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 naturally-occurring symptoms with side effects from the medicine, according to...
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, and the number expected to double in the next 50...
HPV testing

HPV testing leads to earlier detection and treatment of cervical pre-cancer

Women who receive human papillomavirus (HPV) testing, in addition to a pap smear, receive a faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer, according to a study of over 450,000 women by Queen Mary...
HPV testing

Blood cell discovery identifies patients with aggressive prostate cancer

Patients who have aggressive prostate cancer could be identified by a highly accurate and simple blood test, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The research discovered rare cells in...
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. Both aging and menopause are known to affect sarcopenia, which...
Robocath

Robocath raises €4.7 million ($5.2M) to market its first medical robotic platform, R-one™, in...

Robocath, a medical robotics start-up that designs and develops innovative solutions for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, today announces the conclusion of a new round of fundraising worth €4.7 million ($5.2M). This round was...
fennel reduce postmenopause symptoms

Study Confirms Benefits of Fennel in Reducing Postmenopause Symptoms

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 17, 2017)—Fennel, an anise-flavored herb used for cooking, has long been known for its health benefits for a variety of issues, including digestion and premenstrual symptoms. A new study confirms that...
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 a cost-effective way to shift national participation trends, according to...
hormone therapy

Older Age at Menopause and Use of Hormone Therapy Produce Increased Risk of Hearing...

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 10, 2017)—It has long been suspected that menopause and the use of hormones had a direct effect on hearing. However, findings from previous studies have been conflicting, with some suggesting that...
SPORTS KNEE INJURY

Exclusive: Sports Medicine Sports Knee Injury

The knees can take a lot of punishment while playing sports or running, often resulting in knee ligament injuries. Around a fifth of knee injuries from playing sport affect the anterior cruciate ligament or ACL. A torn ACL can be painful and debilitating,...