Misc. Women's Problem News

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8/17/2017
Could Urban Lighting Raise Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women?

Study found link between ambient light and higher odds in young, smoking females, but more research needed

8/15/2017
U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

8/9/2017
Stroke Rates Drop for U.S. Men, But Not Women

Explanations for the disparity aren't clear

8/9/2017
Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S.

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

8/9/2017
Does Early Puberty Affect a Girl's Academic Achievement?

Those who begin their periods younger may leave school sooner, research suggests

8/1/2017
Women Who Gain Weight Between Babies at Higher Risk for Diabetes

Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds

8/1/2017
Recent Flu Shot Shouldn't Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy

Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

8/1/2017
Gum Disease May Be Linked to Cancer Risk in Older Women

Esophageal, breast and lung cancer, among others, seen in postmenopausal women in large study

7/27/2017
'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affect Both Genders

'We need to bring men into the conversation,' researcher says

7/21/2017
Most Murdered U.S. Women Killed By Husbands, Boyfriends, Exes

Federal report on decade of statistics shows over half of deaths were caused by intimate partners

7/21/2017
Estrogen May Influence Women's Depression Risk

Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest

7/19/2017
'Nipple-Sparing' Mastectomies Don't Raise Odds of Cancer's Return: Study

Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk

7/19/2017
Early Menopause May Be Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

When periods stop before 40, risk is 4 times greater compared to late menopause, study suggests

7/18/2017
Most Women Should Forgo Ovarian Cancer Screening: Panel

Test isn't accurate enough to justify its use, experts say

7/18/2017
Women Driven to Be Thinner When Husband Is Hot

But study finds the dynamic doesn't work the other way around

7/14/2017
Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests

Kids appear more likely to develop the disorder when moms aren't effectively treated

7/14/2017
After Couples Fight, Making Up Differs for Him and Her

Females prefer sincere apologies while males opt for sex

7/12/2017
Breast-Feeding May Lower Risk of MS, Study Says

Benefits reported for women who nursed 15 months or more

7/6/2017
Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?

As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found

7/5/2017
No Such Thing as Menstrual Memory Fog

Changes in hormones don't seem to affect the female brain, small study finds

7/3/2017
Concussion Can Spur Short-Term Change in Women's Periods

Odds of abnormal menstrual bleeding jump 6 times after serious head injury, study says

6/29/2017
Many Women Mistaken on 'Side Effects' of Breast Cancer Drug

Study shows that normal symptoms of menopause are often blamed on tamoxifen

6/26/2017
Medicaid Cuts Tied to Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnoses

Tennessee's 2005 Medicaid rollback could forecast what might happen if GOP health plans become law, some say

6/23/2017
Being Thin Could Boost Stress Fracture Risk in Female Runners

Researcher says less muscle mass can make leg bones more vulnerable to injury

6/22/2017
Mammogram Decision Hinges on Patient-Doc Talk, Ob-Gyn Group Says

Updated guidelines say average-risk women can start screening at age 40

6/22/2017
Too Few Women, Docs Understand Dangers of Heart Disease

It kills more than all cancers combined, but study says many overlook the risk

6/21/2017
Opioid-Linked Hospitalizations Rising Fastest for Women: Study

U.S. cases rose 75 percent for females vs. 55 percent for males over a decade, study finds

6/20/2017
When Is Risk Highest for Women With Breast Cancer Gene Mutations?

Study narrows down peak times, possibly aiding in preventive treatment decisions

6/15/2017
Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects

But researchers say absolute risk is low

6/13/2017
Women More Likely to Remember Plus-Size Models

It pays to use more realistic body types, small study suggests

6/9/2017
Opioids Over-Prescribed After C-Sections: Studies

Pills women don't use may end up in the wrong hands, researchers suggest

6/8/2017
Abused Women Prone to Unnecessary Ovary Removal: Study

Researchers think physical, emotional or sexual abuse may prompt women to over-react to gynecological symptoms

6/8/2017
Heart Risks to Fetus From Bipolar Drug May Be Lower Than Thought

Pregnant women taking lithium should discuss any concerns with doctor, researchers say

6/7/2017
Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

6/6/2017
Just 10 Cigarettes During Pregnancy Can Harm Kids

Teens whose mothers smoked may have issues with thinking skills, study shows

6/5/2017
Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return

Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence

6/5/2017
Breast-Feeding May Reduce Pain From C-Section

Study authors say finding provides another good reason to encourage women to nurse

5/31/2017
Obese Women May Have More Intense Hot Flashes

Body fat might trap heat inside the body, researchers say

5/25/2017
Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

5/23/2017
3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

5/18/2017
Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

5/16/2017
Hormone Therapy Not Advised for Preventing Disease After Menopause

Benefits of treatment don't outweigh the risks, U.S. task force reiterates

5/15/2017
Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk

Women whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

5/15/2017
'Female Viagra' May Lift a Younger Woman's Libido

But a pill might not address all the issues facing women who've lost their sex drive, researcher says

5/12/2017
Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss

Older age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study found

5/9/2017
Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why

New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

5/9/2017
Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

5/9/2017
Poverty May Be More Stressful for Women Than Men

In study, living in a poor neighborhood triggered more anxiety for females, while males were less affected

5/9/2017
Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma

Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

5/8/2017
That Store Mannequin May Be Anorexic

British study finds measurements of most are similar to 'extremely underweight' women