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Hot flashes impair memory performance

North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

If you're having difficulty identifying the right word to express yourself clearly or remembering a story correctly, you may blame menopause.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Cognition and Learning, OBGYN, Women's Health,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 3:50 PM EST
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Oral Hormone-Blocking Drug May Help with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Thomas Jefferson University

In women with uterine fibroids, the drug elagolix suppresses ovarian hormone production and prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Channels: All Journal News, Clinical Trials, Healthcare, OBGYN, Pharmaceuticals, Surgery, Women's Health, NEJM,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 12:50 PM EST
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    23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

Women with PCOS experience poor health and quality of life beyond reproductive years

Endocrine Society

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) experience poor health and quality of life into their late forties, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Channels: Mental Health, OBGYN, Psychology and Psychiatry, Women's Health, All Journal News,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 1:55 PM EST
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    23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

Teens with obesity and PCOS have more “unhealthy” bacteria

Endocrine Society

Teens with obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have more “unhealthy” gut bacteria suggesting the microbiome may play a role in the disorder, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Channels: Diabetes, Microbiome, Obesity, Women's Health, All Journal News,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 1:55 PM EST
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22-Jan-2020 5:00 PM EST

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Newswise: Daron G. Ferris, MD, to Receive 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health
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Daron G. Ferris, MD, to Receive 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Daron G. Ferris, MD, the Founder of CerviCusco, will receive the 2020 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health for his dedication to cervical cancer prevention among the indigenous women in Cusco, Peru. Ferris created CerviCusco, a non-profit organization that ensures all women, including those with limited economic resources, have access to high quality and affordable health education and care, including screening, diagnosis, and treatment of cervical cancer. Ferris will receive the award – which comes with a $100,000 cash prize – during an event at the University of Pennsylvania on April 23, 2020.

Channels: Cancer, Healthcare, Women's Health, In the Workplace, Nursing,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST
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    22-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

Blood Tests Can Predict Timing of Final Menstrual Period

Endocrine Society

Blood tests could replace menstrual periods as a gauge for when a women is nearing menopause, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Channels: Blood, OBGYN, Women's Health, Staff Picks, All Journal News,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Women still face barriers to breastfeed at work

University of Georgia

Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.

Channels: All Journal News, In the Workplace, Women's Health,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 11:20 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Virtual Reality and Breast Cancer, First Italian-American Study Shows Promising Results
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16-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
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Acid reflux drugs may have negative side effects for breast cancer survivors

Ohio State University

Acid reflux drugs that are sometimes recommended to ease stomach problems during cancer treatment may have an unintended side effect: impairment of breast cancer survivors’ memory and concentration.

Channels: Cancer, Clinical Trials, Cognition and Learning, Digestive Disorders, Neuro, Pharmaceuticals, Women's Health, All Journal News, Staff Picks,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 10:25 AM EST
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