Osteoporosis in the News

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts

07/28/2014 - Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

Wives' Higher Education May Not Affect Divorce Rate

07/27/2014 - Couples with equal levels of academic achievement less likely to split than if husbands have more, study finds

The 'Hobby Lobby Ruling' and What It Means for U.S. Health Care

07/25/2014 - Some predict challenges to medical practices that conflict with religious beliefs; others dismiss such scenarios as alarmist

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

07/24/2014 - Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says

Is Coffee Aggravating Your Hot Flashes?

07/24/2014 - Researchers suggest women skip caffeine if they're bothered by menopausal symptoms

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

07/23/2014 - Findings may also provide clues on biology of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researcher says

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

07/22/2014 - Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study

07/22/2014 - Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

07/21/2014 - And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

07/18/2014 - Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans

07/18/2014 - Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals

Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women

07/17/2014 - Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life

Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study

07/16/2014 - Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar

07/14/2014 - Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids

07/14/2014 - No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

07/11/2014 - Treatment looked promising in small trial

Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

07/10/2014 - But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

07/09/2014 - It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study

07/09/2014 - Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds

07/09/2014 - This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

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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.