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Thyroid Disease in Women at Midlife

This overview offers an approach to diagnosis and treatment of common perturbations of thyroid function.

Patient Information Sheet: Thyroid Problems in Midlife

Symptoms of hypo- or hyperthyroidism are similar to changes that occur during the menopause transition, sometimes making them difficult to interpret.

Guideline Watch

Low-Dose Aspirin and Preeclampsia Prevention Free

The USPSTF recommends daily low-dose aspirin after 12 weeks' gestation for pregnant women at high risk for preeclampsia.

Urinary Incontinence: Guidelines for Nonsurgical Management Free

The ACP recommends pelvic floor training and bladder training as first-line treatments.

News In Context

HPV Vaccination Increasing, But Missed Opportunities Abound Free

Missed opportunities for vaccination — any healthcare visit in which an age-appropriate adolescent received at least one vaccine but not the first dose of HPV vaccine — were frequent.

No Reduction in Atherosclerosis Progression with Menopausal Hormone Therapy Free

Although the long-term effects on cardiovascular events are unclear, this study does not support using hormone therapy to prevent CVD events.

Practice Watch

Should All Women Be Screened for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations? Free

Scientist who discovered the BRCA mutation argues for universal screening, but questions abound.