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.
New therapeutic approach for difficult-to-treat subtype of ovarian cancer ide...
27 Jul 2017 at 12:00am
A potential new therapeutic strategy for a difficult-to-treat form of ovarian cancer has been discovered by Wistar scientists. The findings were published online in Nature Cell Biology.
Anovulation: Definition, symptoms, and treatment
24 Jul 2017 at 6:00am
Anovulation is when a woman does not ovulate. Periods may become irregular or absent. In this article, we look at symptoms and treatments options.
How to stop breast-feeding: Nine tips for weaning
21 Jul 2017 at 9:00am
Knowing when to stop breast-feeding and how to wean properly can be difficult. In this article, learn how to make weaning easier for parent and child.
Acupuncture is effective for relieving period pain
21 Jul 2017 at 8:00am
Manual acupuncture is effective in treating period pain and associated symptoms, such as nausea and headaches, according to the results of new research.
Why some women are more likely to feel depressed
21 Jul 2017 at 12:00am
New study links duration of estrogen exposure with increased vulnerability to depression: Longer exposure to estrogen shown to provide protection.
Polymyalgia rheumatica: Causes, symptoms, and management
20 Jul 2017 at 9:00am
What is polymyalgia rheumatica, who does it affect, what are the causes, and how is it diagnosed? Learn about the different treatment options available.
Running for 1 minute per day may protect women's bone health
19 Jul 2017 at 9:00am
A short burst of high-intensity, weight-bearing physical activity, such as running, is connected with better bone health in women, finds new research.
Genetic factors may link early menopause with diabetes
19 Jul 2017 at 12:00am
Early menopause correlates with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, but the cause for both might be found in the DNA, a current study suggests.
Marsupialization: What to expect
17 Jul 2017 at 6:00am
What is marsupialization and when is it used? Learn about possible complications, when to see a doctor about a cyst, and alternative treatments.
MS risk reduced by breast-feeding, study suggests
13 Jul 2017 at 12:00am
Mothers who breast-feed for 15 months over the course of one or more pregnancies have a reduced risk of developing multiple sclerosis, study finds.
Why is my period late? Eight possible reasons
11 Jul 2017 at 4:00am
A late period can be distressing but there are many causes. Learn about eight possible reasons for a late period, including stress and birth control.
No link between fertility treatment and divorce rates
9 Jul 2017 at 12:00am
Previously, fertility treatments were linked to high divorce rates, but new research suggests that there is no conclusive link between IVF and breaking up.
Are engineered organs finally becoming reality in medicine?
6 Jul 2017 at 9:00am
Babies, new mothers, cancer surgery patients, and the elderly are all in need of new treatment options for gastrointestinal problems.
Menstruation does not affect cognitive function, study finds
4 Jul 2017 at 8:00am
There is a common perception that hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle affect cognitive function, but new research finds that this is not the case.
Study sheds light on how ovarian cancer spreads
30 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
Long-term goal is to develop treatments that prevent cancer cells from attaching to new sites during metastasis.