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.
Standard test may miss urinary infection in symptomatic women
28 Apr 2017 at 7:00am
New research suggests that the majority of women with symptoms of urinary tract infection probably are infected, despite negative result on standard test.
Women with aortic aneurysms fare much worse than men, new study finds
27 Apr 2017 at 12:00am
Mortality rates for women undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysms are nearly twice those for men, a new study has found.
Worldwide statistics on breast cancer: Diagnosis and risk factors
26 Apr 2017 at 3:00am
In this article, learn about statistics on breast cancer, if diet and obesity are risk factors, and racial differences within the U.S. for breast cancer.
Genetics are key to hormone therapy lowering risk of broken bones in older women
26 Apr 2017 at 12:00am
Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at the University at Buffalo.
Moderate-severe hot flashes significantly increase depression risk
21 Apr 2017 at 12:00am
A new study of more than 2,000 perimenopausal and menopausal women showed that moderate-severe vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes or night sweats) were an independent and significant risk factor for...
Oral contraceptives reduce general well-being in healthy women
20 Apr 2017 at 12:00am
One of the most common combined oral contraceptive pills has a negative impact on women's quality of life but does not increase depressive symptoms.
Breast cancer: Anatomy and early warning signs
18 Apr 2017 at 10:00am
In this article learn about breast anatomy, the early symptoms and warning signs of breast cancer, and what to do if you spot these signs.
Physicians' misunderstanding of genetic test results may hamper mastectomy de...
18 Apr 2017 at 6:00am
A recent survey of over 2,000 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer found that half of those who undergo bilateral mastectomy after genetic testing don't actually have mutations known to confer...
Breast thermography: Technology, benefits, and cancer signs
17 Apr 2017 at 12:00am
In this article, learn about how thermography works, the process of a thermograph, what thermographs detect, the technology, and the benefits of their use.
Hot flashes may indicate heart disease risk
15 Apr 2017 at 12:00am
A new study investigates the link between the hot flashes experienced during menopause, and endothelial function in younger midlife and older women.
Psoriasis and pregnancy: Effects, symptoms changes, and treatments
15 Apr 2017 at 12:00am
How does pregnancy affect psoriasis? How might symptoms change during pregnancy, will the baby be affected, and what are the suggested treatments?
Ten health benefits of sex
13 Apr 2017 at 8:00am
Sex can have a multitude of positive effects on health. Medical News Today take a look at the top physical and psychological health benefits of sex.
Miniature 'womb lining' grown in lab could reveal secrets of menstrual cycle ...
11 Apr 2017 at 12:00am
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have succeeded in growing miniature functional models of the lining of the womb (uterus) in culture.
Living with breast cancer: Statistics on survival rates by stage
10 Apr 2017 at 10:00am
What is the outlook for people with breast cancer and what factors may affect the outlook? What is the 5-year and 10-year survival rate by stage?
Women with celiac disease twice as likely to develop anorexia
10 Apr 2017 at 12:00am
A new, large-scale study finds a link between the diagnoses of anorexia nervosa and celiac disease in almost 18,000 Swedish women.