AMA House of Delegates has adopted policy to study, act for, advocate gender equity in medicine.
Exclusion of women from upper echelons of medicine may have real implications for patient care.
Increased risk seen for women but not men; slightly attenuated after adjustment for mediating factors.
Females have worse disease-free, cancer-specific, overall survival versus males with bladder cancer.
Study confirms associations between nocturia and older age, female sex, overactive bladder, and diabetes.
Death from lupus ranked 10th in women 15 to 24 years, 14th in those aged 25 to 34 and 35 to 44 years.
Most women receive 6 weeks or less of maternity leave; most feel leave duration is inadequate.
Incidence of donation stable in women but decreased among men; income tied to changes in donation
Cardiac MR accurately diagnoses; myocardial scars may affect 8% of women with non-obstructive CAD
Women face unique challenges to their kidney health, including during pregnancy, according to a new report.
Dose-response pattern seen, with increased risk of breast cancer for every five years of night shift work.
Findings may explain need for female physicians to make more personal and professional adjustments.
Girls with end-stage renal disease had 35% greater risk for death than boys.
Overall prevalence 11.5% in men, 3.2% in women; high-risk HPV also more prevalent in men.
But surgeon sex is not associated with differences in readmissions or complications.
The most common manifestation was disrespectful treatment by nursing or other support staff.
Among stage 2 to 4 bladder cancer patients, women had lower cancer-specific survival than men.
Graft failure risk was highest when a recipient of a kidney from a donor of the opposite sex was more than 66 pounds heavier than the donor.
New and established peritoneal dialysis patients both showed this trend.
A study suggests that female physicians do not use as many codes as their male counterparts, resulting in a reimbursement gap.
Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine.
The effect of gout on type 2 diabetes risk was more profound in women than men.
Significant differences seen even after accounting for age, experience, specialty, and faculty rank.
Women with stage IV bladder cancer have a lower median overall survival rate when compared to men.
Cancer-specific survival at 5 years was 76.9% for men and 71.5% for women.
Female gender and more severe angina based on Canadian Cardiovascular Society class were considered predictors of depression.
Women need to become better negotiators and lobby for transparency to reduce gender wage disparity.
Women were more susceptible to ischemic stroke in the first 2 days following a daylight savings time transition.
Effect seen in women, not men; strongest effect seen in the highest tertile of DASH scores.
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