Obstetrics & gynaecology

Vaccination of mother also protects the unborn baby

The risk of getting COVID-19 is lower in the first four months of life if the mother is vaccinated during pregnancy. This is shown by a new study from the Center for Fertility and Health at the Norwegian Institute of Public ...

Cardiology

Injured women half as likely as men to receive life-saving drug

Injured women are half as likely as men to receive the life-saving drug tranexamic acid (TXA) even though the treatment is equally effective regardless of sex, according to new research in the British Journal of Anaesthesia.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Consumer health: Osteoporosis and exercise

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this bone disease. Osteoporosis affects approximately 10 million people in the U.S., 80% of whom are women, according ...

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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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