Women's Health in the News

Late-Life Transition Like Bruce Jenner's Full of Challenges, Rewards, Experts Say

04/24/2015 - People with issues involving gender identity may struggle for years before taking action

Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study

04/23/2015 - The sooner, the better, researchers found

Many Breast Cancer Patients Still Opt for Mastectomy Over Lump Removal

04/23/2015 - Better pre-surgical chemotherapy means more of the breast can safely be saved, researchers say

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines

04/21/2015 - Protection may go beyond cervical infection

U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030

04/20/2015 - Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts

Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner

04/18/2015 - Study also finds those with flexible work situations less likely to retire

For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two

04/17/2015 - U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

Health Tip: Applying Artificial Nails

04/17/2015 - Suggestions for at-home use

Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking

04/13/2015 - Anti-tobacco efforts should focus on these concerns, researchers say

Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests

04/10/2015 - But most of these women still have their babies at-term, researcher notes

Facelifts May Make Women Seem More Likable, Study Suggests

04/09/2015 - But this doesn't mean they'll be happier, expert says

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens

04/09/2015 - Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites: Survey

04/08/2015 - Where women live also appears to affect mental health disorder rates

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds

04/06/2015 - However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds

04/06/2015 - But almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems

Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival

04/06/2015 - Study shows recent advances help improve odds, but medical bills are rising

Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds

04/06/2015 - Untested samples may also harbor bacteria, viruses, experts say

Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria

04/03/2015 - New study links bacteria found in urine in bladder to urinary incontinence

Doctor's Advice May Help Prompt Weight Loss

04/03/2015 - Study finds such counsel seems to helps people maintain, even lose weight

Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes

04/03/2015 - 2010 study led to a change in practice

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