From a USPSTF update on BRCA1/2 screening to a vaginal ring that has shown effectiveness towards preventing HIV, these are five of the most noteworthy gynecologic-focused studies published In August 2019.
USPSTF updates BRCA1/2 screening recommendations
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently released updated recommendations on risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for BRCA-related cancer.
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Can AI improve accuracy and efficiency of mammography?
A multicase study of artificial intelligence (AI) shows that adding the technology to assessment of digital mammograms may increase accuracy and efficiency of the readings.
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Vaginal ring effective for HIV prevention
Results from the HOPE study indicate that a monthly vaginal ring could significantly reduce HIV-1 incidence rates.
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Does BMI tell the whole story about patient weight?
A recent study examined associations between normal-weight central obesity and mortality among postmenopausal women.
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Reproductive coercion and sexual health in teens
The findings from a new survey-based study shed light on how reproductive coercion and relationship abuse influence sexual health in this population.
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