• Heavy drinking may worsen premenstrual syndrome

    29 days ago - By Healio

    Alcohol consumption among women is associated with a moderate increase in the risk for premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, with the increase rising in those who report heavy drinking, according to findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    “WHO warned recently against the increasing alcohol consumption among women related to economic development and changing gender roles, and emphasized the fact that women may be more vulnerable to alcohol-related harm than men,” Maria del Mar Fernandez, of the department of preventive medicine at the University of Santiago de Compostela in
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  • HbA1c level, variability associated with mortality risk in older adults

    29 days ago - By Healio

    Angus Forbes
    Among older adults with diabetes, low and high HbA1c levels, as well as the amount of variability, were each associated with increased mortality risk, according to findings reported in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.
    Data from observational studies have shown J-shaped distributions for mortality and glycemic control, and varied outcomes from recent trials assessing intensive glucose lowering in patients with type 2 diabetes have led to an emphasis on less stringent glycemic targets, Angus Forbes, PhD, professor of midwifery and palliative care at King's College
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  • What are the risks of breast implant surgery?

    29 days ago - By Medical News Today

    As with many medical procedures, breast implant surgery has a range of risks and complications for people to be aware of beforehand. These can include pain, swelling, infection, and visual changes. In this article, we identify the risks of this surgery, along with early signs and symptoms to be aware of afterward.
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  • Here's Why Breast Cancer Risk Increases in Older Women

    Here's Why Breast Cancer Risk Increases in Older Women

    29 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Changes in breast tissue can increase the risk of developing breast cancer in older women, which helps us better understand how breast cells change during the aging process.
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