Latest News for Women Health

Moderate-severe hot flashes significantly increase depression risk

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
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...
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Oral contraceptives reduce general well-being in healthy women

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
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.
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Breast cancer: Anatomy and early warning signs

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:00:00 PDT
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.
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Physicians' misunderstanding of genetic test results may hamper mastectomy decisions

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT
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...
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Breast thermography: Technology, benefits, and cancer signs

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
In this article, learn about how thermography works, the process of a thermograph, what thermographs detect, the technology, and the benefits of their use.
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Hot flashes may indicate heart disease risk

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study investigates the link between the hot flashes experienced during menopause, and endothelial function in younger midlife and older women.
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Psoriasis and pregnancy: Effects, symptoms changes, and treatments

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
How does pregnancy affect psoriasis? How might symptoms change during pregnancy, will the baby be affected, and what are the suggested treatments?
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Ten health benefits of sex

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDT
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.
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Miniature 'womb lining' grown in lab could reveal secrets of menstrual cycle and early pregnancy

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have succeeded in growing miniature functional models of the lining of the womb (uterus) in culture.
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