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...
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...
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...
Estrogen Therapy Shown Effective in Reducing Tooth and Gum Diseases in Postmenopausal Women Study by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

Estrogen Therapy Shown Effective in Reducing Tooth and Gum Diseases in Postmenopausal Women

CLEVELAND, Ohio (February 22, 2017)—Estrogen therapy has already been credited with helping women manage an array of menopause-related issues, including reducing hot flashes, improving...
scalp cooling device

Scalp cooling device may help reduce hair loss for women with breast cancer receiving...

Two studies in the February 14 issue of JAMA examine hair loss among women with breast cancer who received scalp cooling before, during and...
Plastic Surgeon

Plastic Surgeon: Patients Need Education On Breast Implants Link To Cancer

SPRINGFIELD -- Mercy Medical Center plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Brian A. Pryor called the Food and Drug Administration's concurrence Tuesday of a link...
Less sleep women

Living with children may mean less sleep for women, but not for men

New research backs up what many women already know: They're sleep deprived. Unlike men, a good night's sleep for women is affected by having...