Health

Pubic hair grooming common among some US women

Women in the United States increasingly groom their pubic hair, especially those who are younger, white and have partners who prefer it, according to an article published online by JAMA Dermatology.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Women more severely affected by Alzheimer's than men

Women with Alzheimer's have poorer cognitive abilities than men at the same stage of the disease, reveal academics from the University of Hertfordshire in a paper published in World Journal of Psychiatry today.

Cancer

False-positive mammography results are common

(HealthDay)—For women undergoing digital mammography screening, false-positive results are common, especially among younger women and those with risk factors, according to research published online Jan. 12 in the Annals ...

Cancer

Task force: Mammograms an option at 40, do more good at 50

Mammograms do the most good later in life, a government task force declared Monday in recommending that women get one every other year starting at age 50. It said 40-somethings should make their own choice after weighing ...

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