While smoking boosts the likelihood of heart attack in both men and women of all ages, it has a much more powerful effect in younger women, especially those under 50, a new study suggests.
This article describes the story of a wonderful determined woman.
Addition is a disease that cannot be battled in isolation. The addict is often helpless in the face of their predicament.
Las mujeres caen en las adicciones por causas distintas a las de los hombres. Entre estas están la violencia familiar, sexual y los traumas infantiles, por lo que requieren atención especializada.
Female-specific interventions are needed, but in the meantime, treatment centers could use this study to educate women about their stronger mental connections to places and objects.
Click here to view a summary of a new systematic review that examines transnational trends in prescription drug misuse amongst women (Peteet et al., 2019).
IOGT International calls on political leaders and the women’s rights community around the world to mobilize political will and to summon all efforts to address the role of alcohol in the global epidemic of violence against women.
The opioid epidemic is a national crisis, but research suggests that some subgroups of the population, such as women, may be more affected than other groups.
Background—Childhood maltreatment decreases age of first use and speeds the transition from first use to dependence (i.e., telescoping) for alcohol use, however, it is currently unknown whether this influence is the same for men and women.