Wednesday 27 June 2012

Low Vitamin D Levels-Bacterial Vaginosis-Harmful Bacteria-Hiv Transmission-Heart Problems

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Weight Gain in Older Women

TUESDAY, June 26 -- Older women with low levels of vitamin D, also known as the "sunshine vitamin," may be more likely to gain weight, a new study indicates.Researchers from the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland, Ore., said... read more..

Bacterial Vaginosis Increases Female-to-Male HIV Transmission Risk

TUESDAY, June 26 -- HIV-positive women with bacterial vaginosis, a disruption in the normal balance between healthy and harmful bacteria in the vagina, are three times more likely to pass HIV on to male sexual partners, according to a new... read more..

'Atkins'-Type Diets May Raise Risk of Heart Problems: Study

TUESDAY, June 26 -- Women who regularly eat a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet may be raising their risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 28 percent, a new study suggests.Although the absolute increase in risk is small -- four or five... read more..

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