| Jun 4, 2011
| 10:56 PM
The estrogen-blocker Aromasin was found to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 65 percent in post-menopausal women at high risk for breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday.
A late-stage trial of 4,560 post-menopausal women who were at...
| Sep 28, 2009
Osteoporosis ("porous bones") is a silent condition in which bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. It's a major health threat for an estimated 10 million Americans with the disease and 34 million Americans with low bone mass.
| Sep 4, 2008
| 7:43 AM
Elizabeth Harden recently saw a patient in her 80s whose breast cancer metastasized, or spread to her bones, seven years ago. The woman is doing well and has not required additional chemotherapy during that time. She's not cured but she's living a good...
| Nov 30, 2009
The female sex hormone estrogen tends to raise HDL cholesterol, and as a rule, women have higher HDL (good) cholesterol levels than men do. Estrogen production is highest during the childbearing years. This may help explain why premenopausal women are...
| Sep 4, 2009
| 9:59 AM
Women's Health Issues
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Top Women's Health Myths Debunked
Dr. Seema Venkatachalam, OBGYN with the Northwestern Specialists for Women and...
| Apr 6, 2009
It's a good thing dietary guidelines aren't laws. If they were, just about all of us could be found guilty. Even if you load fruit onto your whole-grain cereal and pile greens on your sandwiches, chances are you're regularly falling short on one or more...