Osteoporosis in the News

Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds

10/16/2014 - Nature of connection isn't clear, but both conditions can be treated, experts say

Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment

10/15/2014 - 'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

Urinary Prosthetic Device for Women Approved

10/14/2014 - Helps those who can't contract bladder muscles

Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says

10/14/2014 - Less than 1 percent of patients experienced dreaded headache

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful?

10/14/2014 - Study finds women with higher levels needed less medication

Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

10/14/2014 - Post-menopausal women at greater risk

Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study

10/13/2014 - May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows

10/13/2014 - Finding suggests doctors need to treat patients based on gender risks, researcher says

Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain

10/13/2014 - Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

10/08/2014 - Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds

10/06/2014 - Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

More Women Having Reconstruction Surgery After Breast Cancer Treatment

10/03/2014 - Study finds notable rise in number of women once considered at high risk for the procedure

Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says

10/01/2014 - Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

10/01/2014 - Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy

10/01/2014 - Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study

09/30/2014 - Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says

09/30/2014 - Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer

09/29/2014 - Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women

09/26/2014 - Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC

09/25/2014 - They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say


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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.