Misc. Women's Problem News

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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

5/8/2017
Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse?

Study suggests a link, but those who mature more slowly are also at risk for physical or verbal violence

5/5/2017
Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors

Some symptoms, such as fatigue and insomnia, are still a problem long after treatment

5/3/2017
Mom's Money Worries May Mean Smaller Baby

Researchers suggest doctors look for ways to help poorer women during pregnancy

5/2/2017
Depression's Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years

Still unclear why more women than men affected by the disorder, researcher says

5/1/2017
Some Antibiotics Linked to Miscarriage Risk

Study finds certain meds seem safer than others, but overall danger is low, researchers say

4/28/2017
Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher says

4/27/2017
Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC

Too few teens use the most effective birth control after having a first baby

4/26/2017
Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study

Researchers don't know if hormones or exposure to metals in makeup or jewelry may play a part

4/26/2017
Genes May Govern Your Risk for PTSD

Link with the psychiatric disorder is more apparent for women, study contends

4/19/2017
High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?

Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

4/17/2017
Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

4/14/2017
More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer

Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women didn't have an overall increase in the disease

4/14/2017
Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers

New law lets states decide what's best for them, administration says

4/13/2017
Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks

Study found link between menopausal symptoms in younger women and reduced blood vessel function

4/12/2017
Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies

Half of breast cancer patients who had both breasts removed unsure of genetic risk of more cancers: study

4/10/2017
Taller, Bigger Women May Face Irregular Heartbeat Risk

Chances of atrial fibrillation rise along with body size, but remain low overall, study says

4/10/2017
Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track

Inflammation from excess weight could lead doctors to think disease is worse in women than it is, study finds

4/7/2017
Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk?

Exposure to fine-particle air pollution linked to dense breast tissue, a risk factor for tumors, study finds

4/6/2017
Men More Prone to Severe Psoriasis: Study

Researchers say this may explain why more males seek treatment for the skin disease

3/31/2017
Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts?

Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests

3/31/2017
Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers

Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

3/31/2017
Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions

Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

3/31/2017
Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time

Top athletes begin losing speed around age 35, compared to 50 for average runners, study shows