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Nurse Barb Dehn: Vaccine hesitancy, S-equol, and women’s health in rural Africa

Nurse Barb Dehn: Vaccine hesitancy, S-equol, and women’s health in rural Africa

October 15th 2021

NAMS

Barb Dehn, NP, discusses vaccine hesitancy, soy and estrogen receptors, and a hospital in Tanzania dedicated to improving women's health through quality health care and education in under-resourced communities.

Gloria Bachmann, MD, MMS: virtual medicine and trauma-informed care for incarcerated women

Gloria Bachmann, MD, MMS: virtual medicine and trauma-informed care for incarcerated women

October 13th 2021

NAMS

Gloria A. Bachmann, MD, MMS sat down with Michael Krychman, MD, at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting to talk about telemedicine and her work providing trauma-informed care to women in prison.

What's next for anti-obesity and weight loss drugs?

What's next for anti-obesity and weight loss drugs?

October 12th 2021

NAMS

Kara L. Marlatt, PhD, MPH, tells Contemporary OB/GYN® about the exciting new anti-obesity and weight loss drugs to watch for.

Brooke Faught, NP on sexual health, trauma-informed care, and the perks of meeting in-person

Brooke Faught, NP on sexual health, trauma-informed care, and the perks of meeting in-person

October 7th 2021

NAMS

At the North American Menopause Society's (NAMS) 2021 Annual Meeting, sexual health specialist Michael Krychman, MD sat down with Brooke Faught, NP to learn more about the Women's Institute for Sexual Health, her role on the Planning Committee, and her tips for talking trauma with patients.

Alyssa Dweck, MD, on menopause products, her podcast, and more

Alyssa Dweck, MD, on menopause products, her podcast, and more

October 6th 2021

NAMS

Michael Krychman, MD, sat down with Alyssa Dweck, MD, gynecologist and Bonafide medical advisor to catch up at this year's North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting.

Common problems associated with menopause alleviated with cannabis use, patients report

Common problems associated with menopause alleviated with cannabis use, patients report

September 24th 2021

NAMS

One in three women in an Alberta, Canada, survey reported using cannabis to alleviate their symptoms associated with menopause.

Gene-editing technology: potential to usher in a new age in medicine

Gene-editing technology: potential to usher in a new age in medicine

September 24th 2021

NAMS

CRISPR gene-editing technology holds the potential to usher in a new age in medicine, according to a featured speaker at the North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting, being held this week in Washington, D.C.

CDC guidelines on STIs update some 'old questions'

CDC guidelines on STIs update some 'old questions'

September 24th 2021

NAMS

New guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the screening of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) offer new ways to ask common questions.

The truth about aspirin and statin prescription for CVD prevention

The truth about aspirin and statin prescription for CVD prevention

September 24th 2021

NAMS

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of morbidity for women in the United States. Prior to the update in 2020, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, there had been no formal guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) specifically addressing CVD in women since 2011.

Sexual violence linked with CVD risk

Sexual violence linked with CVD risk

September 24th 2021

NAMS

Women who are exposed to sexual violence, particularly in childhood, may be more prone to poorer cardiovascular health later in their lives.