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Women's Health

7 Health Tips Every Woman Should Know about Ageing

2021 02 Aug

Women are often the first line of defense when protecting their family’s health, but in doing so tend to put their concerns on the back burner. While ageing is a topic of concern for most women, few take the time to focus on themselves. Studies have proven that following these top health tips will extend and improve women’s lives expodentially, according... Read more

Women's Health

Want More Innovation in Women's Health? Hmm, Perhaps Hire More Female Scientists?!?

2021 20 Jul

Fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented technologies designed to address problems affecting women, say researchers from McGill University, Harvard Business School, and the Universidad de Navarra in Barcelona.  Biases that limit the number of women in science and technology are well known, but the consequences... Read more

Women's Health

Women’s Cancer Screenings Fell by More than 80% During COVID

2021 05 Jul

According to the CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, breast cancer screenings for underserved women decreased by 87%, and by 84% for cervical cancer, during April 2020 when compared to the previous five years of averages for the month. In a statement, lead study author and CDC health scientist Amy DeGroff said... Read more

Women's Health

Healthcare's Shadow Pandemic: Women Forced out by Sexual Harassment and Inequality

2021 04 Jul

With women representing 70% of the workforce and 90% of nurses, the clinical care setting is in a “shadow pandemic” prompted by a severe lack of preparation, resources and COVID-19 lockdown measures, warns a global gender equality advocacy group. You might also like:  More patients with breast cancer will benefit from access to its Breast... Read more

Women's Health

Can the COVID-19 Vaccine Affect Mammogram Results?

2021 16 Jun

As much of the world ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations, questions continue to arise about the potential side effects of the available vaccines. Reports of blood clots from the AstraZeneca-Oxford and Johnson & Johnson vaccines amongst women have raised the question as to whether they are at higher risk — especially if they take hormonal birth... Read more

Health Management

Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 15 Feb

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Executive Health Management

Transforming Women's Health 2021

2021 10 Jun

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Cardiology Management

More Sedentary Time, Higher Risk of Heart Failure in Women

2020 30 Nov

Even with regular physical activity, older women (ages 50-79) who spend more waking hours in sedentary behaviors, such as sitting or lying down, have an increased risk of heart failure serious enough to require hospitalisation, according to new research.  To determine if increased sedentary time raised the risk of increased heart failure in older... Read more

Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 10, 2020

2020 30 Nov

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Women's Health

Use of HRT and Breast Cancer Risk in Women

2020 12 Nov

There has been speculation for many years that hormone replacement therapy   (HRT) may increase the risk of breast cancer. HRT is used to relieve menopausal symptoms like night sweats and hot flashes. HRT formulations are available as an oestrogen-only pill or a combination of progesterone and oestrogen. There are also HRT creams, gels, and patches.... Read more