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Why Women May Be More Susceptible To Alzheimer’s Disease

Case Western Reserve University researchers have identified a mechanism in brain tissue that may explain why women are more vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease—a finding that they say could help lead to new medicines to treat the disease.

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Breast Cancer Screening: Understanding Risk & Age

Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States and will result in an estimated 43,250 deaths in the nation this year, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Women Already Live Longer: They Can Live Better With Improved Diet

Women tend to live longer than men but typically have higher rates of illness. Now, new research suggests these higher rates of illness can be improved by a better diet.

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Sedentary Lifestyle Can Lead To Nighttime Hot Flashes

Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms of the menopause transition, not only interfere with a woman’s quality of life, but are also associated with an array of health problems.

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Social Isolation, Loneliness Increase Heart Disease Risk In older Women

During the pandemic, social distancing has been encouraged to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But a new study reveals as much as a 27 percent increase in heart disease risk in postmenopausal women who experience both high levels of social isolation and loneliness.

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Older Adults Rarely Discuss Alcohol Use With Doctors

Over one quarter of U.S. adults age 65 and older who used alcohol and had a healthcare visit in the past year were not asked about their alcohol use with their healthcare providers.

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