Tag Archives: Women

Can You Get Pregnant at 50? 5 Things Older Women Must Keep in Mind to Conceive a Child

A user on Quora raised one of the most common questions about pregnancy asking its readers if it is actually possible to get pregnant at 50. Now, unless you are Sarah and Abraham from The Bible, who conceived when they were over 90 years old, physically, in today’s times, it just isn’t possible. The reason… Read More »

Women Underrepresented in Academic Hospital Medicine Program Leadership, Study Shows – Inside Higher Ed

A new study from Johns Hopkins University researchers looking at gender gaps in the hospital medicine field revealed that more than three-quarters of academic hospital medicine programs are run by men. Hospitalists are “trained in internal medicine and focus their work on hospitalized patients rather than outpatient settings,” a press release said. The field has… 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 »

Allergan highlights strong women in new Botox ads for chronic migraine use

Migraine episodes are tough, but the women who fight through them are tougher. That’s the message from Allergan in its evolved Botox for chronic migraine marketing. New TV ads, first begun in the fall, feature strong women in various roles—including mom, chef, architect, park ranger and science teacher—powering through their too-frequent migraine days. Chronic migraine sufferers by… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »