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3105 Articles Matching "women"

Having 5 or more babies may increase Alzheimer's risk, study finds

Jul 19, 2018 , CNN Health
Giving birth to five or more children may increase Alzheimer's risk by 70% in old age, according to a new study of women in Korea and Greece....
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More Pregnant Women Having Heart Attacks

Jul 19, 2018 , WebMD
The risk of heart attack among pregnant women increased 25 percent between 2002 and 2014, with the rate rising from 7 to 9.5 for every 100,000 pregnancies in the United States, researcher at the New York University School of Medicine...
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Alcohol Consumption Among Women Is on the Rise

Jul 19, 2018 , WebMD
Female alcohol use disorder in the United States more than doubled from 2002 to 2013, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...
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Heart Attack Risk On The Rise For Pregnant Women And Death Rate Remains High

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The risk of having a heart attack while pregnant, giving birth, or during the two months after delivery, continues to increase for American women, a new study finds. As published online July 18 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the study, led by NYU School of Medicine researchers, found that the risk......
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In the U.S., most blacks may have hypertension by age 55

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - African American men and women are more likely to develop high blood pressure in middle age than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests....
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Worried About Varicose Veins? Here's What You Need To Know

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
On a summer day, many people like to wear shorts to get some relief in the heat. But for people with varicose veins, the idea of wearing shorts can lead to more anxiety than comfort. Varicose veins affect about 25% of women and 15% of men in their lifetime, and there are many ways they can be treat......
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Rural Hospitals Closing At Dangerous Rate For Pregnant Women Stuck Hundreds Of Miles From Care

Jul 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers estimate that fewer than half of the country’s rural counties still have a hospital that offers obstetric care. “We can’t keep a hospital. What is our community coming to?” Kela Abernathy said. In other women's health news, a judge rules in favor of the Trump administration over its proposed funding rules for the family-planning program, and many women treated for early-stage breast cancer aren't getting the recommended follow-up care....
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Wide variation in follow-up care for women with low-risk breast cancer

Jul 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The kind of imaging U.S. women receive after treatment for non-metastatic breast cancer can vary widely, a new study finds....
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Study: Wearable accelerometers could quantify seniors' fall risk

Jul 18, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
A new study published in npj Digital Medicine suggests that walking data collected from hip-worn accelerometers is viable for assessing the risk of falls in older...
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Is Depression During Pregnancy on the Rise?

Jul 17, 2018 , WebMD
Compared with their mothers' generation, young women who became pregnant between 2012 and 2016 were at greater risk of having "high" scores when they were screened for depression, British researchers...
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Women's fertility may be related to heart disease risk factors

Jul 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young women with unhealthy levels of fats in their blood may have higher odds of having just one child, or no children at all, a recent study suggests....
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Can You Eat Your Way to Better Asthma Control?

Jul 14, 2018 , WebMD
Diets rich in fruits and vegetables and with less processed food were tied to a 30 percent lower risk of developing asthma symptoms for men, and a 20 percent lower risk for women, researchers have...
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$4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder

Jul 14, 2018 , CNN Health
After 8 hours of deliberations Thursday, a St. Louis jury awarded $4.62 billion to 22 women who sued pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson alleging their ovarian cancer was caused by using its powder as a part of their daily feminine hygiene routine....
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More women may be experiencing depression during pregnancy

Jul 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Today's moms-to-be are more likely than women from their mothers' generation to become depressed while pregnant, a study suggests....
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J&J vows to overturn $4.7 billion talc verdict but experts see hurdles

Jul 14, 2018 , Reuters
Johnson & Johnson has vowed to appeal a $4.7 billion verdict awarded to 22 women who claim asbestos-contaminated talc in the company's products gave them ovarian cancer by arguing the plaintiffs' science was flawed and the case should not have been heard in Missouri....
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Is Depression During Pregnancy on the Rise?

Jul 14, 2018 , WebMD
Compared with their mothers' generation, young women who became pregnant between 2012 and 2016 were at greater risk of having "high" scores when they were screened for depression, British researchers...
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ACA Credited With Earlier Diagnosis Of Gynecologic Cancers In Young Women

Jul 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The gains in insurance coverage with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) have already translated into improved health for young women with gynecologic cancers, who are getting diagnosed at earlier stages of their disease because of ACA benefits. That’s the conclusion of a new study ......
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New Statewide Study: Which Childbirth Services Do Women Want?

Jul 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nearly four million women give birth in the U.S. each year, and it is the number one reason for all hospital admissions. But hospital satisfaction surveys generally don't include specific questions about women's experiences with their care in labor and delivery, according to researchers at Cedars-Si......
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Jury orders J&J to pay $4.7 billion in Missouri asbestos cancer case

Jul 13, 2018 , Reuters
A Missouri jury on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who alleged the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer....
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Few U.S. women have serious complications after abortions

Jul 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - U.S. women rarely seek emergency treatment for complications related to an abortion, according to new study that underscores the safety of these procedures....
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