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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 gett

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Closing the gender gap: Young women with premature acute coronary syndrome now do as well as men

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Twelve-month prognosis is good and not dependent on sex, report investigators in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.

Morning sickness linked to lower risk of pregnancy loss

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDT

Although morning sickness can significantly impact a pregnant woman's life, new research shows that it could signify a healthy pregnancy.

Hormone changes during menstrual cycle alter problem-solving strategies

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Research demonstrates that women's problem solving ability is not altered by hormone fluctuations, but it is handled by different parts of the brain.

Anticellulite Creams: Are They Worth Your Money?

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

The idea of being able to reduce cellulite with an over-the-counter cream is an attractive one, but do they work? Find out about them and other treatments.

Training during first half of menstrual cycle most efficient

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Research at Umeå University provides new insights into when during the menstrual cycle it is advantageous to periodise your strength training.

LARC versus SARC: Major study demonstrates clear benefits of long-acting reversible contraception compared to short-acting reversible contraception

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Benefits of increased voluntary uptake of LARC may extend to wider populations than previously thought, according to a major study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Abaloparatide benefits a wide range of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDT

A recent analysis of results from a randomized controlled clinical trial indicates that abaloparatide-SC, a novel therapy for osteoporosis, provides consistent protection against bone fractures in...

Stretch Mark Removal: Treatments and Home Remedies

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Stretch marks are a common problem affecting men and women of nearly all ages and skin types. Learn about the treatments and home remedies for them here.

Maternal health: Disparities in care quality, access to services a major concern

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDT

A series of papers in The Lancet highlights disparities in maternal health care across the globe and details strategies to reduce maternal mortality.

Female hormone found to fight flu damage

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

A fascinating and potentially wide-reaching interaction between influenza, progesterone, and lung repair is unearthed in a landmark study.

More than two-thirds of cervical cancer deaths prevented by screening

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

A Cancer Research UK study has found that cervical screening prevents 70 per cent of cervical cancer deaths and if all eligible women regularly attended screening this would rise to 83 per cent.

Some fatty acids may raise women's risk of type 2 diabetes

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDT

A study of more than 70,000 women has identified a link between high intake of certain fatty acids and increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

Should I Worry About Seroma?

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDT

A seroma is a buildup of fluid where tissue has been removed, often occurring as after surgery or an injury. Learn about them and their treatment here.

A clue as to why men sleep better than women

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDT

A new study unveils a possible reason why men sleep better than women, and it suggests that women should leave the night shift to the men. Find out more.

Many adolescent girls with leukemia are not being screened for pregnancy before beginning chemotherapy

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

A new study indicates that adolescent females with acute leukemia have low rates of pregnancy screening prior to receiving chemotherapy that can cause birth defects.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Fertility: What You Need to Know

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDT

PCOS is a disorder that causes an imbalance in female sex hormones. Learn about how it can affect fertility, along with other symptoms and treatment.

Measuring new hormone may reduce number of teenagers wrongly diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDT

Measuring blood levels of the recently discovered hormone irisin may improve diagnosis rates of teenagers with polycystic ovary syndrome, according to research presented at the 55th Annual European...

Period Symptoms: All You Need to Know

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Learn all about the symptoms and disorders associated with the monthly period. This article also looks at treatment for premenstrual symptoms.

Greater efforts are needed to eliminate female genital mutilation

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

The World Health Organization reports that more than 200 million girls and women currently have been subjected to female genital mutilation/cutting worldwide, and three million girls continue to be...

Cesarean delivery may increase risk of childhood obesity

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Cesarean birth may be associated with higher risk of obesity in children and is significant in families when compared with siblings born by vaginal birth.

Deaths from ovarian cancer decline worldwide due to oral contraceptive use

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDT

Deaths from ovarian cancer fell worldwide between 2002 and 2012 and are predicted to continue to decline in the USA, European Union (EU) and, though to a smaller degree, in Japan by 2020, according...

Controlling the amount of heparan sulphate - a carbohydrate needed for foetal development

Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDT

Heparan sulphate occurs as carbohydrate chains which are very important for human body cells both for normal foetal development and during the course of various diseases.

Childbirth pain linked to risk of postpartum depression

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDT

Women who experience pain for longer than 4 weeks after childbirth may be more likely to develop postpartum depression, a new study suggests.

How much influence does alcohol have on female fertility?

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Although most doctors recommend cutting out alcohol when trying to become pregnant, the exact relationship between fertility and alcohol is not understood.

Sexual problems more common among young women after heart attack

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Younger women between ages 18-55 years are more likely than men to experience sexual function problems in the year following a heart attack, study finds.