Women: Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Pregnant Women: Human females who are pregnant, as cultural, psychological, or sociological entities.Battered Women: Women who are physically and mentally abused over an extended period, usually by a husband or other dominant male figure. Characteristics of the battered woman syndrome are helplessness, constant fear, and a perceived inability to escape. (From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 3d ed)Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.Women's Rights: The rights of women to equal status pertaining to social, economic, and educational opportunities afforded by society.Postmenopause: The physiological period following the MENOPAUSE, the permanent cessation of the menstrual life.Women, Working: Women who are engaged in gainful activities usually outside the home.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Physicians, Women: Women licensed to practice medicine.Silent Information Regulator Proteins, Saccharomyces cerevisiae: A set of nuclear proteins in SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE that are required for the transcriptional repression of the silent mating type loci. They mediate the formation of silenced CHROMATIN and repress both transcription and recombination at other loci as well. They are comprised of 4 non-homologous, interacting proteins, Sir1p, Sir2p, Sir3p, and Sir4p. Sir2p, an NAD-dependent HISTONE DEACETYLASE, is the founding member of the family of SIRTUINS.Pregnancy Complications, Infectious: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and an INFECTION. The infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.United StatesMenopause: The last menstrual period. Permanent cessation of menses (MENSTRUATION) is usually defined after 6 to 12 months of AMENORRHEA in a woman over 45 years of age. In the United States, menopause generally occurs in women between 48 and 55 years of age.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Body Mass Index: An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)Parity: The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.Premenopause: The period before MENOPAUSE. In premenopausal women, the climacteric transition from full sexual maturity to cessation of ovarian cycle takes place between the age of late thirty and early fifty.Pregnancy Outcome: Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Prenatal Care: Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.Vaginal Smears: Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.Uterine Cervical Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the UTERINE CERVIX.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Postpartum Period: In females, the period that is shortly after giving birth (PARTURITION).Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Sex Characteristics: Those characteristics that distinguish one SEX from the other. The primary sex characteristics are the OVARIES and TESTES and their related hormones. Secondary sex characteristics are those which are masculine or feminine but not directly related to reproduction.Mammography: Radiographic examination of the breast.Infertility, Female: Diminished or absent ability of a female to achieve conception.Obesity: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)European Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Genes, Mating Type, Fungal: Fungal genes that mostly encode TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS. In some FUNGI they also encode PHEROMONES and PHEROMONE RECEPTORS. The transcription factors control expression of specific proteins that give a cell its mating identity. Opposite mating type identities are required for mating.Vagina: The genital canal in the female, extending from the UTERUS to the VULVA. (Stedman, 25th ed)Gene Silencing: Interruption or suppression of the expression of a gene at transcriptional or translational levels.Sirtuin 2: A sirtuin family member found primarily in the CYTOPLASM. It is a multifunctional enzyme that contains a NAD-dependent deacetylase activity that is specific for HISTONES and a mono-ADP-ribosyltransferase activity.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Cerebral Infarction: The formation of an area of NECROSIS in the CEREBRUM caused by an insufficiency of arterial or venous blood flow. Infarcts of the cerebrum are generally classified by hemisphere (i.e., left vs. right), lobe (e.g., frontal lobe infarction), arterial distribution (e.g., INFARCTION, ANTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY), and etiology (e.g., embolic infarction).HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A complex disorder characterized by infertility, HIRSUTISM; OBESITY; and various menstrual disturbances such as OLIGOMENORRHEA; AMENORRHEA; ANOVULATION. Polycystic ovary syndrome is usually associated with bilateral enlarged ovaries studded with atretic follicles, not with cysts. The term, polycystic ovary, is misleading.Cervix Uteri: The neck portion of the UTERUS between the lower isthmus and the VAGINA forming the cervical canal.Mutation: Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.Risk: The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Menstruation: The periodic shedding of the ENDOMETRIUM and associated menstrual bleeding in the MENSTRUAL CYCLE of humans and primates. Menstruation is due to the decline in circulating PROGESTERONE, and occurs at the late LUTEAL PHASE when LUTEOLYSIS of the CORPUS LUTEUM takes place.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal: Metabolic disorder associated with fractures of the femoral neck, vertebrae, and distal forearm. It occurs commonly in women within 15-20 years after menopause, and is caused by factors associated with menopause including estrogen deficiency.Contraceptives, Oral: Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Pregnancy Trimester, Third: The last third of a human PREGNANCY, from the beginning of the 29th through the 42nd completed week (197 to 294 days) of gestation.Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.Sirtuins: A homologous family of regulatory enzymes that are structurally related to the protein silent mating type information regulator 2 (Sir2) found in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Sirtuins contain a central catalytic core region which binds NAD. Several of the sirtuins utilize NAD to deacetylate proteins such as HISTONES and are categorized as GROUP III HISTONE DEACETYLASES. Several other sirtuin members utilize NAD to transfer ADP-RIBOSE to proteins and are categorized as MONO ADP-RIBOSE TRANSFERASES, while a third group of sirtuins appears to have both deacetylase and ADP ribose transferase activities.Brain Infarction: Tissue NECROSIS in any area of the brain, including the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES, the CEREBELLUM, and the BRAIN STEM. Brain infarction is the result of a cascade of events initiated by inadequate blood flow through the brain that is followed by HYPOXIA and HYPOGLYCEMIA in brain tissue. Damage may be temporary, permanent, selective or pan-necrosis.Base Sequence: The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.Asymptomatic Diseases: Diseases that do not exhibit symptoms.Spouse Abuse: Deliberate severe and repeated injury to one domestic partner by the other.Pre-Eclampsia: A complication of PREGNANCY, characterized by a complex of symptoms including maternal HYPERTENSION and PROTEINURIA with or without pathological EDEMA. Symptoms may range between mild and severe. Pre-eclampsia usually occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but may develop before this time in the presence of trophoblastic disease.Abortion, Spontaneous: Expulsion of the product of FERTILIZATION before completing the term of GESTATION and without deliberate interference.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Papanicolaou Test: Cytological preparation of cells collected from a mucosal surface and stained with Papanicolaou stain.Papillomavirus Infections: Neoplasms of the skin and mucous membranes caused by papillomaviruses. They are usually benign but some have a high risk for malignant progression.Delivery, Obstetric: Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Reference Values: The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.Abortion, Induced: Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)Bone Density: The amount of mineral per square centimeter of BONE. This is the definition used in clinical practice. Actual bone density would be expressed in grams per milliliter. It is most frequently measured by X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY or TOMOGRAPHY, X RAY COMPUTED. Bone density is an important predictor for OSTEOPOROSIS.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Sex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Predictive Value of Tests: In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.Contraception: Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.Heterochromatin: The portion of chromosome material that remains condensed and is transcriptionally inactive during INTERPHASE.Aging: The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.Cesarean Section: Extraction of the FETUS by means of abdominal HYSTEROTOMY.Myocardial Ischemia: A disorder of cardiac function caused by insufficient blood flow to the muscle tissue of the heart. The decreased blood flow may be due to narrowing of the coronary arteries (CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE), to obstruction by a thrombus (CORONARY THROMBOSIS), or less commonly, to diffuse narrowing of arterioles and other small vessels within the heart. Severe interruption of the blood supply to the myocardial tissue may result in necrosis of cardiac muscle (MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION).JapanHealth Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Biological Markers: Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical: The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from one generation to another. It includes transmission in utero or intrapartum by exposure to blood and secretions, and postpartum exposure via breastfeeding.Linear Models: Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Confidence Intervals: A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.Endometriosis: A condition in which functional endometrial tissue is present outside the UTERUS. It is often confined to the PELVIS involving the OVARY, the ligaments, cul-de-sac, and the uterovesical peritoneum.Proportional Hazards Models: Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Polymorphism, Genetic: The regular and simultaneous occurrence in a single interbreeding population of two or more discontinuous genotypes. The concept includes differences in genotypes ranging in size from a single nucleotide site (POLYMORPHISM, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE) to large nucleotide sequences visible at a chromosomal level.Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a cardiovascular disease. The disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.Estrogens: Compounds that interact with ESTROGEN RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of ESTRADIOL. Estrogens stimulate the female reproductive organs, and the development of secondary female SEX CHARACTERISTICS. Estrogenic chemicals include natural, synthetic, steroidal, or non-steroidal compounds.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Hispanic Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.Marital Status: A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Contraceptive Agents, Female: Chemical substances or agents with contraceptive activity in females. Use for female contraceptive agents in general or for which there is no specific heading.Diabetes, Gestational: Diabetes mellitus induced by PREGNANCY but resolved at the end of pregnancy. It does not include previously diagnosed diabetics who become pregnant (PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS). Gestational diabetes usually develops in late pregnancy when insulin antagonistic hormones peaks leading to INSULIN RESISTANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; and HYPERGLYCEMIA.Marriage: The social institution involving legal and/or religious sanction whereby individuals are joined together.Prognosis: A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.Contraception Behavior: Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.SwedenPerimenopause: The transitional period before and after MENOPAUSE. Perimenopausal symptoms are associated with irregular MENSTRUAL CYCLE and widely fluctuated hormone levels. They may appear 6 years before menopause and subside 2 to 5 years after menopause.Life Style: Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Alcohol Drinking: Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.Vaginosis, Bacterial: Polymicrobial, nonspecific vaginitis associated with positive cultures of Gardnerella vaginalis and other anaerobic organisms and a decrease in lactobacilli. It remains unclear whether the initial pathogenic event is caused by the growth of anaerobes or a primary decrease in lactobacilli.Menstruation Disturbances: Variations of menstruation which may be indicative of disease.Estradiol: The 17-beta-isomer of estradiol, an aromatized C18 steroid with hydroxyl group at 3-beta- and 17-beta-position. Estradiol-17-beta is the most potent form of mammalian estrogenic steroids.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Cardiovascular Diseases: Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Pregnancy Complications, Parasitic: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and parasitic diseases. The parasitic infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.Maternal Age: The age of the mother in PREGNANCY.Double-Blind Method: A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.Alleles: Variant forms of the same gene, occupying the same locus on homologous CHROMOSOMES, and governing the variants in production of the same gene product.Tomography, X-Ray Computed: Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.Family Planning Services: Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.Pregnancy Trimester, Second: The middle third of a human PREGNANCY, from the beginning of the 15th through the 28th completed week (99 to 196 days) of gestation.Chromatin: The material of CHROMOSOMES. It is a complex of DNA; HISTONES; and nonhistone proteins (CHROMOSOMAL PROTEINS, NON-HISTONE) found within the nucleus of a cell.Anthropometry: The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.Coronary Disease: An imbalance between myocardial functional requirements and the capacity of the CORONARY VESSELS to supply sufficient blood flow. It is a form of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA (insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle) caused by a decreased capacity of the coronary vessels.Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia: A malignancy arising in uterine cervical epithelium and confined thereto, representing a continuum of histological changes ranging from well-differentiated CIN 1 (formerly, mild dysplasia) to severe dysplasia/carcinoma in situ, CIN 3. The lesion arises at the squamocolumnar cell junction at the transformation zone of the endocervical canal, with a variable tendency to develop invasive epidermoid carcinoma, a tendency that is enhanced by concomitant human papillomaviral infection. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Hypertension: Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Hot Flashes: A sudden, temporary sensation of heat predominantly experienced by some women during MENOPAUSE. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Breast Feeding: The nursing of an infant at the breast.China: A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.Puerperal Disorders: Disorders or diseases associated with PUERPERIUM, the six-to-eight-week period immediately after PARTURITION in humans.Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal: Oral contraceptives which owe their effectiveness to hormonal preparations.Exercise Test: Controlled physical activity which is performed in order to allow assessment of physiological functions, particularly cardiovascular and pulmonary, but also aerobic capacity. Maximal (most intense) exercise is usually required but submaximal exercise is also used.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Climacteric: Physiologic period, characterized by endocrine, somatic, and psychic changes with the termination of ovarian function in the female. It may also accompany the normal diminution of sexual activity in the male.Parturition: The process of giving birth to one or more offspring.Pregnancy Trimesters: The three approximately equal periods of a normal human PREGNANCY. Each trimester is about three months or 13 to 14 weeks in duration depending on the designation of the first day of gestation.Blood Pressure: PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.CaliforniaEarly Detection of Cancer: Methods to identify and characterize cancer in the early stages of disease and predict tumor behavior.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Urinary Incontinence: Involuntary loss of URINE, such as leaking of urine. It is a symptom of various underlying pathological processes. Major types of incontinence include URINARY URGE INCONTINENCE and URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE.IndiaUterine Hemorrhage: Bleeding from blood vessels in the UTERUS, sometimes manifested as vaginal bleeding.Great BritainPostnatal Care: The care provided to women and their NEWBORNS for the first few months following CHILDBIRTH.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Amenorrhea: Absence of menstruation.Pregnancy Trimester, First: The beginning third of a human PREGNANCY, from the first day of the last normal menstrual period (MENSTRUATION) through the completion of 14 weeks (98 days) of gestation.Histones: Small chromosomal proteins (approx 12-20 kD) possessing an open, unfolded structure and attached to the DNA in cell nuclei by ionic linkages. Classification into the various types (designated histone I, histone II, etc.) is based on the relative amounts of arginine and lysine in each.Body Composition: The relative amounts of various components in the body, such as percentage of body fat.Papillomaviridae: A family of small, non-enveloped DNA viruses infecting birds and most mammals, especially humans. They are grouped into multiple genera, but the viruses are highly host-species specific and tissue-restricted. They are commonly divided into hundreds of papillomavirus "types", each with specific gene function and gene control regions, despite sequence homology. Human papillomaviruses are found in the genera ALPHAPAPILLOMAVIRUS; BETAPAPILLOMAVIRUS; GAMMAPAPILLOMAVIRUS; and MUPAPILLOMAVIRUS.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Body Weight: The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.Transcription, Genetic: The biosynthesis of RNA carried out on a template of DNA. The biosynthesis of DNA from an RNA template is called REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION.Preconception Care: An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.Absorptiometry, Photon: A noninvasive method for assessing BODY COMPOSITION. It is based on the differential absorption of X-RAYS (or GAMMA RAYS) by different tissues such as bone, fat and other soft tissues. The source of (X-ray or gamma-ray) photon beam is generated either from radioisotopes such as GADOLINIUM 153, IODINE 125, or Americanium 241 which emit GAMMA RAYS in the appropriate range; or from an X-ray tube which produces X-RAYS in the desired range. It is primarily used for quantitating BONE MINERAL CONTENT, especially for the diagnosis of OSTEOPOROSIS, and also in measuring BONE MINERALIZATION.Depression: Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Diseases due to or propagated by sexual contact.Dietary Supplements: Products in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide dietary ingredients, and that are intended to be taken by mouth to increase the intake of nutrients. Dietary supplements can include macronutrients, such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats; and/or MICRONUTRIENTS, such as VITAMINS; MINERALS; and PHYTOCHEMICALS.Asian Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.Gravidity: The number of pregnancies, complete or incomplete, experienced by a female. It is different from PARITY, which is the number of offspring borne. (From Stedman, 26th ed)Pregnancy, High-Risk: Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma: A pituitary adenoma which secretes ADRENOCORTICOTROPIN, leading to CUSHING DISEASE.Registries: The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.Maternal Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.Ovarian Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the OVARY. These neoplasms can be benign or malignant. They are classified according to the tissue of origin, such as the surface EPITHELIUM, the stromal endocrine cells, and the totipotent GERM CELLS.Reproductive Behavior: Human behavior or decision related to REPRODUCTION.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic: The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a blood disease (HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES) which involves BLOOD CELLS or COAGULATION FACTORS. The hematologic disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.Sirtuin 1: A sirtuin family member found primarily in the CELL NUCLEUS. It is an NAD-dependent deacetylase with specificity towards HISTONES and a variety of proteins involved in gene regulation.Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2: A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.Electrocardiography, Ambulatory: Method in which prolonged electrocardiographic recordings are made on a portable tape recorder (Holter-type system) or solid-state device ("real-time" system), while the patient undergoes normal daily activities. It is useful in the diagnosis and management of intermittent cardiac arrhythmias and transient myocardial ischemia.Fertility: The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.Genital Diseases, Female: Pathological processes involving the female reproductive tract (GENITALIA, FEMALE).Reproductive History: An important aggregate factor in epidemiological studies of women's health. The concept usually includes the number and timing of pregnancies and their outcomes, the incidence of breast feeding, and may include age of menarche and menopause, regularity of menstruation, fertility, gynecological or obstetric problems, or contraceptive usage.Dyspareunia: Recurrent genital pain occurring during, before, or after SEXUAL INTERCOURSE in either the male or the female.Chlamydia Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus CHLAMYDIA.Estrogens, Conjugated (USP): A pharmaceutical preparation containing a mixture of water-soluble, conjugated estrogens derived wholly or in part from URINE of pregnant mares or synthetically from ESTRONE and EQUILIN. It contains a sodium-salt mixture of estrone sulfate (52-62%) and equilin sulfate (22-30%) with a total of the two between 80-88%. Other concomitant conjugates include 17-alpha-dihydroequilin, 17-alpha-estradiol, and 17-beta-dihydroequilin. The potency of the preparation is expressed in terms of an equivalent quantity of sodium estrone sulfate.Obstetric Labor, Premature: Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).Progestins: Compounds that interact with PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of PROGESTERONE. Primary actions of progestins, including natural and synthetic steroids, are on the UTERUS and the MAMMARY GLAND in preparation for and in maintenance of PREGNANCY.Osteoporosis: Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.Recurrence: The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.Gender Identity: A person's concept of self as being male and masculine or female and feminine, or ambivalent, based in part on physical characteristics, parental responses, and psychological and social pressures. It is the internal experience of gender role.Domestic Violence: Deliberate, often repetitive physical, verbal, and/or other types of abuse by one or more members against others of a household.Phenotype: The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.Midwifery: The practice of assisting women in childbirth.
SILENT WOMAN' GIVEN; Leon Lishner in Strauss Work at the City Center". The New York Times. October 27, 1958. "Music: City Opera ...
"The Silent Woman by Monika Zgustova, to be published in the US in March 2014 by Feminist Press - News - Institut Ramon Llull - ... "Catalogue record: The Silent Woman". Worldcat. Retrieved 11 May 2016. "Catalogue record: Goya's Glass". Worldcat. Retrieved 11 ... The Silent Woman (2013, Feminist Press, ISBN 9781558618411) Original Czech title Tichá žena Fresh Mint with Lemon (2013) Goya's ... Zgustova's most acclaimed books are The Silent Woman (2005), a novel which encompasses three generations of Czechs, Russians ...
North, Anna (23 July 2014). "Gabby women, silent men? Maybe not". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Norden '78, ... Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F.; Mattioli, Lauren (January 2015). "Why women's numbers elevate women's influence, ... Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F. (8 November 2012). "The opinion pages: More women, but not nearly enough". The New ... Mendelberg, Tali; Karpowitz, Christopher F. (2014), The silent sex: gender, deliberation, and institutions, Princeton, New ...
"To Stop Women's Silent Suffering". Salon. Retrieved 16 May 2016. Fraser, Laura (Nov-Dec 1985). "Dumping Depo at Home". Mother ... Women's health reform became Shainwald's cause. Beginning in the late 1980s, Shainwald represented women whose silicone gel ... "Women's Health Advocate". Sybil Shainwald - Attorney for Women's Reproductive Rights. Retrieved 4 May 2016. "In Recognition of ... Sybil Shainwald (born April 27, 1928) is an American attorney specializing in women's health law and an activist for women's ...
Books by Reardon Nancyjo Mann; Reardon, David C. (2002). Aborted Women: Silent No More. Acorn Publishing. ISBN 0-9648957-2-2. ... It challenges the connection between access to abortion and women's rights - if women are suffering because of their abortions ... "pro-woman/pro-life" strategy writing: For the purpose of passing restrictive laws to protect women from unwanted and/or ... "pro-woman" and "anti-abortion" (believing abortion hurts women). In a 2002 article in Ethics & Medicine, Reardon argued that in ...
... a silent female warrior; and Shifter, a powerful Shadovar mage. The struggle for power in Neverwinter continues, with Herzgo ...
The female is essentially silent. The bearded bellbird is native to Trinidad and Tobago, Colombia, Guyana, Venezuela, Bolivia ... The female is smaller, at approx. 27 cm (10 1⁄2 in) and 130 g (4 1⁄2 oz). Her upperparts are olive-green (duskier on the head ... The female is a little smaller with olive-green head and upper parts, yellow underparts streaked with green and a yellow vent ... The flimsy nest of twigs is built by the female and usually placed in the outer branches of a tree. The nests are not located ...
"Frances (Daisy), Countess of Warwick". Women and Silent British Cinema. 2009-08-02. Retrieved 2018-01-19. "Results for 'au: ...
And silent too, like a grown woman should be...She's just a whore, though" (pg. 26). (Mer's thoughts on Georgine during the ... Lasiren is called forth by these heavily salted moments, and that is how she travels from woman to woman. "I open my mouth to ... The three women later bury the body at the edge of a nearby river, and their songs and prayers deliver Lasirén into being. ... "I will show you how to prepare a woman--nay, even a man, should you come to that--so that they are eager and ready for your ...
The second major change is that in Jonson, the silent woman "Epicoene" is in fact a boy. Zweig has the silent woman as Henry's ... He instructs the barber to seek a silent woman for him to be his wife the very next day and then retires to bed. The barber ... Die schweigsame Frau (The Silent Woman), Op. 80, is a 1935 opera in three acts by Richard Strauss with libretto by Stefan Zweig ... Del Mar, pages 5-6 The Silent Woman, English Libretto, Glyndbourne Festival Opera, Gatesbury Ltd, London (1977), page 9. ...
"Rape- silent war on SA women". BBC News. 9 April 2002. Retrieved 15 May 2011. "South African rape survey shock." BBC News. 18 ... One in three of the 4,000 women questioned by the Community of Information, Empowerment and Transparency said they had been ... and males believe that coercive sexual behaviour against women is legitimate. The reliance on a criminal justice system that is ...
"A Silent Killer of Women - Suicide". The New York Times. 6 March 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2015. "A review of the evidence: ... "NEPAL: Why are so many women killing themselves?". Irin News. 11 January 2010. Retrieved 29 June 2015. "SUICIDE AMONG WOMEN IN ... 20.0/100,000 for women), Nepal has a relatively high ratio of female:male suicides and stands out as being ranked 17th for male ... of suicides among women of reproductive age consisting of women 18 or younger, "indicating that youth is a factor to be ...
Silent Images: Women in Pharanoic Egypt. Amarna and the 6th Dynasty. ...
... or the Silent Woman (1609), The Alchemist (1610), Bartholomew Fair (1614) and The Devil is an Ass (1616). The Alchemist and ... or the Silent Woman, comedy (performed 1609; printed 1616) The Alchemist, comedy (performed 1610; printed 1612) Catiline His ... Earlier, Aphra Behn, writing in defence of female playwrights, had pointed to Jonson as a writer whose learning did not make ... The epigrams explore various attitudes, most from the satiric stock of the day: complaints against women, courtiers and spies ...
Women are no longer silent in society; they are now recognized and play a role Democracy once relied heavily on the strong ... Spencer's book Women's Share in Social Culture was published in 1913, and noted women's lack of equality at this time. She ... She advocates that women return to work part-time after child-bearing. She also acknowledges women's right to independence. " ... She was a leader in the women's suffrage and peace movements. In 1891 she became the first woman ordained as a minister in the ...
Silent Woman Inn: reputed to be the only Silent Woman in Essex. This was a public house on the old main road opposite the White ... The original pub sign showing a picture of a woman with her head cut off is now in the Chelmsford and Essex Museum in Oaklands ...
Bruce, Keith (12 August 2015). "Giving a voice to silent women through Kathak dance". Glasgow: The Herald. Retrieved 1 March ... "Giving a voice to silent women through Kathak dance". Asian Culture Vulture. Retrieved 1 March 2016. "Amina Khayyam Dance ...
... males will click in response while females remain silent. At night the butterflies roost separately among foliage. In the ...
She played the old woman in the 1911 British silent movie Henry III.[citation needed] Calvert died in Barnes on 20 September ... Kay Boardman; Shirley Jones (2004). Popular Victorian Women Writers. Manchester University Press. pp. 189-90. ISBN 978-0-7190- ...
Silent Sufferring & Unheard Agony in the Regional Writings on Women. Sarup & Sons. p. 101. Swami Vedananda. Aum Hindutvam. ...
Bergman, Julia (June 24, 2015). "Navy Picks First Enlisted Women to Serve in Silent Service". The Day. New London, Connecticut ... become some of the first US submarines to include women officers in their crews. Though women had been allowed to serve in ... the Navy planned to add female non-commissioned officers to submarine crews that already included female officers with the ... This was the first step in the plan to fully integrate women onto all US Navy submarines. It was begun on the ballistic missile ...
ISBN 9937-2-6977-6. Azil, Barbara Nimri Aziz (2001). Heir to a Silent Song: Two Rebel Women of Nepal. Kathmandu: CNAS. pp. 33- ... Tribhuvan University's Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, 1993 Heir to a Silent Song: Two Rebel Women of Nepal by Barbara ... It is also regarded that Yogmaya founded the first organization of Nepali women, the Nari Samiti for women's rights in 1918, ... While it was fairly common for males to become ascetics in the Hindu society during the time, it was very rare for females ...
"A silent war has been waged against women and children... women and girls in the hundreds have been targets of opportunistic ... "A silent war has been waged against women and children." On November 26, rebel forces engaged Mai-Mai militia near the towns of ... I want you to be awake to the fact that the children, the women, the boys and girls that we see on TV every day may be your ... UN spokesman Ron Redmond stated that "It does not appear they were targeted." A woman had been raped by armed men outside of ...
After dark males call to the females, which are silent. The sound of a male chorus can carry some distance. The eggs hatch from ...
"DEAD SPIRITUALIST SILENT.; Detroit Woman Awaits Message, but Denies Any Compact". The New York Times. Detroit. February 8, 1921 ... Another famous woman spiritualist was Achsa W. Sprague, who was born November 17, 1827, in Plymouth Notch, Vermont. At the age ... Sprague was an abolitionist and an advocate of women's rights. Yet another prominent spiritualist and trance medium prior to ... Many prominent spiritualists were women, and like most spiritualists, supported causes such as the abolition of slavery and ...
En route Kvothe becomes enamored with a talented young woman known as Denna, who is a musician like himself. Kvothe enters the ...
Silent Woman may refer to: Silent Woman: the name of several pubs in England and the United States featuring a logo of a ... Silent Woman (book): a biography of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes by Janet Malcolm The Silent Woman 2013 translation of 2005 ... decapitated woman Epicoene, or the Silent Woman: a play by Ben Jonson, subsequently transformed into the 1935 opera Die ...
The Patagonia Womens Silent Down Jacket-insulated with 700-fill-power 100% Recycled Down-offers lightweight warmth for travel ...
When it comes to silent killers of women, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and hepatitis are particularly insidious. Thats ... When it comes to silent killers of women, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and hepatitis are particularly insidious. Thats ... Women diagnosed in the earliest stages of ovarian cancer have a 5-year survival rate of 93 percent, according to the American ... An estimated 21,500 women were diagnosed with ovarian cancer last year, according to the National Institutes of Health, which ...
... silent woman to marry. When Morose met Epicene, he tries to find out if shes really a silent woman, testing her obedience. He ... Epicœne, or The Silent Woman, also known as Epicene, is a comedy by Renaissance playwright Ben Jonson. The play is about a man ... Epicoene, or the Silent Woman. Yale Studies in English. New York: Henry Holt, 1906. Jackson, J. A. "On forfeit of your selves ... Epicoene, or the Silent Woman. L. A. Beaurline, editor. Regents Renaissance Drama. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press ...
... t v padma. new delhi, jan 3, 2007 (ips) - women and young girls coughing and ... but it is also a gender issue as it affects the health of women who are most exposed to the indoor smoke and are often the last ... over 1.5 million females die prematurely every year by inhaling poisonous fumes as they cook or heat their homes with these ... preliminary data from an ongoing trial on 530 households using open fire stoves for cooking and with a pregnant women or child ...
Marina Kamenev finds out why women love this line of work. ... Silent Witnesses: Why do females make up most of those ... Silent Witnesses: Why do females make up most of those investigating crime using science?. ... but theres something about forensics that draws female students in. One US study found that the work enables women to do ... I was in my early 20s and while no one was rude or sexist, I was the only woman there. I am a five-foot blonde and its a ...
... By Yadira Galindo , June 28, 2018 ... Home / Newsroom / News Features / Silent No More: Woman Lends Voice to Hope after Cancer ... stage IV squamous cell carcinoma and deliver the best quality of life for a woman who was about to undergo a catastrophic ...
Silent tears, streaming down. A body, thin and frail. Laying at the gate. With no strength, even to stand just to open it and ... She is a woman befriended recently in a bus.. Silent. No visits, calls, mail or messages for months. Turning up on the doorstep ... The Womens Charter passed in 1993; National Action Plan for Women in 1996; amendments to the Penal Code sections 345 (sexual ... mediation of complaints at police stations when it comes to domestic violence are some other reasons for womens silent ...
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High blood pressure a silent danger in postmenopausal women. Published: April, 2013. ... Millions of American women have soaring blood pressure thats putting their health at serious risk. Are you among them? ... By the time they reach their 60s and 70s, 70% of women have high blood pressure. After age 75, that figure rises to nearly 80 ... That secret is high blood pressure-an often silent, symptomless condition that can damage our blood vessels and overwork our ...
by Kristen Rosser So far on this blog I have addressed nearly every Bible verse used to restrict women or keep them under male ... 1 Corinthians 14:34 is not commanding women to be absolutely silent in the church all the time. It is only saying that women ... "women be silent" in 14:34-35, and not the other way around. Thus, women can speak aloud in small-group meetings or prayer ... What About "Women Be Silent in the Church"? April 22, 2013 Suzanne Titkemeyer Patheos Explore the worlds faith through ...
A missed miscarriage or silent miscarriage is something all women should be aware of. While everyone is aware of what a ... particularly with other women. "Women should realise that 15-20% of women around the world have undergone the same thing. There ... Yalda Afshar, M.D., PhD, to share her knowledge on silent miscarriages, treatment options, and how women can cope.. "A ... A missed miscarriage or silent miscarriage is something all women should be aware of. While everyone is aware of what a ...
It is called a silent heart attack, or medically referred to as silent ischemia (lack of oxygen) to the heart muscle. ... What to do during a silent heart attack.. The "silent" in a silent heart attack is the complicating factor-often, women dont ... Causes of a silent heart attack in women.. A silent heart attack happens when the flow of blood is blocked in the coronary ... Studies differ, but some suggest that silent heart attacks are more common in women than in men. Ekery points out that women ...
This 7 Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer: Watch Out For This Silent Killer page on EmpowHER Womens Health works best with javascript ... 7 Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer: Watch Out For This Silent Killer By Rheyanne Weaver HERWriter ... Women are often diagnosed in the third stage of the disease, according to Dr. Sheryl Ross, also known as Dr. Sherry. ... However, women with ovarian cancer do in fact have symptoms, even in the early stages. Experts share common symptoms to watch ...
A Silent War: The Battle Between Black Women and Fibroids. With a large percentage of sisters suffering from fibroid disease, ... An ultrasound revealed she belonged to a sisterhood composed of nearly 80 percent of Black women up to age 50: She had uterine ... I have patients [whove had ones] as big as watermelons," she says, adding that some women never know they have them. Others ... There are factors that come into play concerning the analysis for treatment in terms of the womans age and her desire to ...
... his punitive plan for fighting abortion and extraordinary defense of his campaign manager who police say assaulted a female ... "Women are not a special interest. Women are a majority of the United State of America. And every issue is a womens issue." ... Women favored President Barrack Obama by 11 points over GOP nominee Mitt Romney in 2012, a divide highlighted in the Republican ... Yet Trump is poised to fare worse among women than Romney in a general election, according to recent polls that put his ...
Short of breath: For Canadian women, COPD deaths surpass those from breast cancer ...
... silent killer, and how to monitor your blood pressure. ... Heart Disease in Women * Heart Disease in Women * Signs and ... Why High Blood Pressure is a "Silent Killer". High blood pressure is often called the "silent killer". Most of the time, high ... goredforwomen.org/es is made possible through the generous support of the Adriana Gallardo Legacy Fund For Womens Health. ...
But there is another common menopause symptom that is affecting millions of women, yet only 25 percent of sufferers seek ... BPT) - Mood swings, hot flashes and night sweats are common complaints from women going through menopause. ... Women urged to speak up about silent symptom of menopause. By (BPT) ... Women should stop suffering in silence, and start speaking up. Women are taking control of most aspects of their health, why ...
Rates of heart attacks in younger women are actually on the rise, including "silent" heart attacks in which no symptoms or ... silent heart attacks, women, womens cardiovascular center ... 1 killer in women, in recent years, studies have shown that ... She also reveals which young women need to be extra-cautious (hint: smokers, and those with diabetes, high blood pressure, and/ ... In this video, Leslie Cho, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinics Womens Cardiovascular Center, explains why regular screenings ...
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Measurements of Endocrine Disrupting and Asthma-Associated Chemicals in Hair Products Used by Black Women. Environmental ... Measurements of Endocrine Disrupting and Asthma-Associated Chemicals in Hair Products Used by Black Women. ... Tips for Avoiding Toxic Chemicals in Hair Products: A Guide to Healthier Hair Care Options for Black Women. ... 2018. Measurements of Endocrine Disrupting and Asthma-Associated Chemicals in Hair Products Used by Black Women. Environmental ...
Suicidal behavior among female sex workers in Goa, India: the silent epidemic ... Suicidal behavior among female sex workers in Goa, India: the silent epidemic ... and health factors among female sex workers in Goa, India. Using respondent-driven sampling, we recruited 326 sex workers in ...
Thousands of women could be at risk from silent Thalidomide. By Toni. on January 26, 2012 9:48 AM , Permalink , Comments (0) ... Listed below are links to blogs that reference this entry: Thousands of women could be at risk from silent Thalidomide. ... "The characteristics of my cancer were for women over 60 typically. It wasnt the type of cancer a 44-year-old woman gets," she ... I know a woman whose mother saw the same gynaecologist as mine. She was exposed, but wasnt told. That is just three people I ...
... the final day of the United Nations Commission On The Status Of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York. A lot of folks will have ... Revealed! Why UN Women Stay Silent On Forced Sterilizations. tibettruth. 24 Mar 2017. 3 Apr 2017. ... csw61, China, forced sterilizations, UN, UN Women, United Nations Permalink Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Enter your comment here ... Its arrived, the final day of the United Nations Commission On The Status Of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York. A lot of folks ...
  • According to a recent survey of 1,010 post-menopausal American women ages 55 to 65 who were living with this condition, and same-aged male partners of post-menopausal women with VA, both partners in a relationship experienced the negative effects of vaginal discomfort. (bcrnews.com)
  • This study followed 16,000 post-menopausal women taking HRT, and determined that while preventing bone loss and/or treating menopausal symptoms, they were sharply increasing their risks of stroke, breast cancer and heart attacks. (pathtowellness.ca)
  • new delhi, jan 3, 2007 (ips) - women and young girls coughing and choking as they cook food over traditional stoves that burn wood, leaves or dung is a common a sight in poor homes across asia, africa and latin america. (solarcooking.org)
  • The Delhi High Court said five-seven days cannot be taken for getting COVID-19 results for pregnant women prior to admitting them in hospitals for childbirth, and asked the Indian Council of Medical Research and Delhi government to look into the issue. (sunrisesilents.com)
  • A Bench of Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan asked the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Delhi government to look into the issue while hearing a plea by a lawyer seeking that the test results of pregnant women should be given priority. (sunrisesilents.com)
  • When it comes to silent killers of women, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and hepatitis are particularly insidious. (go.com)
  • For more information about these three silent killers, click HERE for the resources of the National Institutes of Health. (go.com)
  • The same data had revealed that while one in every three women victims of intentional homicide were "killed by an intimate partner or family member," when it comes to male victims the rate goes down to one in 20. (sundayobserver.lk)
  • Tens of thousands of British families are to be asked if they are victims of a drug given to pregnant women which can cause fatal illness in the second, and possibly even third, generations. (laleva.org)
  • Harassers sometimes threaten to report illegal immigrants or their relatives if victims do not remain silent, advocates say. (latimes.com)
  • Even women UN agency still haven't got their 1st cycle will fall victims to sex gland cancer. (happynewyear2018wishes.me)
  • All acid attack victims in India so far are women in their early age (between 16 and 25), and were attacked by men known to them. (medindia.net)
  • The most common depiction of a stroke is a person unable to move on one side of their body with slurred speech, but studies show that many stroke victims had silent strokes previously, that, as the name indicates, went unnoticed. (theideapublishing.com)
  • By acknowledging that many Mormon women are the victims of sexual misconduct, and by teaching the true meaning of purity and the intricacies of the law of chastity, the conversation may begin to take place and the problematic notions of purity, virtue, and virginity can be abandoned. (sltrib.com)
  • According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, young women aged 16-19 are up to four times as likely than the average population to be victims of sexual violence. (sltrib.com)
  • The survey, conducted by global health care company Novo Nordisk, found more than half of women avoided being intimate with their partner due to vaginal discomfort, while more than three out of 10 women reported they do not feel sexually attractive anymore and had lost confidence in themselves as a sexual partner. (bcrnews.com)
  • Women are taking control of most aspects of their health, why not their vaginal health? (bcrnews.com)
  • Vaginal atrophy is still considered a taboo subject, and many women are too embarrassed to discuss the condition, even with their health care professionals, because they think it is a private matter. (bcrnews.com)
  • Most women with vaginal discomfort do not seek medical treatment. (bcrnews.com)
  • Women should speak with their health care professionals about available therapies approved to treat vaginal atrophy. (bcrnews.com)
  • Women who are experiencing vaginal discomfort can visit myvaginalsymptoms.com to assess their symptoms and get tips on how to speak with their health care professional. (bcrnews.com)
  • Diethylstilboestrol (DES), a drug given to women for 30 years up to 1973, has been found to cause a rare form of vaginal and cervical cancer in some of the daughters of the women who took it, as well as fertility problems. (laleva.org)
  • In 1971, the US Food and Drug Administration told doctors to stop prescribing DES when it was discovered that one in 1,000 daughters of women who had taken it developed a rare form of vaginal and cervical cancer, known as clear cell adenocarcinoma (CCAC). (laleva.org)
  • Updated NICE guidelines do not include a specific definition, but recommend that "A woman of reproductive age who has not conceived after 1 year of unprotected vaginal sexual intercourse, in the absence of any known cause of infertility, should be offered further clinical assessment and investigation along with her partner, with earlier referral to a specialist if the woman is over 36 years of age. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ipas, a non-governmental organization originally known as International Pregnancy Advisory Services, has produced research showing that between 800,000 and a million Brazilian women terminate pregnancies annually. (sxpolitics.org)
  • It has become one of the common complications most women face during their late pregnancies and it's of prime importance that every future mother should know everything about this life-threatening condition. (marriedwiki.com)
  • Little is known about how women manage emotional distress during high-risk pregnancies, but Rutgers researchers learned that without psychosocial support, women struggle with fears and tears while feeling isolated and worried. (news-medical.net)
  • Endometriosis is another silent illness with no known specific cause or cure, due in part to the lack of information on the female reproductive system. (shesavvy.com)
  • Demographers tend to define infertility as childlessness in a population of women of reproductive age," whereas "the epidemiological definition refers to "trying for" or "time to" a pregnancy, generally in a population of women exposed to" a probability of conception. (wikipedia.org)
  • An estimated 21,500 women were diagnosed with ovarian cancer last year, according to the National Institutes of Health, which reports that 14,600 of those women have died. (go.com)
  • And at NSW Health Pathology the workplace is also about 80 per cent female. (smh.com.au)
  • Women should feel comfortable speaking with their partners and health care professionals about their symptoms and potential treatment options. (bcrnews.com)
  • Afiya, the feminine Swahili word for health and wellness, seemed appropriate for Jones and the center's work, which looks at the health issues of women, and particularly women of color, through a social justice and human rights framework. (dallasexaminer.com)
  • Therefore, she affirms that the work of The Afiya Center is "unapologetically" centered on the health and wellness of Black women and girls. (dallasexaminer.com)
  • Figures from the Brazilian Ministry of Health indicate that more than 200,000 women go to hospitals every year with complications following abortions. (sxpolitics.org)
  • Home / Whole Body Health / Women with Back Pain… The Silent Majority? (chiro-trust.org)
  • SILENT SPRING was followed by a string of new public policies aimed at protecting human health and the environment. (pbs.org)
  • Over the past few weeks, diverse voices including Bill Gates , Ugandan Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng , and Indian parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor have called for action to save the 830 women who die every day from pregnancy- or childbirth-related causes. (devex.com)
  • Weighing in on abortion, a subject that remains highly controversial decades after the Supreme Court legalized it, Trump declared that women who get the operations should receive "some form of punishment. (lubbockonline.com)
  • The position of women issues within British silent cinema has been a historical journey under great influence of changes in contemporary cultural practices and society norms, since the beginning of the silent cinema at the end of the nineteenth century to its termination within the next three decades. (grin.com)
  • But for the past three decades, more women in the United States have died from it than men, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). (nbcnews.com)
  • For decades female birders have been the silent majority. (audubon.org)
  • In recent decades, scientists have realized that heart attack symptoms can be quite different for women than for men. (healthline.com)
  • So, why are Mormon women - a demographic of which I am a part - widely absent from the #MeToo movement? (sltrib.com)
  • But female birders don't always feel comfortable in the field, even with the rising awareness around #MeToo . (audubon.org)
  • Ginsburg said that the #MeToo movement showed women coming together in numbers. (businessinsider.com)
  • According to a survey by the CDC , one in five women will be the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime. (sltrib.com)
  • Elizabeth Smart, the victim of kidnapping and repeated sexual violence as a teenager, is an outspoken Mormon woman who has voiced the drastic pitfalls of our culture's view of sexual purity. (sltrib.com)
  • You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement - a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love. (audible.com)
  • The description of young women being forcibly disrobed by male prison guards in order to dress them in prison uniforms, and the even more sensational accounts of feeding tubes jammed into their stomachs, offended British readers. (shmoop.com)
  • According to a 2016 study that looked at the reasons why so many women have undiagnosed and untreated UI, only 55 percent of women reported discussing their incontinence with their healthcare provider. (healthline.com)
  • An ultrasound revealed she belonged to a sisterhood composed of nearly 80 percent of Black women up to age 50: She had uterine fibroids. (ebony.com)
  • Sixty-five percent of the men reported that they were worried sex would be painful for their partner because of her condition, and almost a third of both men and women reported that they have stopped having sex with their partners altogether because of the discomfort. (bcrnews.com)
  • Of those surveyed who had tried local estrogen therapy, more than half of women and their partners reported that sex was less painful, and almost 40 percent reported that sex was more satisfying for themselves and their partners. (bcrnews.com)
  • When women go for abortions in Brazil, they know it won't ever be 100 percent safe," Bianca Puglia, a doula who knows friends who have had illegal abortions, told VICE News. (sxpolitics.org)
  • Rates of women who are opting for preventive mastectomies, such as Angeline Jolie, have increased by an estimated 50 percent in recent years, experts say. (nbcnews.com)
  • But many doctors are puzzled because the operation doesn't carry a 100 percent guarantee, it's major surgery -- and women have other options, from a once-a-day pill to careful monitoring. (nbcnews.com)
  • Apart from depressive symptoms after a birth, intimate partner violence is also reported by forty percent of women, discovers a new study published on 7 December in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology . (medindia.net)
  • Today, 42 percent of U.S. birders identify as women . (audubon.org)
  • At Audubon, for instance, the membership is 72 percent female, but the executive staff is 75 percent male-and the organization has never had a female president in its 114 years. (audubon.org)
  • While there are no concrete statistics on the number of American Mormon women who have experienced sexual assault, we can assume that the number is on par with national averages. (sltrib.com)
  • Ginsburg didn't mention Brett Kavanaugh nor any of his accusers by name, but she said she supported all women who were strong enough to speak up about their sexual assault experiences. (businessinsider.com)
  • Remember, in this country black women have had to come to the aid of black men who were falsely being accused of sexual assault. (latimes.com)
  • A woman leaves onlookers baffled after she uses a bizarre facial exercise toy - once promoted by Cristiano Ronaldo - while waiting for the bus. (liveleak.com)
  • Challenges for Black women have been as simple or as complex as being relevant in the conversation. (dallasexaminer.com)
  • The dating habits of Black women, Anderson points out, contribute to the unique experiences of African American women in the fight against HIV/AIDS. (dallasexaminer.com)
  • Why is this Important to Black Women? (young-gifted-black.com)
  • And part of the reluctance, she explains, is the difficulty some black women have in finding "people who look like you" when they seek help. (latimes.com)
  • Seeking information about incest and black women, she went to a public library. (latimes.com)
  • Make sure that your legs or hands touch, too: Utah researchers found that affectionate contact lowers stress markers in both men and women. (menshealth.com)
  • Studies are sparse, but one by the Southern Poverty Law Center found that 90% of female farmworkers in California surveyed in 1993 said sexual harassment was a serious problem. (latimes.com)
  • The study also found that most of the women reporting postnatal depressive symptoms first reported this at six months after birth or later. (medindia.net)
  • This confirms that problems are found in all groups, and that women have a weakness of the pelvic floor even if they have not previously given birth," says Maria Gyhagen, gynecologist at Södra Älvsborg Hospital in Borås and researcher at Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University. (simonfoundation.org)
  • I've found the things that trigger shame differ in men and women. (goodtherapy.org)
  • In 1907, Alice Paul went to London to study social work, but the young American learned far more from her English hosts about how to advance equality and political rights for women. (shmoop.com)
  • Paul returned to America in 1910, and immediately joined the National American Woman Suffrage Association. (shmoop.com)
  • over 1.5 million females die prematurely every year by inhaling poisonous fumes as they cook or heat their homes with these organic fuels but catch little attention from governments, policy experts, scientists and medical experts. (solarcooking.org)
  • of these, more than 1.6 million persons, mainly women and children, die prematurely each year from breathing high levels of indoor smoke. (solarcooking.org)
  • It is one of the first in South Asia to ratify the 'foremost UN international standard on women', the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in the year 1981. (sundayobserver.lk)
  • In late August, a 27-year-old woman named Jandira dos Santos Cruz went to a bus station in Rio de Janeiro and got into a stranger's car. (sxpolitics.org)
  • A 54-year-old Italian Caucasian woman, weighing 71 kg and with a height of 160 cm, was admitted to our facility in order to have a laparoscopic removal of two nodules compressing both ureters. (biomedcentral.com)
  • On New Year's Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. (flipboard.com)
  • The play is set in 1963, the year after SILENT SPRING has rocked the country. (pbs.org)
  • SILENT SPRING has been a sensation since it was published a year ago. (pbs.org)
  • University of South Australia biomedical engineer Dr. Marnie Winter has been awarded US$100,000 from the world's largest private foundation to help better understand and tackle a condition which kills 76,000 women and 500,000 babies each year. (news-medical.net)