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High Levels of Distress in Pregnant and Postpartum Women During the Pandemic

There have been multiple studies over last year showing increased anxiety and depression in certain populations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is clear that some members of the population may be more susceptible to psychological distress than others.  Because pregnant and postpartum women face unique challenges in the context of the COVID-19… Read More »

‘The dangers of ruling out older women for cervical cancer testing’

Classical medical teaching is that cervical cancer is a ­condition affecting primarily “young women”. That is, women under the age of 50. As a ­consequence, cervical screening with the smear test stops abruptly at age 65. This always struck me as medically ­illogical and even dangerous as cervical cancer does occur in older women. Indeed… Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccine Tested on Babies and Pregnant Women

Pharmaceutical and medical device giant Johnson & Johnson, Inc. (J&J) announced on February 28, 2021, plans to test its experimental Ad26.COV2.S vaccine for COVID-19 on infant children (including newborns), pregnant women and people with compromised immune systems. J&J did not include infants, pregnant women or the immunocompromised in the U.S. population in clinical trials on… Read More »

High rates of starting and staying on PrEP in pregnant South African women, despite barriers

High initiation and persistence on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has been documented in pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa, with 91% of those offered PrEP starting it and nearly half of those continuing to take PrEP six months later. While women who had given birth and those reporting side effects were less likely to stay… Read More »

Inspirational Singer & Breast Cancer Survivor Beverley Craven on Women Fitness

Beverley Craven, a British singer-songwriter is best known for her 1991 UK hit single “Promise Me“ In 2018, Craven was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy and lymph node surgery followed by chemotherapy treatment, resulting in an interruption in her Woman to Woman tour, which was resumed in 2019 after her health… Read More »

High protein diet cuttng women

Cuttng similar in nutrition diet brewers protein, mushrooms are very high in B-vitamins and chromium. Cheat meals and refeed days. Good choices of women greens are raw salads, spinach, romaine lettuce, bok choy, cuttng, sprouts and cabbage. Without delving too far into the science behind this, trust me when I say that you would high… Read More »