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  • 1,000
  • In more than 1,000 women participating in the Calcium Intake Fracture Outcome Study in Australia, those who drank at least three cups of tea a day had a 34% lower risk of getting a serious, osteoporosis-related fracture, and a 42% lower risk of getting a hip fracture, compared with women who rarely drank tea. (webmd.com)
  • Gardasil
  • Here's why: as women age, our immune systems are no longer as effective in responding to vaccinations such as Gardasil. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Querying Dr. Google, she learned that condoms are not an effective prevention against HPV but noticed that the Food and Drug Administration had expanded the use of Gardasil 9 to include women up to age 45. (washingtonpost.com)
  • menopause
  • The RCOG Women's Network is leading a project on the health of older women which aims to support the provision of information that women need to lead healthy lives post-menopause. (rcog.org.uk)
  • It is predicted that by 2030 a third of women will be living half their lives post-menopause. (rcog.org.uk)
  • This survey is part of our project aiming to support the provision of information that women need to lead healthy lives post-menopause. (rcog.org.uk)
  • As a result of this work the RCOG and its Women's Network , alongside its partner organisations listed above, have developed an information hub for women around the menopause and health in later life . (rcog.org.uk)
  • FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- HDL cholesterol may be known as the "good" kind, but a new study suggests high levels of it are not always a good thing for women after menopause. (hon.ch)
  • During the menopause transition, she said, women see a sharp drop in estrogen, a heart-protecting hormone. (hon.ch)
  • The bottom line, according to El Khoudary, is that women should pay even more attention to maintaining a healthy lifestyle as they go through menopause. (hon.ch)
  • Meanwhile, "large" particles showed a more complicated relationship: When women were just past menopause, those particles were tied to a heightened risk of artery narrowing. (hon.ch)
  • prevalence
  • In these healthy community-dwelling older women, the prevalence of low sexual desire was significantly higher in women who met the diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome," explained Susan Trompeter, MD, lead investigator and clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine/Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. (elsevier.com)
  • In addition, we observed a higher prevalence of dysfunction by FSFI criteria in desire, arousal, orgasm, and satisfaction, comparing sexually active women with metabolic syndrome to those without. (elsevier.com)
  • Only 22% of older women in an area with high HIV prevalence were interested in testing although more than half had risk factors for exposure, reported Aletha Akers, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues, in the July/August issue of the Journal of Women's Health . (medpagetoday.com)
  • Women's Health
  • For their research, Dr. Jones and colleagues analyzed data on 8,372 women born between 1921 and 1926 who took part in regular surveys as part of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • percentage
  • Countering earlier trends of older women not participating in the workforce, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) now projects that by 2024, women over 65 will make up roughly the same percentage of the female workforce as older men do of the male workforce. (aarp.org)
  • While most women clear their infections within 12 to 24 months, a small percentage go on to develop cervical precancers or cancers - which is why cervical cancer screening is important. (washingtonpost.com)
  • According to the survey, in 39 previously Republican congressional districts that went Democratic last week, women age 50 and older favored Democrats by 12 percentage points. (aarp.org)
  • sexually
  • In the study of nearly 2,000 women, aged 45 to 80 years old, 43 percent reported at least moderate sexual desire, and 60 percent had been sexually active in the previous three months. (psychcentral.com)
  • More than one quarter of women aged 65 years or older remained moderately or highly interested in sex, and more than one third of women in this age group had been sexually active in the past three months. (psychcentral.com)
  • Among sexually inactive women in the entire group, the most common reason was lack of interest in sex (39 percent), followed by lack of a partner (36 percent), physical problem of partner (23 percent) and lack of interest by partner (11 percent). (psychcentral.com)
  • African-American women were more likely than white women to report at least moderate desire but less likely to report weekly sexual activity, and sexually active Latinas were more likely than white women to report at least moderate sexual satisfaction. (psychcentral.com)
  • and women who had suffered a heart attack, had a coronary artery bypass, or angina were also less sexually active. (elsevier.com)
  • I discounted the old 'he's looking for a mother' routine, threw caution into the historical grab bag of myth, and swallowed whole the line that women in their prime are better matched sexually, and often emotionally, with younger men. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Why Do Older Women Sexually Abuse boys? (hubpages.com)
  • The advocate felt parents are usually more concern about their girl child and overlook the possibility of their boy child experiencing sexually abuse by women. (hubpages.com)
  • RCOG
  • As the RCOG is a provider of health information for women , the Women's Network believes it is important the College is well informed about the information needs of women at this stage of their lives. (rcog.org.uk)
  • This page provides information about the results of the RCOG Women's Network survey on the health information needs of older women in the UK. (rcog.org.uk)
  • As a trusted and reliable source of online information, the RCOG should further promote itself as an information resource for women. (rcog.org.uk)
  • findings
  • Our findings indicate that a substantial portion of women are interested and engaged in sexual activity as they age," said lead author Alison Huang, MD, assistant professor in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. (psychcentral.com)
  • This paper reports the findings of a study that explored why a group of older women attending a fitness centre participate in regular exercise activities. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Although further studies are need to determine whether these findings translate into clinically meaningful results, this should be viewed as a reminder that women at higher risk for 25OHD 3 deficiency should consider supplementation with calcium and vitamin D. (medpagetoday.com)
  • But, the findings suggest "it may not be right to simply exclude women over age 64 in high risk communities," Dr. Akers said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The findings in this study underscore the fact that older women's motivation for obtaining HIV testing is influenced by their knowledge about HIV, perceived risk of contracting the virus, and actual risk status," Dr. Askers and colleagues said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • But simple activities like these may help prolong your life, according to the findings of a new study in older women led by the University at Buffalo. (eurekalert.org)
  • The findings could have implications for national public health guidelines for physical activity for older U.S. women, especially when considering the projected growth of this particular population over the next several decades. (eurekalert.org)
  • The results of this study are consistent with previous findings in studies of older American and Swedish populations, "but the new study adds the interesting results on darker fish. (medpagetoday.com)
  • high
  • Abnormally high levels of CDC25A have been reported in other female cancers of the breast and ovary, as well as in esophageal, hepatocellular, and colorectal cancer. (empowher.com)
  • For women with high phospho-CDC25C, the survival rate was approximately 40 percent after 20 years. (empowher.com)
  • Likewise, the third of all women who were uninterested despite having moderate- or high-risk factors were more likely to be older ( P =0.006) and African-American ( P =0.004). (medpagetoday.com)
  • This requires that health providers perform HIV risk assessments and recommend HIV testing for at-risk older women, especially those residing in high-risk communities," they concluded. (medpagetoday.com)
  • For example, a 2016 study of over 630,000 people found that women and men with very high HDL -- above 90 mg/dL -- were more likely to die (of non-cardiovascular causes) during the study period than those whose HDL was in the middle of the pack. (hon.ch)
  • If, for example, a woman is normal weight, exercises, and does not have heart risk factors like high LDL cholesterol (the "bad" kind) or diabetes, a high HDL is "probably not something to worry about," El Khoudary said. (hon.ch)
  • On the other hand, she said, a high HDL level should not make women or their doctors complacent. (hon.ch)
  • But among relatively older women, high numbers of large particles were linked to healthier-looking arteries. (hon.ch)
  • Statins are often prescribed for older women with high levels of blood cholesterol, yet the effects of the drug have not been as well-studied in this group as in others. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • recommendation
  • In December 2010, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women reaffirmed the need to address the concerns and rights of older women with the introduction of General Recommendation 27 on older women and protection of their human rights. (com.pk)
  • undergo
  • Hormone replacement ther-apy is a proven way of protecting bone density in post-menopausal women, especially during the first five to seven post-menopausal years, when women undergo 20% or more of their lifetime bone loss. (latimes.com)
  • This is because at approximately the age of 30 there is a gradual decrease in fertility and as a result many older mothers are forces to undergo some type of fertility treatment in order to become pregnant. (exampleessays.com)
  • ages
  • will partner with Cambridge Health Alliance and other organizations serving older individuals, to implement a project designed to combat opioid use and misuse among women ages 55+in Cambridge and Somerville. (idealist.org)
  • Additionally, BLS predicts that twice as many women over 55 will be in the labor force as women ages 16-24, Quartz reports. (aarp.org)
  • Women of all ages often question the benefits of strength training. (selfimprovement.ch)
  • From the studies made on conceptions that occur at older ages there was found an increase of 5.5% chance that a mother under the age of 29 would have a pre-existing condition to 11.8% for women over thirty-five. (exampleessays.com)
  • pregnant
  • Unless a mature female cat is spayed early (prior to attaining puberty) or kept housed in a strictly indoors environment well away from male cats, it is very likely that she will become pregnant at some stage in her life. (amazonaws.com)
  • IHR's mission is to develop a comprehensive continuum of care for families, individuals, youth and pregnant and parenting women affected by alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, violence/trauma, mental health challenges and other health issues. (idealist.org)
  • For instance, older women who become pregnant statistically have a more developed routine and a comfortable lifestyle. (exampleessays.com)
  • This article presents a description of a case of a 35 year old women who is suffering from thyrotoxicosis while pregnant. (exampleessays.com)
  • Behavior
  • Precaution #4: Review with your son that women should have no intimate contact or suggestive behavior with any minor. (hubpages.com)
  • facilitate
  • countries around the world are developing new laws and policies to facilitate their older population and meet the challenges of population ageing. (com.pk)
  • reproductive
  • The challenges that older women face were referenced in eight places as follows: health concerns, reproductive and sexual health issues, laws against gender discrimination in the workplace, policies and programmes on HIV/AIDS as well as information, programmes and services to assist women to understand and adapt to the changes associated with ageing. (com.pk)
  • especially
  • Regulating processes to control securin levels in the two division of the egg or controlling the protein that securin regulates known as separase are ways to improve fertility in older women, especially since more women are waiting to have their first baby. (upi.com)
  • Many of those targeted are women, especially women in their 50s and 60s, often retired and living alone, who say that the email and phone wooing forms a bond that may not be physical but that is intense and enveloping. (nytimes.com)
  • believes
  • While welcoming the focus on women and girls as a global development priority, HelpAge International Pakistan believes older women fall within an unwitting but serious blind spot. (com.pk)
  • group
  • Improved information for women of this age group should be delivered. (rcog.org.uk)
  • Among the exercise group, brisk walking was the activity of choice for most of the women. (foxnews.com)
  • The other half of the women acted as a comparison group and participated in a 45- minute stretching session once a week. (foxnews.com)
  • Lead author Dr. Mark Jones, of the UQ School of Public Health, says that statins are highly prescribed for this age group, but there are few clinical trials studying how they affect older women. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • vaccine
  • But the FDA has not yet approved the use of this vaccine to prevent HPV at all in women over the age of 30. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Does the vaccine make sense for her and the roughly 30 million other women under 46 who missed the opportunity to get the HPV shots as kids? (washingtonpost.com)
  • Despite the FDA's recent approval of the vaccine for women up to age 45, I saw no mention of women over age 26 in the ACIP guidelines. (washingtonpost.com)
  • bone
  • The team reported in the Aug. 15 Journal of the American Medical Assn. that women receiving either of the hormones had a 3.9% increase in bone density in the lumbar spine after only nine months and a 1.8% increase in density in their femurs. (latimes.com)
  • diabetes
  • Unfortunately, with the older age, a woman is at greater risk of developing diabetes, fibroids or hypertensive disorders, which would affect the unborn child and could cause complications during birth. (exampleessays.com)
  • cancer
  • Women have been benefiting from early detection of cervical cancer from their annual pap smear for decades. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • With respect to Paulette, the woman in the New York Times article--could her cancer have been prevented or caught earlier? (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The National Cancer Institute estimated that 5,260 patients would be diagnosed with anal cancer in 2010, and that 720 men and women would die of the disease. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • doctors
  • Old bodies, she points out, are seldom seen by anyone beyond doctors and caregivers - and she might add undertakers. (philly.com)
  • colleagues
  • Dr. Dennis T. Villareal and his colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis studied 67 frail women age 75 or older. (latimes.com)
  • important
  • Almost three-quarters thought the seven conditions were the most important ones affecting older women. (rcog.org.uk)
  • The hub brings together reliable information around topics identified by women as being important at this stage of life to support self-care and conversations with healthcare professionals. (rcog.org.uk)
  • Securin is important for both egg divisions but in old eggs, it appears that there is insufficient securin remaining to ensure meiosis II takes place normally. (upi.com)
  • lifetime
  • Older people are ideal targets because they often have accumulated savings over a lifetime, own their homes and are susceptible to being deceived by someone intent on fraud. (nytimes.com)
  • intimate
  • Many of the women share intimate details, about sex lives or diagnoses of horrible diseases - but, so far, no one has shared pictures of the grandkids. (philly.com)
  • candidates
  • Hormone therapy had not previously been studied in older women because they were not thought to be good candidates. (latimes.com)
  • In those same districts, older men preferred the Republican candidates by 6 points. (aarp.org)
  • The survey also revealed a major shift among all older voters, who historically have favored Republican candidates. (aarp.org)
  • cholesterol
  • While the body needs cholesterol, if there is too much of it in the blood it can lead to buildup of plaque in the walls of arteries, which is a risk factor for stroke and heart disease - the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. (medicalnewstoday.com)