Although variouis contraceptives are available for women whose baseline health is good, women who have chronic medical conditions have unique concerns.
For menopausal women, hormone therapy does not affect progression of atherosclerosis, according to a study published online July 29 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Despite the debilitating symptoms associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, an alarming proportion of primary care providers mistreat or overlook the disease in their patients
Prior studies have reached contradictory conclusions about how strongly low levels of total testosterone correlate with high levels of metabolic syndrome.
Cardiovascular risk related to severity of inflammation, but not associated with disease duration
Among patients with hypertension, elevated systolic blood pressure is associated with the highest risk for cardiovascular events, although once SBP is below 140, lowering it below 120 does not further reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, according to a study published June 16 in JAMA Internal Medicine.