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- Aspirin appears to fight cancer by slowing DNA damage
Aspirin appears to fight cancer by slowing DNA damage
Aspirin is known to lower the risk for some cancers and a new study offers a possible explanation - aspirin slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells...
- Testosterone for memory gets thumbs-up from Aussie researchers
Testosterone for memory gets thumbs-up from Aussie researchers
Postmenopausal women showed improvements in verbal learning and memory after receiving treatment with testosterone gel, according to the results from a new study...
- Scientists question effectiveness of green coffee bean weight-loss
Scientists question effectiveness of green coffee bean weight-loss
Chlorogenic acid, the major ingredient in "miracle" weight-loss green coffee bean dietary supplements, doesn't prevent weight gain in laboratory mice...
Popular sleep meds could make PTSD and anxiety worse
Popular sleep meds could make PTSD and anxiety worse
Sleep researchers have identified how the brain consolidates emotional memories during sleep and found that widely-used sleeping pills heighten the recollection of, and response to, negative memories...
- Cheerful women are not associated with leadership, say business researchers
Cheerful women are not associated with leadership, say business researchers
If you thought a happy disposition, negotiation skills, and networking strengths were the most important attributes for a business career you'd be wrong...
- 5 Must Follow People in the Fitness Industry 5 Must Follow People in the Fitness Industry
The internet is full of people giving workout advice, but how do you really know who to follow? Well, I have scoured the internet for you and found 5 entertaining, genuine and knowledgeable people... Click on the title above to read more
- The A1C Test for Diabetes Diagnosis and Management The A1C Test for Diabetes Diagnosis and Management
The A1Ctest is used both for screening and for diabetes management. As a screening test it is used to diagnose diabetes and pre-diabetic conditions. As a management tool, it keeps track of your... Click on the title above to read more [...]
- New FDA Regulations on Sunscreen Go in Effect this Summer New FDA Regulations on Sunscreen Go in Effect this Summer
According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, the FDA has imposed new regulations on sunscreen manufacturers. Navigating the sunscreen isle can get confusing but will the new sunscreen... Click on the title above to read more
- Are you getting enough from your Omega-3s? Are you getting enough from your Omega-3s?
Omega-3 from fish oil supplements have many health benefits. Fish oil contains two essential fatty acids, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) andeicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). These fatty acids are very... Click on the title above to read more
- The Healthy Moms Magazine The Healthy Moms Magazine
More Than Just Another Health Blog for Moms... The Healthy Moms Magazine is THE Number One Health and Wellness Online Magazine for moms featuring several experts and mom bloggers. Here you will find information on everything from fitness, [...]
Medical News Today
- Precocious Puberty In Girls May Be Delayed By Vitamin D Supplementation Precocious Puberty In Girls May Be Delayed By Vitamin D Supplementation
Vitamin D supplementation may help delay early onset of puberty in girls, a new clinical study finds. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Among girls, puberty generally begins between [...]
- Weight Loss Promoted By Drug Combination In Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Weight Loss Promoted By Drug Combination In Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, lost significantly more weight when they took two drugs that are traditionally used to treat diabetes, rather than either drug alone, a study from Slovenia demonstrates. The results were presen [...]
- Early Development Of Offspring Affected When Nursing Rats Ate A Chemical In Antibacterial Soap Early Development Of Offspring Affected When Nursing Rats Ate A Chemical In Antibacterial Soap
A mother's exposure to triclocarban, a common antibacterial chemical, while nursing her babies shortens the life of her female offspring, a new study in rats finds. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting i [...]
- Overweight Women Who Lose Weight Experience Improved Memory Overweight Women Who Lose Weight Experience Improved Memory
Memory improves in older, overweight women after they lose weight by dieting, and their brain activity actually changes in the regions of the brain that are important for memory tasks, a new study finds. The results were presented at The En [...]
- Girls With Anorexia Nervosa Suffer Reduced Anxiety With Estrogen Replacement Therapy Girls With Anorexia Nervosa Suffer Reduced Anxiety With Estrogen Replacement Therapy
Estrogen replacement therapy is associated with a significant decrease in anxiety symptoms among girls with anorexia nervosa, a new clinical trial finds. The results were presented today at The Endocrine Society's Annual Meeting in San Fran [...]
- Skipping Breakfast May Raise Diabetes Risk Skipping Breakfast May Raise Diabetes Risk
Overweight women who ate morning meal had lower blood sugar, better insulin response in small study Source: HealthDay
- Women Better at Remembering Faces, Study Finds Women Better at Remembering Faces, Study Finds
They spend more time 'scanning' facial features than men do, researchers say Source: HealthDay
- Women May Have Natural Defense Against Common STD Women May Have Natural Defense Against Common STD
'Trich' causes discomfort for some, but is symptomless in othersSource: HealthDay
- Joblessness Tied to Shortened Lifespans for Less-Educated Women Joblessness Tied to Shortened Lifespans for Less-Educated Women
Gap in longevity between better- and least-educated women is growing, study finds Source: HealthDay
- Women's Weight-Loss Surgery May Benefit Later Offspring Women's Weight-Loss Surgery May Benefit Later Offspring
Study links procedure to genetic activity in children Source: HealthDay
- Genomic Medicine Just Hit the Accelerator Genomic Medicine Just Hit the Accelerator
Eric Topol, MD, talks about the Supreme Court ruling disallowing patenting of genes, as well as new initiatives for advancing the sharing of genetic data. Medscape Internal Medicine
- Supreme Court: FTC Can Fight 'Pay for Delay' of Generic Drugs Supreme Court: FTC Can Fight 'Pay for Delay' of Generic Drugs
The Supreme Court has ruled that the Federal Trade Commission can pursue antitrust challenges of drug patent settlements. News Alerts
- Yaz, Yasmin BCPs Linked to 23 Deaths in Canada Yaz, Yasmin BCPs Linked to 23 Deaths in Canada
At least 23 deaths and 600 adverse-event reports have been collected by Health Canada since 2007. The agency says it still believes the benefits of the drospirenone-containing birth-control pills outweigh the risks, although VTE risk is hig [...]
- Heavy Alcohol Use Ups Nosocomial Infections After C-Section Heavy Alcohol Use Ups Nosocomial Infections After C-Section
Women with alcohol use disorders undergoing cesarean delivery are at heightened risk of nosocomial infection, new data show. Reuters Health Information
- Quick Postmeal Walks Better Than Once-Daily Longer Ones Quick Postmeal Walks Better Than Once-Daily Longer Ones
In older adults with impaired fasting glucose, only postmeal exercise reduced after-dinner glycemia. Medscape Medical News
- First Edition: June 19, 2013 First Edition: June 19, 2013
Today's headlines include reports the development of the health law's online marketplaces is falling behind schedule.
- State highlights: Texas pharmacists want Medicaid price transparency State highlights: Texas pharmacists want Medicaid price transparency
Pennsylvania is joining about 20 other states in limiting coverage of abortions under health care insurance policies offered in a federally-run insurance marketplace starting next year under a sweeping federal law. The office of Gov. Tom Co [...]
- Research shows that iodized salt used in bread not enough for pregnant women Research shows that iodized salt used in bread not enough for pregnant women
Research from the University of Adelaide shows that iodized salt used in bread is not enough to provide healthy levels of iodine for pregnant women and their unborn children.
- House GOP plans vote today on abortion bill House GOP plans vote today on abortion bill
The measure, which would ban abortions after 22 weeks of pregnancy, has drawn a White House veto threat. In other Capitol Hill news, health care issues continue to be part of the immigration reform debate and some lawmakers have asked for a [...]
- First Edition: June 18, 2013 First Edition: June 18, 2013
Today's headlines include reports about a new publicity push in support of the health law.
- Triple-negative breast cancer subtypes identified using microRNA Triple-negative breast cancer subtypes identified using microRNA
A new, large-scale study of triple-negative breast cancer shows that small molecules called microRNA can be used to define four subtypes of this aggressive malignancy. The findings could lead to new screening methods, prognostic markers and [...]
- New approach mimicking the body's natural defenses could help treat a therapy-resistant breast cancer New approach mimicking the body's natural defenses could help treat a therapy-resistant breast cancer
A new combination of antibodies was found to be effective in mice against triple-negative breast cancer.
- Genetic variation doubles risk of aortic valve calcification Genetic variation doubles risk of aortic valve calcification
Researchers have found a genetic variant that doubles the likelihood that people will have calcium deposits on their aortic valve. Such calcification, if it becomes severe, can cause narrowing or a blockage of the aortic valve, a condition [...]
- Molecular link between metabolism and breast cancer Molecular link between metabolism and breast cancer
A protein associated with conditions of metabolic imbalance, such as diabetes and obesity, may play a role in the development of aggressive forms of breast cancer, according to new findings.
- Enzyme behind breast cancer mutations identified Enzyme behind breast cancer mutations identified
Researchers have uncovered a human enzyme responsible for causing DNA mutations found in the majority of breast cancers. The discovery of this enzyme -- called APOBEC3B -- may change the way breast cancer is diagnosed and treated.
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- Global Summit on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Global Summit on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health joined more than 200 policymakers, academics, regional and country representatives, as well as representatives from multilateral organizations, development banks, the private sector and d [...]
- Maternal, newborn and child health Maternal, newborn and child health
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Women's Health Magazine
- X-Rays X-Rays
What Is It?X-rays are waves of electromagnetic radiation that are used to create images of organs and other structures inside the body. X-rays have a very short wavelength. As they penetrate the body, they are absorbed in different amounts [...]
- Ultrasound Ultrasound
What Is It?Ultrasound scanning, also called sonography, is a technique used to see tissues and organs inside the body. It uses high-frequency sound waves, which cannot be heard by humans, to produce images of structures inside the body. The [...]
- Radiation Therapy Radiation Therapy
What Is It?Radiation therapy is a form of cancer treatment that uses an intense form of energy, called ionizing radiation, to damage or destroy cancer cells. Ionizing radiation harms cancer cells' genetic material. This kills the cells or i [...]
- 10 Delicious Kale Recipes 10 Delicious Kale Recipes
KALE RECIPES Get in on the kale craze with these good-for-you meals, sides, and snacks [...]
- Urinalysis Urinalysis
What is the test?A urinalysis is a routine examination of the urine for cells, tiny structures, bacteria, and chemicals that suggest various illnesses. A urine culture attempts to grow large numbers of bacteria from a urine sample to diagno [...]