Women's Health in the News

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups

03/27/2015 - Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

In Nursing, Men Still Paid More Than Women: Study

03/24/2015 - Female RNs shortchanged more than $5,000 a year, researchers say

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

03/23/2015 - Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care

03/19/2015 - Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes

03/19/2015 - Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

Dad's Depression Affects Toddler's Behavior, Too

03/18/2015 - Study found a father's moods might increase risk of his youngster's anxiety, sadness

Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex

03/18/2015 - Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found

Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests

03/18/2015 - But many factors determine IQ, not just mother's milk, experts note

Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies

03/17/2015 - Abnormal cells are misidentified in one-fourth of cases, research suggests

Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study

03/17/2015 - But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

Obesity Raises Women's Cancer Risk by 40 Percent, Study Finds

03/17/2015 - British researchers stress that losing excess weight lowers the odds again, however

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds

03/16/2015 - And, early plaque build-up in brain may not play as strong a role in recall issues as suspected

Restraining Order Often Costly for Women

03/13/2015 - Lost earnings the first year can exceed $1,000, study finds

Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds

03/13/2015 - Kids of obese moms more likely to be too heavy themselves

Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns

03/12/2015 - Careful monitoring necessary, researchers say

Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant, Study Finds

03/11/2015 - This increases risks for baby and mother, experts say

More Evidence That Hormone Therapy Might Not Help Women's Hearts

03/10/2015 - Review also found raised risk of stroke for some, although timing of use may be a key factor

Study Links Family History of Prostate Cancer to Breast Cancer Risk

03/09/2015 - Doctors should ask about medical history of first-degree male relatives, researchers say

New Study Casts Doubt on Dangers of Hormone Therapy for Hot Flashes

03/06/2015 - But other experts warn it's too soon to say the treatment is safe

Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

03/06/2015 - Boys born to women in their late 20s, early 30s appeared to have the lowest risk, study found