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More than 40 percent of women with asthma may develop COPD, but risk may be reduced

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More than four in 10 women with asthma may go on to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study conducted in Ontario, Canada.

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Women who clean at home or work face increased lung function decline, study finds

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Women who work as cleaners or regularly use cleaning sprays or other cleaning products at home appear to experience a greater decline in lung function over time than women who do not clean, according to new research.

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Increased arterial stiffness linked to restrictive spirometry pattern and reduced forced vital capacity

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Increased arterial stiffness is a known predictor of cardiovascular diseases in different populations, including healthy subjects and patients with hypertension, diabetes, or renal disease. A new study examining arterial stiffness in a large population determined that both restrictive spirometry pattern and reduced forced vital capacity (FVC) were associated with a higher risk of arterial stiffness not only in men but also in women. The investigators found that arterial stiffness increased fourfold when FVC decreased.

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Stephen Curry to Bankroll Golf’s Return to Howard University

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The basketball star will donate a seven-figure sum to fund men’s and women’s Division I golf at the university for at least six years.

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Rejected and unfilled prescriptions for new, more expensive cholesterol drugs tied to higher heart, stroke risk

Added: 19.08.2019 18:39 | 3 views | 0 comments

Prescriptions for the newest - but more expensive -- cholesterol-lowering drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors that are not covered by insurance companies or unfilled by patients are related to higher risk of cardiovascular problems for high risk patients. High co-payments may make patients less likely to fill prescriptions, even if insurers approve them. Prescriptions written for women, blacks and Hispanics were more likely to be rejected.

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Low cholesterol linked to higher risk of bleeding stroke in women

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Lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol reduces the risk of heart attacks and stroke, with an ideal value below 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). But can it be too low? A new study finds that women who have levels of LDL cholesterol 70 mg/dL or lower may be more than twice as likely to have a hemorrhagic stroke than women with LDL cholesterol levels from 100 to 130 mg/dL.

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Red yeast rice supplement 'has the potential to cause' liver damage, doctors warn

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Red yeast rice supplement has the potential to cause liver damage, warn doctors after a 64-year-old woman developed acute liver injury after six weeks of taking the supplement.

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Scientists identify spasm in women with endometriosis-associated chronic pelvic pain

Added: 19.08.2019 18:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pelvic pain associated with endometriosis often becomes chronic and can persist (or recur) following surgical and hormonal interventions. Treating pelvic floor muscle spasm with botulinum toxin may relieve pain and improve quality of life.

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Four English women in Solheim Cup team as Pettersen gets surprise wildcard pick

Added: 19.08.2019 18:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

Suzann Pettersen is a surprise wildcard inclusion in Europe's Solheim Cup team to face the United States at Gleneagles in Scotland from 11-13 September.


Women's British Open: Textbook chips & incredible eagles - Best shots day three

Added: 19.08.2019 18:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

Watch the best shots from day three at the Women's British Open as Japan's Hinako Shibuno produced a late charge to lead at Woburn.

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