Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Cervical cancer is the cancer of the cervix, which is the lower narrow end of the uterus that connects the uterus to the vagina. It affects about 500,000 new women each year and causes more than 270,000 deaths worldwide. It is the fourth most frequent cancer in women.
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Two recent studies in JAMA Internal Medicine looked into the evidence for the optimal time between pregnancies and outcomes in women facing their late 30s. Modern life and industrial advancement comprise many hidden challenges for women planning to have kids. As a result, many career-oriented women stark having
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers compared the anti-aging effects of endurance training, high-intensity interval training, and resistance training. Exercise is widely recommended for disease prevention and healthy aging. However, it is not clear if different types of exercise have different effects on aging at a cellular level. Our cells contain DNA organized
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a study published in the Journal of Woman’s Health, researchers investigated the effects of pregnancy loss and its impact on cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and failure, is a leading cause of death among women worldwide. Interestingly, previous evidence suggests that the cardiovascular demand
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study presented at the Society for Endocrinology conference, researchers from Glasgow, Scotland used a mouse model to investigate whether antioxidants can mitigate brain fog associated with diabetes. Blood sugar levels rise normally rise after eating. In response, the pancreas secretes a hormone called insulin into
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Tamoxifen treatment is an effective method for breast cancer prevention in women at high risk of developing the disease. Researchers from the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences surveyed at-risk women to understand their perception of tamoxifen treatment. The International Breast Cancer Intervention Study published in 2015 demonstrated the
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study published by Nature Medicine, researchers investigated the genetic predispositions to developing dementia. A common form of inherited early-onset dementia that occurs within the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain is often caused by tau, granulin precursor (GRN), and chromosome 9 open reading frame
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Scientists made a research breakthrough in understanding the responsible mechanisms of restless leg syndrome. Restless legs syndrome is a disorder related to sensation and movement. It is a common nervous system condition that causes an overwhelming irresistible urge to move the legs. The uncomfortable sensation usually happens in
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers in the United States examined the genomes of over 125,000 people to identify genetic variants associated with increased colorectal cancer risk. Colorectal cancer is one of the deadliest cancers worldwide. Colorectal cancer starts from cells in the large intestine, comprised of the colon and rectum. These cells
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study examined the association between social networking patterns and substance use in young adolescents. One of the most disconcerting topics in mental health is the problem of addiction in children and young adults. Substance use disorders, including the use of drugs and alcohol, are an especially
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers compared the fracture and fall risk in elderly dementia patients taking the antidepressant trazadone or antipsychotic drugs. In Canada, the prevalence of dementia is 25% in individuals over 85 and around 62% amongst residents in continuing-care facilities. The behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia are very distressing
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A study published in Nature Communications examines whether the mode of pregnancy delivery affects the gut microbiome development of babies. The natural birth process can be messy, stressful, and long remembered by both moms and dads. However, there is an unexplained link between decreasing rates of vaginal delivery
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A study looks at the relationship between artificial nighttime light and the use of sleeping pills, addressing how light pollution can lead to insomnia in older adults. Light pollution is an ever-expanding problem as our civilizations develop and make use of artificial nighttime lights. The excessive use of
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Recent research has suggested ties between pancreatic cancer and the use of birth control pills. Danish researchers Butt and colleagues investigate whether this is the case. Pancreatic cancer is rare but extremely lethal. Pancreatic tissues display sex-hormone receptors, and both estrogen and progesterone appear to inhibit pancreatic tumor
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] There is a desperate need for a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. A recent study tested an anti-Alzheimer’s DNA vaccine in mice. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible condition that slowly degrades thinking and memory. It currently affects six million Americans, and that number will increase as the population ages.
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers in North Carolina, USA tested a treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma that programs patients’ white blood cells to target cancer cells. Hodgkin’s lymphoma, also called Hodgkin’s disease, is a type of cancer originating from lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are white blood cells of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A new study on mice published by German researchers investigates the question: are miscarriages genetic? Miscarriages occur in up to one of five pregnancies and can be devastating for the woman who experiences the miscarriage and her partner. The cause of miscarriage is not well understood but is
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