Breast Cancer Prevention: Women With High Breast Density Are More Prone To Develop Cancer
Australian researchers have found that women with extremely dense breast tissue face higher risks of getting breast cancer. The result of this study is important in identifying those who will benefit most from anti-inflammatory treatment.
Cervical Cancer : Many Women Are Not Getting 'Life-Saving' Smear Test
A smear test or a cervical screening test is a method of detecting abnormal cells on the cervix. Detecting and removing abnormal cervical cells can prevent cervical cancer. While this process only takes a few minutes to complete, only a few women prefer to get this "life-saving test."
Pregnancy Drinking Worse In The UK And Ireland, New Study Reports
A lot of pregnant women binge-drink in the first few months because they do not realise they are expecting. A recent study found that women in the UK and Ireland are among the world's worst for drinking during pregnancy.
Heart Attack And Low-Income Women: Health Risks Of Being Disadvantaged
It is already known that people from low-income or disadvantaged backgrounds are at greater risk of heart attack and stroke compared with people from more affluent backgrounds, but a recent study shows that there is a difference between sexes - and women are most affected.
PMS: Women's Gene Changes Cause Mood Swings, New Study Shows
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) affects 2 to 5 females, and a less severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is much more common. Researchers discovered molecular mechanisms which may explain a woman's mood changes in the days leading up to her menstruation.
UK Doctors Are Failing To Identify Signs Of Heart Disease Among Pregnant Women
In the UK, a recenty study shows a number of maternal deaths are due to doctors not recognizing the symptoms of heart disease right away. Althought the rate of maternal death in UK is low, the government needs to address this issue to reassure expectant moms.
Is Texas Abortion Booklet Biased? Science Thinks So
Texas released a revised version of a booklet women receive 24 hours before a scheduled abortion. Critics say that the booklet is biased and clearly shows where the state stands about the abortion issue.
HIV-positive Hyena-Man From Malawi Got Lenient Sentence, Women's Rights Activists Say
Eric Aniva, known as the "hyena man", is HIV-positive, and was hired for "cleansing sex" with more than 100 young women and underage girls. He had been sentence to two years of hard labor, which activists say is too lenient.
Women Had Breasts Removed After Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis
Two Australian women had their breasts removed after a pathologist from the Royal Darwin Hospital diagnosed them with breast cancer. It turned out that the diagnosis was wrong.
Things You Need To Know Before Taking An Abortion Pill
Abortion pill or medication abortion is more private since it can be done at home. It sounds scary and intimidating, but doctors say, for as long as it's done properly, it actually is safe.
Women Who Experience Migraines Double Stroke Risks
There is already a suspected link between stroke and migraine. However, recent study shows that women who have migraines may more than double the risk of suffering a stroke. But no need to panic just yet, researchers say.