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Oestrogen regulates pathological changes of bones via bone lining cells

Friday, July 28, 2017

The female sex hormone oestrogen plays an important role in the structural stability of bones.

Not just hot flashes: Many women experience substantial premenopausal symptoms

Friday, July 28, 2017

Although considerable attention is paid to the problem of hotflashes, a quarter of premenopausal women in their forties and early fifties experienced a range of moderate to severe physical and...

New therapeutic approach for difficult-to-treat subtype of ovarian cancer identified

Thursday, July 27, 2017

A potential new therapeutic strategy for a difficult-to-treat form of ovarian cancer has been discovered by Wistar scientists. The findings were published online in Nature Cell Biology.

Anovulation: Definition, symptoms, and treatment

Monday, July 24, 2017

Anovulation is when a woman does not ovulate. Periods may become irregular or absent. In this article, we look at symptoms and treatments options.

How to stop breast-feeding: Nine tips for weaning

Friday, July 21, 2017

Knowing when to stop breast-feeding and how to wean properly can be difficult. In this article, learn how to make weaning easier for parent and child.

Acupuncture is effective for relieving period pain

Friday, July 21, 2017

Manual acupuncture is effective in treating period pain and associated symptoms, such as nausea and headaches, according to the results of new research.

Why some women are more likely to feel depressed

Friday, July 21, 2017

New study links duration of estrogen exposure with increased vulnerability to depression: Longer exposure to estrogen shown to provide protection.

Polymyalgia rheumatica: Causes, symptoms, and management

Thursday, July 20, 2017

What is polymyalgia rheumatica, who does it affect, what are the causes, and how is it diagnosed? Learn about the different treatment options available.

Running for 1 minute per day may protect women's bone health

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

A short burst of high-intensity, weight-bearing physical activity, such as running, is connected with better bone health in women, finds new research.

Genetic factors may link early menopause with diabetes

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Early menopause correlates with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, but the cause for both might be found in the DNA, a current study suggests.

Marsupialization: What to expect

Monday, July 17, 2017

What is marsupialization and when is it used? Learn about possible complications, when to see a doctor about a cyst, and alternative treatments.

MS risk reduced by breast-feeding, study suggests

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Mothers who breast-feed for 15 months over the course of one or more pregnancies have a reduced risk of developing multiple sclerosis, study finds.

Why is my period late? Eight possible reasons

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A late period can be distressing but there are many causes. Learn about eight possible reasons for a late period, including stress and birth control.

No link between fertility treatment and divorce rates

Sunday, July 09, 2017

Previously, fertility treatments were linked to high divorce rates, but new research suggests that there is no conclusive link between IVF and breaking up.

Are engineered organs finally becoming reality in medicine?

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Babies, new mothers, cancer surgery patients, and the elderly are all in need of new treatment options for gastrointestinal problems.

Menstruation does not affect cognitive function, study finds

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

There is a common perception that hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle affect cognitive function, but new research finds that this is not the case.

Study sheds light on how ovarian cancer spreads

Friday, June 30, 2017

Long-term goal is to develop treatments that prevent cancer cells from attaching to new sites during metastasis.

Test gives accurate prognosis for breast cancer patients with 'ultralow' risk

Thursday, June 29, 2017

A new study finds that a multiple gene signature test can accurately identify breast cancer patients with an extremely low risk of death.

Mixed results on effectiveness of acupuncture to treat stress urinary incontinence, infertility

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Electroacupuncture improved stress urinary incontinence - that's when a woman can experience an involuntary loss of urine such as when sneezing or coughing - but acupuncture did not increase the...

Study: Minimally-invasive surgery outcomes more favorable versus traditional open surgery

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Minimally-invasive surgery leads to more favorable 30-day postoperative outcomes versus traditional open surgery, according to a study led by physicians from the Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry...

Early menopause: Eating vegetable protein tied to lower risk

Monday, June 26, 2017

New research finds that eating three to four daily servings of foods rich in vegetable proteins is linked to a lower incidence of early menopause in women.

Study uncovers link between male hormones and metabolic disease in polycystic ovary syndrome

Monday, June 26, 2017

Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered the link between increased male hormones and metabolic complications such as diabetes and fatty liver disease in patients with polycystic...

Greater emphasis on preventing, treating heart disease in women needed

Friday, June 23, 2017

Women and physicians do not put enough emphasis on cardiovascular disease in women, and a social stigma regarding body weight may be a primary barrier to these important discussions, according to...

Women who focus negatively, magnify chronic pain, more likely to be taking prescribed opioids

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Female chronic pain sufferers who catastrophize, a psychological condition in which pain is exaggerated or irrationally focused on, not only report greater pain intensity, but are more likely to be...

How can exercise improve body image?

Sunday, June 18, 2017

A new study examines the psychological effects of a single exercise session on young women and shows how working out can make us feel stronger and thinner.

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Free radicals: How do they affect the body?

Saturday, July 29, 2017

What are free radicals, and what impact do they have on the body? In this article, we look at the free radicals and how antioxidants interact with them.

Alpha-gal allergy: What you need to know

Saturday, July 29, 2017

What is an alpha-gal allergy and what are the causes of it? Learn about the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, how it can be treated, and prevention methods.

Unstructured childhood could lead to adult obesity

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Destabilizing events in a person's childhood may cause them to develop behaviors such as poor dietary habits, which could lead to obesity in adulthood.

Too much sugar may harm men's mental health

Friday, July 28, 2017

Men with a high daily sugar intake may be at greater risk of developing depression or other mental health disorders after 5 years, new research suggests.

Kale nutrient may yield significant cognitive benefits

Friday, July 28, 2017

Lutein, a nutrient found in kale and spinach as well as eggs and avocados, may help to prevent or counteract cognitive aging, according to a new study.

MSG: More than just a food additive

Friday, July 28, 2017

Monosodium glutamate is a commonly used but controversial food additive, with important functions in the brain and the gut.

Researchers offer new and novel paradigm for advancing research on beneficial microbes

Thursday, July 27, 2017

While beneficial microbes are becoming a more common tool in agriculture, their effectiveness in the field is severely blunted thanks to real-world environmental stressors like heat and drought...

Ten foods high in magnesium

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Magnesium is found in many different foods. Although magnesium deficiency is rare, many Americans don’t get as much of the mineral as they should.

Study finds 275,000 calls to poison control centers for dietary supplement exposures

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

U.S. Poison Control Centers receive a call every 24 minutes, on average, regarding dietary supplement exposures, according to a new study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the...

A2 milk: What you need to know

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

What is A2 milk? This new milk on the market is supposedly healthier and easy to digest, but what is the truth? We look at the research.

Thirteen foods that won't raise blood glucose

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

In cases of pre-diabetes, where blood sugar levels are high but not yet diabetic, it can be hard to find tasty meal plans. Here are some top suggestions.

How many carbs should I eat a day?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Carbohydrates - or “carbs” - are foods that your body uses to produce glucose, a source of energy. There are two types of carbs: complex and simple.

How much water you need to drink

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

We've always been told we should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day to stay healthy. But what does the latest research say?

The best calorie counter apps of 2016

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

There are many digital ways to support a diet plan. Find out the most timely, well-reviewed, and impactful weight loss and calorie management apps.

13 low-carb fruits and vegetables

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Fruit tends to have a higher carbohydrate content than most vegetables, because of the naturally occurring sugars - they’re sweeter, after all.

Is carbonated water bad for you?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Carbonated drinks are said to increase calcium loss from the bones, cause tooth decay, and trigger irritable bowel syndrome. How true are these claims?

How many calories should I eat to lose weight?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

How do you know if you’re eating enough to lose weight the right way? Learn how many calories you should consume. Learn more here.

Can you really use honey and cinnamon for weight loss?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Honey and cinnamon are often touted as natural weight loss solutions. How effective are they and what evidence is there to support their use?

High-fat diet in pregnancy can cause mental health problems in offspring

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A high-fat diet not only creates health problems for expectant mothers, but new research in an animal model suggests it alters the development of the brain and endocrine system of their offspring and...

Cake icing pigment could worsen inflammatory bowel disease

Monday, July 24, 2017

Titanium dioxide - a pigment used in foods, cosmetics, and medicines - could compound IBD symptoms. It should be avoided by patients, researchers suggest.

Why sugary drinks and protein-rich meals don't go well together

Monday, July 24, 2017

Having a sugar-sweetened drink with a high-protein meal may negatively affect energy balance, alter food preferences and cause the body to store more fat, according to a study published in the open...

Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets

Monday, July 24, 2017

Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

Chaga mushroom: Nine potential health benefits

Saturday, July 22, 2017

What are chaga mushrooms and what are their potential health benefits? How are chaga mushrooms used and what are the possible risks?

Heart failure risk may be affected by weight gain

Friday, July 21, 2017

Researchers find that weight gain may overstrain the heart muscle, which, in time, could lead to heart failure. Weight management could reduce this risk.

Are sugary drink interventions changing people's behavior?

Friday, July 21, 2017

An evaluation of efforts designed to reduce how many sugary drinks we consume shows some success in changing younger people's habits but warns they cannot be the only way to cut consumption.

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