Despite previous claims, new research finds there is no link between menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and an increased risk of developing dementia.
Women over the age of 70 are more likely than men of the same age to report feeling symptoms of depression.
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.