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.
Study identifies a link between women with catamenial epilepsy who suffer more frequent seizures during their menstrual cycle and drug-resistant epilepsy. Those with catamenial epilepsy are almost four times more likely to have drug-resistant epilepsy than women who do not experience an increase in seizure frequency during their menstrual cycle.
A small scale study reveals women's sexual desire and frequency of intercourse has increased during the coronavirus pandemic, but they report the quality of their sex life has decreased.
Women in their late 50s and early 60s who eat at least two servings of walnuts per week had an increased likelihood of healthy aging compared to those who did not.
Study reveals one in five woman have at least one female sexual dysfunction (FSD). The most common FSD is low sexual image, followed by problems with arousal and desire.
Women who sleep poorly tend to overeat and have an unhealthy diet, putting them at increased risk of developing heart disease and obesity.
Women aged 50 to 70 are more likely to consume alcohol at levels that exceed low-risk drinking guidelines than younger women. They are also more likely to perceive their drinking behavior as normal and acceptable, so long as they appear in control and respectable.
Women who use mifepristone for a medical abortion are at risk of severe hemorrhage if they do not complete the procedure with misoprostol, a new study reports.
A new neuroimaging study reveals women who take oral contraception have reduced hypothalamic volume compared to women who do not take the pill. Smaller hypothalamic volume was associated with increased negative emotions and depression risk.
In the face of natural disasters, women tend to take the risks far more seriously but have trouble convincing men their concerns are a priority.
According to a new machine learning algorithm, men are typically described in terms that refer to their behavior, while women are referred to in terms associated with physical appearance in fiction and non-fiction.