Tag Archives: Women

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

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 »