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Breastfeeding initiation and success is impacted by diabetes status of mother

Photo: Mother breastfeeds her child [02/06/2014] Women diagnosed with diabetes before or during pregnancy are less likely to initiate and continue breastfeeding their newborns than women without diabetes, a new study suggests. Breastfeeding initiation and success is impacted by diabetes status of mother - Read more

Treating Diabetes: Gender-Specific Approach of Great Importance

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[12/05/2014] The international guidelines on the drug-based therapy of diabetes mellitus specify which factors need to be taken into account during treatment. Factors such as age, the duration of the condition, life expectancy, the social environment and co-morbidities all have a part to play.Treating Diabetes: Gender-Specific Approach of Great Importance - Read more

Women Who Drink Milk May Delay Knee Osteoarthritis

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Photo: Woman drinking a glass of milk [07/04/2014] New research reports that women who frequently consume fat-free or low-fat milk may delay the progression of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Results show that women who ate cheese saw an increase in knee OA progression. Yogurt did not impact OA progression in men or women. Women Who Drink Milk May Delay Knee Osteoarthritis - Read more

ER Doctors Miss More Strokes among Women, Minorities and Younger Patients

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Photo: Woman having a stroke [04/04/2014] Analyzing federal health care data, a team of researchers led by a Johns Hopkins specialist concluded that doctors overlook or discount the early signs of potentially disabling strokes in tens of thousands of American each year, a large number of them visitors to emergency rooms complaining of dizziness or headaches.ER Doctors Miss More Strokes among Women, Minorities and Younger Patients - Read more

Detection of Down Syndrome during Pregnancy Improves for Younger Women

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[10/02/2014] New figures from the National Down Syndrome Cytogenetic Register (NDSCR) based at Queen Mary University of London, reveal the proportion of Down syndrome cases diagnosed antenatally has increased in younger women. Furthermore, Down syndrome diagnoses are occurring earlier in pregnancy for women of all ages.Detection of Down Syndrome during Pregnancy Improves for Younger Women - Read more

Women with Mental Health Disability: Higher Risk of Abusive Relationship

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Photo: Woman and man after a quarrel [03/02/2014] Women with a severe mental health-related disability are nearly four times more likely to have been a victim of intimate partner violence than those without a disability, according to a new study by Women's College Hospital researcher Janice Du Mont and co-author Tonia Forte.Women with Mental Health Disability: Higher Risk of Abusive Relationship - Read more

Elderly Women: Treating Urinary Incontinence with Dance Exergames

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Photo: Dancing legs [17/01/2014] Virtual reality, dance and fun are not the first things that come to mind when we think of treating urinary incontinence in senior women.Elderly Women: Treating Urinary Incontinence with Dance Exergames - Read more

Nutrition: Dietary Supplement Use among Elderly People

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Photo: Elderly woman with an apple and a pill [11/12/2013] Many older people are ingesting too much magnesium and vitamin E in the form of dietary supplements. This was discovered by scientists of the Helmholtz Zentrum München in a population-based study.Nutrition: Dietary Supplement Use among Elderly People - Read more

Osteoporosis: 22 Million Women Over 50 Affected in the EU

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[11/12/2013] A recent report issued by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) estimates that more than 22 million women aged between 50-84 years in the European Union (EU) have osteoporosis.Osteoporosis: 22 Million Women Over 50 Affected in the EU - Read more

A very Ordinary Family

Single parent, three children, Multiple Sclerosis – the everyday life of Manuela Wirth has one or two challenges prepared for her. But the mother of three does not let the stress and especially the disease push her aside. Her secret recipe: humor.A very Ordinary Family - Read more

 
 

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