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What causes a tilted uterus?

Monday, February 19, 2018

A look at tilted uterus, a condition where the uterus is tipped backward. Included is detail on symptoms, fertility, and how it is diagnosed.

Can a vagina be too tight?

Monday, February 19, 2018

Sometimes women feel vaginal tightness, but can a vagina be too tight? Included is detail on how the vagina changes during the course of a woman’s life.

The 10 things you should know about your vagina

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Think you know all there is to know about your lady parts? Think again. Here, we take you through 10 things that you should know about the vagina.

Five health benefits of being single

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Several studies cite the health benefits of living together or getting married, but how might staying single positively affect our health? We find out.

Should all women get screened for ovarian cancer?

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The latest report from the United States Preventive Services Task Force examines whether ovarian cancer screening can reduce mortality among women.

This protein fuels triple-negative breast cancer

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Researchers report that they have identified a new stem cell pathway that drives the development of highly aggressive triple-negative breast cancer.

Sex talk: 5 myths you need to drop

Friday, February 09, 2018

No, the 'cherry' doesn't 'pop,' and yes, masturbation is your best friend. In this article, we debunk the top five myths you've probably heard about sex.

What is this pain in my lower right abdomen?

Thursday, February 08, 2018

We look at a number of different causes of pain, ranging in severity, in the lower right abdomen. We also examine when treatment is required.

What you should know about hairy nipples

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

An overview of hairy nipples, a common condition in women. Included is detail on the role of hormones and when to see a doctor for hairy nipples.

What is a bicornuate uterus?

Monday, February 05, 2018

A look at bicornuate uterus, a condition where the uterus is shaped like a heart. Included is detail on how it is diagnosed, and when to see a doctor.

What STIs can you get from oral sex?

Friday, February 02, 2018

It is possible to contract many STIs through oral sex, including herpes, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Learn more about the conditions and prevention.

The 10 best period tracking apps

Monday, January 29, 2018

If you want to become an expert on when your next period is due or become more body aware, period tracking apps can help you. Here are the best 10 apps.

Breast cancer: Protein that drives metastasis uncovered

Monday, January 29, 2018

Researchers find a specific protein that helps breast cancer tumors to spread and use a combined form of therapy to reduce metastasis in mice.

Breast cancer: Body fat, not weight, poses major risk

Monday, January 29, 2018

Recent evidence backs a surprising finding: women with high body fat levels are at increased risk of breast cancer, even if their overall weight is normal.

Eating less not the best way to lose weight, study shows

Friday, January 26, 2018

A new trial explores the effect of varying the portion size of food and making healthful, low-calorie choices on women who are trying to lose weight.

Salpingo-oophorectomy: Preparation, side effects, and recovery

Friday, January 26, 2018

A salpingo-oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Learn more about the types of surgery and length of recovery.

Long-term risks and benefits of C-section revealed

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

A large review of existing observational studies and randomized trials looks at the long-term health risks and benefits associated with having a C-section.

The nutrient mix that could boost women's energy levels

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Women experience certain nutritional deficiencies that affect their energy levels and their athletic performance. Could this supplement fix this problem?

How does a short luteal phase affect fertility?

Monday, January 22, 2018

In this article, we take a look at short luteal phases, also known as luteal phase defects. We examine the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.

Can weight gain be caused by tamoxifen?

Monday, January 22, 2018

A look at the link between tamoxifen and weight gain. Included is detail on why weight gain can occur in breast cancer treatment, and other side effects.

Can you get a tattoo while pregnant or breast-feeding?

Monday, January 22, 2018

In this article, learn about the risks of getting a tattoo while pregnant or breast-feeding. How can you identify and prevent an infection?

Hydrosalpinx: Symptoms, fertility, and treatment

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Hydrosalpinx is the name for a condition where a woman's fallopian tube becomes blocked with fluid. Learn about how it affects fertility.

Why you shouldn't put off that Pap test any longer

Friday, January 19, 2018

It's Cervical Health Awareness Month, so we turn to an important topic: the Pap test. What is it, should it scare you, and why should you get it done?

Popular morning sickness drug 'ineffective,' study reveals

Thursday, January 18, 2018

When diet and non-medical treatments fail, a drug to treat morning sickness may be the answer. But new research calls its effectiveness into question.

Starting periods early linked to health risks later in life

Thursday, January 18, 2018

A study involving almost half a million people finds that a range of reproductive factors increase the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life.

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Cutting back on carbs could help treat fatty liver disease

Monday, February 19, 2018

A new study reveals how reducing the intake of carbohydrates could help to reduce the buildup of liver fat in people who are obese.

Drinking soda daily may harm your fertility

Monday, February 19, 2018

Researchers have uncovered a link between conception and soda: drinking it daily could harm your chances of becoming pregnant. This goes for men and women.

Natural remedies for constipation

Friday, February 16, 2018

We look at some possible natural alternatives to laxatives for people looking to have a bowel movement. We also look at when to see a doctor.

How do I stop stress eating?

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A look at emotional eating when people use food to cope with emotions, such as stress. Included is detail on the causes and common triggers to avoid.

Cancer: 'Ultra-processed' foods may increase risk

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A new study suggests a possible link between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and raised risk of overall cancer, and breast cancer in particular.

What is the apple cider vinegar detox?

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A look at the apple cider vinegar detox, which is a popular cleansing diet. Included is detail on scientific studies and the potential adverse effects.

Can't keep the weight off? This may be why

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Our bodies don't take well to repeated dieting, which they perceive as potentially dangerous. One protein, however, may be key to weight management.

Going vegan could prevent type 2 diabetes

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Researchers have found that adopting a vegan diet has the potential to prevent type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight or obese.

What are sugar alcohols?

Monday, February 12, 2018

Learn all about sugar alcohols, a substitute for sugar. We look at their uses, possible benefits and risks, and how they differ from standard sugars.

Is it safe to drink raw water?

Monday, February 12, 2018

Drinking raw water is a relatively new health phenomenon, but are the rumors about its health benefits true; or is it dangerous? Find out here.

What are the signs of iodine deficiency

Monday, February 12, 2018

A look at the signs of a deficiency in iodine, an important mineral that helps many bodily functions. Included is detail on diagnosis and the causes.

What should you not eat for IBS?

Saturday, February 10, 2018

A look at foods to avoid for IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome. Included is detail on alternatives for trigger foods and how to avoid foods when ordering.

What is the truth about clean eating?

Friday, February 09, 2018

A look at clean eating, a concept where someone avoids artificial foods or additives. Included is detail on the facts and fiction behind the diet.

Vitamin B-3 could be used to treat Alzheimer's

Friday, February 09, 2018

New research finds that nicotinamide riboside, which is a form of vitamin B-3, has the potential to treat Alzheimer's. Results in mice are hopeful.

The enzyme that frustrates your weight loss efforts

Thursday, February 08, 2018

A single enzyme might be key to the body's 'decision' to burn or store fat, says a new study from the University of California. So how can we work with it?

How to stay motivated

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Are you struggling to stay motivated? We've put together some information for you on how to maintain motivation and why it is so important to do so.

What foods should you eat on a ketogenic diet?

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Learn about the foods to eat and avoid when following a ketogenic diet. We also look at some tips for following the diet, and possible side effects.

Eczema elimination diet and foods to eat

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Eczema is linked to inflammation in the body, so eating an anti-inflammatory diet may help reduce symptoms. Learn about which foods to eliminate.

Does L-glutamine work for IBS?

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

A look at L-glutamine for IBS. Included is detail on research into the supposed benefits of the amino acid that the body produces, and whether they help.

How fruit juice affects the gut

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Contrary to widespread belief, a new study finds that fructose, a sugar present in fruit and fruit juice, is primarily processed in the gut, not the liver.

Beer compounds may help to treat metabolic syndrome

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Xanthohumol — a compound found in beer — and two of its hydrogenated derivatives may be beneficial for people with metabolic syndrome, say researchers.

Can you eat salmon skin?

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

A look at salmon skin, the skin of the oily fish rich in omega-3s. Included is detail on the nutritional benefits and the potential risks of eating it.

Drinking hot tea can contribute to cancer risk

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Drinking tea at high temperatures could tip the health balance in favor of esophageal cancer for those who already indulge in other guilty pleasures.

How grape compounds can help to treat depression

Monday, February 05, 2018

New research shows the mechanism by which two phytochemicals derived from grape compounds can promote resilience to stress-induced depression in mice.

Fish oil may not be as healthful as you think, study finds

Sunday, February 04, 2018

A new study finds that lifelong intake of fish or sunflower oil may damage the liver in a way that increases the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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