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Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study April 26, 2017

Researchers don't know if hormones or exposure to metals in makeup or jewelry may play a part

Genes May Govern Your Risk for PTSD April 26, 2017

Link with the psychiatric disorder is more apparent for women, study contends

Puberty's Onset May Depend on DNA April 25, 2017

British researchers zero in on genetic links between early puberty and increased cancer risk

Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory April 25, 2017

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese April 24, 2017

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable April 24, 2017

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

Could Breast Milk Tests Replace Mammograms? April 24, 2017

Scientists hope to improve breast cancer screening of younger women

High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients? April 18, 2017

Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids April 18, 2017

After accounting for other factors that raise chances of the disorder, the increased risk disappeared

Seniors' Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces April 17, 2017

Small study detects positive brain changes from urban oases

Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings April 17, 2017

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone April 17, 2017

And about 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage, study finds

More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer April 14, 2017

Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women didn't have an overall increase in the disease

Trump Blocks Some Funding to Abortion Providers April 14, 2017

New law lets states decide what's best for them, administration says

Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams April 14, 2017

Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks April 13, 2017

Study found link between menopausal symptoms in younger women and reduced blood vessel function

'I'm Just Too Busy' -- Is Being Overworked the New Status Symbol? April 13, 2017

New research suggests Americans equate harried lifestyles with higher social standing

Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies April 12, 2017

Half of breast cancer patients who had both breasts removed unsure of genetic risk of more cancers: study

A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later April 11, 2017

Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk? April 11, 2017

Study finds link between silvery locks and hardening of the arteries

These 5 Life Skills Can Boost Your Odds of Well-Being April 10, 2017

People with these traits more likely to be healthier, less lonely and more financially stable, study finds

Taller, Bigger Women May Face Irregular Heartbeat Risk April 10, 2017

Chances of atrial fibrillation rise along with body size, but remain low overall, study says

Past Psychiatric Ills Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study April 10, 2017

But more recent symptoms may be part of the disease

More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study April 10, 2017

Researchers cite rise in blood pressure and diabetes, but one specialist questions the findings

Mammogram Guidelines Have Changed, But Are Doctors Listening? April 10, 2017

Study finds that most still recommend the breast cancer screen for women in their early 40s

Xanax, Valium May Boost Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's Patients April 10, 2017

Researchers suspect people may breathe saliva or food into their lungs due to fatigue from the drugs

Obesity May Make Rheumatoid Arthritis Tough to Spot, Track April 10, 2017

Inflammation from excess weight could lead doctors to think disease is worse in women than it is, study finds

Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests? April 07, 2017

Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

Can Smog Raise Breast Cancer Risk? April 07, 2017

Exposure to fine-particle air pollution linked to dense breast tissue, a risk factor for tumors, study finds

Men More Prone to Severe Psoriasis: Study April 06, 2017

Researchers say this may explain why more males seek treatment for the skin disease

For Some, Too Much Sweat Takes Emotional Toll April 06, 2017

Those who perspire excessively may have hyperhidrosis

Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors April 06, 2017

Danger is greatest for people in areas where extreme rain shortages are uncommon, researchers find

Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery April 05, 2017

People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age April 05, 2017

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use April 05, 2017

For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found

Kitties Absorb Flame Retardants -- How About Your Kiddies? April 04, 2017

Cats test positive for harmful chemicals found in house dust, so tots might, too, study suggests

High Thyroid Hormone Levels Tied to Stiffer Arteries April 04, 2017

Measuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says

What's the 'SuperAgers' Mental Secret? April 04, 2017

Some folks stay sharp into their 80s, 90s, and brain scans may show why

Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts? March 31, 2017

Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests

Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancers March 31, 2017

Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions March 31, 2017

Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time March 31, 2017

Top athletes begin losing speed around age 35, compared to 50 for average runners, study shows

Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study March 31, 2017

Lower cost might help drive doctors' choice, researchers say

Climate Change May Cloud Americans' Mental Health: Report March 30, 2017

Projected weather-related disasters will fuel anxiety, depression, psychologists' group warns

Healthy Gums Tied to Longer Lives for Women March 29, 2017

Study found link between periodontal disease and shorter lifespan, but cause-and-effect wasn't proven

'Menstrual Cycle in a Dish' Explores Intricacies of Female Body March 29, 2017

Miniature model of reproductive system may advance treatment of women's diseases, researchers say

Preventive Mastectomy Rates Vary by State March 29, 2017

Among young women with early breast cancer, almost half from 5 states opt to have healthy breast removed

Trauma as a Teen May Boost Depression Risk Around Menopause March 29, 2017

Likelihood was more than twice as high, study reports

Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say March 29, 2017

Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis

More Older Women Hitting the Bottle Hard March 29, 2017

Study found dramatic jump in binge drinking in this vulnerable group

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