Although half of cervical cancers are detected in women over 49, a first-of-its-kind study conducted by a team of researchers in the department of family medicine, finds women are less likely to get screenings as they age.
Suzanna Zick co-authored a new paper that finds nearly one in three adults with lupus use prescription opioids to manage pain, despite a lack of evidence that opioids are effective for reducing pain from rheumatic diseases.
Principal investigator Katherine J. Gold will continue research on mechanisms of support for women who have experienced perinatal loss and still birth, focusing on the experiences of women of color using an anonymous online support group.
Using Medicare HMO claims data , Mahmoudi and her team tracked 115,000 older adults with hearing loss for three years post diagnosis, finding an association between use of hearing aids and reduced risk of physical and mental decline in older adults.
The initial podcast features an interview with Dr. Nichole Taylor , Assistant Dean of Student Affairs with the Wake Forest School of Medicine. She is living with multiple sclerosis and addresses that and the experience of interacting with her students.