Category Archives: Women’s Health

Osteoporosis: What What Women Need To Know

Bones are living organisms that build and break down, but when the body loses more bone than it makes, problems can arise. Early detection and treatment can help those with bone loss maintain active lifestyles. Dr. Ejigayehu Abate, a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist, explains what women should know about osteoporosis.

Diet News: Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter (Mar ’22)

This month, read about:
Spring Greens!NEWSBITES: Vitamin B12 and
depression; vegetables for bone healthChrononutritionYour Amazing Digestive SystemDiet and Your ThyroidAsk Tufts Experts: Nutrition Label Nutrients … Diet and Diverticulitis

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Clinical: Yale Women’s Heart Health Program

The Women’s Heart and Vascular Program provides state-of-the-art cardiac care for women with heart disease, as well as expert screening of women at risk for heart disease.

Heart disease remains the number one killer of American women and there is a great need for specialized care directed at women’s cardiac needs. The Women’s Heart and Vascular Program is dedicated to screening, educating and treating women at risk for, or with established heart disease.

Under the direction of Lisa A. Freed, MD, FACC, the Women’s Heart and Vascular Program incorporates not only her expertise in cardiology, but also collaborates with experts in diabetes, menopause, nutrition, exercise physiology, and smoking cessation. In addition, Dr. Freed consults with experts in sleep apnea and mental health professionals for intervention with co-existing depression and anxiety.

The program also focuses on clinical research in collaboration with Yale’s Women’s Health Research Center in order to advance the care of women with heart disease. 

Diagnosis: The Early Signs Of Pancreatic Cancer

Disorders: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Video)

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), including Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, you may be asking yourself a lot of questions. Our experts are here to help you answer them.     

 Video Timeline:   0:00 Introduction 0:08 How much will IBD affect my life? 1:03 What causes IBD? 1:58 Can IBD affect my lifespan? 2:19 Does diet affect IBD? 3:01 Is there any cancer risk from having IBD? 3:27 What’s the risk of passing IBD onto my children? 3:52: Are stool transplants real? 4:33 How can I be the best partner to my medical team?      5:11      Ending  

Endometriosis: Diagnosis & Treatment (Infographic)

Patients: The Risks Of Colonoscopies Over 75

Dermatitis: Symptoms & Treatment Of Eczema

Atopic dermatitis is a sensitivity disease of the skin, similar to asthma in the lungs, hay fever in the sinuses and food allergies in the gut. It’s a chronic condition and tends to flare periodically. The symptoms vary. Adult eczema often occurs in patches on areas of the body prone to friction or sweat. If those self-care steps don’t help, your dermatologist may prescribe topical or oral medications, or other therapies.

Diagnosis: Warning Signs Of Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in the United States and about 7% of all cancer deaths. Because it’s hard to detect early, it’s important to recognize any symptoms that occur. Find out what to look for and when you should talk to your provider with this helpful video from Cleveland Clinic.

Chapters: 0:00 Intro 0:28 What is pancreatic cancer? 0:58 What are the warning signs of pancreatic cancer? 2:46 When to talk with your healthcare provider about symptoms of pancreatic cancer

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