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Osteoporosis is a disorder of the skeleton that results in decreased bone strength and subsequent susceptibility to fractures. It is a major epidemiologic problem. Read this article to learn more about this rapidly increasing problem.
Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment
There are many medications available for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. They improve bone mineral density and have been proven to significantly decrease the risk of fractures. Read this article to learn about the currently available medications.
Permanent sterilization is a method of contraception that should be considered by women who have completed their childbearing. But all methods are not created equal. This article discusses the different methods and the associated risks.
Precancerous Lesions of the Genital Tract
The cancers of the vulva and birth canal typically develop over a long period of time. This precancerous phase represents an opportunity to prevent the development of cancer. The precancerous lesions are called vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) and VAIN. Read this article to find out more.
Problems Caused by Fibroids
Fibroids or leiomyoma are the most common tumor of the female genital tract. A woman can have fibroids for many years before they are detected. Read this article to learn about the problems fibroids can cause.
Proliferative Breast Disorders
Certain breast disorders are associated with a slightly higher risk of developing breast cancer. Read this article to learn more about these disorders and what should be done if you have this problem.
Risk Factors for Endometrial Cancer
Risk factors are specific elements that seem to be associated with a defined outcome. Knowing these can lead to the identification of causative agents. Endometrial cancer has specific risk factors. Read this article to learn more.
Risks of HRT
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the administration of an estrogen and progestin combination to treat symptoms related to hormone deficiency, which occurs after menopause. All medications and therapies have their potential risks. Read this article to learn about the risks of HRT.
Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis
Endometriosis can be quite debilitating, decreasing the quality of a woman’s life. It is usually controlled with hormonal therapy however surgical options exist if conservative management fails. Read this article to learn more.
Treatment of Hot Flashes
Hot flashes are the major reason women going through the menopausal transition seek medical care. Hot flashes are not life threatening but hey can interfere with the quality of life. Read this article to learn about management options.
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