If there has not been enough bad news about eating soy, a new study published in the June 5, 2012, print issue of Neurology suggests that soy protein may not preserve overall thinking abilities in women over the age of 45 as previous reports had suggested.
At a time when society struggles to find a definition for the “typical” American family, perinatologists at Greenwich Hospital are helping women start and grow families when a pregnancy is considered “high risk” due to age or other factors.
“While a woman in her late thirties or early forties is considered young by many standards, when it comes to reproduction, she is considered high-risk,” says perinatologist Annette Bond, MD, director of maternal-fetal medicine at Greenwich Hospital.
Having a big waist may raise women's death rates, even in women who aren't overweight. That news comes from a study of 44,600 female nurses enrolled in a long-term health study.