National guidelines recommend that at-risk women be screened for elevated cholesterol levels to reduce their chances of developing cardiovascular disease. But who is 'at risk?' The results of a study by investigators ...
Cardiology May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Men who experience high levels of sexual harassment are much more likely than women to induce vomiting and take laxatives and diuretics in an attempt to control their weight, according to a surprising finding ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
More than three years after the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against routine mammogram screening for women between the ages of 40 and 49, a study from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) ...
Cancer Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Older women diagnosed with breast cancer years after their last mammogram, and those who never had a mammogram, have an increased risk of dying from their cancer, a new study suggests.
Cancer Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Most first-time mothers wait until after 6 weeks postpartum to resume vaginal sex following childbirth and women who have an operative vaginal birth, caesarean section, perineal tear or episiotomy appear to wait longer, suggests ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Similar to talking about being fat, talking about being old is an important an indicator of body dissatisfaction, shows research in BioMed Central's open access journal Journal of Eating Disorders.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Regular exposure to sunlight—specifically ultraviolet B (UVB)—may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, indicates a large long term study published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Younger women with aggressive breast cancers often benefit more than older women when they undergo early, pre-operative chemotherapy, a new study finds.
Cancer Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Breast-feeding reduces the risk for estrogen receptor-negative and progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer, according to a study conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Researchers examined ...
Cancer Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Oral medication for treating a type of incontinence in women is roughly as effective as Botox injections to the bladder, reported researchers who conducted a National Institutes of Health clinical trials network study, with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—About 10 percent of U.K. women who undergo cesarean section develop a surgical site infection, with the odds significantly increased for overweight or obese women, according to a study published ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
(HealthDay) -- First-time mothers in their early 30s and beyond are more likely to experience psychological distress during pregnancy and after birth than younger women, but only if they have a history of ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Preventive mammography rates in women in their 40s have dropped nearly 6 percent nationwide since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against routine mammograms for women in this age group, a Mayo ...
Cancer Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0