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Vitamin D Levels Might Affect Success Rate of Fertility Treatment

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

According to a recent meta-analysis, women with adequate vitamin D levels have a better success rate with their fertility treatment. A distressing issue, infertility is now quite common and is estimated to affect no fewer than 6.1 American couples. More and more couples are now seeking fertility treatment, including fertility medication and IVF. The success […]

Teen moms have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Teenage first-time mothers are at a higher risk of heart disease than women who deliver their first child later in life, according to a new study. For this study, the researchers examined data of more than 1000 women. These women were from different parts of the world, like Canada, Brazil, Colombia, and Albania. At the […]

Underweight Women Might Have Increased Risk of Early Menopause

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

In a new study involving about 80,000 women, the researchers have found that women who are underweight are at a greater risk of developing menopause early, which in turn increases the risk of other health conditions. Previous research has shown that reproductive function is affected by low and high levels of fat. The present researchers […]

Postpartum Depression Risk Might Be Linked to Birth Season

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Giving birth during certain seasons increases mothers’ risk of postpartum depression (PPD for short), according to a new study. Women who give birth during summer and fall have a greater risk of developing PPD. It is also noted that the risk of developing PPD is greater in women who give birth without anesthesia. The risk […]

Traumatic Experience Might Increase Women’s Risk of Heart Disease

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Women who experience three or more traumatic events are more likely to develop heart disease, especially after menopause, than women who experience fewer than 3 traumatic events. These are the findings of a new study. In this study, the researchers noted below-par endothelial function in women who had experienced three of more traumatic events, compared […]

Women at Increased Risk of UTI Might Lower Their Risk By Increasing Water Intake

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Increasing the daily intake of water by 3 extra pints might help lower the risk of urinary tract infection, particularly in women who are more likely to contact it, according to new study. The researchers noted that when women at greater risk of urinary tract infection (or UTI for short) increased their daily intake of […]

Even a Single Drink Can Harm Developing Fetus, New Study States

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

According to new research, drinking during pregnancy is a bad idea. However, opinions vary about permissible limit. The new study states that even one drink might be harmful when you are pregnant. In this study, the researchers noted that even tiny amounts of alcohol can prove harmful to a developing fetus. In this research, the […]

Low-Dose Hormone Therapy Linked to Improved Sleep Quality in Recently Menopausal Women

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

It is estimated that about 40-60 percent women in early menopause or perimenopause have difficulty falling sleep and staying asleep due to changes occurring in the body during this time. Most of these women also experience night sweats and hot flashes, both make it difficult to achieve and stay in sleep. A recent study has […]

Sleep disorders Increase the Likelihood of Preterm Delivery

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

The chances of having a preterm birth are greater when the expectant mother is diagnosed with sleep apnea, insomnia, or other sleep disorders while being pregnant, according to a new study. This is the first study to investigate how insomnia affects delivery. In this study the researchers, checked data of about three million women, out […]

Increased Cadmium Levels Linked to Greater Endometrial Cancer Risk

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Increased cadmium levels increase the risk of uterine cancer in women, according to a new study. Cadmium is a toxic metal which mimics estrogen. Uterine cancer, also called endometrial cancer, mostly affects women of postmenopausal age. The cancer starts in the lining of the uterus. It is more common of the two types of cancer […]

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