Taking a common antibiotic after sex greatly reduces the chances of developing syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea among men who have sex with men and among trans women.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force warned of a rise in hypertensive disorders among pregnant women, particularly women of color.
A top research group is urging even women without genetic risks to have their fallopian tubes removed under certain circumstances.
Women over 65 are being screened for cervical cancer in diminishing numbers. But some are reluctant to give up the tests.
These cholesterol-lowering medications have gotten a bad rap. Here’s why.
Encouraging data from preliminary studies are making some doctors feel optimistic about developing immunizations against pancreatic, colon and breast cancers.
Patients given a combination “polypill” after a heart attack were more likely to stick to their regimens, researchers reported.
The doses were withheld pending an F.D.A. review, which has now been completed.
The vitamin pills do not prevent bone fractures in most people or protect against many other diseases, adding to questions about medical guidance many now take for granted.
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