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  • survival advantage
  • 22 , 23 Whether this survival advantage is attenuated or lost altogether among homeless women is an important question, because the underlying mechanisms (e.g., addictions leading to drug overdose, or depression leading to suicide) might be amenable to targeted intervention. (cmaj.ca)
  • We therefore conducted this study to determine whether homeless women lose the survival advantage associated with being female. (cmaj.ca)
  • infertility
  • To make the field grow and expand and have the procedure come out to more women, it has to be reproduced," she said, adding that within hours of Baylor's announcement, advocacy groups for women with uterine infertility from all over the world had contacted her to express their excitement at the news. (nytimes.com)
  • The main complication that can result from untreated chlamydia infections is infertility in women, and that's the thing that we're most worried about. (webmd.com)
  • uterine
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding occurs in 9 to 14 percent of women between menarche and menopause, significantly impacting quality of life and imposing financial burden. (aafp.org)
  • Womb (uterine/endometrial) cancer is a fairly common disease affecting approximately 1 in 70 women. (cochrane.org)
  • 2000
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. (alexanderstreet.com)
  • Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, the collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools. (alexanderstreet.com)
  • 1977: The American Association of Dental Schools (founded in 1923 and renamed the American Dental Education Association in 2000) had Nancy Goorey as its first female president in 1977. (wikipedia.org)
  • perceive
  • And society needs to perceive women as equals to men, be it in the workplace, on the playing field, at school, or in elected office. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • 2. Financial institutions like banks also perceive investment in the business run by women to be a higher risk compared to male loonies because of the skepticism related to their entrepreneurship abilities. (google.com)
  • entrepreneurs
  • 1. The greatest deterrent to women entrepreneurs is that they are women, because of a male dominant social order, women are perceived as inferior business-doers and finding investors become way too difficult. (google.com)
  • 6. Another argument is that women entrepreneurs have low-level management skills. (google.com)
  • 7. The male - female competition is another factor, which develop hurdles to women entrepreneurs in the business management process. (google.com)
  • 12. Finally high production cost of some business operations adversely affects the development of women entrepreneurs. (google.com)
  • The installation of new machineries during expansion of the productive capacity and like similar factors dissuades the women entrepreneurs from venturing into new areas. (google.com)
  • pcos
  • Because many women with PCOS also have diabetes, studies are examining the relationship between PCOS and the body's ability to produce insulin. (diabetes.org)
  • births
  • General fertility rate, i.e. number of births per 1,000 women aged 15-49 is 42.9, with the age specific rate peaking at 101.0 per million for women aged 25-29. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes can be especially hard on women. (diabetes.org)
  • The burden of diabetes on women is unique because the disease can affect both mothers and their unborn children. (diabetes.org)
  • Women with diabetes are also more likely to have a heart attack, and at a younger age, than women without diabetes. (diabetes.org)
  • Some women with diabetes have less interest in sex because of depression or changes in blood glucose levels that can leave them feeling tired or irritable. (diabetes.org)
  • Find out more about the issues related to women and diabetes. (diabetes.org)
  • The risk of depression increases in women with diabetes. (diabetes.org)
  • Research suggests that eating disorders are probably more common among women with diabetes than women who do not have diabetes. (diabetes.org)
  • disorders
  • Although separated by more than a century, the tonics promoted by both Mrs. Pinkham and by Eli Lilly are emblematic of what is to many people an ancient but troubling tradition in medicine: The tendency to categorize the normal bodily functions of women as "diseases" or "disorders" that need to be treated. (webmd.com)
  • The disordered eating that accompanies female athlete triad can range from not eating enough calories to keep up with energy demands to avoiding certain types of food the athlete thinks are 'bad' (such as foods containing fat) to serious eating disorders like anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa. (kidshealth.org)
  • practice
  • to practice independently as a dentist, despite the fact that the profession was not legally opened to women in Sweden before 1861. (wikipedia.org)
  • Emeline Roberts Jones became the first woman to practice dentistry in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rosalie Fougelberg received a royal dispensation from Swedish King Charles XV and thus became the first woman in Sweden to officially practice dentistry since the profession had been legally opened to both genders in 1861. (wikipedia.org)
  • Henriette Hirschfeld-Tiburtius , born in Germany, became the first woman to take a full college course in dentistry, as Lucy Hobbs Taylor received credit for her time in dental practice before attending dental college. (wikipedia.org)
  • She worked in Philadelphia and limited her practice to women and children only. (wikipedia.org)
  • discrimination
  • It reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and constitutes an extreme form of discrimination against women. (who.int)
  • experience
  • Abby Norman writes powerfully about her experience living with endometriosis and presents research on the disease and the history of women who were brushed off by medical professionals. (hachettebookgroup.com)
  • Women experience depression about twice as often as men. (diabetes.org)
  • incidence
  • Based on current incidence rates, 12.4 percent of women born in the United States today will develop breast cancer at some time during their lives ( 1 ). (cancer.gov)
  • This estimate means that, if the current incidence rate stays the same, a woman born today has about a 1 in 8 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer at some time during her life. (cancer.gov)
  • Vegetarian women had the lowest incidence of colon cancer. (newsweek.com)
  • Clinical Trials
  • Data from nine high quality randomised clinical trials involving up to 2197 women were subjected to systematic statistical modelling. (cochrane.org)
  • scientists
  • Sierra Leone's explosion of Ebola cases in early summer appears to stem from one traditional healer's funeral at which 14 women were infected, according to scientists studying the blood of victims. (nytimes.com)
  • Scientists believe women could be at risk because they generally take on more responsibilities in the home, alongside their professional work. (newsweek.com)
  • History
  • Women have always played a predominant role in dance, as can be seen from its earliest history until the emergence of formal dances in the 15th century which developed into ballet . (wikipedia.org)
  • In China too there is a long recorded history of women dancers since the Zhou Dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC) reaching a peak in the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). (wikipedia.org)
  • There is a long history of women in dentistry . (wikipedia.org)
  • Throughout history, thousands of women have fought against regimes they perceived as oppressive, either with the pen, the podium, or their own fists. (history.com)
  • The History of Croatia records several notable Croatian women. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another notable woman in Croatian political history was Savka Dabčević-Kučar, who became one of the most influential Croatian female politicians during the communist period, and became the 5th Prime Minister of Croatia, and the 1st female Prime Minister of Croatia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Data
  • We also compare our results with those of other published studies of homeless women and with data for women in the general population. (cmaj.ca)
  • In addition, we analyzed data from published studies of mortality rates among homeless women in 6 other cities (Montreal, Copenhagen, Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Brighton, UK). (cmaj.ca)
  • A Fitbit for lady bits claims to be the 'world's smartest vibrator,' but what do women do with all that data? (newsweek.com)
  • normally
  • As a woman ages, the amount of glandular tissue normally decreases and the amount of fatty tissue increases. (cancer.gov)
  • Women normally wash the bodies, "but at a traditional burial, presumably everyone had some interaction with the body," Dr. Garry said. (nytimes.com)
  • older
  • In studies from a total of 7 cities, the risk of death among homeless women was greater than that among women in the general population by a factor of 4.6 to 31.2 in the younger age group and 1.0 to 2.0 in the older age group. (cmaj.ca)
  • In contrast, in 4 of the 6 cities, the mortality rates were significantly lower among older homeless women than among older homeless men. (cmaj.ca)
  • life
  • Your support of the petitions below will create a better life for girls and women around the world. (thepetitionsite.com)
  • 21 Low socioeconomic status is strongly associated with shorter life expectancy, but within every socioeconomic stratum women have a longer life expectancy than men do. (cmaj.ca)
  • 4. The financial institutions also discourage women on the grounds of belief that they can at any time leave business and resume their life as a housewife again. (google.com)
  • Toxic shock syndrome is widely associated with young women, but anyone can develop the life-threatening condition. (newsweek.com)
  • disease
  • A new report underscores just how critical-and in demand-reconstructive surgery is to women who survive the disease. (newsweek.com)
  • Bible
  • The Bible contains several accounts of women dancing, in particular the celebrations led by Miriam after the crossing of the Red Sea when women are said to have danced and played hand-drums. (wikipedia.org)
  • He did admit there were women apostles in the Bible. (telus.net)
  • stages
  • Texts from the Spring and Autumn period (771-476 BC) contain descriptions of professional dancing girls while the Nishang Yuyi dance, created by the Emperor Li Longji (685-762), stages virgin women dancing as if in a magic world. (wikipedia.org)
  • harmful
  • This includes all other harmful procedures to the female genitalia for non-medical purposes, e.g. pricking, piercing, incising, scraping and cauterizing the genital area. (who.int)
  • mothers
  • Dr. Testa said: "I think many men will never understand this fully, to understand the desire of these women to be mothers. (nytimes.com)
  • Apparently
  • Apparently, some people are prejudiced against woman doctors, but they go to medical school the same as the men do. (usingenglish.com)
  • Especially in the Old Kingdom , women were organised into groups known as khener , apparently being joined by men only at a later stage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depression
  • For example, the prevalence of substance abuse is lower among homeless single women than among homeless single men, but the rate of major depression is higher. (cmaj.ca)
  • among women
  • Our first objective was to determine mortality rates among women who use homeless shelters in Toronto. (cmaj.ca)
  • The low level of education and confidence leads to low level achievement and advancement motivation among women folk to engage in business operations and running a business concern. (google.com)
  • young women
  • To help young women protect themselves against this highly preventable STD , WebMD asked Sami Gottlieb, MD, MSPH, medical officer in the CDC's Division of STD Prevention, to walk readers through the basics of Chlamydia. (webmd.com)
  • establish
  • Swallow thus became the first woman admitted to Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she was able to continue her studies, "it being understood that her admission did not establish a precedent for the general admission of females" according to the records of the meeting of the MIT Corporation on December 14, 1870. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Often referred to as clitoridectomy , this is the partial or total removal of the clitoris (a small, sensitive and erectile part of the female genitals), and in very rare cases, only the prepuce (the fold of skin surrounding the clitoris). (who.int)
  • Mortality rates among younger homeless women often approach or equal those of younger homeless men. (cmaj.ca)
  • Women of different ethnic backgrounds often take different tests because they may be at a higher risk for certain diseases. (drugwatch.com)
  • Girls with female athlete triad often care so much about their sports that they would do almost anything to improve their performance. (kidshealth.org)
  • general
  • In the final version (Musée d'Orsay, Paris), two croquet wickets, barely visible to the left of the woman in the checked dress, were eliminated, indicating Bonnard s suppression of specific narrative content in favor of a more general treatment of subject matter and a greater emphasis on abstract and decorative values. (artic.edu)
  • always
  • My thoughts always revert to the angry butt-woman when the second chapter of St. James' Epistle is read in its ordinary course. (wiktionary.org)
  • This was not always going to be the case, for notice now this past century women can vote. (telus.net)