Latest News for Women Health

A boy or a girl? Baby's sex may influence mother's immunity

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
New research shows an association between the sex of the fetus and different immune responses in pregnant women. Pregnancy with girls may affect immunity.
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High levels of vitamin D may improve muscle strength

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Using a cutting-edge technique, researchers from the United Kingdom investigate the effect of active and inactive vitamin D levels on muscle strength.
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What to Do If You Catch a Cold When Pregnant

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Learn about how colds are treated during pregnancy and how they may be prevented. What are the similarities between cold and pregnancy symptoms?
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Better health for women involved in clinical trials

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
Women who participate in obstetric and gynaecology clinical trials experience improved health outcomes compared to those who are not involved in trials, according to research by Queen Mary...
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Aspirin increases pregnancy rate in women with inflammation

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
A new study examines the effect of a low dose of daily aspirin in women who are trying to conceive and have chronic, low-grade inflammation.
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Poor thigh muscle strength may increase women's risk of knee osteoarthritis

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
A new study has found that poor strength in the thigh muscles may increase the risk of knee osteoarthritis in women but not men.
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Removal of ovaries during hysterectomy linked to increase in heart disease, cancer and premature death

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
A study led by the University of Warwick has found a link between the removal of ovaries during hysterectomy and an increase in heart disease, cancer and premature death.
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Women who have a false positive screening mammogram more likely to delay next screen

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Women who had a false positive result from a screening mammogram were more likely to delay or forgo their subsequent screening mammogram than women who had a true negative result.
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Heavy lifting, shift work may negatively impact women's fertility

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Women who regularly lift heavy objects at work and work non-daytime shift patterns may experience decreased fertility, suggests new research.
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