Tag Archives: Women

Medical News Today: Women are better than men at remembering words and faces

Have you ever had an argument with someone of the opposite sex and realized that the two of you had different recollections of past events? Well, new research suggests that women may be slightly better than men at remembering certain things, including conversations and people’s faces. Women ‘have a slight advantage’ when it comes to… Read More »

Increased Identification of Women with Perinatal Depression, But Still Room for Improvement

Over the last decade, public awareness of the mental health challenges women face has grown tremendously, and we can say with certainty that we have succeeded in putting this important topic firmly on the medical map.  Still, the field of women’s mental health faces important challenges. How can we best serve women and the clinicians… Read More »

Women Have a Higher Risk of Stroke

Stroke is no friend to women. It kills more women than men and women have more strokes than men. In fact, one in five women has a stroke. The higher stroke risk in women might be due to: Pregnancy –The risk of stroke in pregnant women is 21 per 100,000, with the highest stroke risk… Read More »