Top News: #WomensHealth

Here are the top read news for #WomensHealth: Mastectomy followed by standard therapy improves survival in stage IV breast cancer patients: Surgery to remove the primary tumor in women diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, followed by the standard combination of therapies, adds months to the patients’ lives, compared with standard therapy alone, an international…

Top News: #HeartHealth

Here are the top read news for #HeartHealth: Endometriosis and Heart Disease: Is There a Link?: A new study suggests that women with endometriosis, a painful gynecologic disease, may be at higher risk for coronary heart disease. Mayo Clinic reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Gaurang Daftary says the 20-year study of nurses in Massachusetts is the first study to investigate whether these…

Top News: #DrugSafety

Here are the top read news in #DrugSafety:  How much does chemo impact fertility?: New study looks at how chemo affects childhood cancer survivors’ ability to have kids later in life. A new Fred Hutch study looked at chemotherapy’s impact on the fertility of young cancer patients later in life. Women fared better, for the…

Top News: #DietAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #DietAndNutrition: Like meat too much to give it up? Semi-vegetarian is good for your health: When you consider Bill Clinton’s svelte physique after heart surgery and Paul McCartney’s onstage energy, it may seem that vegetarianism is a fountain of youth. And a strong body of research supports the…

Top News: #HeartHealth

Here are the top read news for #HeartHealth: What’s the difference between heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest?: Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating, stopping the flow of blood to the brain and other organs. A heart attack occurs when the flow of blood to a section of heart muscle is…