In case you missed it: March 28 to April 1

A look back at this week's news.

Uterine fibroids and risk of depression, anxiety, and self-directed violence

Women with uterine fibroids (UF) experience higher rates of depression, anxiety, and self-directed violence, especially those with pain or who have had a hysterectomy, according to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

BD’s Onclarity HPV Assay: What it means for the future of cervical cancer detection

Pathology expert Mark H. Stoler, MD, discussed the BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay for primary HPV screening and what it means for the future of cervical cancer detection.

Higher BMI in childhood may lead to higher risk of premenstrual disorders

A higher childhood body mass index (BMI) was linked to a significantly greater risk of premenstrual disorders (PMDs) and premenstrual symptoms in young adulthood compared to children with normal BMI, according to a prospective cohort study in JAMA Network Open.

Treating acne in transgender patients on testosterone

Patients on testosterone for masculinizing hormone therapy are at an increased risk of acne due to both inside and outside factors. Matthew David Mansh, MD, FAAD, explains his process for treating these patients.

Pap Talk S4E4: RFA and uterine fibroids with Dr. Jessica Shepherd

In this episode of Pap Talk, Jessica Shepherd, MD, MBA, FACOG, deep dives into the benefits of utilizing radio frequency ablation (RFA) for treatment of uterine fibroids, available RFA devices, and disparities in the condition.