Research published online April 12 in the journal Pediatrics found that girls who drank the most alcohol during their teen years — daily or nearly every day — were five times more likely to develop benign breast disease as young adults than were their peers who never drank or drank less than once a week.
The study shows that if you have relatives or genes who have cancer or breast cancer you will most likely to get one in the future. But do you know that eating healthy diet will help you control some diseases or malfunction in our cells? Eating healthy diet can help you avoid getting diseases. Check out this video that gives you some tips on what to eat to help prevent breast cancer.
Birth defects affect 1 in 33 babies every year and cause 1 in 5 infant deaths. Women should learn and understand the different birth defects that are out there and what they need to do during pregnancy to help prevent them. Learn the top 10 things that you should know here.
Gestational (jes-TAY-shun-ul) diabetes is diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. Out of every 100 pregnant women in the United States, three to eight get gestational diabetes. Diabetes means that your blood glucose (also called blood sugar) is too high. Your body uses glucose for energy. But too much glucose in your blood can be harmful.
Yes. Among all U.S. women who die each year, one in four dies of heart disease. In 2004, nearly 60 percent more women died of cardiovascular disease (both heart disease and stroke) than from all cancers combined. The older a woman gets, the more likely she is to get heart disease. But women of all ages should be concerned about heart disease. All women should take steps to prevent heart disease.
A lot of times when we have a head ache, or heart burn we just brush it off as the norm; but what about that one time that it is not the norm? We should always pay attention to the warning signs. Here is a list of the seven warning signs you should never ignore.
There are several things that we can do to give ourselves a self examination daily. Taking the time out in the morning to do these little things can prevent greater things from happening in the long run. Check out his list of 10 things you can do before breakfast to give yourself a quick examination.