Tag Archives: Women

Women living with HIV in wealthy countries need to be given more information around bottle feeding

A Canadian study aimed at researching the attitudes of mothers living with HIV has found that more support and education is needed around the recommendation to bottle feed their infants. This is particularly true for women who have moved to wealthy countries from low-income countries, where infant care is completely different and women are told… Read More »

Heart Attack Signs for Women [INFOGRAPHIC]

The risk of middle aged women getting cardiovascular disease such as stroke, heart failure and heart attack could be reduced by the lowering of blood pressure. Researchers determined that high systolic blood pressure in middle-aged and older women is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular issues.[1] The percentage of potentially reversible as well as preventable… Read More »

Perimenopausal Depression in Women with More Variable Levels of Estradiol and Lower Progesterone Levels

Women are at increased risk for depressive symptoms during the menopause transition.  It has long been suspected that falling estrogen levels play a role in triggering the onset of depression; however, if all women experience declining levels of estrogen and progesterone during this transition, why is it that only some women suffer from depression in… Read More »

Women in medicine face substantial pay gaps in Canada – Healio

August 31, 2020 2 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Kiran is the Fidani Chair in Improvement and Innovation at the University of Toronto and is supported as a clinician scientist by the department of family and community medicine at the University of Toronto and at St. Michael’s Hospital. She is also supported by Health Quality Ontario… Read More »