Health outlook for women is poor

Health outlook for women is poor

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, they have comprised published statistics concerning health issues and the importance of preventive services. In 2010, there were 1,219,545 deaths of women aged 18 and older in the United States. Of these deaths, nearly half were attributable to heart disease and cancer, which were responsible for 23.8 and 22.4 percent of deaths

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Osteoporosis Drug Stops Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

Osteoporosis Drug Stops Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

A drug approved in Europe to treat osteoporosis has now been shown to stop the growth of breast cancer cells, even in cancers that have become resistant to current targeted therapies, according to a Duke Cancer Institute study. The drug bazedoxifene packs a powerful one-two punch that not only prevents estrogen from fueling breast cancer, but also flags the estrogen receptor from destruction.

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