Tag Archives: Women

Mammograms Benefit Women Age 75 And Older

A new study presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2018 meeting suggests that women age 75 years and older should continue to undergo screening mammograms because of the high incidence of breast cancer among this cohort, reports RSNA. The study demonstrates that there is indeed value in screening women over 75—despite conflicting… Read More »

Thousands of women 'dying from heart attacks needlessly because they get worse care than men'

Thousands of women ‘are dying from heart attacks needlessly because they get worse care than men’, claims study Poor treatment contributed to deaths of more than 8,200 women over ten years  Women diagnosed with heart attack treated slower than men and not given tests Female patients twice as likely as men to die within a month… Read More »