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Hot flushes got you down? A new trial may help

Hot flushes, night sweats, mood disturbances, aching and painful muscles, sexual problems and urinary issues – these are just some of the debilitating menopausal symptoms experienced by women. A new trial was launched this month in response to concerns rural women are not accessing effective treatments for these symptoms. It will allow women living in remote… Read More »

Cutting Down On Drinking Can Help You Quit Smoking

Research has revealed that heavy drinkers who’re attempting to quit smoking could find that limiting their alcohol consumption could also help them to quit smoking.[1] The nicotine metabolite ratio of study participants who consumed alcohol heavily reduced as their alcohol consumption was limited. Nicotine metabolite ratio is a biomarker which indicates how fast an individual’s… Read More »

Judge strikes down Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks

(Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, ruling that it “unequivocally” violates women’s constitutional rights. FILE PHOTO: File photo of Jackson Women’s Health Organization in Jackson, Mississippi, July 11, 2012. REUTERS/Emily Le Coz/File Photo The law, considered one of the most restrictive… Read More »