Tag Archives: Women

HIV-positive women less likely to be treated successfully for cervical precancer

Women living with HIV are more likely than HIV-negative women to have residual or recurring abnormal cells after treatment for precancerous cervical lesions, according to research recently published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. This systematic review and meta-analysis found that treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), or abnormal cells that could progress to cancer, was nearly… Read More »

Menopausal Symptoms More Common in Women with History of Intimate Partner Violence

While we have identified various sociodemographic variables as factors which modulate vulnerability to menopausal symptoms, no studies (to my knowledge) have looked at how a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or other traumatic exposures may affect susceptibility to menopausal symptoms.   A recent study looked at menopausal symptoms in 2,016 women (40 to 80… Read More »