Tag Archives: Women

Women and Heart Disease Prevention

A woman suffers a heart attack every 90 seconds in the United States. If you think you or someone you know is having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately. The good news is that if you seek help quickly, treatment can save your life and prevent permanent damage to your heart muscle. Treatment works best… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

KPAI Official Says Swimming With Men Can Cause Pregnancy Because ‘Super Sperms’ Can Impregnate Women In Water

The Commission for the Protection of Indonesian Children (Photo Credits: Facebook) There is no dearth of false information floating around about sex, pregnancy and sexual health. However, the level of ignorance this Indonesian official, who is now going viral has touched is new. In an interview with Tribun Jakarta, Sitti Hikmawatty (who FYI works as… Read More »

Vaccines for women: Before conception, during pregnancy, and after a birth

The rise of vaccine-preventable illnesses, such as measles and hepatitis, in the United States and around the globe has been alarming in recent years. For women — especially those hoping to become pregnant, as well as women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby — vaccines can be a worrisome topic. There are… Read More »

Transdermal Estrogen Benefits Cognitive Functioning in Perimenopausal Women 

While earlier observational studies suggested that hormone treatment may improve cognitive functioning in peri- and postmenopausal women, studies from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) demonstrated that estrogen replacement therapy started in postmenopausal women (65 years or older) did not enhance cognitive functioning, nor did it decrease the risk of dementia. Because most of the women… Read More »

Time To Deliver: Putting an end to Black women dying in childbirth is easier than you think

The newly released 2019 March of Dimes Report Card finds that Black women are three to four times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications. (Adobe Stock) Giving birth to a baby is typically a celebratory event. New mothers are supported and surrounded by family and friends wishing the very best for… Read More »