Health

Different hormone therapies affect brain function differently

Sex hormones influence the structure and function of the brain, but little is known about the effect of hormone therapies (HT) on changes in the brain during menopause. A new study shows smaller increases in structural brain ...

Health

New data reveals "crisis of support" for BAME women

An academic from Queen Mary University of London has contributed to new polling analysis which reveals the pressure on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) women during the coronavirus lockdown.

Diabetes

Weight, blood pressure higher in younger patients with T2DM

(HealthDay)—Younger people who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes have higher weight and blood pressure (BP) than similarly aged people without diabetes, according to a study published online May 21 in Diabetologia.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

When insurers cover infertility treatments, fewer women die

When states require that insurers provide coverage of infertility treatments, 20% fewer mothers die during pregnancy, childbirth or shortly after birth, according to a University of Michigan study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data shows virus death risk twice as high for black Britons

Almost all ethnic minorities in Britain are at greater risk of dying with the coronavirus, and black men and black women are nearly twice as likely to die than white individuals, according to an analysis by the national statistics ...

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