Gender Differences

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.

Type 2 Diabetes Patients at Increased Risk for Dementia

Type 2 Diabetes Patients at Increased Risk for Dementia

Greater additional risk for women with diabetes for vascular, but not nonvascular, dementia.

Erythropoietin Resistance More Likely in Female Dialysis Patients

Erythropoietin Resistance More Likely in Female Dialysis Patients

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Study finds no gender differences in parathyroid hormone, ferritin, Kt/V, or age.

Gender Gap Appears to Continue in Cardiovascular Care

Gender Gap Appears to Continue in Cardiovascular Care

Younger women less likely than men to be warned of risk, get same treatments or survive after MI.

Age Affects Left Ventricle Differently in Men, Women

Age Affects Left Ventricle Differently in Men, Women

In men, the longitudinal changes in LV mass opposite of cross-sectional changes.

Being Overweight Helps Women With Heart Failure, but Not Men

Being Overweight Helps Women With Heart Failure, but Not Men

Women with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 kg/m have the greatest survival advantage.

Women With Diabetes at Greater Cardiovascular Risk

Women With Diabetes at Greater Cardiovascular Risk

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Prevention of cardiovascular events in women with diabetes should be approached differently from men with the disease.

Women, Blacks Have Loss of Life Expectancy After Myocardial Infarction

Women, Blacks Have Loss of Life Expectancy After Myocardial Infarction

Disparities in care may be one reason for the racial differences, researchers say.

Diabetes Treatment Targets Not Met by Most Senior Patients

Diabetes Treatment Targets Not Met by Most Senior Patients

Only 1 in 3 older adults have their diabetes controlled as defined by ADA guidelines.

Cardiovascular Events Vary by Sex and Race

Cardiovascular Events Vary by Sex and Race

Larger differences in nonfatal events seen for whites versus blacks; risk of death not affected by race.

Women with Hypertension, Diabetes Less Likely to Use CAM

Women with Hypertension, Diabetes Less Likely to Use CAM

Lower odds for consulting complementary and alternative medicine practitioner, taking CAM

Women on Insulin Have More Hypoglycemia, Less Glycemic Control

Women on Insulin Have More Hypoglycemia, Less Glycemic Control

Women have smaller improvement in HbA1c and more hypoglycemia and nocturnal hypoglycemia.

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