78% of female prisoners had a history of severe head injury, most of which occurred in the context of domestic violence. 66% of prisoners experienced repeated head injuries spanning several years.
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Survey study identifies four main techniques women feel enhance their sexual pleasure. Researchers say understanding the dynamics of pleasure and satisfaction experienced during sexual encounters is critical to good sexual health overall.
Study reports tau accumulation in the temporal lobe was 75% higher in women than men.
Women who embarked on higher education reported better overall psychological well-being, positive affect, and reduced psychological distress.
Birth control pills high in progesterone might be a new weapon in the fight against concussion in women. Researchers found that during the menstrual cycle, when progesterone levels were higher, women reported less concussion-related stress. Post-concussion stress reduction is a sign of recovery from a head injury. Progesterone is also linked to increased blood flow to the brain.
Researchers comment moral demands for women to be fun and be happy undermine their citizenship and commitment to community.
Older women tended to have poorer memory fluidity scores than men of the same age group. However, the reverse was true for younger women. Researchers propose the difference could be a result of younger women having more access to higher education than previous generations.
Women who experience PTSD and depression have a four-fold higher risk of early death from health problems, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes than those who do not have the mental health disorders.
Women aged 45 to 85 without partners and who didn't engage in frequent social activities had a higher rate of hypertension. Widowed women were most likely to exhibit symptoms of hypertension.
Women who give birth to their last child later in life may have an edge when it comes to longevity. Those who gave birth later in life had longer telomeres, which are biomarkers for long-term health and longevity.
Women who experience reproductive periods for more than 38 years are at increased risk of developing dementia later in life. The study found dementia and Alzheimer's risk increased successively for every additional year a woman remains fertile.