Misc. Women's Problem News

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10/23/2017
Summer Baby, Higher Odds for Postpartum Depression?

Season of delivery and other factors may influence the risk, study finds

10/23/2017
More Evidence That Depression Shortens Lives

And women have been hit even harder than men over past decades, study finds

10/19/2017
Lying Down After an Epidural: A Smart Idea?

Study found it increased chances of having a normal delivery

10/19/2017
1 in 5 Young Women Who Tan Indoors Get Addicted

Depression and worries about appearance common in those who can't skip the tanning bed, study finds

10/18/2017
HPV Vaccine Safe for Adult Women: Study

Analysis of millions of recipients finds no link to 44 different illnesses

10/17/2017
Weight-Loss Surgery May Curb Risk for Certain Cancers

Endometrial and breast tumors were less likely among obese women who had the procedure

10/17/2017
Common Exercise Therapy May Not Help Women With Leaky Bladder

AHT is widely used, but data review shows little evidence it really works

10/16/2017
Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites

Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds

10/13/2017
Women Falling Short on Birth Defect Prevention

New survey finds too few are taking folic acid before pregnancy

10/13/2017
More Women Choose Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

Report highlights dramatic increase, notable trends

10/13/2017
Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure

But researchers don't know what's driving these racial differences yet

10/12/2017
Breast Cancer Screenings Still Best for Early Detection

Newer treatments, early diagnoses are improving outcomes for women with the disease, experts say

10/11/2017
Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes

Sleep problems, depression eased in small study

10/11/2017
Trauma's Toll on a Woman's Heart

Study found those who experienced 3 or more tragedies were more likely to have signs of cardiovascular trouble

10/11/2017
Hormone Therapy and Migraine

Hormone therapy for migraines does not increase heart disease risk, new study finds

10/11/2017
10/10/2017
Study Debunks Notion That Epidurals Prolong Labor

Women had similar outcomes whether they got the anesthetic or a 'dummy' placebo

10/10/2017
Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

10/9/2017
Did Your Urinary Infection Come From a Chicken Coop?

Poultry samples with bacteria were found to have same genetic fingerprints as some infected patients' urine

10/9/2017
Double Mastectomy May Mean a Hit to the Paycheck

Aggressive surgery for breast cancer might cause women to miss over a month of work

10/9/2017
Hate UTIs? One Simple Step Can Cut the Risk

Adding more water to daily routine lowered odds for the infections

10/6/2017
White House to Roll Back Birth Control Mandate in Employers' Health Care Plans

Expected move could affect access to contraception for millions of women

10/4/2017
High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women?

Study didn't find same link in men

10/3/2017
Abortion Access Varies Widely Across U.S.

Distances of 100 miles or more common for women in rural counties, study finds

10/3/2017
Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives

But advances in care may not have helped black women as much as whites, report finds

9/29/2017
Study Questions Practice of Placenta Eating by New Moms

It may be potentially dangerous, researchers say

9/28/2017
Delays in Diagnosis Hurt Women Who Have Heart Disease

Study found they were less likely to receive surgeries involving multiple artery grafts

9/28/2017
Nearly Half of the World's Abortions Are Unsafe

Worst conditions found in Africa, Asia and Latin America, WHO researchers say

9/27/2017
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk

Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found

9/26/2017
Postpartum Depression Likely to Recur With Future Pregnancies

Mood disorder seen in 1 in 200 new moms with no psychiatric history

9/25/2017
Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

9/22/2017
Yoga May Bring Better Sleep to Breast Cancer Patients

As little as two times a week seemed to make a difference over long term

9/20/2017
Gun Surrender Laws Help Women Threatened by Domestic Violence

Fewer are killed in states that mandate that firearms be removed when restraining orders filed

9/19/2017
Focus on Just One Sport Can Mean Stress for Girls

Study of soccer players shows diversity of activity might help

9/18/2017
9/14/2017
Diabetes and Caffeine

Caffeine, from coffee and tea, may lower the risk of death in women with diabetes, study finds

9/13/2017
Surgeons Play Big Role in Women's Choices for Breast Cancer Care

Those with cancer in one breast less likely to get both removed if doctor is reluctant, study finds

9/13/2017
Long-Term Risks and Benefits of HRT

Hormone replacement therapy may not increase the risk of death among postmenopausal women, new study finds

9/12/2017
Widening Waistlines May Raise Women's Cancer Risk

Belly fat after menopause may boost risk of lung, gastrointestinal cancers, researchers report

9/12/2017
HPV Test Alone OK for Cervical Cancer Screening Over 30: Expert Panel

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

9/12/2017
Could Hormone Supplements for Menopause Make a Comeback?

New study suggests the therapy won't increase risk of early death

9/12/2017
Is an Occasional Drink OK During Pregnancy?

Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm

9/11/2017
8 Ways College Women Can Protect Their Health

Awareness and follow-up are keys to avoiding gynecologic problems, expert advises

9/11/2017
Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder

Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease

9/8/2017
Breast-Feeding Linked to Lower Endometriosis Risk

Hormonal changes may play a role, researchers say

9/8/2017
HPV Vaccine May Even Protect Women Who Never Got It

'Herd immunity' effect shows U.S. females now less likely to contract the cancer-causing virus

9/7/2017
Mom-to-Be's Antidepressants Tied to Kids' Psychiatric Woes

But study authors say findings need to be interpreted with caution

9/7/2017
Sleepless Nights Plague Many Women in Middle Age

Phases in and around menopause play a big role in insomnia, CDC study finds

8/29/2017
Many U.S. Women Unaware of Fibroid Treatments: Poll

Hysterectomy isn't the only choice, radiology experts say

8/29/2017
1 in 5 Moms Mum About Post-Pregnancy Blues

Strong support networks increase chances a woman will reveal her symptoms, study says