Gender Differences

Gender Difference in Survival Seen After Radical Cystectomy

Gender Difference in Survival Seen After Radical Cystectomy

Females have worse disease-free, cancer-specific, overall survival versus males with bladder cancer.

Multiple Risk Factors Linked With Nocturia

Multiple Risk Factors Linked With Nocturia

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Study confirms associations between nocturia and older age, female sex, overactive bladder, and diabetes.

Lupus Is a Leading Cause of Death in Young Women

Lupus Is a Leading Cause of Death in Young Women

Death from lupus ranked 10th in women 15 to 24 years, 14th in those aged 25 to 34 and 35 to 44 years.

Pregnant Surgical Residents Face Several Challenges

Pregnant Surgical Residents Face Several Challenges

Most women receive 6 weeks or less of maternity leave; most feel leave duration is inadequate.

Living Kidney Donation Among Men Declined

Living Kidney Donation Among Men Declined

Incidence of donation stable in women but decreased among men; income tied to changes in donation

Women With Ischemia, Non-Obstructive CAD May Have Myocardial Scars

Women With Ischemia, Non-Obstructive CAD May Have Myocardial Scars

Cardiac MR accurately diagnoses; myocardial scars may affect 8% of women with non-obstructive CAD

World Kidney Day 2018 Focuses on Women and Kidney Diseases

World Kidney Day 2018 Focuses on Women and Kidney Diseases

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Women face unique challenges to their kidney health, including during pregnancy, according to a new report.

Women Working the Night Shift Have Higher Risks of Some Cancers

Women Working the Night Shift Have Higher Risks of Some Cancers

Dose-response pattern seen, with increased risk of breast cancer for every five years of night shift work.

Does Spouses' Work Limit Female Physicians?

Does Spouses' Work Limit Female Physicians?

Findings may explain need for female physicians to make more personal and professional adjustments.

Girls With ESRD More Likely to Die

Girls With ESRD More Likely to Die

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Girls with end-stage renal disease had 35% greater risk for death than boys.

Gender Disparity in Oral HPV Infection

Gender Disparity in Oral HPV Infection

Overall prevalence 11.5% in men, 3.2% in women; high-risk HPV also more prevalent in men.

Surgeon Gender Linked With 30-Day Mortality

Surgeon Gender Linked With 30-Day Mortality

But surgeon sex is not associated with differences in readmissions or complications.

Most Doctor Mothers Say They Receive Discrimination at Work

Most Doctor Mothers Say They Receive Discrimination at Work

The most common manifestation was disrespectful treatment by nursing or other support staff.

Bladder Cancer Survival Worse Among Women Despite RC

Bladder Cancer Survival Worse Among Women Despite RC

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Among stage 2 to 4 bladder cancer patients, women had lower cancer-specific survival than men.

Donor-Recipient Weight, Sex Mismatch Ups Graft Loss

Donor-Recipient Weight, Sex Mismatch Ups Graft Loss

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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.

Female PD Patients Have Lower Hemoglobin Despite Anemia Treatment

Female PD Patients Have Lower Hemoglobin Despite Anemia Treatment

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New and established peritoneal dialysis patients both showed this trend.

Lower Pay for Women Doctors May Relate to How They Code

Lower Pay for Women Doctors May Relate to How They Code

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A study suggests that female physicians do not use as many codes as their male counterparts, resulting in a reimbursement gap.

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Patient Requests

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Patient Requests

Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine.

Gout Found to Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Gout Found to Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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The effect of gout on type 2 diabetes risk was more profound in women than men.

Salary Gap Between Male and Female Faculty Physicians

Salary Gap Between Male and Female Faculty Physicians

Significant differences seen even after accounting for age, experience, specialty, and faculty rank.

Gender Differences in Chemotherapy for Stage IV Bladder Cancer

Gender Differences in Chemotherapy for Stage IV Bladder Cancer

Women with stage IV bladder cancer have a lower median overall survival rate when compared to men.

Gender Differences Found in Bladder Cancer Treatment, Survival

Gender Differences Found in Bladder Cancer Treatment, Survival

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Cancer-specific survival at 5 years was 76.9% for men and 71.5% for women.

Depressed Coronary Artery Disease Patients Have Higher Risks

Depressed Coronary Artery Disease Patients Have Higher Risks

Female gender and more severe angina based on Canadian Cardiovascular Society class were considered predictors of depression.

Closing the Salary Gap Among Female Physicians

Closing the Salary Gap Among Female Physicians

Women need to become better negotiators and lobby for transparency to reduce gender wage disparity.

Stroke Risk Increases for Women During Daylight Savings Time

Stroke Risk Increases for Women During Daylight Savings Time

Women were more susceptible to ischemic stroke in the first 2 days following a daylight savings time transition.

Yogurt Linked to Lower Risk of Hypertension

Yogurt Linked to Lower Risk of Hypertension

Effect seen in women, not men; strongest effect seen in the highest tertile of DASH scores.

Atrial Fibrillation a Greater Risk for Women

Atrial Fibrillation a Greater Risk for Women

Review found atrial fibrillation linked to higher risk of stroke, cardiac events, death in women.

Majority of Americans Consuming Excess Sodium

Majority of Americans Consuming Excess Sodium

Changes in individual lifestyles and how foods are produced are needed to lower consumption.

Female Urologists Receive Less Income Than Males

Female Urologists Receive Less Income Than Males

Findings in multivariable analysis after adjustment for relevant factors; no difference in job satisfaction.

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