Doxycycline vs Azithromycin As First-line Treatment for Women With Chlamydia

Via Peters

Doxycycline demonstrated greater efficacy compared with azithromycin among women with concurrent anorectal and urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis infection, according to findings published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Between October 2018 and April 2020, researchers conducted a multicenter, open-label, randomized controlled superiority trial in France to compare the efficacy of doxycycline with […]

Asian-American Women and Mental Health Care

Via Peters

A study recently found that a significantly lower percentage of Asian-American and Pacific Islander women in NYC say that they have access to mental health services, compared to the overall rates for women in NYC. The 2022 AAPI Survey of Mental Health Among Women in NYC examined the current reality […]

Gestational diabetes mellitus in overweight and obese pregnant women may increase COVID-19 severity

Via Peters

In a recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, researchers reported that gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and obesity were associated with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Gestational diabetes mellitus and COVID-19: results from the CRONOS study. Image Credit: Svetolk/Shutterstock Background Pregnancy has been considered a […]

Mind-Body Resilience for Women: A Focus on Depression

Via Peters

Depression is the leading cause of disability and a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease.1 As the 2022 Lancet Commission for Depression highlights, despite how common depression is across the life course, critical barriers have prevented depression from receiving sufficient resources and global attention.1 Depression has historically […]