Two female loos for every male one, experts recommend
With more urinals than cubicles, men - unlike women - rarely queue, a report says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds
The study found that people who have more airway closures during sleep and whose blood oxygen saturation levels fall below 90% are diagnosed with cancer more often than people without sleep apnea. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?
The findings suggest that ordinary variations in room temperature can affect brain performance significantly and differently for men and women, the study authors said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COPD May Strike Women Harder Than Men
Symptoms for women with COPD may be worse than for men with the same level of disease, and periods of worse symptoms may be more frequent, lead researcher Dr. Allison Lambert says. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trilobites: ‘ Battle of the Thermostat ’ : Cold Rooms May Hurt Women ’ s Productivity
In a new study, women scored better on tests they took in warmer rooms. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: VERONIQUE GREENWOOD Tags: Temperature Air Conditioning Women and Girls Tests and Examinations Mathematics Gender Research your-feed-science Language and Languages PLoS One (Journal) Source Type: news

Study shows incidence rates of aggressive subtypes of uterine cancer rising
Findings also reveal racial disparities, including higher incidence of these aggressive subtypes and poorer survival among non-Hispanic black women. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cancer Killing Fewer, Heart Disease Killing More
Both women and men had similar patterns of decline in cancer deaths and recent rises in heart disease deaths. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study
There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer workspace than men for reasons both biological and sociological. Men expend more energy than women at rest and thus tend to run warmer, while women have higher core temperatures, which can make cold air feel more jarring. Office dress codes may also require men to wear suits or jackets, while women can dress for warmer days with skirts or dresses. These differences begin to expl...
Source: TIME: Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized embargoed study Research Source Type: news

Turn off the AC! Women's cognitive performance better at HIGHER room temperature - but men's isn't 
A study, led by the USC Marshall School of Business, found women performed better on math and verbal tests when room temperature was warmer, but men did better with cooler temperatures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Qualitative Systematic Review of Women & #039;s Experiences Using Contraceptive Vaginal Rings: Implications for New Technologies
CONCLUSIONSQualitative data have the potential to inform ring design and promotion. Future research should further explore women's expectations and experiences with the ring, the value of involving male partners in ring evaluation, and evaluation of interventions to improve patient –provider communication concerning ring choice and use. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Attachment bonds as risk factors of intimate partner violence - Ponti L, Tani F.
This study investigates whether women's attachment to mother might influence Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) victimization, both directly and indirectly, through the mediation effect of romantic partner attachment.METHODSTwenty-nine IPV v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

IntraHealth ’s Jeanne Tessougué of Mali Honored as Heroine of Health during World Health Assembly
May 22, 2019Women in Global Health honored IntraHealth International ’sJeanne Tessougu é as a Heroine of Health Sunday during the 72nd annual World Health Assembly in Geneva. Tessougu é was one of seven women honored for their leadership in improving health care and advancing gender equality. The annual Heroines of Health awardshighlight women ’s major contributions to the global health care industry. Women currently hold 70% of jobs in the industry and contribute nearly $3 trillion to the health and social sectors,according to Women in Global Health, yet comprise a small percentage of global...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Mali Mali Human Resources for Health Strengthening Activity World Health Assembly Health Workforce & Systems Source Type: news

Harris, Gillibrand offer plans to bolster maternal care
Two Democratic women running for president have unveiled plans to improve maternal health care (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman ’s place is at work, says UN labour agency
Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service to the idea of gender equality in the boardroom.  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?
WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- If you're taking a test, you might want to check the thermostat first. Room temperature -- a frequent front in the battle of the sexes -- makes a difference in how men and women score on math and verbal tests, new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds Than Men
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Neurology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway?
Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medicaid expansion boosted cancer screening rates
The five states and the District of Columbia that expanded their Medicaid coverage...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Women benefit from ACA's ban on mammography co-pays DOJ says ACA should be struck down ACA has benefited low- and middle-income women How has the ACA affected breast cancer screening? More women get breast screening after ACA bans copays (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

COPD May Strike Women Harder Than Men
WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- Women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) appear to have a harder time than men with the progressive lung disorder, a new study suggests. Smoking is its leading cause, and while women report smoking less... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gillibrand proposes more access to maternal care, adoption
Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says she wants to improve women's access to maternal care and make adoptions and high-tech fertility treatments more accessible (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Women have abortions for many reasons aside from rape and incest. Here are some of them
The reasons why women get abortions are varied and personal. For some, it was because they were victims of rape or incest. Some were in abusive relationships and others weren't ready to be mothers. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds Than Men
WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 -- Some people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of cancer, and the odds may be higher for women than men, researchers say. " Recent studies have shown that low blood oxygen levels during the night and disrupted sleep,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

3 reasons why annual mammography is best
Mammography screening performed annually is the best option for women age 40...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ISMRM: Personalized breast cancer screening is at hand Risk-based breast screening guidelines are released ACP pushes breast cancer screening start from 40 to 50 ACR, SBI rebuff new breast cancer screening guidelines DBT screening mammography benefits women over 65 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3D-printed device detects biomarkers of preterm birth
(American Chemical Society) Preterm birth (PTB) -- defined as birth before the 37th week of gestation -- is the leading complication of pregnancy. If doctors had a simple, accurate and inexpensive way to identify women at risk for the condition, they could develop better prevention strategies. Now researchers have created a 3D-printed microchip electrophoresis device that can sensitively detect three serum biomarkers of PTB. They report their results in ACS' journal Analytical Chemistry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study shows incidence rates of aggressive subtypes of uterine cancer rising
(NIH/National Cancer Institute) New findings from a study by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, show that US incidence rates for aggressive subtypes of uterine cancer rose rapidly among women ages 30 to 79 from 2000 to 2015. The findings also reveal racial disparities, including higher incidence of these aggressive subtypes and poorer survival -- irrespective of subtype and cancer stage -- among non-Hispanic black women than among women in other racial/ethnic groups. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Scientist.com Partners with Women In Bio - Southern California to...
Social media campaign showcases top female scientists to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage(PRWeb May 22, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/scientist_com_partners_with_women_in_bio_southern_california_to_celebrate_a_century_of_women_in_science/prweb16328833.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds Than Men
(Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Breast Cancer - May 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds Than Men
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - May 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Heart failure less likely to be diagnosed in primary care
GPs need better access to diagnostic tests Related items fromOnMedica Test could tackle underdiagnosis of MI in women Hospitals fail women with myocardial infarction Oxygen therapy after heart attack does not prevent heart failure New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality Women less likely than men to achieve CHD targets (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Women less likely to be resuscitated and survive cardiac arrest
Study finds unequal treatment for men and women Related items fromOnMedica Heart attack protocol eliminates gender gap in outcome Erectile dysfunction increases cardiovascular risk Meaty diet linked to heart failure risk Ignored cholesterol blamed for heart attacks Shoulder replacement surgery carries higher risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

In her words: Teenage Girls and Dating Violence: Why We Should Be Paying Attention
A new study found that 90 percent of young people killed by an intimate partner from 2003 to 2016 were girls. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Dating and Relationships Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides Jealousy and Envy Women and Girls JAMA Pediatrics (Journal) United States Source Type: news

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Meet Cliff Hu
This Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting men and women who play an important role in helping the American Red Cross fulfill its humanitarian mission every day. This week,... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Red Cross Life Volunteers Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Cliff Hu hawaii RC View san diego Source Type: news

How black women are walking away from the obesity epidemic
Across the US, obesity rates have risen and life expectancy has declined. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists are recruiting women for marijuana in pregnancy study
The 'Moms + Marijuana' project at the University of Washington School of Medicine is the latest in a string of studies racing to deliver some concrete information as cannabis use increases all over. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Celebrating 138 Years of Service
On May 21, 1881, Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross. Since that day, we’ve worked to embody Clara’s passion and dedication for helping people in their darkest hour in ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Archives Red Cross Life 138 years american red cross anniversary clara barton gail mcgovern women Source Type: news

Rates of Depression Up in U.S. Women at Hospital to Give Birth
U.S. rate of depressive disorders recorded during delivery hospitalization increased from 2000 to 2015 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors
Findings question considering aromatase inhibitors a'secondary cause of osteoporosis'(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Gynecology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Melinda Gates Wants More Girls and Women in STEM. Here ’s How She’s Working Toward That.
For proof of just how dedicated Melinda Gates is to creating opportunities for future generations, look no further than her mission to help girls and women get into STEM careers. With her position as the co-founder Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a passionate philanthropist, Gates highlighted the importance of investing in organizations who “empower young girls and women.” One such organization is Girls Garage, a non-profit that seeks to encourage more young women to enter STEM careers. Girls Garage, which works with youth from the ages 9-17, says that their mission is for students involved in their aft...
Source: TIME: Science - May 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Rachel E. Greenspan Tags: Uncategorized 2019 TIME 100 onetime time100-influencers2 Source Type: news

Dog Person? It May Be in Your Genes
Scientists calculated that genetics is responsible for 57 percent of dog ownership in women and 51 percent in men. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Genetics and Heredity Twins Dogs Source Type: news

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office
The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases?
New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Ending obstetric fistula: Devastating and preventable childbirth injury continues to haunt women
SIMIYU, United Republic of Tanzania –Keflene Yakobo tried to do everything right during her pregnancy. Though she was young –married at age 17 and pregnant at 19 – she was diligent about receiving regular check ups.“I started attending antenatal clinics as soon as I realized I was pregnant, and continued throughout my entire term,” Ms. Yakobo recently told UNFPA. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

UN 'very concerned' about abortion access after recent Alabama, Missouri laws
The UN human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Sleep apnoea 'raises the risk of CANCER in women'
Greek scientists analysed data from 19,000 people to examine if there was a link between OSA and cancer. They found cancer was more prevalent in women with sleep apnoea than those without. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2019 Women in Business Awards: Sarah Moe, Sleep Health Specialists
After earning a degree in polysomnography, and teaching the subject herself, Moe founded Sleep Health Specialists in 2015. The company educates businesses about the advantages of healthy sleep habits among employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Millard Source Type: news

2019 Women in Business Awards: Ravyn Miller, Medtronic
Miller recently transitioned from a U.S. regional role to one that has global responsibility, serving as director of global marketing for Medtronic ’s venous division. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Millard Source Type: news

2019 Women in Business Awards: Jennifer Maxwell, Maxwell Healthcare Associates
Maxwell Healthcare surpassed $1 million in revenue after just a year in business, and now employs more than 50 people. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Millard Source Type: news

2019 Women in Business Awards: Anissa Keyes, Arubah Emotional Health Services
Since she was a teenager, Keyes has had a desire to help others. Today, she is president and owner of Arubah Emotional Health Services, which she founded in 2012. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mollee Francisco Source Type: news

Female CEOs Take a Stance For Reproductive Rights And Challenge Corporations To Join
In a new full-page open letter running in today ’s The New York Times, the CEOs and cofounders of seven women’s health companies are speaking out against the wave of state abortion bans and challenging corporate America to join them in standing up for reproductive rights. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Estrella Jaramillo, Contributor Source Type: news

Combined effect of adverse childhood experiences and young age on self-harm ideation among postpartum women in Japan - Doi S, Fujiwara T.
BACKGROUND: Suicide among postpartum women is a new and emerging issue in developed countries. However, little is known about the combined effect of risk factors on self-harm ideation, although various risk factors have been found. The aim of this study is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news