Hysterectomy hazards, danger signal, and more

2019-03-08 07:19:01

Hysterectomy hazard Women who have their ovaries removed during hysterectomy are at greater risk of fatal illness than those who keep them, say researchers from Harvard Medical School. Removal of the ovaries was linked to a reduced risk of ovarian and breast cancer, but the risk of heart disease and stroke for women under 50 nearly doubled, because of a loss of hormones that have a protective effect on the heart. Frozen out Visiting Antarctica just got harder. The 28 signatories to the Antarctic Treaty agreed last week to ban ships carrying more than 500 passengers from landing,