Thursday 10 May 2012

Preventive Services Task Force-Canadian Researchers-Substantial Evidence-Irregular Heartbeat

Screening Women for Domestic Violence Could Help Prevent Abuse

TUESDAY, May 8 -- Routine screening of women for domestic violence could reduce cases of abuse and injuries, a new analysis indicates.The review of recent studies, which was commissioned by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), also... read more..

Irregular Heartbeat Poses Greater Stroke Risk for Women Than Men

TUESDAY, May 8 -- Older women with the irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation face a 14 percent greater risk of stroke than men with the same condition, Canadian researchers report.The raised risk remained higher even when women were... read more..

Exercise May Boost Survival in Breast, Colon Cancer

TUESDAY, May 8 -- Being physically active might lengthen the lives of people with breast and colon cancer, a new study suggests.Exercise may also benefit patients with other cancers, but there is no substantial evidence to make that claim, the... read more..

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