Top News: #womenshealth

Here are the top read news for #womenshealth:

 Pefume bottleBeauty Products May Trigger Early Menopause:

Biology determines when women hit menopause, but exposure to some common household products and pollutants may drive that timing even earlier Read more



Female reproductive systemPolycystic ovary syndrome ‘doubles’ women’s hospital admissions:

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome, a hormone disorder and the leading cause of infertility in the US, are twice as likely as other women to be hospitalized, and show a greater risk of a number of diseases, with a “particular propensity to develop metabolic and cardiovascular disorder,” a large retrospective cohort study suggests. Read more



obesityBoth weight loss and weight gain linked with increased fracture risk:

Both weight gain and weight loss in older (postmenopausal) women are associated with increased incidence of fracture, but at different anatomical sites, finds a study published in The BMJ this week. Read more



surgeryHeart Bypass Surgery: What Women Should Know:

Last May, Bonnie Beach, 64, of Madison, Wisconsin, woke with mild pain in her arms and burning in her throat. She “wondered” about heart attack but dismissed the idea. Her pain was gone the next day. Read more



128897700Birth Control Pill Risks May Now Include Brain Cancer:

Taking any drug is a matter of weighing the benefits and risks, and when it comes to birth control, women may now have one more factor to consider. Read more