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Sleep apnea is common in women with pregnancy diabetes

Photo: Pregnant chinese woman [16/03/2015] Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is prevalent in obese, pregnant Asian women with gestational diabetes, even when their diabetes is controlled by diet, a new study from Thailand finds. Study results also connect the severity of sleep disordered breathing with higher blood glucose (sugar) levels and greater daytime sleepiness.Sleep apnea is common in women with pregnancy diabetes - Read more

Osteoarthritis patients will benefit from jumping exercise

Photo: Knee of an elderly woman [09/03/2015] Progressive high-impact training improved the patellar cartilage quality of the postmenopausal women who may be at risk of osteoporosis (bone loss) as well as at risk of osteoarthritis. This was found out in the study carry out in the Department of Health Sciences at University of Jyväskylä, Finland.Osteoarthritis patients will benefit from jumping exercise - Read more

Carers for the elderly experience stress and their careers suffer

Photo: Elderly woman with wheeled walker and a caregiver [07/01/2015] An ageing population means that increasing numbers of people need to spend time caring for elderly relatives. These carers experience high levels of stress; and if they are also in work, their careers are affected and their employers too could suffer if they lose the services of skilled people for sustained periods. Now, two University of Huddersfield researchers have begun to investigate.Carers for the elderly experience stress and their careers suffer - Read more

How-to exercise pamphlet for people with Multiple Sclerosis

Photo: Walking woman with crutch [12/12/2014] Fatigue and pain, along with other symptoms, prevent many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) from exercising. But a new how-to guide for a home-based exercise program offers a way for people with MS to stay more physically active.How-to exercise pamphlet for people with Multiple Sclerosis - Read more

Type 2 diabetes risk starts in pregnancy

Photo: Pregnant woman lying on a meadow [08/12/2014] The risk of developing type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease is affected by exposures in the uterus. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden are now calling for updated guidelines in light of research evidence from the past decades.Type 2 diabetes risk starts in pregnancy - Read more

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

 
 

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