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3313 Articles Matching "women"

Mediterranean Diet Especially Protective Against Stroke in Women?

Sep 22, 2018 , RxList
Greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet was associated with lower risk for stroke in a white UK population in a new large...
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Mediterranean Diet Protective Against Stroke

Sep 22, 2018 , eMedicine Health
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Simulations Of Every Woman's Breast Tissue Address Delay On Enhanced MRI Cancer Detection

Sep 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
No woman's breast tissue is the same, so MRIs detecting and monitoring cancer shouldn't treat them all the same. Without a way to prove that a new MRI technique is safe for all women, clinical MRIs haven't been able to keep pace with the latest advances in MRI research. More informative cancer dete......
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Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men

Sep 22, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women, But Not MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2018 12:00:00...
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Why female shooters are rare

Sep 22, 2018 , CNN Health
Data shows that women are rarely behind active shootings, making Thursday's massacre at a drugstore distribution center unusual....
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Excess pounds can lead to a leaky bladder

Sep 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Young and middle-aged women who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop a leaky bladder, researchers say....
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U.S. Is Most Dangerous Place In Developed World To Give Birth — And States’ Efforts Are Falling Far Short Of Fixing Problem

Sep 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
If states address the issue at all, the panels usually end up blaming the mothers' health conditions and lifestyle choices rather than looking at hospitals and the quality of care delivered by providers. For example, In Louisiana — the deadliest state in America for pregnant women and new mothers — the state’s 2012 report on maternal deaths emphasized suicide, domestic violence and car...
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Mediterranean Diet May Cut Stroke Risk for Women

Sep 21, 2018 , WebMD
Women in a new study who followed a Mediterranean diet cut their risk for stroke, but the effect was not the same for men. The reason isn’t quite clear, researchers...
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Novel Biomarker Found In Ovarian Cancer Patients Can Predict Response To Therapy

Sep 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Despite months of aggressive treatment involving surgery and chemotherapy, about 85 percent of women with high-grade wide-spread ovarian cancer will have a recurrence of their disease. This leads to further treatment, but never to a cure. About 15% of patients, however, do not have a recurrence. M......
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Judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas causes harm, researchers say

Sep 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas could be used as a form of punishment, allowing officials to humiliate young women for their personal decisions, a small study suggests....
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As More U.S. Women Delay Childbirth, Multiple Births May Rise

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: As More U.S. Women Delay Childbirth, Multiple Births May RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Women's sexual health after menopause may be best treated by gynecologists

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who experience problems like vaginal dryness, painful intercourse or urinary incontinence may want to see a gynecologist instead of a primary care provider for help, a recent study suggests....
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Air pollution particles found in mothers' placentas

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Scientists believe they have discovered the first examples of air pollution traveling through the lungs of pregnant women and into their placentas, potentially reaching their fetuses....
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Fertile Females Smell Better to Men

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers in Switzerland determined that women who are the "fittest" for reproduction have a distinctive scent that makes them particularly appealing to...
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Women's health, patient checklist startups claim victory in Health 2.0's VentureConnect pitch competition

Sep 18, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Mira and Avhana Health surpassed a pool of 60 entrants to place first in the contest's consumer and provider tracks,...
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Aggressive Breast Cancer Surgeries For Elderly Women ‘Might Be Worse Than Breast Cancer Itself’

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Because nursing home residents are often sick, there is a high mortality rate after surgeries, according to a recent study. In other news on breast health, the FDA announces plans to discuss implant...
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What Nurses Need to Know About Antidepressant Medications

Sep 15, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
Rising rates of major depression and suicide. A recently published Health of America report from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Major Depression: The Impact on Overall Health, highlights a dramatic rise in major depression diagnoses—up 33%—from 2013 to 2016. According to the report, women were found to have major depression at twice the rate of men. [...] The post What Nurses Need to Know About Antidepressant Medications appeared first on Off the...
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Sexual Violence Haunts Women for Years

Sep 14, 2018 , WebMD
The women who suffered sexual violence had clear, strong memories, including details of the event. Moreover, they had a hard time forgetting the incident and viewed it as a defining part of their life, the researchers...
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For Women With Genetic Risk, Twice-A-Year MRI Beats Mammograms

Sep 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Getting magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans twice a year instead of one annual mammogram is far more effective at detecting early breast cancers in young women with a high-risk genetic profile than mammograms alone, according to a research team based at the University of Chicago Medicine and the ......
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National Conference To Explore Advances In Safe And Effective Prescribing For Pregnant Women

Sep 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New discoveries and innovations in obstetric pharmacology will be highlighted November 1-2, 2018 during “Obstetric-Fetal Pharmacology: Practical Prescribing and Research Methods Update,” a conference for researchers and clinicians to be held at Northwestern University in Chicago. The conference has......
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