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Middle-School Coaches Can Curb Dating Violence Among Young Males
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923747

Jan 13th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Coaches who teach young male athletes about respectful relationship behaviors may be able to help prevent dating violence and aggressive behavior toward female peers, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers tested the effectiveness of Coaching Boys Into Men, a program that seeks to prevent dating violence and sexual assault by enlisting coaches to speak frankly with middle-school ...

Encrypted App Aims to Boost Sex Crime Reporting in India
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923528

Jan 8th, 2020 - CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in India will be able to anonymously report sexual abuse, seek medical or legal aid and create private journals on a mobile app to be launched next week to make reporting of the crime less traumatic for survivors. The Smashboard app uses blockchain to create an encrypted space where victims of sex crimes can store notes, photos, screenshots, d...

Endometriosis: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923259

Dec 30th, 2019 - Endometriosis is a chronic, benign gynecologic disease that is diagnosed when endometrial glands and stroma are found in extrauterine locations. Affecting as many as 1 in 7 women, endometriosis is associated with pelvic symptoms, dysmenorrhea, chronic pelvic pain, dyspareunia, intestinal or urinary tract problems, and infertility. Despite a host of well-described symptoms, the diagnosis is typi...

Fractional CO2 Laser Treatment Appears to Relieve Genitourinary Syndrome in Postmenopausal Women
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923194

Dec 30th, 2019 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fractional CO2 laser treatment appears to relieve symptoms of genitourinary syndrome of menopause in postmenopausal women, according to new findings. An estimated 50% of women experience genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), which manifests as vaginal laxity, dryness, dyspareunia, itching, burning, urinary incontinence and other symptoms. Local therapies, includ...

Sexual Dysfunction Common After Inguinal Hernia Repair in Men
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/922485

Dec 11th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) – Many men experience sexual dysfunction or pain during sexual activity after inguinal hernia surgery, a research review suggests. The authors analyzed data from 12 previous studies with a total of 4,884 patients. Overall, 5.3% of men developed sexual dysfunction after surgeries to repair inguinal hernias and 9% of men developed pain during sexual activity. "At least temporary ...

Sexual dysfunction common after men's hernia surgery
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-sex-hernia-repair/sexual-dysfunction-common-after-mens-hernia-surgery-idUSKBN1YF2NL

Dec 11th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) – - Many men experience sexual dysfunction or pain during sexual activity after groin surgery to repair a hernia, a research review suggests. The authors analyzed data from 12 previous studies with a total of 4,884 patients. They focused on men who had what’s known as an inguinal hernia, when soft tissue in the intestine bulges through the abdominal wall into the groin. Overall...

Grey's Anatomy Episode on Sexual Assault Raised Viewer Awareness
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/921987

Dec 2nd, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - An episode of the long-running television show Grey's Anatomy increased public awareness about sexual assault and how to get help, a study suggests. On March 28, 2019, the medical drama series aired an episode called Silent All These Years, on the topic of consent and sexual assault. At the end of the episode, series star Ellen Pompeo appealed to viewers to ask for help if th...

Grey's Anatomy episode on sexual assault raised viewer awareness
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-television/greys-anatomy-episode-on-sexual-assault-raised-viewer-awareness-idUSKBN1Y61UZ

Dec 2nd, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - An episode of the long-running television show Grey’s Anatomy increased public awareness about sexual assault and how to get help, a study suggests. On March 28, 2019, the medical drama series aired an episode called Silent All These Years, on the topic of consent and sexual assault. At the end of the episode, series star Ellen Pompeo appealed to viewers to ask for help if th...

Pelvic Organ Prolapse ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 214
https://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Abstract/2019/11000/Pelvic_Organ_Prolapse__ACOG_Practice_Bulletin,.44.aspx
Obstetrics & Gynecology;

Nov 29th, 2019 - Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common, benign condition in women. For many women it can cause vaginal bulge and pressure, voiding dysfunction, defecatory dysfunction, and sexual dysfunction, which may adversely affect quality of life. Women in the United States have a 13% lifetime risk of undergoing surgery for POP (1). Although POP can occur in younger women, the peak incidence of POP sympto...

Sexual Dysfunction, Dryness Common in Years Before Menopause
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/921636

Nov 21st, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - Many women experience sexual health problems in the years leading up to menopause, and vaginal dryness is often responsible, a small study in Italy suggests. Researchers examined data on 518 women ages 40 to 55 to see how often they had vaginal dryness during gynecological checkups and how often they reported difficulty with things like lubrication, desire, arousal, orgasm an...

Vulvovaginal Atrophy in Menopause Linked to Depression, Anxiety
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/921560

Nov 20th, 2019 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) have a greater risk of depression, major depressive disorder (MDD) and anxiety than those without the condition, according to new findings. Women aged 45-54 with VVA were at particularly increased risk, Erick Moyneur of StatLog Econometrics, Inc., in Montreal and colleagues report in Menopause, online November 4. "While this stud...

Sexual dysfunction, dryness common in years before menopause
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-menopause-sexuality/sexual-dysfunction-dryness-common-in-years-before-menopause-idUSKBN1XU2NT

Nov 20th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - Many women experience sexual health problems in the years leading up to menopause, and vaginal dryness is often responsible, a small study in Italy suggests. Researchers examined data on 518 women ages 40 to 55 to see how often they had vaginal dryness during gynecological checkups and how often they reported difficulty with things like lubrication, desire, arousal, orgasm an...

Increasing Emergency Dept. Admissions in US for Child Sexual Abuse
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920824

Nov 5th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - The rate at which children are being admitted to U.S. emergency departments for sexual abuse almost doubled between 2010 and 2016, a new study finds. Nationwide emergency department data show that admissions of youngsters under age 18 to EDs for sexual abuse rose from just under six per 100,000 children to nearly 12 per 100,000, researchers reported Monday in JAMA Pediatrics....

Increasing emergency department admissions in U.S. for child sexual abuse
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-child-abuse/increasing-emergency-department-admissions-in-u-s-for-child-sexual-abuse-idUSKBN1XE2BA

Nov 4th, 2019 - (Reuters Health) - The rate at which children are being admitted to U.S. emergency departments for sexual abuse almost doubled between 2010 and 2016, a new study finds. Nationwide emergency department data show that admissions of youngsters under age 18 to EDs for sexual abuse rose from just under six per 100,000 children to nearly 12 per 100,000, researchers report in JAMA Pediatrics. It’s not...

T3 levels are higher in combatants with PTSD
https://www.mdedge.com/internalmedicine/article/211501/mental-health/t3-levels-are-higher-combatants-ptsd?channel=39313
Kari Oakes

Nov 4th, 2019 - CHICAGO – Higher levels of triiodothyronine (T3) were seen in combatants with PTSD, compared with patients whose PTSD arose from other adverse experiences, according to findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis. Dr.

Ask About Sexual Function in Breast Cancer Patients on Endocrine Tx
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920631

Oct 30th, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO — Breast cancer patients taking endocrine therapy to prevent a relapse have long reported adverse effects on sexual function, but a new study suggests that this issue affects nearly all of these women. Just about all (99%) of the postmenopausal women who took part in the study scored low on the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI), indicating a high degree of sexual dysfunction, in...

'Truly Shocking': Medscape UK Nurses' Sexual Harassment Survey Results
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919880

Oct 15th, 2019 - Earlier this month we published Medscape UK's exclusive survey about sexual harassment of doctors in the workplace. As well as doctors, 881 nurses also responded to our online survey. Of these, 85% were female, 15% male. One in 20 nurses (5%) have experienced sexual harassment by another staff member in the past 3 years. Slightly more male nurses (7%) experienced incidents than female nurses (5...

Psoriasis comorbidities: Biologics may help
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/psoriasiscollection/article/209482/psoriasis/psoriasis-comorbidities-biologics-may-help
Jim Kling

Oct 5th, 2019 - SEATTLE – Psoriasis is a complex condition, made more difficult by comorbidities. Psoriatic arthritis is the most common and is frequently discussed.

IHS Pediatrician Convicted on Sexual Abuse Counts
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/209406/mixed-topics/ihs-pediatrician-convicted-sexual-abuse-counts?channel=27442
Jan Dyer

Oct 4th, 2019 - Stanley Patrick Weber, a former Indian Health Service (IHS) pediatrician, was convicted September 27 on 8 counts of sexual abuse of 4 Native American boys under his care at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota. Weber was an employee of the IHS from 1986 until he resigned in 2016.