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Costs to treat stroke are projected to more than double and the number of people having strokes may increase 20 percent by 2030, according to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Cardiology May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pre-pregnancy body fat, in-pregnancy weight gain, gestational diabetes combine to increase risk of high birthweight
A new study shows that a woman's pre-pregnancy body fat (adiposity), in-pregnancy weight gain, and presence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can all combine to steeply increase the risk of giving birth to large-for-gestational ...
Diabetes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pregnant women who experienced financial, emotional, or other personal stress in the year before their delivery had an increased chance of having a stillbirth, say researchers who conducted a National Institutes of Health ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—More than half of all teens and young adults in the United States know a victim of dating violence or sexual assault, according to a new national survey.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The number of women aware that heart disease is the leading cause of death has nearly doubled in the last 15 years, but that knowledge still lags in minorities and younger women, according to a new study in the American Heart ...
Cardiology Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. women using the "morning-after" contraception pill has risen dramatically in the last decade, federal health officials report.
Health Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—While more black mothers are breast-feeding their babies, they're still far less likely to do so than Hispanic or white women, according to a new U.S. study.
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Rates of proteinuric and nonproteinuric diabetic kidney disease (DKD) vary significantly across racial/ethnic groups, according to a study published online Dec. 13 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem for US women, nearly 14 million of whom engage in it about three times a month, downing about six drinks each time, says a study released Tuesday.
Addiction Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Women stand a much better chance of becoming centenarians than men do, a new U.S. Census Bureau report shows.
Health Dec 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 4
Study suggests odds of visual field testing for glaucoma decreased most for Hispanics in past decade
The odds of individuals with open-angle glaucoma undergoing visual field testing decreased for all racial/ethnic groups from 2001 through 2009, but the odds decreased the most for Hispanic men and women in a study of enrollees ...
Ophthalmology Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The value that an expectant mother places on family—regardless of the reality of her own family situation—predicts the birthweight of her baby and whether the child will develop asthma symptoms three years later, according ...
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women with aggressive breast cancer were more likely to receive adjuvant chemotherapy, but at the expense of completing locoregional radiation therapy, according to recently presented data. This was especially true in minorities, ...
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Increased risk for breast cancer death among black women greatest during first 3 years postdiagnosis
Non-Hispanic black women diagnosed with breast cancer, specifically those with estrogen receptor-positive tumors, are at a significantly increased risk for breast cancer death compared with non-Hispanic white women.
Cancer Oct 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Language barriers may help explain why Hispanic women in the United States are less likely than white women to receive an epidural for pain relief during childbirth, a new study finds.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2