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Citigroup discloses it pays women 29 percent less than their male counterparts

Jan 22, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The banking group has faced pressure in the U.S. and abroad to address pay disparity. The unusual announcement has fired up critics and activists online; others applaud Citi’s...
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New breast cancer gene tests don't faze women

Jan 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer who get newer genetic tests to estimate their risk of recurrence may not be any more anxious about their test results than their peers who get older tests that focus on fewer genes, a recent study suggests....
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As more women in Silicon Valley freeze their eggs, some are building start-ups to make it easier

Jan 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
Women in big cities like New York and San Francisco are increasingly opting to freeze their eggs. But those who are among the early adopters see a big opportunity to improve the experience for the next...
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Insomnia treatment may help ease depression during menopause

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don't, a recent experiment suggests....
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Two-Thirds of Poor U.S. Women Can't Afford Menstrual Pads, Tampons: Study

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Two-Thirds of Poor U.S. Women Can't Afford Menstrual Pads, Tampons: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Mindfulness May Ease Menopausal Symptoms

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Mindfulness may be associated with fewer menopausal symptoms for women, according to a Mayo Clinic study recently published in Climacteric: The Journal of the International Menopause Society. Researchers discovered that being mindful may be especially helpful for menopausal women struggling with irr......
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Long-lasting menopause symptoms may be tied to slightly higher breast cancer risk

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who experience symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes or night sweats, for many years may be slightly more likely to develop breast cancer than women who never had these symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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Breast Cancer Up To 5 Times More Likely To Metastasize Even 10 Years After Childbirth

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study by researchers at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Oregon Health & Science University published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network shows that breast cancers diagnosed in young women within 10 years of giving birth are more likely to metastasize, and thus......
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Novel Imaging Technology May Help Reduce Biopsies For Breast Tumors

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In American women, breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death. While routine screening helps to detect breast cancer, existing technology frequently identifies suspicious lesions that turn out not to be cancer. In fact, up to 80% of the biopsies performed re......
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How Female Founders Are Fighting The Gender Bias In Advertising And The Media

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
The MTA has rejected Dame Products' ad campaign on the basis of sexual content, even after accusation of gender bias when evaluation advertisers. CES also revoked the award granted to a toy for women. Female founders face challenges to advertise products for female...
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Amgen's postmenopausal osteoporosis drug wins FDA panel backing

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday that benefits of Amgen Inc's osteoporosis treatment for postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture outweighed its risks and overwhelmingly voted for the drug's approval....
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Study: Many Poor Women Can't Afford Tampons, Pads

Jan 17, 2019 , WebMD
About one-fifth -- 21 percent -- said they had to go without pads or tampons on a monthly basis, and nearly half said they often had to make tough choices between buying food or period-related...
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Female physicians more likely to report burnout

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Nearly half of physicians report feelings of burnout, and women suffer higher rates of burnout than men, according to a survey by...
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Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Found in 2 U.K. Women

Jan 16, 2019 , RxList
Two U.K. women in the last 3 months have been diagnosed with extensively drug-resistant (XDR) gonorrhea -- the so-called super...
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One in five U.S. women delay birth control, increasing unwanted pregnancies

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - One in five American women don't start using birth control when they first start having sex, increasing their risk of unwanted pregnancies, a U.S. study suggests....
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Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Found in 2 U.K. Women

Jan 16, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Found in 2 U.K....
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New Look For Americans: Bodies Aren’t Getting Much Taller, But They Are Much Heavier

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
New government statistics show both men and women have gained at least 30 pounds since 1960 while their height has remained about the same. Other nutrition news looks at how junk food is targeted to minorities and tips on how not to...
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Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Found in 2 U.K. Women

Jan 15, 2019 , WebMD
Two U.K. women in the last 3 months have been diagnosed with extensively drug-resistant (XDR) gonorrhea -- the so-called super...
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Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
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Long-Acting Contraceptive Designed To Be Self-Administered Via Microneedle Patch

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new long-acting contraceptive designed to be self-administered by women may provide a new family planning option, particularly in developing nations where access to healthcare can be limited, a recent study suggests. The contraceptive would be delivered using microneedle skin patch technology orig......
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