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(Medical Xpress)—A study authored by Rebekah Hamilton, RN, PhD, associate dean of the Rush University College of Nursing, found that young women with a BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation felt different and misunderstood.
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two Swedish women received new uteruses at the weekend in the world's first mother-to-daughter uterine transplants aimed at helping them have babies, Gothenburg University announced on Tuesday.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Data from four French nationwide registries of STEMI (ST-elevation myocardial infarction) patients initiated five years apart and covering more than 15 years show that mortality rate decreased by 68% over this period, from ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Marijuana is up to 20 times more potent than it was 40 years ago and most pregnant women who use the drug are totally unaware that it could harm their unborn child before they even know they are pregnant.
Addiction Aug 15, 2012 | 1 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- For young adults today who were weaned on iPods and the Internet, the practice of "sexting," or sending sexually explicit photos or messages through phones, may be just another normal, healthy component ...
Health Jul 24, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Poverty drove single teenage mother Kate Mzungu to seek out a rich older man, who buys her food and pays for her housing in exchange for the pleasures of her young company.
HIV & AIDS Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than eight million people -- a record number in low- and middle-income countries -- are now taking antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV, according to data released Wednesday by UNAIDS.
HIV & AIDS Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Traditionally considered an older womens condition, urinary incontinence (UI) affects one in eight healthy young women, causing depression in some, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
The HPV vaccine not only has resulted in a decrease in human papillomavirus infection in immunized teens but also in teens who were not immunized.
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Eating disorders are commonly seen as an issue faced by teenagers and young women, but a new study reveals that age is no barrier to disordered eating. In women aged 50 and over, 3.5% report binge eating, nearly 8% report ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Edmonton) Teen mothers are far more likely to suffer abuse and postpartum depression than older moms, according to a study of Canadian women's maternity experiences by a University of Alberta researcher.
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children are more likely to have more body fat during childhood if their mother has low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy, according to scientists at the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU), ...
Health May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study, testing the benefits of a virtual exercise partner, shows that the presence of a moderately more capable cycling partner boosts motivation to stick to an exercise program. The work by Brandon Irwin and colleagues, ...
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women with high family support and limited pressure to achieve the 'thin and beautiful' ideal have a more positive body image. That's according to a new study looking at five factors that may help young women to be more positive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Breast cancer in young women is linked to age-related biological processes, a new study shows. Because it is a biologically unique disease, it calls for tailor-made management strategies, researchers reported ...
Cancer May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0