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Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with CAD

Transdermal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not reduce ..the risk of cardiac events in postmenopausal women with existing ..coronary artery disease (CAD). In the PHASE trial (Papworth HRT ..Atherosclerosis Study), researchers randomized 255 ..postmenopausal women with angiographically proven coronary ..artery disease to receive either transdermal HRT--17-beta-estradiol ..with or without cy...

Endangered species may be successfully cloned in another animal's womb

Scientists for the first time have found a way for the survival of endangered animal species of the world. ..In a major breakthrough a Massachusetts scientists who engineered the feat has managed to clone cells from an endangered animal (Asian Gaur) and successfully impregnated an Iowa cow with the clone. .. ..The scientific journal Cloning has reported in its upcoming edition that the Iowa cow...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with Coronary Artery Disease

Transdermal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not reduce ..the risk of cardiac events in postmenopausal women with existing ..coronary artery disease (CAD). In the PHASE trial (Papworth HRT ..Atherosclerosis Study), researchers randomized 255 ..postmenopausal women with angiographically proven coronary ..artery disease to receive either transdermal HRT--17-beta-estradiol ..with or without cy...

Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children

Starvation during pregnancy can lead to increased risk of heart problems to their children in their adult life. Adverse foetal environment contribute to several aspects of cardiovascular risks in adult life, but they depend on the gestational time. ..People whose mothers starved during the first 13 weeks of pregnancy can have heart diseases later in their adult life, Starvation during mid or late...

Women suffer from sexual dysfunction too

Millions of postmenopausal women suffer from sexual dysfunctions- painful intercourse, sexual dissatisfaction and a multitude of physiological and psychological problems. ..However if the patients and their doctors communicated better, most of these problems can be treated properly. Almost all women, as they go through menopause, will gradually develop changes in genital organs-particularly a con...

Brisk Walking lowers memory loss in women

According to a research presented during the American Academy of Neurology in Philadelphia, brisk walking may help women keep their brains young. Women who walk regularly are less likely to experience the memory loss and other cognitive declines in mental function that can come with aging.// ..In the study, they concluded that the least active women walked an average of about a half mile per wee...

Young womens woes

A new US research has found that young women are much more likely to die following a heart attack than young men.The study, which contradicts the stereotype that men are more likely to die of heart attacks, was published in The Annals of Internal Medicine this week. ....Researchers from Emory, Yale and Massachusetts Universities followed 6000 patients for two years after they were discharged from...

Young women's woes

A new US research has found that young women are much more likely to die following a heart attack than young men.The study, which contradicts the stereotype that men are more likely to die of heart attacks, was published in The Annals of Internal Medicine this week. ....Researchers from Emory, Yale and Massachusetts Universities followed 6000 patients for two years after they were discharged from...

Women find difficulty in calling it 'Quits'

A review of numerous research studies focusing on smoking cessation has concluded that while women may suffer greater relative risks of smoking-related diseases than do men, they tend to have less success than men in quitting smoking. Dr. Kenneth A. Perkins from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine who conducted the review offers several reasons for this disparity in a paper published...

FDA approves new device to treat women's bleeding disorder

The government has approved a new method to treat women suffering excessive menstrual bleeding, a device that uses radio waves to zap the tissue at fault. Millions of women suffer menorrhagia, benign but troubling menstrual bleeding so excessive they can require more than 20 tampons in a single day. Thousands of women every year get hysterectomies to cure menorrhagia, while other women try hormon...

Woman gets cancer from transplanted kidney

For a person with failing kidneys, receiving a transplanted kidney can be a lifesaver. But in rare cases, the transplanted organ may pass on cancer to the recipient. Wisconsin researchers report that a transplant recipient whose donor had previously had lung cancer developed cancer herself several years after her transplant. // ....The woman has made a full recovery, but her case underscores t...

Women recognise faces better

Women beat men hands down when it comes to recognising faces, according to an Internet based experiement conducted in Sweden. Researchers at Halmstand University approached 10,000 people via e-mail, asking them to take part in an online face-recognition trial. More than 1800 took part. ....The found that not only were women much better at face recognition that men, but also less susceptible to di...

Women more susceptible to brain damage from ecstasy

Women are more likely than men to suffer brain cell damage from long-term use of the party drug ecstasy but the harm can sometimes be reversed if they stop taking the drug. Studies have shown that the popular all-night dance drug, known chemically as MDMA, can damage nerve endings that release serotonin, a brain chemical that regulates mood, memory, sleep and sex. The drug also appears to damage...

Hormone replacement therapy helps women

Women who take hormone replacement therapy appear to restore their cognitive function better as they age. The evidence on whether hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can protect against dementia// is conflicting - some studies do believe while others have failed to demonstrate benefit.A new report, from researchers, is therefore of especial interest. They followed a group of over 1,000 women from...

Good News For Women With Gestational Diabetes

When an expectant woman has diabetes during her pregnancy, the special form of the disease, called gestational diabetes, puts both mother and her baby at risk. Moms can develop high blood pressure or preeclampsia.// Their newborns are at risk for lung problems and occasionally die. To keep blood sugar under control, some women need to take a lot of insulin, especially if they are older or overwei...

Unsatisfactory Grade On Women's Health Issues

The United States gets a grade of "unsatisfactory" when it comes to dealing with women's health issues. The report concludes that just a handful of states have made moves to tackle diseases affecting women, including heart disease and cervical cancer.// It also concludes that states and the federal government have done either too little or nothing at all to expand women's access to health insuran...

Risk for Pregnant Women

According to a study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), high levels of chlorination byproducts (CBPs) in drinking water put pregnant women at a higher risk for miscarriages or having children with birth defects. They concluded that an estimated 100,000 women across the United States faced elevated risks during pregnancy because of contaminated municipal tap water.// According to the study,...

Breast screening among diabetic women

Breast cancer should be detected in early stages in order to prevent it from advancing. Women who have diabetes should go for a mammogram as a routine check up, thereby enabling a thourough screening of breast cancer. //According to a new study there has been decreased detection of breast cancer and henceforth brest screening should be implemented. ..Researchers at the University of Texas surveye...

Relief to pregnant women using fertility drugs

Women who use fertility drugs to get pregnant can breathe a sigh of relief. A new study offers the best evidence that the popular medications used to increase the number of eggs a woman produces in a single monthly cycle do not increase the risk of ovarian cancer. // ....The controversy over the link between fertility drugs and ovarian cancer developed about 10 years ago, when small, isolated poc...

Women's strong sense of smell

Researchers suggest that women's ability to smell better is due to the boding of the hormone, estrogen.A US study shows that women who are of procreative age are far better in sensing the fragrance than men do. ....Tim Jacobs, Professor of Physiology at Cardiff University, said: "Some studies have shown that during ovulation, there's a surge of oestrogen which increases sensitivity.// The structu...

Pregnant women more prone to depression

Women are more prone to get depression during their pregnancy more than after their babies are born.Scientists found the peak for depression was 32 weeks// into pregnancy, close to birth. The unborn child may also be affected, as for example, a rise in stress hormones could lead to low birth weight. ....The study looked at over 9,000 women in the Avon area, whose babies were due between April 1 1...

Women need to exercise more to prevent obesity

Researchers think that women should more than double their daily exercise time in order to control their weight. Presently, we are advised to aim for 35 minutes a day// of moderate exercise for health and weight control. But scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham now warn that this may not be enough. ....They have studied a group of women who reported a tendency to gain weight. Ph...

Women benefit from consuming fish

Women can significantly lower their risk of heart disease by eating fish at least twice a week, researchers say in a study that found benefits similar to those previously// seen in men. It is one of five studies bolstering evidence that fish oil is good for the heart. ....The study of almost 98,000 women found those who ate fish two to three times a week cut their risk of heart disease by 32%, co...

Obese women likey for Cesarean

Fat women are more likely for Cesarean delivery, says Dr.Bell from Duke University NC. ..Years ago, anesthesia had been one of the major causes of maternal mortality.// Pregnancy and obesity both make it difficult to breathe under general anesthesia, so a woman's risk is doubled when the two conditions are combined. ..Bell and colleagues studied more than 3000 women and calculated each woman's bo...

Young women prone to heart attack

A new US research has found that young women are much more likely to die following a heart attack than young men.The study, which contradicts the stereotype that men// are more likely to die of heart attacks, was published in The Annals of Internal Medicine this week. ....Researchers from Emory, Yale and Massachusetts Universities followed 6000 patients for two years after they were discharged fr...

Mild Depression may guard aged women

Contravening a pile of evidence to the contrary, researchers reported, that mild depression may probably protect elderly women from premature death. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, studied 3500 men and women ages 60 //and older who were interviewed every three years from 1989 to 1999. The interview subjects represented a random sample of the local population. Some partici...

Women are at risk with raised cholesterol

According to researchers, American women who are health have increased risk of stroke due to elevated cholesterol. Much of the research on risk factors for heart disease and stroke has concentrated on men. Now doctors at Columbia University report on how cholesterol and other factors// impacts women's risk of stroke. They looked at over 20,000 women with no history of heart attack, chest pain or...

The Dangers Of Vitamin A To Pregnant Women To Be Included On Label

Most women planning a pregnancy take a general multivitamin supplement in the belief that they are// doing the best thing for them and their baby, however a recent survey suggests that too much vitamin A can cause development defects in unborn babies but many women do not consider the vitamin's presence in most multivitamin supplements say researchers based on a recent survey. The survey conducte...

Women’s Heart Conditions Are Often Ignore

According to research report published in the latest issue of BMJ, women patients having coronary heart conditions are often under diagnosed, under treated and less researched upon.// ....Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in men and women worldwide, exceeding the number of deaths from all cancers combined. In Europe, cardiovascular disease kills a higher percentage of wome...

Cardiac bypass seems to be favoring men more than women

The functioning of different organs in our body is dependent upon a good blood supply. Heart is the organ, which is involved in the supply// of blood to different parts of the body. The heart is being supplied blood by the coronary arteries. ..However, if there is a narrowing or clogging in the blood vessel that supplies blood to the heart, the region of heart being supplied by the vessel is depr...

Smoking Women May Give Birth To Deformed Babies

Pregnant women who smoke may end up giving birth to deformed babies, according to study published in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Even smoking half a packet of cigarettes // a day may raise the risk by 29% for the unborn child. The effects may be felt even before the woman is aware that she is pregnant. ....'We found that the more a woman smoked, the higher the risk became that the ba...

Excessive Belly Fat Could Increase Risk Of Gallstones In Women

Women who have excessive fat around the waist are twice as likely to develop gallstones compared to their counterparts. // ....Gallstones are collections of solid crystals (predominantly cholesterol) in the gallbladder or in the bile ducts (biliary tract). Americans undergo more than 800,000 gallstone operations each year and it is the most common abdominal illness seen among women in the US....

Men Are Less Capable Of Handling Stress Than Women – New Stud

Based on new study scientists are of the opinion that women are in a better position in handling stress than men. In the study that was conducted using rodents they found that female rodents handle stress better than males,// and said that it may shed light on health differences between males and females. ..The three-month research by the University of Chicago used 120 rats and measured in them...

Losing that baby fat among women

Researchers often say that women who gain more than the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy and or fail to shed the excess pounds by the time their babies are 5 months old are mosr probably to revive those extra pounds 8 years later.// These findings come from researchers from University of Texas, who say their study is the first to examine how body weight during and shortly after preg...

Women's stroke indications vary from men's

According to a new study it is observed that women are more likely to experience non-specific and non-traditional symptoms when they have a stroke. Previous research shows that women are less likely to get prompt treatment after a stroke than men.// This is a serious issue, for 'clotbusting' drugs must be given very rapidly if they are to reduce mortality and disability. US stroke researchers now...

Women who are obese have thicker arteries

Researchers have observed in a recent study that women who are obese in middle age have premature thickening of the carotid arteries. Recent research has marked to the carotid arteries// in the neck as a useful marker for the health of the arteries that serve the heart. If the linings of the carotid arteries are thickened, then it's more likely the person will suffer from heart disease. ....In a...

Acupuncture for cystitis in women

The efficiency of acupuncture in women with cystitis depends upon how their condition is diagnosed according to traditional Chinese medicine. Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder which leads to frequent urination,// incomplete emptying of the bladder, and a burning pain when urinating. It's common among women and can greatly impair their quality of life. ....Terje Alraek of the University...

High iron levels may cause Cardiovascular Disease in women

A new study following the growing percentage of iron levels among people living in heavily industrialized nations and the potential risk of cardiovascular disease among men with high iron levels, has shown that women with high iron levels// could also find themselves at risk for cardiovascular disease. ....The study carried out by researchers from the Emory University involved a total of 3,349 wo...

Breast Cancer risk for women on dopamine antagonists

A study, by researchers of the Harvard Medical School, of more than 100,000 women, indicates that women who use dopamine antagonists, i.e. anti-psychotics, for either psychiatric// illnesses or other conditions, may have an increased risk of breast cancer. ....The study involved about 52,000 women who were taking dopamine antagonists and 55,000 women who were not. The two groups were compared for...

Women with diabetes could benefit from HRT

A recent study called 'HERS' conducted by researchers of the University of California, which looked at more than 2700 menopausal women, has found that Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) may be able to reduce the risk that women with heart disease// go on to develop diabetes as well. ....The study involved some women who already had diabetes and others who did not or had "impaired fasting glucose"...
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