Tag: women’s health

A Different Cardiovascular Risk for Women: Understanding...

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., representing about one of every three female...

February 23, 2021

Women’s Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease Better...

Cardiovascular disease, or CVD, still ranks No. 1 in causes of death for women, according to the American Heart Association....

February 4, 2021

Roundup: ‘Burnout’ Linked to AFib; Blood Pressure...

Mental and Physical Exhaustion, or ‘Burnout’, Linked to AFib Heart Condition, Study Says If you feel mental and physical exhaustion...

January 17, 2020

Roundup: Early Menopause & Heart Risks; ‘Drug...

Menopause Before Age 50 Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Researchers Say Early menopause — which affect women before...

October 25, 2019

Uterine Fibroids: More Advanced Treatment Options

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus, often affecting women during their childbearing years. ...

May 9, 2019

Bone Density Test Can Detect Osteoporosis (Video)

A bone density test measures a person’s bone mass and is used to detect osteoporosis, a condition that affects more...

July 19, 2018

Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention, Early Detection

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And...

July 12, 2018

Ladies, Here are Tips for a Healthy...

Heart disease, stroke and cancer are among the most common diseases women have to worry about, according to the U.S....

May 17, 2017

Here’s Why COPD is Deadlier for Women

While fewer Americans are dying from the disease in recent years, a lack of public awareness may explain, in part,...

December 15, 2016

Bloating and Menopause: Helping Women Cope

Bloating during perimenopause can cause uncomfortable symptoms for some women, says Lorena Tinoco, M.D., an OB/GYN affiliated with West Kendall...

December 14, 2016

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...

The Promise of Precision Medicine Means...

Author: Michael J. Zinner, M.D., CEO and executive medical director of Miami Cancer Institute. Marked by the continued presence of COVID-19, 2021 was a milestone...