News tagged with older women
Two new studies appearing in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences show that vitamin D may be a vital component for the cognitive health of women as they age. ...
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Women with high levels of white blood cell (WBC) DNA methylation at the ATM loci have a significantly increased risk of breast cancer, regardless of family history or menopausal status, according ...
Cancer May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Consuming dietary supplements, including multivitamins, folic acid, iron and copper, among others, appears to be associated with an increased risk of death in older women, according to a report in the October 10 issue of ...
Health Oct 10, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—When women give birth in their late thirties or in their forties, it is not necessarily the result of a lifestyle choice – putting off motherhood for career reasons or from a desire to "have it all". ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Dieting postmenopausal women who want to avoid losing muscle as they lose fat should pay attention to a new University of Illinois study. Adding protein throughout the day not only holds hunger pangs at bay so that dieters ...
Health Aug 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Forty-five per cent of Ontarians 65 years and older did not see a dentist in the last year, increasing their risk of chronic diseases and a reduced quality of life , a new study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital, Women's ...
Dentistry Oct 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The American College of Radiology today denounced new breast cancer screening guidelines by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health (CTFOPH), which recommend against annual screening of women ages 40-49 and would extend ...
Cancer Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The declining rate of smoking is unlikely to be a major contributor to the recent increases in the incidence of obesity. While quitting smoking might cause some people to gain weight, the amount gained will ...
Addiction Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Older women whose diets include a substantial amount of trans fats are more likely than their counterparts to suffer an ischemic stroke, a new study shows.
Neuroscience Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Older women with breast cancer face a higher risk of being diagnosed with the disease at a late stage, while the risk of an advanced stage diagnosis of lung cancer decreases with age, a new study shows today.
Cancer Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Delayed childbearing for an increasing number of women is putting them at higher risk of serious illness and complications, a new study has found.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy, according to research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Health May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study by Human Nutrition researchers at the University of Glasgow has revealed that Scots' waistlines have become bigger in the last 10 years.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Freezing human eggs can be successful in treating infertility—but U.S. guidelines issued Friday still urge caution for women hoping to pause a ticking biological clock.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
When it comes to satisfaction with body function and body appearance, older men and women have different opinions, although physical activity does improve satisfaction in both sexes, according to new study by a Baylor University ...
Health Aug 02, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Older Women's League
OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women was founded in 1980 (as the Older Women’s League) after a White House mini-conference on aging in Des Moines, Iowa.
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