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.
Women who focus negatively, magnify chronic pain, more likely to be taking pr...
20 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
Female chronic pain sufferers who catastrophize, a psychological condition in which pain is exaggerated or irrationally focused on, not only report greater pain intensity, but are more likely to be...
How can exercise improve body image?
18 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
A new study examines the psychological effects of a single exercise session on young women and shows how working out can make us feel stronger and thinner.
Hair dyes, relaxers tied to raised breast cancer risk
16 Jun 2017 at 7:00am
New research supports the idea that use of some hair products is linked to raised risk of breast cancer, with differences between white and black women.
Sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages needed to reduce adverse reactions i...
16 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
Sex-specific cardiovascular drug dosages are needed to reduce adverse reactions in women, according to a position paper from the European Society of Cardiology published in European Heart Journal ...
Eight home remedies for a yeast infection
15 Jun 2017 at 4:00am
What is a yeast infection and what are the symptoms of a yeast infection? Learn how to treat yeast infections at home and how they may be prevented.
Uterine fibroid embolization helps restore fertility
15 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
A minimally invasive treatment can help restore fertility in women with uterine fibroids, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
Human reproduction likely to be more efficient than previously thought
15 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
How difficult is it to conceive? According to a widely-held view, fewer than one in three embryos make it to term, but a new study from a researcher at the University of Cambridge suggests that human...
Essential oils and menopause: Can they help?
14 Jun 2017 at 5:00am
What are the common menopause and perimenopause symptoms and can essential oils help? What essential oils may be used and what are the considerations?
Female genital sores: Causes and diagnosis
13 Jun 2017 at 9:00am
What are female genital sores and what are the main causes? How might a sore be prevented, how are they diagnosed, and what is the outlook?
Menopause: Do vitamins help?
11 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
There are a number of vitamins available to help women manage the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Learn about them in this article.
Pregnancy after 35: What are the risks?
9 Jun 2017 at 8:00am
Certain pregnancy risk factors increase with the age of the mother. Are these risks a cause for concern or do they pose little threat for women over 35?
Binge drinking in teens may raise women's blood glucose in later life
9 Jun 2017 at 7:00am
A new study finds that women who regularly consume a lot of alcohol and binge drink from their mid-teens are most likely to develop high blood sugar.
Women with past adverse childhood experiences more likely to have ovaries rem...
9 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
Mayo Clinic researchers report that women who suffered adverse childhood experiences or abuse as an adult are 62 percent more likely to have their ovaries removed before age 46.
Diabetes and yeast infections: What you need to know
8 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
How are diabetes and yeast infections linked? What are the symptoms of a yeast infection, how is it diagnosed, and what are the treatments?
Vaginal pimples: Causes, treatment, and prevention
7 Jun 2017 at 6:00am
In this article learn about vaginal pimples and what causes them. Are there other causes of vaginal bumps and when should a doctor be consulted?