Women's Health


Exposure to Diabetes in the Womb Could Increase Heart Disease Risk

September 30, 2020

An analysis of nearly 300k offspring suggests those exposed to diabetes in the womb were at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease events and risk factors in young adulthood.

Increased Number of Menopause Symptoms Tied to Increased Cardiovascular Disease Risk

September 29, 2020

An analysis of data from the Women's Health Initiative is offering clinicians a look into the impact of menopause symptoms on cardiovascular health in older women.

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Could Predict ASCVD Later in Life

September 17, 2020

Data from the WHI indicates adverse pregnancy outcomes were associated with increased risk of ASCVD later in life.

Gestational Diabetes Linked to Accelerated Aging in Offspring

September 15, 2020

An analysis of more than 1100 children suggests those born to mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus were at increased risk of accelerated aging.

Maternal PCOS Linked to Increased Risk of Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Offspring

September 10, 2020

New research suggests children born to mothers with PCOS could be at an increased risk of developing a psychiatric disorder later in life.

Paul Thompson, MD: Estrogen-Like Effects of Tamoxifen on Triglycerides

September 08, 2020

Paul Thompson, MD, offers perspective on the effects of tamoxifen on triglyceride levels.

Study Details Trends and Outcomes of Stroke in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

August 27, 2020

A look at nationwide data from an 11-year period gives physicians a greater understanding of predictors, trends, and outcomes associated with stroke in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

CAC More Effective for CVD, Mortality Prediction in Female vs Male Diabetics

August 25, 2020

Data from more than 4500 diabetics suggest CAC was better at predicting CVD and all-cause mortality in women than in men.

FRAX Score Improves Secondary Fracture Prevention

August 23, 2020

New analysis suggests use of FRAX score could improve the secondary prevention of fractures in patients with osteoporosis.

Hormone Therapy Decreases Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women

August 21, 2020

Data from the Women's Health Initiative Hormone Therapy trials presented at WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2020 details the reduced risk of fracture seen with hormone therapy in postmenopausal women.