Women's Health
Alzheimer's Strikes Women Harder Than Men: Report
WEDNESDAY, March 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A 65-year-old American woman has a 1 in 6 chance of developing Alzheimer's disease later in life, while a man the same age has about a 1 in 11 chance. That's one of the  ...
Stressful Life Events May Lead to Dementia
Guardian (UK) By Denis Campbell, health correspondent Women who get divorced, lose a child or suffer serious ill-health in their late 30s, 40s or 50s are much more likely to develop dementia in later life,  ...
Breastfeeding May Lower Blood Pressure Later On
Mothers who breastfeed for the recommended amount of time may have a somewhat lower risk of developing high blood pressure later on, new research suggests. The findings, from a large study of nurses, do not prove  ...
Menopause Shifts Weight to Middle
The menopause does not make you fat but the estrogen deficiency that comes with it shifts fat to your middle. And a fat tummy increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and even dementia, an Australian  ...
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