Osteoporosis in the News

New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable

11/25/2014 - Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says

FDA Adds 'Boxed Warning' to Devices Used to Remove Uterine Fibroids

11/24/2014 - Risk of spreading unsuspected cancers prompted new warnings, agency says

Being the Boss Tied to Depression Risk for Women, But Not Men

11/21/2014 - Women in powerful positions may be judged harshly, researcher says

Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds

11/20/2014 - Quality of relationships may have more impact on libido

A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart

11/20/2014 - Older women in unhappy relationships seem especially vulnerable, researchers say

Mastectomy Rates Rising Among Women Eligible for Lumpectomy

11/19/2014 - Better breast reconstruction outcomes may be one reason behind the trend, one expert said

Women With Heart Disease at Low Risk When Giving Birth: Study

11/19/2014 - California researchers find more C-sections, longer hospital stays but no significant complications

Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds

11/18/2014 - U.S. national data shows steady rise, and abuse may pose dangers to mother and baby, experts say

Certain Heart Dysfunction More Likely in Hispanic Women With Many Kids: Study

11/17/2014 - But findings are preliminary and more study is needed, experts say

Emotional Stress Affects Women's Hearts

11/17/2014 - Mental stress test shows blood flow reduction among younger women compared to men and seniors, researchers report

Are Women More Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest?

11/17/2014 - French, Dutch studies draw differing conclusions

Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development

11/14/2014 - Overweight at conception linked to changes in embryo's ability to grow properly, research suggests

Health Tip: Think You're Getting Enough Calcium?

11/14/2014 - Factors that influence how much your body keeps

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births

11/13/2014 - Low birth weight also more likely, researchers found

HPV Vaccination Rates Lowest in States With Highest Cervical Cancer Rates: Study

11/11/2014 - Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

Phone Counseling Helps Rural Women With Cancer Gene Tests

11/11/2014 - Telephone could be a lifeline for these patients, researchers say

PTSD in Women Linked to Premature Birth

11/06/2014 - Women with the condition were about one-third more likely to deliver early, study found

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women

11/06/2014 - Health Tip: Risk Factors for Heart Disease in Women

Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After Fracture

11/05/2014 - Experts warn that older men are at risk for osteoporosis, too

11 Percent of U.S. Women Not Checked for Cervical Cancer in 5 Years

11/05/2014 - CDC report notes that half of cases occur among women never or rarely screened


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Women ages 19 to 50 need at least 1,000 milligrams of calcium every day. Younger women and women older than 50 need even more.