Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women prefer to see female urologists, but there are far too few to meet a growing demand, a new study reports.

Is Compromise More Likely When Women Are Part of the Decision?

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When women are part of a decision-making team, compromise is likely. If it's all up to men, on the other hand, the "extreme" option will often win.

Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD?

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An unhealthy diet during pregnancy could influence a child's risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study warns.

Two Genes Might Help Predict Breast Cancer Survival

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The activity of two genes may help predict certain breast cancer patients' chances of survival and guide their treatment, British researchers report.

Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking calcium supplements with the hope of keeping osteoporosis at bay may raise an older woman's risk of dementia, a new study suggests.

New Moms' Hair Loss Usually Temporary, Expert Says

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you've recently had a baby and think your hair is falling out, don't despair.

Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antipsychotic medicines in early pregnancy does not significantly increase the risk of birth defects, a new study finds.

Child Abuse May Shorten Some Women's Lives

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who suffered physical or emotional abuse as children often die at a younger age than other women, a new study suggests.

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Despite concerns that the stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might raise the risk of drug abuse, new research suggests the medications are linked with less risky behaviors in teens.

Injected Drug May Help Fight Osteoporosis in Women

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug appears to reduce the risk of bone fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis better than a placebo and the currently available drug, a new study finds.