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Majority of Women Report Sexual Dysfunction After Childbirth

Many women notice that their sexual health changes after childbirth, according to researchers from Loyola University Chicago. Loyola researchers have a study underway to determine the extent to which pelvic pain may be related to this change.

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Testosterone Plays Modest Role in Menopausal Women’s Sexual Function

Levels of testosterone and other naturally-occurring reproductive hormones play a limited role in driving menopausal women’s interest in sex and sexual function, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Common Blood Pressure Medication Does Not Increase Risk of Breast Cancer, Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute Study Finds

Women who take a common type of medication to control their blood pressure are not at increased risk of developing breast cancer due to the drug, according to new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah.

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Common Blood Pressure Medication Does Not Increase Risk of Breast Cancer, New Study Finds

Women who take a common type of medication to control their blood pressure are not at increased risk of developing breast cancer due to the drug, according to new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray, Utah.

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Reported Opioid Abuse in Pregnant Women More Than Doubles in 14 Years

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The number of pregnant women who abuse or are dependent on opioids (narcotics) jumped 127 percent in 14 years, leading to an increased risk of maternal death and stillbirth among other serious problems, according to a review of more than 57 million American women admitted for delivery. The results were published in the December issue of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®).

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Novel Theory Connects Mothers to Childhood Obesity: Evolution Is the Cause, and Moms Are the Cure

A UAB School of Public Health researcher has published a theory that suggests a mother’s activity and metabolism can influence her child’s likelihood of being obese.

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Women's Fertility Linked to Detox Element in Diet

University of Adelaide research has for the first time shown how much of a critical role the natural antioxidant selenium plays at the earliest stages of a woman's fertility.

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Denosumab Reverses Bone Loss and Lowers Wrist Fracture Rates in Women with Osteoporosis

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Denosumab (Prolia®, Xgeva®) reversed cortical bone loss and increased bone mineral density, lowering wrist fracture rates in women with osteoporosis, according to new research findings presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Boston.

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About Half the Women in Israel Have Experienced Considerable Crisis After Giving Birth for the First Time

About half the women in Israel have experienced considerable crisis after giving birth for the first time.

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Older Women with Breathing Problems During Sleep More Likely to Experience Decline in Ability to Perform Daily Tasks

Older women with disordered breathing during sleep were found to be at greater risk of decline in the ability to perform daily activities, such as grocery shopping and meal preparation, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of California, San Francisco.

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