Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study indicates longer reproductive life span experienced by US women

As females age, their bodies typically undergo two significant changes that generally occur during adolescence and middle age. The first, known as menarche, is the time during puberty when a girl begins having monthly menstruation ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Is it possible to predict when a woman will enter menopause?

Despite all the advances in medicine, some basic questions remain. For example, people cannot be told with any certainty how long they'll live. Nor can it be predicted exactly when a woman's childbearing years will end. However, ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Osteoporosis prevalence at femur neck, lumbar spine 12.3 percent

(HealthDay)—The age-adjusted prevalence of osteoporosis at either the femur neck or lumbar spine or both was 12.6 percent among adults aged 50 years and older in 2017 to 2018, according to a March data brief published by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Domestic violence survivor elder abuse risk

Australian researchers have called for additional services for survivors of intimate partner violence—warning those who have these experiences are more vulnerable to elder abuse.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prevalence of multiple chronic conditions up among veterans

The prevalence of multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is higher for male and female veterans versus nonveterans, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the ...

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