Health News

5 ways pregnant women can reduce the risk of stillbirth

Five ways pregnant women can reduce the risk of stillbirth, according to top gynecologists Around 1% of births are stillbirths in the US, UK and Australia  That equates to 24,000 stillbirths a year in the US, 4,400 in Australia, and 3,500 in the UK Australia is taking action with a Senate report aiming at reducing […]

Health News

Why So Many Women in Midlife Are at Risk of Opioid Addiction

“I had a 10-year run, stealing, conniving,” Jamie Lee Curtis revealed about her battle with opioid dependence. “No one knew. No one.” Now, everyone knows. And if the actor’s courageous confession to People tells us anything, it’s that a dangerous dependence on prescription pain pills can happen to anyone. In fact, women in midlife — even those who never dabbled in […]

Personal Health

This sport can slow the aging process.

Sports are essential for the sake of your body. Cellular, replicative aging is connected with lack of cell capability to divide. To date, scientists know little about how exactly exercise can slow lower aging at your bodies cells. The mechanisms accountable for the positive aftereffect of the exercises have yet to be fully studied. It’s […]

Health Problems

Black, low-income women may not report barriers to care

(HealthDay)—Black women, women living in poverty, and those with higher levels of distrust are less likely to report barriers to timely screening mammography, according to a study published online Sept. 24 in Cancer. Sage J. Kim, Ph.D., from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and colleagues used data from the Patient Navigation in Medically Underserved […]

Health Problems

Found the cause of migraine attacks in women

Migraine – a disease that affects mainly women. Approximately 85% of patients are women. This pattern was noticed by many researchers, but until recently it was not possible to explain it. As mir24.tv notes, the main symptom of migraine is acute throbbing pain that covers half of the head (sometimes both sides). Visual disturbances, nausea […]