Tuesday 22 Jul 2014

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Sexual abuse in childhood linked to signs of atherosclerosis in midlife

Women who were sexually abused as children may show signs of atherosclerosis, an early indication of cardiovascular disease, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. This is the first study to suggest a link between sexual …

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Moderate exercise cuts women’s stroke risk

SAN DIEGO — Women don’t need to run marathons or do intense aerobics to reduce their stroke risk. Moderate-intensity exercise — such as brisk walking or playing tennis

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Study results: Hormone replacement may not protect against heart disease

The use of hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women may not provide protection against heart disease, according to a follow-up to a landmark study. The findings, published in  JAMA

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Higher risk of heart disease for younger women with Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes independently increases the risk of heart disease in premenopausal women, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions