Women who embarked on higher education reported better overall psychological well-being, positive affect, and reduced psychological distress.
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.
The way to a woman's heart could very well be via her stomach. New research finds women respond better to romantic cues when they are full.
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.
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 who had high blood pressure in their 40s are 73% more likely to develop dementia as they age than those with normal blood pressure, a new study in Neurology reports.
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.
Binghampton University researchers report women with a history of suicide attempts express lower levels of BDNF, a protein critical for the creation and function of neurons, in their bloodstream. Researchers believe the level of BDNF found in the circulatory system may be a biomarker for suicidal behavior.
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.
Skin cells may hold the key to explaining why women are more prone to developing autoimmune diseases, such as lupus than men. Researchers found women have more VGLL3 in their skin cells than men. VGLL3 pushes the immune system into overdrive, resulting in the 'self-attacking' autoimmune response, the mouse study revealed. Findings strongly implicate VGLL3 as a pivotal catalyst in sex-based autoimmunity.