For immediate release: October 19, 2020 Boston, MA – Air pollution was significantly associated with an increased risk of hospital admissions for several neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias, in a long-term study of…
Women who always have irregular menstrual cycles or cycles lasting more than 40 days may have a greater risk of dying before age 70 compared to women with very regular cycles.
Hair products sometimes used by Black women may contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked with serious health issues.
Women who are pregnant during the coronavirus pandemic may be at risk of developing serious mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Women who eat a plant-based diet before becoming pregnant may have a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.
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…
Diabetes rates among women in India were highest in the south and east, and lowest in the center of the country.
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The Apple Women’s Health Study will use data from smartphones to help researchers understand menstruation’s ties to many diseases.
Adopting a healthy lifestyle in middle age may significantly reduce the risk of stroke in women, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study analyzed data from nearly 60,000 women who participated…