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Use of Cancer-Linked Fibroid Device Declines After FDA Warning August 23, 2016

Rate of uterus removals done with power morcellators dropped significantly, study finds

Unhappy at Work in Your 20s, Unhealthy in Your 40s? August 22, 2016

How young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically, mentally by middle-age, study finds

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand August 22, 2016

Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say

Family Trumps Friends in Extending Seniors' Lives August 22, 2016

People are comfortable expecting more help from relatives, researchers say

Is Compromise More Likely When Women Are Part of the Decision? August 19, 2016

Men alone tend to choose an extreme option, study contends

Genes Might Explain Hispanics' Added Longevity August 19, 2016

Differences in 'genetic clock' may help them age more slowly than other ethnic groups, study finds

Two Genes Might Help Predict Breast Cancer Survival August 18, 2016

Research suggests that tracking DNA activity patterns may someday help women with certain tumor types

Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk August 18, 2016

Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds August 17, 2016

Blood condition is common among older patients

New Moms' Hair Loss Usually Temporary, Expert Says August 17, 2016

Blame falling estrogen levels, and use these expert tips to conceal post-partum shedding

Depression Common After Time Spent in ICU August 17, 2016

About one-third of ICU patients suffer psychologically, researchers find

Child Abuse May Shorten Some Women's Lives August 17, 2016

Extreme stress may affect the way the body's cells function

Sleep Is Key to College Success August 17, 2016

Deprivation can make you cranky and sick, and take a toll on your GPA, sleep specialist says

Study Finds Links Between Chronic Pain, Depression in Couples August 16, 2016

Findings could lead to better diagnostic tests and treatments, researchers say

Injected Drug May Help Fight Osteoporosis in Women August 16, 2016

Abaloparatide appears to reduce fractures better than the current drug Forteo, researchers say

Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest August 16, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Will 'Unloading' Shoes Help Your Arthritic Knees? August 12, 2016

Study puts specially designed footwear to the test

Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful August 12, 2016

Discuss money, expectations beforehand, then let go, experts say

Brain Relies on Two Timekeepers for Sleep August 12, 2016

Study shows internal clock and hourglass may sometimes be at odds with each other

Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly August 11, 2016

Discovery might one day lead to a way to prevent the birth defect, scientists say

Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed August 11, 2016

'We're doing a terrible job of it,' researcher says

Frozen Embryos May Boost Pregnancy Odds for Some Women August 10, 2016

Study finds they beat fresh embryos in polycystic ovary syndrome patients undergoing IVF

Obesity May Be Bad for the Brain, Too August 10, 2016

Study found 10-year difference in amount of white matter between obese and lean people

Depression Can Stalk Families Through Generations August 10, 2016

People whose parents, grandparents had the illness were 3 times as likely to get it themselves, study found

Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study August 10, 2016

Vast majority of patients used the meds short-term to ease their pain

For Aging Blacks, 'Golden Years' Often Marred by Disability August 10, 2016

And black women appear to be hardest hit, study finds

Most Sick, Aging Americans Live Far From In-Home Care August 09, 2016

Study finds such providers are in short supply and based mostly in urban areas

Giving Brings a Health Dividend August 09, 2016

Older adults who volunteer may benefit from better mental, physical health, study finds

U.S. Maternal Death Rate Is Rising August 08, 2016

Up 27 percent since 2000 among pregnant women or new mothers, but better reporting may play a role

Underweight Seniors May Have Added Alzheimer's Risk August 05, 2016

Study links lower body weight to increased amounts of disease-causing plaque in the brain

Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control August 04, 2016

Expectant mothers or those trying to get pregnant should make sure they get enough of the nutrient, researchers say

FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury August 04, 2016

How you can eliminate the health risk to you and your family

Heart Risk Factors Rise <i>Before</i> Menopause August 03, 2016

'Danger zone' for women earlier than thought, study finds

Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. Seniors Has Some Form of Disability August 03, 2016

But federal report finds most caregivers view their role as not a 'substantial problem'

Rx for Seniors' Health: Upbeat View, Less Stress August 03, 2016

A negative attitude may be linked to health problems, study suggests

Insurance, Distance Often Prevent Breast Reconstruction After Cancer August 02, 2016

Obstacles like these can keep women from getting the surgeries, study finds

Task Force: Routine Genital Herpes Screening Not Recommended August 02, 2016

Unless someone has symptoms, testing offers little benefit because the sexually transmitted disease has no cure

Few Seniors Go Online for Health-Care Needs August 02, 2016

Study calls into question U.S.'s priorities for improving older adults' health, researcher says

The Mystery of the Female Orgasm Solved? August 01, 2016

Was it necessary for reproduction? It may have helped ovulation in evolutionary past, scientists say

Age-Related Declines Evident Before 60 August 01, 2016

Study suggests strength, endurance regimens should start sooner rather than later

Scientists Spot 15 Regions of Human DNA Linked to Depression August 01, 2016

Many are located near genes involved in brain development

Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments July 29, 2016

Most conceptions occurred within 2 years of stopping assisted reproduction therapies, study reports

Timing Conception Might Help Reduce Zika Risk in Affected Areas July 28, 2016

Researcher suggests attempting pregnancy when mosquito activity is low to avoid birth defects

Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer's July 28, 2016

Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn't yet clear

Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting's Toll on Health July 28, 2016

Study found risk of early death dropped when physical activity levels went up

Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy July 27, 2016

Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

Study of Teen Brains Offers Clues to Timing of Mental Illness July 27, 2016

Regions that undergo greatest change also where schizophrenia, depression genes are most strongly expressed

Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives July 27, 2016

Those with this pattern were more likely to live past 90, study suggests

Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoes July 27, 2016

Sturdy footwear helps prevent falls

Menopause Hastens Aging, Studies Suggest July 26, 2016

Researchers found it boosted cellular aging by an average of 6 percent

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