Tag: female

Female Genital Mutilation Decreasing in African Nations

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 — Female genital mutilation/cutting has declined sharply in most of Africa, but the practice is still widespread in western Asia, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data collected in 29 countries in Africa, as well as in western Asia (Iraq and Yemen) between 1990 and 2017. The greatest declines among girls

Heading a Soccer Ball Found to Be Riskier for Female Players

THURSDAY, Sept. 27, 2018 — Female soccer players exhibit more widespread evidence of microstructural white matter alteration than males, despite having similar exposure to heading, according to a study recently published in Radiology. Todd G. Rubin, from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y., and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study involving 98 individuals

Women with heart problems less likely to die under female doctor

Women suffering heart problems are less likely to die if they see a female doctor, study finds Male doctors are more likely to miss danger signs in women who are admitted Women have harder-to-interpret heart attack symptoms compared to men  More women died under male doctors than they did with under female  Women who have heart attacks