All articles related to "women’s health":

Racism can erode physical well-being

The chronic stress of experiencing discrimination can gradually erode people’s physical well-being over time, according to Mary Bassett, director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University. Bassett was one of several experts…

High-fiber diet linked with reduced breast cancer risk

Fiber consumption may significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, which pooled data from 20 previous studies, found that women who consumed the highest…

Women over 75 may not benefit from regular mammograms

Evidence is clear that regular mammograms for women in their 50s and 60s decreases breast cancer deaths. But it has been less certain whether the benefits of screening older women outweigh the risks, such as overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

Gaining insight into women's health

Could an app help scientists better understand menstruation, fertility, and menopause? On the latest episode of This Week in Health, Shruthi Mahalingaiah and JP Onnela talk about the groundbreaking Apple Women’s Health Study. Shruthi Mahalingaiah, an assistant professor of environmental, reproductive, and…