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Long-term use of low-dose aspirin may reduce the risk for dementia in women with type 2 diabetes

Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Dementia Risk in Women With Diabetes

However, no effect seen for lowering dementia risk in men with type 2 diabetes
Men and women experience obstructive sleep apnea during REM sleep at similar rates

Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Be Underdiagnosed in Women

About six in 10 women experience obstructive sleep apnea during dream sleep, similar to men
Deportation worry is associated with an increased risk for incident hypertension in women

Deportation Worry May Raise Risk for Hypertension in Women

Reporting 'a lot' or 'moderate' versus 'not too much' deportation worry tied to higher risk for hypertension

November 2019 Briefing – OBGYN & Women’s Health

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in OBGYN & Women's Health for November 2019. This roundup...
One in three women of reproductive age have a chronic condition that could compromise their health or lead to adverse outcomes during pregnancy

Few Women With Chronic Health Issues Use Reliable Birth Control

Nearly a third of women of reproductive age found to have one or more chronic health conditions
Use of sex-specific diagnostic thresholds for myocardial infarction identifies more additional women than men with myocardial injury

Women Less Likely to Receive Treatment for Myocardial Infarction

Sex-specific thresholds for hs-cTnI ID more additional cases of myocardial injury in women than men
Women who undergo breast-reduction surgery before age 25 experience excellent breast-related quality of life decades after surgery

Women Satisfied With Breast Reductions Years Later

Findings reported for breast satisfaction, sexual well-being among women undergoing surgery before age 25

October 2019 Briefing – OBGYN & Women’s Health

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in OBGYN & Women's Health for October 2019. This roundup...
Women with diabetes have lower rates of breast

Cancer Screening Rates Lower Among Women With Diabetes

Rates for breast, cervical, colorectal cancer screening lower compared with women without diabetes
Fewer women than men receive kidney replacement therapy

Fewer Women Than Men Receive Kidney Replacement Therapy

Findings consistent across decades for nine European countries