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Marine-Based Omega-3s More Effective Than Plant-Based at Preventing Breast Cancer

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Previous studies have shown that omega-3s help prevent breast cancer. A new study analyzed if marine-based omega-3s are more effective than plant-based omega-3s in preventing breast cancer. The researchers found that while all omega-3s help prevent breast cancer, marine-based omega-3s are significantly more potent at preventing development of breast tumors than omega-3s derived from plants. […]

Early Period Linked To Cardiovascular Disease Later In Life

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Is there a link between early period and increased risk of cardiovascular disease in later years? A new study claims, yes, there’s a link. In this study, the researchers analyzed data of nearly half a million individuals and found that women who had their first period before they turned 12 had a greater risk of […]

Women Working Night Shift Are At Greater Risk of Developing Cancer

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Previous studies have linked working night-shift for long-term with poor health outcomes. A recently-published study has now revealed that women who work night-shift on long-term basis carry a greater risk of developing cancer. It is well-known that working night shift disturbs the circadian rhythm, which is our 24-hour internal clock that regulates physiological processes of […]

Hormone Therapy during Menopause Transition Not Linked to Increased Stroke Risk

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

A new research suggests that Postmenopausal hormone therapy doesn’t increases the risk of stroke if it is begun early. During the menopause transition, nearly 3 in every 10 women experience symptoms that can disturb their wellbeing, like insomnia, hot flushes, and dry mucosa. It is possible to effectively treat these symptoms using female sex hormones. […]

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 […]

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