly a third of highly educated women in medical academia experience sexual harassment compared with less than 5% of their male counterparts. What is your experience?  
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over 4 years ago
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Rapid Estrogen Decline Confirmed as Migraine Contributor

A new study suggests that rapid estrogen decline at the end of the menstrual cycle may make women vulnerable to common triggers for migraine attacks.  
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over 4 years ago
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Talc Linked to Ovarian Cancer Risk in African-American Women

African-American women who reported regular use of body power were at greater risk for ovarian cancer compared to their peers who didn't use talc, a new study shows.  
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over 4 years ago
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Women 'nearly twice as likely to have anxiety' as men - BBC News

Anxiety disorders need more research and women are nearly twice as likely to be affected as men, a global review by University of Cambridge scientists finds.  
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Management of a new pregnancy in a woman with chronic hypertension

At first presentation of a newly pregnant woman with chronic hypertension, arrange prompt referral to an obstetrician, preferably one specialising in hypertension  
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Extra five years of aromatase inhibitors increases disease-free survival in breast cancer

Extending use of adjuvant aromatase inhibitors from five to 10 years in women treated for primary breast cancer significantly increases rates of disease-free survival and the risk of cancer occurring in the other breast, a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows.1 However, extended use of the drugs was not found to affect overall survival.  
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Management of a new pregnancy in a woman with chronic hypertension

At first presentation of a newly pregnant woman with chronic hypertension, arrange prompt referral to an obstetrician, preferably one specialising in hypertension  
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Women 'nearly twice as likely to have anxiety' as men - BBC News

Hannah Kara, 21, speaks about the social anxiety she has suffered, as a global review reveals women are nearly twice as likely to experience anxiety as men.  
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Management of a new pregnancy in a woman with chronic hypertension

At first presentation of a newly pregnant woman with chronic hypertension, arrange prompt referral to an obstetrician, preferably one specialising in hypertension  
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Management of a new pregnancy in a woman with chronic hypertension

At first presentation of a newly pregnant woman with chronic hypertension, arrange prompt referral to an obstetrician, preferably one specialising in hypertension  
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Management of a new pregnancy in a woman with chronic hypertension

At first presentation of a newly pregnant woman with chronic hypertension, arrange prompt referral to an obstetrician, preferably one specialising in hypertension  
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What Will You Tell Breast Cancer Patients About MA-17R?

A major clinical trial indicates that 5 more years of an aromatase inhibitor in postmenopausal women yields a disease-free survival benefit as well as adverse events. Is the treatment worthwhile?  
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over 4 years ago
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Reversing Gender Biases in US HPV Vaccine Policy

In this commentary, the authors discuss the unintentional, but damaging gender bias that has thwarted HPV vaccine efforts in the US. How can the idea of HPV as a "woman's problem" be overcome?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Five minutes with . . . Scarlett McNally, RCS council member

The consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Royal College of Surgeons council member says that more needs to be done to encourage women into surgery  
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over 4 years ago