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Women's Health

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  • On July 8, 2002, the study drugs, estrogen plus progestin, in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial were discontinued because of certain increased health risks in women receiving combined hormone therapy [8].
  • Effect of estrogen plus progestin on stroke in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative: a randomized trial [9].
  • A JAMA theme issue on women's health. Call for papers [10].
  • Beta-carotene supplementation and incidence of cancer and cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Study [11].
  • METHODS AND RESULTS: CRP was measured in baseline blood samples from 122 apparently healthy participants in the Women's Health Study who subsequently suffered a first cardiovascular event and from 244 age- and smoking-matched control subjects who remained free of cardiovascular disease during a 3-year follow-up period [12].

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  1. Hypertension in women: what is really known? The Women's Caucus, Working Group on Women's Health of the Society of General Internal Medicine. Anastos, K., Charney, P., Charon, R.A., Cohen, E., Jones, C.Y., Marte, C., Swiderski, D.M., Wheat, M.E., Williams, S. Ann. Intern. Med. (1991) [Pubmed]
  2. Compliance with National Cholesterol Education Program dietary and lifestyle guidelines among older women with self-reported hypercholesterolemia. The Women's Health Initiative. Hsia, J., Rodabough, R., Rosal, M.C., Cochrane, B., Howard, B.V., Snetselaar, L., Frishman, W.H., Stefanick, M.L. Am. J. Med. (2002) [Pubmed]
  3. Tubal sterilisation, hysterectomy and decreased risk of ovarian cancer. Survey of Women's Health Study Group. Green, A., Purdie, D., Bain, C., Siskind, V., Russell, P., Quinn, M., Ward, B. Int. J. Cancer (1997) [Pubmed]
  4. No association between caffeine intake and postmenopausal breast cancer incidence in the Iowa Women's Health Study. Folsom, A.R., McKenzie, D.R., Bisgard, K.M., Kushi, L.H., Sellers, T.A. Am. J. Epidemiol. (1993) [Pubmed]
  5. Postmenopausal endogenous oestrogens and risk of endometrial cancer: results of a prospective study. Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, A., Akhmedkhanov, A., Kato, I., Koenig, K.L., Shore, R.E., Kim, M.Y., Levitz, M., Mittal, K.R., Raju, U., Banerjee, S., Toniolo, P. Br. J. Cancer (2001) [Pubmed]
  6. A 20-week randomized controlled trial of estradiol replacement therapy for women aged 70 years and older: effect on mood, cognition and quality of life. Almeida, O.P., Lautenschlager, N.T., Vasikaran, S., Leedman, P., Gelavis, A., Flicker, L. Neurobiol. Aging (2006) [Pubmed]
  7. Wisconsin rural women's health study psychological factors and blood cholesterol level: difference between normal and overweight rural women. Chikani, V., Reding, D., Gunderson, P., McCarty, C.A. Clinical medicine & research. (2004) [Pubmed]
  8. Estrogen plus progestin and the incidence of dementia and mild cognitive impairment in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Memory Study: a randomized controlled trial. Shumaker, S.A., Legault, C., Rapp, S.R., Thal, L., Wallace, R.B., Ockene, J.K., Hendrix, S.L., Jones, B.N., Assaf, A.R., Jackson, R.D., Kotchen, J.M., Wassertheil-Smoller, S., Wactawski-Wende, J. JAMA (2003) [Pubmed]
  9. Effect of estrogen plus progestin on stroke in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative: a randomized trial. Wassertheil-Smoller, S., Hendrix, S.L., Limacher, M., Heiss, G., Kooperberg, C., Baird, A., Kotchen, T., Curb, J.D., Black, H., Rossouw, J.E., Aragaki, A., Safford, M., Stein, E., Laowattana, S., Mysiw, W.J. JAMA (2003) [Pubmed]
  10. A JAMA theme issue on women's health. Call for papers. Cole, H.M., Flanagin, A.F., Wentz, A.C. JAMA (1991) [Pubmed]
  11. Beta-carotene supplementation and incidence of cancer and cardiovascular disease: the Women's Health Study. Lee, I.M., Cook, N.R., Manson, J.E., Buring, J.E., Hennekens, C.H. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. (1999) [Pubmed]
  12. Prospective study of C-reactive protein and the risk of future cardiovascular events among apparently healthy women. Ridker, P.M., Buring, J.E., Shih, J., Matias, M., Hennekens, C.H. Circulation (1998) [Pubmed]
  13. Estrogen-containing hormone therapy and Alzheimer's disease risk: understanding discrepant inferences from observational and experimental research. Henderson, V.W. Neuroscience (2006) [Pubmed]
  14. Dietary fat and fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer in women. Lin, J., Zhang, S.M., Cook, N.R., Lee, I.M., Buring, J.E. Am. J. Epidemiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  15. Progesterone and estrogen receptors and mammary neoplasia in the Iowa Women's Health Study: how many kinds of breast cancer are there? Potter, J.D., Cerhan, J.R., Sellers, T.A., McGovern, P.G., Drinkard, C., Kushi, L.R., Folsom, A.R. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. (1995) [Pubmed]
  16. Effect of cessation of zidovudine prophylaxis to reduce vertical transmission on maternal HIV disease progression and survival. Bardeguez, A.D., Shapiro, D.E., Mofenson, L.M., Coombs, R., Frenkel, L.M., Fowler, M.G., Huang, S., Sperling, R.S., Cunningham, B., Gandia, J., Maupin, R., Zorrilla, C.D., Jones, T., O'Sullivan, M.J. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. (2003) [Pubmed]
  17. Interaction among heme iron, zinc, and supplemental vitamin C intake on the risk of lung cancer: Iowa Women's Health Study. Lee, D.H., Jacobs, D.R. Nutrition and cancer. (2005) [Pubmed]
  18. The postmenopausal ovary is not a major androgen-producing gland. Couzinet, B., Meduri, G., Lecce, M.G., Young, J., Brailly, S., Loosfelt, H., Milgrom, E., Schaison, G. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (2001) [Pubmed]
  19. Association of aromatase (CYP 19) gene variation with features of hyperandrogenism in two populations of young women. Petry, C.J., Ong, K.K., Michelmore, K.F., Artigas, S., Wingate, D.L., Balen, A.H., de Zegher, F., Ibáñez, L., Dunger, D.B. Hum. Reprod. (2005) [Pubmed]
  20. A women's health track for internal medicine residents using evidence-based medicine. Pursley, H.G., Kwolek, D.S. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. (2002) [Pubmed]
  21. Development of an interdisciplinary women's health training model. Henrich, J.B., Chambers, J.T., Steiner, J.L. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. (2003) [Pubmed]
  22. Venous thrombosis and conjugated equine estrogen in women without a uterus. Curb, J.D., Prentice, R.L., Bray, P.F., Langer, R.D., Van Horn, L., Barnabei, V.M., Bloch, M.J., Cyr, M.G., Gass, M., Lepine, L., Rodabough, R.J., Sidney, S., Uwaifo, G.I., Rosendaal, F.R. Arch. Intern. Med. (2006) [Pubmed]
  23. The combination of a novel selective estrogen receptor modulator with an estrogen protects the mammary gland and uterus in a rodent model: the future of postmenopausal women's health? Labrie, F., El-Alfy, M., Berger, L., Labrie, C., Martel, C., Bélanger, A., Candas, B., Pelletier, G. Endocrinology (2003) [Pubmed]
  24. T cell subsets and mortality in older community-dwelling women. Semba, R.D., Margolick, J.B., Leng, S., Walston, J., Ricks, M.O., Fried, L.P. Exp. Gerontol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  25. Effect of lower doses of conjugated equine estrogens with and without medroxyprogesterone acetate on bone in early postmenopausal women. Lindsay, R., Gallagher, J.C., Kleerekoper, M., Pickar, J.H. JAMA (2002) [Pubmed]
  26. Coffee, tea, and caffeine consumption and risk of rheumatoid arthritis: results from the Iowa Women's Health Study. Mikuls, T.R., Cerhan, J.R., Criswell, L.A., Merlino, L., Mudano, A.S., Burma, M., Folsom, A.R., Saag, K.G. Arthritis Rheum. (2002) [Pubmed]
  27. Training internists in women's health: recommendations for educators. American Board of Internal Medicine Committee on General Internal Medicine. Day, S.C., Cassel, C.K., Kimball, H.R. Am. J. Med. (1996) [Pubmed]
  28. A prospective study of sugar intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in women. Janket, S.J., Manson, J.E., Sesso, H., Buring, J.E., Liu, S. Diabetes Care (2003) [Pubmed]
  29. Androgen replacement in women: a commentary. Davis, S. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (1999) [Pubmed]
  30. BRCA1 susceptibility markers and postmenopausal breast cancer: the Iowa Women's Health Study. Thompson, J.A., Chen, P.L., King, R.A., Rich, S.S., Oetting, W.S., Armstrong, C., Folsom, A.R., Sellers, T.A. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. (2000) [Pubmed]
  31. Synergistic effect between alcohol and estrogen replacement therapy on risk of breast cancer differs by estrogen/progesterone receptor status in the Iowa Women's Health Study. Gapstur, S.M., Potter, J.D., Drinkard, C., Folsom, A.R. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. (1995) [Pubmed]
  32. A review of combination regimens for osteoporosis--prevention and treatment. Miller, E., Kalin, M.F. International journal of fertility and women's medicine. (2002) [Pubmed]
  33. Correlates of circulating androgens in mid-life women: the study of women's health across the nation. Santoro, N., Torrens, J., Crawford, S., Allsworth, J.E., Finkelstein, J.S., Gold, E.B., Korenman, S., Lasley, W.L., Luborsky, J.L., McConnell, D., Sowers, M.F., Weiss, G. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. (2005) [Pubmed]
  34. Insulin resistance, inflammation, and the prediabetic state. Haffner, S.M. Am. J. Cardiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  35. Estrogen-like activity of licorice root constituents: glabridin and glabrene, in vascular tissues in vitro and in vivo. Somjen, D., Knoll, E., Vaya, J., Stern, N., Tamir, S. J. Steroid Biochem. Mol. Biol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  36. Health related quality of life in women with elderly onset rheumatoid arthritis. Mikuls, T., Saag, K., Criswell, L., Merlino, L., Cerhan, J.R. J. Rheumatol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  37. Clinical trials update from the American College of Cardiology meeting: CARE-HF and the remission of heart failure, Women's Health Study, TNT, COMPASS-HF, VERITAS, CANPAP, PEECH and PREMIER. Cleland, J.G., Coletta, A.P., Freemantle, N., Velavan, P., Tin, L., Clark, A.L. Eur. J. Heart Fail. (2005) [Pubmed]
  38. Influence of the Women's Health Initiative trial on the practice of prophylactic oophorectomy and the prescription of estrogen therapy. Chan, L.Y., Yuen, P.M. Fertil. Steril. (2004) [Pubmed]
  39. Quality assurance in mammography. Accreditation, legislation, and compliance with quality assurance standards. Hendrick, R.E. Radiol. Clin. North Am. (1992) [Pubmed]
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