hormone therapy

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Having a Healthier Heart

Women who use menopausal hormone therapy appear to have a heart structure and function that is linked to a lower risk of heart failure,...
Anxiety

Feeling Anxious? Blame the Size of Your Waistline

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders, and it’s more likely to affect women, especially middle-aged women. Although anxiety can be...
Exercise

Hearts Get ‘Younger,’ Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it...
National Family Health Survey 4

National Family Health Survey 4 – Lack of Education Robs Women of Reproductive Control

Recently the fourth round of the National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS-4) report on the variations in the total fertility rate (TFR) of different...
mammogram

When You Need A Breast Screening, Should You Get A 3-D Mammogram?

When I went to the imaging center for my regular mammogram last year, the woman behind the desk asked me if I’d like to...
breast cancer

Confusion over the cause of symptoms may be affecting whether or not women take...

Women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer may be failing to take the preventive anti-cancer drug tamoxifen because they are confusing...
Depression

New Study Links Hot Flashes with Depression

With age comes a greater risk of depression, especially in women.  With 15% of the female population in the US being 65 or older,...
alcohol consumption

Higher Alcohol Consumption Leads to Greater Loss of Muscle Tissue in Postmenopausal Women

CLEVELAND, Ohio (June 7, 2017)—If you feel as though you can’t do as much physically as you’ve gotten older, there may be a reason....
breast screening

Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance

For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be...
Health Workers Test And Spray For Mosquitos As Texas Prepares For Zika Virus

Women And The Zika Virus: Smart Questions And A Few Solid Answers

The Zika virus caused birth defects in about 10 percent of the 250 pregnant women confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...