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Which jobs affect women’s heart health the most?

Which jobs affect women’s heart health the most?

Some occupations are likely to affect female heart health more negatively than others, but which ones? This question is what one new study set out to answer. Share on PinterestFemales in some professions face a higher risk of developing heart health problems than others, according to a new study. Heart problems are a widespread health […]

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Some Jobs Are Better for Women’s Hearts Than Others

Some Jobs Are Better for Women’s Hearts Than Others

Latest Women’s Health News TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could your chosen profession determine the health of your heart? It could certainly have an influence, new research suggests. Scientists analyzed data from more than 65,000 postmenopausal women in the United States and found that several jobs were associated with poor heart health. Compared […]

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Scientists ID Clue in Effort to Contain Herpes Virus

Scientists ID Clue in Effort to Contain Herpes Virus

Latest Sexual Health News THURSDAY, Nov. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An inflammatory protein may play a part against the spread of sexually transmitted genital herpes virus in the nervous system, a new study says. The findings could help lead to improved treatment of herpes, according to the researchers at the University of Arizona College […]

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Long-Acting Birth Control in a Patch?

Long-Acting Birth Control in a Patch?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Women’s Health News THURSDAY, Nov. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have developed a skin patch that might one day give women the ability to self-administer long-acting birth control. The patch, which contains “micro-needles” absorbed into the skin, is seen as a possible alternative to current long-acting contraceptives. Those methods […]

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HIV Could Speed Menopause Onset

HIV Could Speed Menopause Onset

Latest Menopause News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Women with HIV experience menopause years sooner than other women — about three years earlier, on average, a new study finds. Treatment advances are keeping people with the virus alive longer, and those who adhere to therapy are expected to live into their mid-70s or […]

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What to know about breast yeast infection

What to know about breast yeast infection

A breast yeast infection is a type of inflammatory skin condition that develops in skin folds. A yeast infection, also called candidiasis, occurs when Candida yeasts grow uncontrollably. A yeast infection can develop in many different parts of the body, including the: mouth and throat esophagus vagina penis anus skin Candida yeasts are a type […]

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‘Hey, What Is This?’: Social Media, Not Docs, Increasingly Diagnosing STDs

‘Hey, What Is This?’: Social Media, Not Docs, Increasingly Diagnosing STDs

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Nov. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The HIV test came back positive and the patient, full of fear and denial, took to the STD forum on the popular social media site Reddit. “I’m really scared because they said my results showed ‘HIV-1 Confirmation.’ I have to […]

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What are the phases of the menstrual cycle?

What are the phases of the menstrual cycle?

The menstrual cycle consists of several stages, or phases, that the female body needs to go through to prepare for the possibility of becoming pregnant each month. Hormone fluctuations are responsible for transitioning the body from one phase to the next. There are four phases of the menstrual cycle. These are: the menstrual phase the […]