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2592 Articles Matching "women"

Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women

Jan 18, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Why women hesitate to report sexual misconduct

Jan 18, 2018 , CNN Health
The news has been filled with stories of prominent men accused of sexual misconduct -- many of the alleged misdeeds going back decades....
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More evidence common morning sickness drug may not work

Jan 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - A pill millions of women have used for morning sickness may not actually help relieve nausea, according to a new study that some doctors say reinforces their decision to stop prescribing the drug....
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Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women

Jan 18, 2018 , RxList
Women who breastfed for at least 6 months across all births reduced their risk for type 2 diabetes throughout their childbearing years by almost half compared with those who did not breastfeed, a 30-year study has...
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Early puberty puts women at higher risk for heart disease and stroke

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Girls who start menstruating before they’re 12 years old may have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke later in life than their peers who go through puberty later, a U.K. study suggests....
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Why your sex drive is in low gear

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
As a sex therapist, the No. 1 complaint I hear from both women and men is low libido. They visit me on their own or as couples, perplexed by the seemingly inexplicable drop in desire, either their own or that of their partner....
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Women Seem More Prone to Winter Blues

Jan 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Women Seem More Prone to Winter BluesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Hip fractures on the rise in older U.S. women

Jan 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The incidence of hip fractures in older women in the U.S. is rising after more than a decade of decline, according to a large new study of Medicare recipients....
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Partner's scent eases women’s response to stress

Jan 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - During a stressful time, smelling a partner’s scent might help ease anxiety, a study suggests....
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Cooling Glove Developed By Stanford Researchers Helps Athletes And Patients

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A cooling device that has been improving strength and endurance in mostly male athletes for 15 years is finding new uses in helping people with multiple sclerosis live normal lives, preventing overheating in Ebola workers and cooling working dogs. In a recent trial in women, it helped frosh particip......
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BRCA Breast Cancer Gene Doesn't Affect Survival

Jan 13, 2018 , WebMD
BRCA mutations are inherited and increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Between 45 percent and 90 percent of women with a BRCA mutation develop breast cancer, compared with about 12.5 percent of women in the general...
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New Study Joins Growing List Confirming Abortion Pills Are Safe For Women To Take

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Out of 220 women only two reported having major complications. In other women's health news: the Trump administration is trying to block another pregnant teenage immigrant from seeking an abortion, and Serena Williams' experience highlights the dangers that still accompany...
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Pregnant Women Getting UTI Meds Linked to Defects

Jan 13, 2018 , WebMD
The antibiotics -- trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) and nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) -- have been linked to a small risk for birth defects in pregnant women when given in the first...
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STUDY: Fetal Fibronectin (fFN) Testing Improves Patient Outcomes, Reduces Costs Associated With Preterm Labor

Jan 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
According to the study, fetal fibronectin (fFN) testing in women with symptomatic preterm labor may improve patient outcomes and potentially reduce neonatal costs. The study, which evaluated more than 29,000 women who were displaying symptoms of preterm labor, indicated fFN testing provides more a......
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State Highlights: Md. Hospital Launches Probe After Video Of Incapacitated Women Goes Viral; N.H. Officials Say Curbing Arsenic Levels In Water Isn’t Easy

Jan 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Tennessee, Ohio, Minnesota, Iowa, Virginia, Texas, New Hampshire, California, Kansas and...
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Women Living In Rural Areas Tend To Have Sex Earlier, Birth More Kids Than Those Living In City

Jan 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers also look at differences in marriage rates and contraception methods between the two populations. In other public health news today: clinical trials, the global drug industry, CRISPR, a "mini-pillbox," infant mortality, medical pot for cancer patients, anti-aging facial exercises and an astronaut's tall...
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New Drug Capsule May Allow Weekly HIV Treatment

Jan 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a capsule that can deliver a week's worth of HIV drugs in a single dose. This advance could make it much easier for patients to adhere to the strict schedule of dosing required for the drug cocktails used to fight the virus, the rese......
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Thawed, fresh embryos work equally well in many women

Jan 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Women with infertility unrelated to a common hormonal disorder may have more options when they try in-vitro fertilization, two large new studies show....
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Breast Dissatisfaction Leads To Fewer Self-Checks

Jan 11, 2018 , WebMD
These women are also more likely to put off seeing a doctor if they do find a suspicious lump in their breast, the study...
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Health Tech Founder Shares Her Six Predictions For Women's Health In 2018

Jan 11, 2018 , Forbes
Katherine Ryder founder and CEO of Maven shares her predictions for what will happen to women’s health in 2018. Hint: Donald Trump's policies could have a big...
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