Women's Health in the News

Combo Rx May Boost Ovarian Cancer Outcomes, But Too Few Get It: Study

08/03/2015 - Therapy involves dosing chemo directly into the abdomen, researchers explain

Your Office Temperature Settings May Have a Gender Bias

08/03/2015 - Middle-aged man is target of heating, cooling standards, researchers say

Women and Blacks Fare Worse After Heart Attacks: Study

08/03/2015 - Disparities in care may be one reason for the differences, researchers say

Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study

08/03/2015 - Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find

Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?

07/31/2015 - Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?

07/29/2015 - Expert notes it will probably only be effective for short-term weight loss

Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women

07/29/2015 - Friendships, activities have protective effect in middle-age, study finds

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time

07/28/2015 - Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

07/28/2015 - But one stone increases odds for more, study found

After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs

07/27/2015 - Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

07/27/2015 - Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study

07/27/2015 - Tips from family or media can run counter to expert guidelines on vaccines, breast-feeding

Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer

07/24/2015 - Study found benefit from drugs known as aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S.

07/23/2015 - Experts point to dropping infant death rates, racial disparities in care and fertility treatments as factors

Added Radiation May Help Some With Early Breast Cancer

07/22/2015 - Studies found it lowered chances of recurrence, but did not boost overall survival

Minds of Older Women Fuzzier After General Anesthesia Than Men's

07/21/2015 - Post-surgical decline less evident in elderly males, study says

Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study

07/21/2015 - Investigators find gender differences in progression from mild cognitive impairment

Change in 'Pap' Test Rules Linked to Drop in STD Testing

07/21/2015 - Chlamydia screening of young women plummeted at one university health center

Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds

07/20/2015 - Those in committed relationships eight times more likely to engage in sex

Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, Too

07/17/2015 - Study finds that depression levels in mothers drop when fathers engage in caretaking