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Researchers learn that pregnant women pass along protective COVID antibodies to their babies

Researchers Learn that Pregnant Women Pass Along Protective COVID Antibodies to their Babies Antibodies that guard against COVID-19 can transfer from mothers to babies while in the womb, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This discovery, published Jan. 22, adds […]

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‘Couch Potato’ Time Rises Sharply After Women Retire

TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2020 — Women are at high risk of becoming much less active right after they retire, researchers find. Inactivity was tracked among nearly 700 participants in an ongoing study of retiring municipal workers in Finland that began in 2013. Most (85%) of the participants were women, with an average retirement age of […]

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Outcomes Worse for Women With MI at 50 Years or Younger

FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 — Women who experience their first myocardial infarction (MI) at ≤50 years of age are less likely than men to undergo coronary revascularization or be treated with guideline-directed medical therapies, according to a study published online Oct. 13 in the European Heart Journal. Ersilia M. DeFilippis, M.D., from Harvard Medical School […]

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US women drank more during pandemic: study

Alcohol consumption among women in the United States rose during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new study published Tuesday. Researchers found that women drank about 5.4 days per month compared to their 2019 average of 4.6 days What’s more, women drank heavily on average 0.6 days a month during the pandemic compared to 0.4 […]