Tag Archives: Women

50,000 new HIV diagnoses in women in Europe in one year

Globally, more women are living with HIV than men, but in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region, twice as many men are newly diagnosed with HIV than women each year, a study recently published in Eurosurveillance shows. Dr Otilia Mårdh of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and colleagues examined demographic, clinical characteristics… Read More »

Vaccines for women: Before conception, during pregnancy, and after a birth

The rise of vaccine-preventable illnesses, such as measles and hepatitis, in the United States and around the globe has been alarming in recent years. For women — especially those hoping to become pregnant, as well as women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby — vaccines can be a worrisome topic. There are… Read More »

HIV and Women

HIV and Women Last Reviewed: April 18, 2019 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2016, 23% of people living with HIV in the United States were women. The most common way that women get HIV is through sex with a male partner who has HIV. Several factors can increase the… Read More »

Depression and Anxiety in Women with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss 

In a recent study, Chinese researchers looked at the prevalence of depression and anxiety among women who had experienced recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL, defined as 3 or more losses).  The study included 1138 non-pregnant women (20 – 40 years old) who were attempting to conceive; participants completed completed a Self-Rating Depression Scale (SDS) and a… Read More »