Women's Health / Gynecology News From Medical News Today
Women have unique health issues. And some of the health issues that affect both men and women can affect women differently. Unique issues to women include pregnancy, menopause and conditions of the female organs. Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care. They should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer and bone density screenings.
Caffeine slashes death risk in women with diabetes
14 Sep 2017 at 8:00am
New research finds that one daily cup of coffee lowers death risk by 51 percent among women with type 2 diabetes. Caffeinated tea is also beneficial.
Polycystic ovary syndrome and menopause: What you need to know
11 Sep 2017 at 9:00am
In this article, we look at the connection between polycystic ovary syndrome and menopause. Learn about the symptoms, the role of hormones, and management.
Do breasts hurt when they grow? A guide for teenagers
6 Sep 2017 at 3:00am
We answer the common questions that people may have about breast development. Learn about the stages of breast development, and how to relieve breast ache.
Cancer: Existing drug may prevent treatment-induced infertility
4 Sep 2017 at 9:00am
Researchers have found that a drug once tested as an anti-cancer treatment may actually help to prevent female infertility caused by cancer radiotherapy.
Triple-negative breast cancer: What you need to know
4 Sep 2017 at 3:00am
Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that is difficult to treat. Learn about risk factors, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.
Insomnia: Like mother, like child?
4 Sep 2017 at 12:00am
A study examines the link between the sleeping patterns of parents and those of their kids. The mother's insomnia may be key for the child's sleep quality.
Breast cancer charities: How to make an impact
2 Sep 2017 at 6:00am
There are many breast cancer charities to donate to, but where will a donation make the most impact? We look at the different breast cancer charities.
Breast reconstruction surgery: Options and what to expect
2 Sep 2017 at 12:00am
In this article, we look at the process of breast reconstruction surgery, the reasons for choosing this surgery, alternative options, and recovery outlook.
Breast ultrasound: Why it is done and what to expect
1 Sep 2017 at 9:00am
What is a breast ultrasound and why is a breast ultrasound performed? Learn about what should be expected and how to prepare for the test.
Breast-feeding tied to lower risk of endometriosis diagnosis
1 Sep 2017 at 7:00am
A new study finds that women who breast-feed have a lower risk of being diagnosed with endometriosis, with longer duration conferring the lowest risk.
Breast cancer and Mirena IUD: What's the link?
1 Sep 2017 at 6:00am
There have been varying reports about the impact of the Mirena contraceptive IUD on causing breast cancer. However, further research is required.
Study finds hormone therapy improves sleep quality for recently menopausal women
1 Sep 2017 at 12:00am
For many women, the side effects of menopause don't call it a day when they do.
Type 2 diabetes risk four times higher in women with PCOS
31 Aug 2017 at 8:00am
New research finds that women with polycystic ovary syndrome are at a much greater risk of type 2 diabetes than women without the syndrome.
High cholesterol diagnosis tied to lower breast cancer risk
30 Aug 2017 at 7:00am
Study of 14 years of data on 1 million people found significantly lower odds of breast cancer and premature death in women diagnosed with high cholesterol.
1 in 5 women with postpartum mood disorders keep quiet
29 Aug 2017 at 12:00am
A recent study from North Carolina State University finds that 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders (PPMDs), such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their...