New evidence suggests that women who are HIV positive experience heightened menopausal symptoms. Women with HIV have reported more severe hot flashes than woman who are HIV negative, according to research conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital. Women who reach menopause … Read more
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German researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology suggest that a persistent infection of Chlamydia may lead to a higher risk of cancer. The link between Chlamydia and cervical and ovarian cancer occurs at the cellular level. Chlamydia is … Read more
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that baby boomers get screened for the Hepatitis C viral infection. Adults born between 1945 and 1965 should receive a one-time test for the Hepatitis C virus, the task force says. Baby boomers … Read more
Alzheimer’s researchers are beginning to think HSV-1 may play a role in dementia Researchers are taking another look at the cause of Alzheimer’s disease, and some new clues indicate that herpes (specifically HSV-1) may play a role.
Breast cancer treatment affects women’s sexuality in some predictable ways, but every woman is different It almost seems taboo, doesn’t it? Thinking about sex while you fight for your life? But the truth is, cancer treatment affects women’s sexuality in … Read more