Women with mild forms of heart disease are thought to be at greater risk of one day having a major cardiac event and maybe dying from it. An international study has challenged this belief.
COPD, a common lung disease, used to be considered a disease that primarily occurs in men. However, in recent years, more women have been diagnosed with COPD.
Women with osteoporosis (brittle bones) have two effective treatment choices: Prolia (denosumab) and Reclast (zoledronic acid). So which is more effective? A recent study did a side-by-side comparison.
Shortly after US health officials took the precaution of approving a vaccine for the H5N1 bird flu strain, another strain is causing concerns for a different nation.
If you are reaching for a defibrillator, the situation is likely one of life or death. But a new announcement warns that a certain type of defibrillator might not perform in that emergency.