Tag: Preventative Health

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Unveiling the Surge: Rising Breast Cancer Incidence Among US Women Under 50

The January 30th issue of the Radiology Business Journal highlighted a concerning trend – an increasing incidence of breast cancer among women under the age of 50 in the United States. The report underscores a notable rise in diagnosis rates, particularly among non-Hispanic Black women in their 20s and 30s. This upsetting trend has prompted experts […]

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Unveiling the Gender Gap in Exercise: Why Women Reap Greater Health Rewards

In a world where the benefits of regular exercise are extensively touted, it’s fascinating to delve into the nuances of how different genders may experience these benefits differently. A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology sheds light on an intriguing aspect: women seem to derive greater health advantages from […]

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Unraveling the Mystery: How the “Xist” Molecule May Illuminate Gender Disparities in Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases have long perplexed the medical community, especially given the stark gender disparities observed in their prevalence. Conditions such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis disproportionately affect women, and a recent breakthrough by an international team of scientists at Stanford University may shed light on this longstanding mystery. Their research, published in Cell, unveils a […]

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Nourishing the Mind: Exploring the MIND Diet and Its Role in Dementia Prevention

In pursuing a long and vibrant life, the importance of a healthy mind cannot be overstated. As we age, the specter of cognitive decline and dementia looms large, prompting a quest for ways to fortify our brains against such formidable adversaries. One dietary approach that has garnered attention for its potential to stave off cognitive […]

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Exercising Before Pregnancy: A Healthy Foundation for an Enjoyable Pregnancy

Becoming a mother is a life-altering journey that comes with a rollercoaster of physical and emotional changes. Preparing your body for this transformation is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and your future child. Exercising before getting pregnant can provide you with a healthier, more enjoyable pregnancy, and help you navigate the […]

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Maternal TdaP Administration in the Third Trimester: Protecting Two Lives

Becoming a parent is a life-altering experience filled with joy, anticipation, and a growing list of responsibilities. Among these responsibilities is ensuring the health and well-being of your child, even before they enter the world. One crucial aspect of this is maternal vaccination, particularly the administration of the TdaP vaccine during the third trimester. This […]

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COVID-19 mRNA Vaccination During Pregnancy Shows Strong Immune Responses for Mothers and Infants, Study Reveals

In recent times, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant challenges to public health, with pregnant individuals being particularly vulnerable. However, a groundbreaking cohort study published in JAMA Network Open suggests that COVID-19 mRNA vaccination during pregnancy leads to robust immune responses in both mothers and infants without adverse effects. Furthermore, this article will also touch […]

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Why Should I Get Tested for Hepatitis C?

As an adult American woman, your health and well-being are of utmost importance. Routine health screenings are essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and one crucial test that every woman should consider is for Hepatitis C. This viral infection can cause severe liver damage and complications if left untreated. In this article, we will explore […]

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Maximizing Health in the Midlife

As we age, it becomes increasingly important to take care of our physical health. Women, in particular, experience unique challenges and changes in their bodies that can affect their overall well-being. A recent study suggests that several lifestyle factors can significantly impact physical health in midlife for women. The study, published in the journal Menopause, […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Guest post from Dr. Shyamali Singhal, MD Surgical Oncologist Founder of Hope & Beauty What Do We Need To Know About Breast Cancer Early Detection Is Crucial The Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection, and treatment as well as palliative […]