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News tag: women's health


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The pill keeps its dominant position for women’s contraceptive method


12 Dec, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
The pill, next to female sterilization and condoms, is still one of the most popular methods of birth control for women, a new study indicates. Among women aged 15 to 44 who used birth control between 2011 and 2013, 16 percent of them used the pill. Female sterilization, the method…

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Stress escalades heart disease in women


17 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Young women suffering from heart disease are more likely than men of same age to have a reduced blood flow to their heart, similar to that resulting from emotional stress, new research shows. "Women who develop heart disease at a younger age make up a special high risk group because…

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Roadway proximity responsible for women’s risk of hypertension


2 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Post-menopausal women have an increased risk of high blood pressure when they live close to a major roadway, researcher have found. The result adds to the long list of concerns regarding the negative effects on public health of exposure to heavy traffic. The study, published in Journal of the American…