WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and theSociety for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) have released a new report identifying the top 10 unanswered questions in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease in women . The new 10Q Report follows up on a 2006 alert, published because experts felt little traction…Read the Rest of Article
A study looking at 15 randomized trials finds the use of calcium supplements without coadministered vitamin D is associated with an increased risk of heart attack.
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Many women, and doctors, are confused by the recent recommendations set forth by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, USPSTF. Breast imaging centers throughout the nation have seen a drop in the number of women in their 40’s returning for their annual screening mammograms.
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With PMS, or pre-menstrual syndrome, affecting almost 30% of all menstruating women, it’s no wonder that looking for a way to alleviate the symptoms is a high priority for females. Instead of having to wait for PMS to be over, women can take a more proactive approach to managing this time of the month. And for those 5 to 10% of women that also have more severe forms of PMS, any additional things they can do to help offset their signs help not only them, but everyone in their lives.
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