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.
Surgical menopause: Effects, risks, and outlook
29 May 2017 at 3:00am
An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure in which a woman's ovaries are removed, prompting menopause. Learn more about this surgery and its side effects.
No motivation to exercise? Focus less on intensity, and more on happiness
29 May 2017 at 12:00am
New research suggests that focusing less on the intensity of physical activity and more on happiness and success may boost women's motivation to exercise.
Skin-sparing mastectomy: Benefits and options
28 May 2017 at 9:00am
In this article, learn about how a skin-sparing mastectomy works, the reconstruction options available, and what to expect during recovery.
Phyllodes tumors: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
28 May 2017 at 6:00am
A phyllodes tumor is a rare form of breast cancer that appears mostly in women. What are the signs and symptoms and what is the outlook?
Latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction: What to expect
27 May 2017 at 3:00am
The latissimus dorsi muscle is sometimes used for breast reconstruction surgery. Learn more about preparation, side effects, and recovery in this article.
Postmenopausal bleeding: Is it normal?
26 May 2017 at 12:00am
Menopause is the result of a natural decline in hormones, but what causes postmenopausal bleeding? How is it diagnosed and what are the treatment options?
Is it menopause? Tests and diagnosis
25 May 2017 at 6:00am
In this article, learn about the symptoms of menopause and how a doctor may test for and diagnose it. What is 'early menopause' and why might it occur?
Spotting vs. period: How to tell the difference
24 May 2017 at 3:00am
In this article learn what the difference is between spotting and period, what the common causes of spotting may be, and when a doctor should be consulted.
What does a yellow bruise on the breast mean?
22 May 2017 at 8:00am
A bruise on the breast may not be cause for concern, but what causes them and when should a doctor be consulted? What other skin changes can occur?
Mood swings during menopause: Causes and treatments
22 May 2017 at 5:00am
Mood swings are a common symptom of menopause, making some women feel irritable, depressed, anxious, or inexplicably tearful. Find out why in this article.
Five tips for treating bacterial vaginosis at home
22 May 2017 at 12:00am
While bacterial vaginosis can usually be treated with antibiotics, some women prefer to try home remedies first. Are they effective? What are the risks?
Seven tips to get rid of vaginal odor
21 May 2017 at 6:00am
In this article, learn about the different types of vaginal odor, which menstrual products should be selected, and how to practice gentle hygiene.
Menopause and anxiety: What is the link?
21 May 2017 at 3:00am
In this article, we look at the connection between menopause and anxiety, including panic attacks. What are the psychological effects of menopause?
Sex after menopause: Side effects, tips, and treatments
20 May 2017 at 9:00am
What are the physical and emotional side effects of menopause? Learn about the simple ways to reduce the sexual complications of menopause.
Black cohosh for menopause: Uses and side effects
20 May 2017 at 12:00am
Black cohosh is sometimes used to treat hot flashes, excessive sweating, mood changes, and other symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Does it work?