College-aged women in the UK say they would trade longevity for an ideal body weight. ... 320 women studying at 20 British universities (ages 18-65; average, 24.49) completed a survey in March.
Finally, the Women’s Health Initiative investigated the relationship between statins and diabetes, and while it had some limitations, it reported an association between statins and diabetes.
QD: News Every Day--Women know to call 911 for stroke, but may not know the warning signs. ... women identified through random-digit dialing. The women were asked open-ended questions about signs, symptoms and what to do next.
Women’s health centers at hospitals are primarily about mammograms and breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. ... But what about the Canadian study published in February? This looked at women aged 40-59 who were screened with either clinical
I'm a big fan of oral contraceptives. They contributed to women's liberation by giving us a reliable method of planning, delaying, or avoiding pregnancy. ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide
A recent case in point is the discrepancy between the conclusions of the observational Nurses' Health Study and the placebo-controlled Women's Health Initiative (WHI) regarding the risks and benefits ... Results from the observational Nurses' Health
The medical school's Scholars in Rural Health program identifies promising potential medical students during their freshman and sophomore years of undergraduate coursework. ... Dr. Neil completed her residency in Madison, Wisc., and then a fellowship in
Here's a rundown. ACP's Health and Public Policy Committee met to develop policy recommendations to the College's Board of Regents on social determinants of health, barriers to ... s health, the gender pay gap affecting female physicians, hate crimes as
ACP has issued guidance in several areas of women's health over the past year, including pelvic exams, cervical cancer screening, and breast cancer screening. ... recommendations, such as that against annual pelvic screening exams in asymptomatic, average
Types 6 and 11 cause most genital warts, and while warts don't lead to cancer, they are certainly a public health problem. ... It is simply a collection of people's stories and health officials try to follow up on them to see if they have any merit.