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Diagnosis of VIN and VAIN
Cancers of the vulva and birth canal typically present as precancerous lesions, which provides a window of opportunity to prevent the transition to cancer. Read this article to learn how precancerous lesions are diagnosed.
Epidemiology of Hypertension
Hypertension is a condition whereby the blood pressure is consistently over 140/90 in an untreated individual. Its management is the most common reason for doctor’s visits in non-pregnant adults in the U.S. Read this article to learn who is affected.
Evaluating Your Breast
Breast pain, lumps or changes in the appearance of the breast can be an indication of a problem. This creates distress and some women are uncertain what to do. Some problems should prompt an immediate attention while others can be monitored. Read this article to learn more.
Evaluation of Heart Disease
Heart disease, most prevalent medical condition in the adult population is a well-studied problem and the knowledge gained has led to precise evaluation and treatments. Read this article to learn about tests which can identify the presence of this disease
Gynecologic Cancers and Celebrities
The recent death of Charlotte Brosnan from ovarian cancer and Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a bilateral mastectomy has highlighted the problems of breast and ovarian cancer. Read this article to learn more about hereditary cancers and how to prevent these cancers.
Heart Disease Presentation
The number 1 killer, heart disease, develops gradually and then presents with acute life-threatening problems or subtly with mild symptoms. Read this article to understand the signs and symptoms.
Heart Disease Prevention
Heart disease, the most common cause of death in both men and women in the U.S., can present with as an acute life-threatening problem or subtly with mild symptoms. The good news is: it can be prevented in many cases. Read this article to learn more.
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Hormone replacement therapy is the term used to describe the administration of hormones in postmenopausal women. It is an attempt to alleviate the symptoms that often occur as a result of hormone deficiency. Read this article to learn more.
“Hot flash” is the term used to describe the sudden onset of warmth or heat, which starts in the chest and spreads to the neck and face. Sweating, redness, palpitations and anxiety usually accompany this symptom. Read this article to learn more about this menopausal problem.
How Does Osteoporosis Occur?
Osteoporosis occurs when the bone density falls to a point that there is an increased risk of fracture with minimal trauma. The risk of developing osteoporosis is determined during childhood and after menopause. Read this article to learn more.
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