women's health

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This session will describe the impact and prevalence of pelvic girdle pain (PGP) in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Anatomic, biomechanical, and hormonal influences in the etiology of pain will be explored. The most common diagnoses in pain presentation will be highlighted, debunking the common...

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Newswise — Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found, in mice, that treatment with an antibiotic reduces the size of lesions caused by endometriosis.

The researchers are planning a large, multicenter clinical trial to test the drug metronidazole in women who...

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Although endometriosis is the most common condition identified among women with dysmenorrhea and chronic pelvic pain, its evaluation and management presents many challenges to practicing clinicians. Dr. As-Sanie emphasizes diagnostic and treatment strategies for the primary care clinician.

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The incidence of migraine is 3 times higher in women than in men, and findings from a recent preclinical study conducted at the University of Texas, Dallas may shed light on the reason why. Working with rodent models, researchers introduced calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), a protein...

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Although endometriosis is the most common condition identified among women with dysmenorrhea and chronic pelvic pain, its evaluation and management presents many challenges to practicing clinicians. Dr. As-Sanie provides a definition and a deeper look into endometriosis, and how to recognize it.

| Podcast

Although endometriosis is the most common condition identified among women with dysmenorrhea and chronic pelvic pain, its evaluation and management presents many challenges to practicing clinicians. This lecture will provide participants with a practical and state-of-the-art approach to the care of...

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Despite affecting nearly 45% of older women, and 34% of younger women, sexual pain remains a difficult topic for patients and providers, resulting in silent suffering for many. Dr. Alappatu offers a primer for frontline practitioners on the prevalence and consequences of sexual pain, on how to...

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Following up on previous research that demonstrated the benefits of acupressure on reducing fatigue in survivors of breast cancer, a new study reports that the treatment may deliver improvements in a range of other side effects from cancer therapy. The same research team, from University of Michigan...

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