Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women

WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged women with a solid social life face a significantly lower risk for suicide than those who live in relative isolation, new research suggests.

For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney or bladder stones do not increase a postmenopausal woman's risk of osteoporosis, a new study finds.

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time

TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with an unhealthy weight in a first pregnancy could be at greater risk for complications in their next pregnancy -- even if they're at a good weight, a new study finds.

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were severely underweight at birth or who were born very prematurely may be more likely to be introverted, neurotic and afraid to take risks, a new European study suggests.

After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs

MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About one-third of breast cancer survivors in the Appalachian region of the United States do not take potentially lifesaving drugs, even though their drugs are covered by insurance, a new study finds.

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study provides insight into how Facebook use by young women can lead to poor body image and risky dieting.

New Moms Often Get Poor Advice on Baby Care: Study

MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New mothers get conflicting advice from medical professionals, family members and the media when it comes to key parenting topics, a recent study found.

Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer

THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's more evidence that two classes of inexpensive generic drugs reduce the risk of death in postmenopausal women with early breast cancer, a pair of new British studies find.

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S.

THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stillbirths have eclipsed infant deaths for the first time in the United States, a new government report shows.

Added Radiation May Help Some With Early Breast Cancer

WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some women who have surgery for early stage breast cancer may benefit from additional radiation to nearby lymph nodes, two new clinical trials suggest.