OBGYN San Antonio

Dr. Neera Bhatia’s San Antonio OBGYN services provide experienced, top notch care for all stages of a woman’s life. Many of her OBGYN services in San Antonio include preventative care and treatment that is tailored to suit a woman’s everyday needs.

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How to stay educated – as a patient and physician?

Dr. Bhatia’s take: read articles of interest and stay current with trends in the field.

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Efforts May Be Lacking

Gynecologists are not generally complying with guidelines for cervical cancer screening and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, a survey shows.

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NCI Panel: Stop Calling Low-Risk Lesions ‘Cancer’

A group sanctioned by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has published a 5-point proposal; one big idea is to reclassify indolent and low-risk lesions and drop the term cancer.

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ACOG Issues New Practice Bulletin on Gestational Diabetes

The new document reviews recent clinical trial data but concludes that the management of gestational diabetes should remain the same. However, it does propose a new performance measure for physicians.

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HPV Vaccine Use Stalls in US Girls

HPV vaccination rates in US girls aged 13 to 17 years failed to increase between 2011 and 2012, which has US federal health officials concerned.

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‘Caution’ Warranted if Consuming Artificial Sweetener

All sweeteners, even those without calories, are associated with increased risk for obesity, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease, according to an expert.

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HPV: Less Than a Third of Patients Vaccinated

The reality of HPV vaccination does not match the professional support for the prevention strategy.

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Similar Outcomes with Oral and IUD Hormonal Therapy for Endometrial Neoplasia

For women with endometrial hyperplasia or early cancer who require or prefer a nonsurgical approach, hormone therapy yields similar outcomes whether delivered orally or via an intrauterine device (IUD), a new study shows. Overall, however, women with early adenocarcinoma had considerably fewer complete responses to primary hormone therapy compared to women with hyperplasia, the researchers…

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Hysterectomy Is Not Associated With CVD Risk Factors

Previous studies suggested that women women who have hysterectomies in midlife may be at increased for cardiovascular disease. Now, a prospective study of more than 3000 women indicates no association between hysterectomy and an increase in cardiovascular risk factors. The study, by Karen A. Matthews, PhD, distinguished professor of psychiatry and professor of epidemiology and…

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