Drug used for menorrhagia may prevent postpartum hemorrhageA drug that is low cost and easy to administer may help prevent maternal deaths, according to results of a randomized clinical trial. Plus: Does air pollution affect menstrual regularity? Also: According to a statement published by the American Heart Association (AHA), breast cancer patients may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Von Willebrand: An underdiagnosed disorderVon Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common inherited bleeding disorder. Approximately 90% of women being treated at hemophilia centers in the United States carry the diagnosis of VWD. Because women experience the hemostatic bleeding challenges of menstruation and childbirth, they are disproportionately affected by VWD.