Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered specific chemical alterations in two genes that, when present during pregnancy, reliably predict whether a woman will develop postpartum depression.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Higher levels of the hormone estrogen are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in men and women, a new study suggests.
Cardiology May 11, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In a truly odd study undertaken by a group of OB/GYN researchers in Italy, volunteer women were judged to determine if a medical condition known as endometriosis causes those afflicted to ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 24, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (10) | 5 |
(HealthDay)—Women taking birth control pills with lower amounts of estrogen—a commonly prescribed contraceptive—may be at higher risk for chronic pelvic pain and pain during orgasm, according to new ...
Medications May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Chemicals or foods that raise estrogen levels during pregnancy may increase cancer risk in daughters, granddaughters, and even great-granddaughters, according to scientists from Virginia Tech and Georgetown University.
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Estrogen levels drop dramatically in menopause, a time when the risk of urinary tract infections increases significantly.
Immunology Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the journal Menopause adds one more reason for women to avoid or give up the smoking habit. The study results show that women who light up are more likely to sta ...
Addiction Oct 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have identified what may be a major factor behind the increased risk of two adverse outcomes in pregnancies conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF). Two papers published ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Asian women who consumed an average of 200 milligrams or more of caffeine a daythe equivalent of roughly two cups of coffeehad elevated estrogen levels when compared to women who consumed less, according to a ...
Health Jan 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce one of the risk factors for breast cancer, providing a natural weapon to combat a major cause of death among U.S. women, new research from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center shows.
Addiction Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Patients who consume high-fat dairy products following breast cancer diagnosis increase their chances of dying from the disease years later, according to a study by Kaiser Permanente researchers.
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Some women’s vulnerability to anxiety and mood disorders may be explained by their estrogen levels, according to new research by Harvard and Emory University neuroscientists presented in this month’s ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women tend to carry excess fat in their hips and thighs, while men tend to carry it on their stomachs. But after menopause, things start to change: many women's fat storage patterns start to resemble those of men. This indicates ...
Diabetes Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The memory problems that many women experience in their 40s and 50s as they approach and go through menopause are both real and appear to be most acute during the early period of post menopause. That is the conclusion of ...
Other Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
There is no association between total fruit and vegetable intake and risk of overall breast cancer, but vegetable consumption is associated with a lower risk of estrogen receptor-negative (ER-) breast cancer, according to ...
Cancer Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0