Suicide rate higher than average for female clinicians
January 23, 2020
Male health care practitioners are less likely than all working-age men to die by suicide.
FDA approves cefiderocol for multidrug-resistant, complicated urinary tract infections
November 15, 2019
The approval is for patients with limited or no alternative treatment options and includes a warning of Fetroja’s higher all-cause mortality rate.
Drug doses for heart failure could possibly be halved for women
September 12, 2019
Women reached the highest level of drug efficacy at half the doses of ACE inhibitors or ARBs and beta-blockers needed by men to reach the same level.
Malpractice suits are less frequent – but more costly
March 2, 2019
Suits against physicians declined over a 10-year span, but the expense to defend legal challenges is rising, according to a report by CRICO.
Anxiety, depression, burnout higher in physician mothers caring for others at home
January 28, 2019
While the study did not examine physician fathers, caring for someone with a major illness or disability more frequently falls to women.
Pregnancy boosts cardiac disease mortality nearly 100-fold
September 12, 2018
MUNICH – Registry data from more than 5,700 women with cardiac disease who became pregnant provide insight on complication rates.
Study: Don’t separate NAS infants from moms
September 7, 2017
NASHVILLE, TENN. – New approach reduces medication use, hospital length of stay, and cost.
New findings from first all-female TAVR registry
August 15, 2017
PARIS – Preprocedural atrial fibrillation is associated with bad outcomes at 1 year.
Spironolactone’s HFpEF benefit happens mostly in women
May 26, 2017
PARIS – What a new TOPCAT analysis reveals about sex differences in HFpEF
Infections up the risk for pregnancy-associated stroke in preeclampsia
May 25, 2017
A study in a diverse population of pregnant women with preeclampsia has identified several risk factors for pregnancy-associated stroke.