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Age-related vaginal symptoms tied to worse quality of life

(HealthDay)—Severe vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) symptoms are associated with worse quality of life in postmenopausal women, according to a study published online Nov. 12 in Menopause. Rossella E. Nappi, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Pavia in Italy, and colleagues assessed the

High-Calorie Diet Tied to Ca Risk for Some Women

A diet rich in energy dense foods may be tied to a higher risk of certain cancers among normal-weight, postmenopausal women, researchers reported. Consumption of higher dietary energy density (DED) — the ratio of calorie intake to food weight — was

Heartburn pills tied to serious bacterial infections

People who take popular heartburn pills known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to develop intestinal infections than people who don’t take these medications, a Scottish study suggests. The pills work by stopping cells in the stomach lining