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 […]

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Stress reduces fertility in women

In North America, 20 to 25 percent of women and 18 to 21 percent of men of reproductive age report daily psychological stress. Although previous research has suggested that stress can decrease the odds of conception, few studies have examined this association among couples from the general population. Now, a new study led by Boston […]

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Grip strength tied to pulmonary function in older women

(HealthDay)—For older Korean women, handgrip strength is positively associated with pulmonary function, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Da-Hye Son, M.D., from Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study of a representative sample of 605 community-dwelling […]

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Patrick Cummins commentates Australian women's T20 opener

Australian fast-bowling sensation Pat Cummins will take up an expert commentary role as the Aussie women take on the White Ferns on Saturday September 29. Cummins said he was looking forward to getting behind the microphone at North Sydney Oval: “The Australian Women’s T20 side has been hugely successful in recent years and I can’t […]

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I Didn't See Women My Size on the Internet—So I Decided to Change That

This profile is part of Health’s #RealLifeStrong series, where we are celebrating women who represent strength, resilience, and grace. Three years ago when Katie Sturino launched her blog, her goal was to provide fashion inspiration for women with similar body types to hers. The 12ish Style struck a chord: Today, Sturino has 225,000 followers on Instagram (if you haven’t seen her #SupersizeTheLook posts, you need to) […]

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Women care less about seeing a female doctor as they age

Most younger women booking in for a pap smear or mammogram would rather see a female doctor, but seniors are less likely to mind. According to figures from the Australian Women's Health Survey, conducted by Jean Hailes for Women's Health, just over 70 per cent of women aged 18-35 express a preference for a female […]