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3223 Articles Matching "women"

Not all women eligible for breast cancer gene tests are getting them

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2 - gene mutations that raise the risk of breast and ovarian cancers - are not always done in U.S. women who are eligible to get them, a new study suggests....
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Women To Be Screened Yearly for Incontinence

Aug 15, 2018 , WebMD
New guidelines from the Women's Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) call for annual screening to determine whether a woman has urinary incontinence and whether it affects her daily activities and quality of...
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Men, like women, can have post-sex blues

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - After sex, men can sometimes experience a myriad of confusing negative feelings, a phenomenon called post-coital dysphoria (PCD), which can interfere with relationships, researchers say....
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Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines

Aug 15, 2018 , WebMD
Results of new research suggest that changing levels of the female sex hormone estrogen make cells around a key nerve in the head and connected blood vessels more sensitive to migraine triggers, scientists say. And that increases migraine...
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FDA grants Natural Cycles' contraception app de novo marketing approval

Aug 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The FDA announced today that it will allow marketing of Natural Cycles’ contraception app in the US for pre-menopausal women aged 18 years and older. Previously approved in the UK and currently the subject of investigation by multiple regulatory agencies, the algorithm-driven app helps users track their menstrual cycle and informs them when they are most...
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Study: Tdap Vaccine Doesn't Boost Autism Risk

Aug 14, 2018 , WebMD
Children born to women who had a Tdap vaccination during pregnancy had no higher risk of autism than kids whose mothers were not vaccinated, a new study...
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The Future Of African Healthcare Is Female

Aug 14, 2018 , Forbes
From across the world, two women—each driven by a desire to save lives—are reshaping the sub-Saharan African healthcare...
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Number of Opioid-Addicted Women Giving Birth Quadruples

Aug 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Number of Opioid-Addicted Women Giving Birth QuadruplesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2018 12:00:00...
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More Than 40 Percent Of Women With Asthma May Develop COPD, But Risk May Be Reduced

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
More than 4 in 10 women with asthma may go on to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study conducted in Ontario, Canada, and published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. In "Asthma and COPD Overlap in Women: Incidence and Risk Factors," Teresa To......
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Catch-up HPV Vaccination Effective for Women

Aug 11, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Catch-up HPV Vaccination Effective for Women Under 21...
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Amino Mason brings amino acids to beauty routines

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amino Mason unveiled its line of products, which features amino acid-enriched hair tools for men and women, available in either the smooth or moist collections. Read More...
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Catch-up HPV Vaccination Effective for Women Under 21 Years

Aug 11, 2018 , RxList
Girls and young women who initiate the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series between ages 15 and 20 years and receive all three doses are adequately protected against cancers caused by HPV infection, new data suggest. Catch-up vaccination among those ages 21 to 26 does not provide the same benefit,...
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Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

Aug 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

Aug 11, 2018 , WebMD
More than 4 in 10 women with asthma developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heavy smoking and obesity were among the significant risk factors, a new study...
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More Than 40 Percent Of Women With Asthma May Develop COPD, But Risk May Be Reduced

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
More than 4 in 10 women with asthma may go on to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study conducted in Ontario, Canada, and published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. In “Asthma and COPD Overlap in Women: Incidence and Risk Factors,” Teresa To......
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Osteoporosis drugs tied to lower fracture risk and health costs

Aug 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older women with osteoporosis who consistently take medications for the condition may have a lower risk of fractures and lower total health costs than their counterparts who stop taking these drugs, a U.S. study suggests....
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Women Survive Heart Attacks Better With Women Doctors

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
If you're having a heart attack and you're a woman, hope a female doctor greets you in the emergency room. A review of nearly 582,000 heart attack cases over 19 years showed female patients had a significantly higher survival rate when a woman treated them in the ER, according to Seth Carnahan of W......
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Severe Preeclampsia Heart Imaging Study Reveals Roots Of Cardiac Damage In Pregnant Women

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Johns Hopkins researchers say a heart imaging study of scores of pregnant women with the most severe and dangerous form of a blood pressure disorder has added to evidence that the condition — known as preeclampsia — mainly damages the heart’s ability to relax between contractions, making the organ ......
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Inducing Labor In Healthy Women At 39 Weeks May Actually Cut C-Section Rates, Surprising Study Finds

Aug 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The common mindset leans more toward letting women's pregnancies run their course, but the study is being billed as a game-changer for those who have uncomfortable end-of-term symptoms....
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Obesity, diabetes in pregnancy may raise kids' risk of psychiatric disorders

Aug 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who have both severe obesity and diabetes may be more likely to have children with autism, ADHD and other psychiatric disorders than mothers who don't have either condition during pregnancy, a new study suggests....
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