More Signs COVID Shots Are Safe for Pregnant Women

Julia Wu, ScD, lead researcher and epidemiologist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Human Immunomics Initiative, Boston. Jacqueline Parchem, MD, maternal-fetal medicine specialist, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston. Christa Carrig, registered nurse; labor and delivery nurse, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Andrea Edlow, MD, lead researcher and a maternal-fetal medicine … Read more

Women More Prone to Concussion’s Long-Term Harms

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — After a concussion, women may be at heightened risk of lasting physical and mental symptoms, a new study finds. The study of 2,000 concussion sufferers found that women were more likely than men to still have some symptoms one year later. The problems … Read more

Black Women Dying of COVID at Higher Rates Than White Men

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 death rates are significantly higher among Black American women than among white men, according to a new study, suggesting that race is a factor in survival differences between men and women. Researchers analyzed COVID death rates in Michigan and Georgia, the … Read more

Treatment May Help Women in Early Menopause Remain Fertile

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An experimental treatment may restore fertility during early menopause, a small new study claims. Typically, menopause ends a woman’s ability to get pregnant. But researchers report that administering platelet-rich plasma and hormones, called gonadotropins, might stimulate ovulation to make pregnancy possible. “The most … Read more

A woman’s world – women aren’t trying to find their place in the tech world, they are at home there

To achieve the full potential of the Indian digital dream, we need every individual working towards it, and that means every woman too. By Dr Subi Chaturvedi The idea that women are trying to find their place in tech is not only inaccurate but it is offensive to the countless women who, through their stellar … Read more

Depression May Follow Stroke, Women at Higher Risk

By Ernie Mundell and Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The trauma and loss of stroke can often leave survivors with long-term depression, and women appear to be at special risk, new research shows. “We did not expect that the cumulative risk of depression would remain so persistently elevated,” said study … Read more

No Surprise: Apple Study Confirms Period Cramps Exist

March 10, 2021 — The Apple Women’s Health Study released preliminary data on Tuesday that showed a wide range of menstrual symptoms reported by users, including the most common ones — cramps, bloating, and fatigue. The iOS Health app added period-tracking in 2019, and researchers hope the data will advance understanding around women’s health … Read more