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Stage zero breast cancer: All you need to know

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The stages of cancer describe how advanced the cancer is Stage zero breast cancer is the earliest form of breast cancer, and the easiest to treat.

Dense breast tissue: All you need to know

Saturday, September 23, 2017

What is dense breast tissue and what are the symptoms of dense breasts? Learn about the diagnosis, if it can be prevented, and the link to breast cancer.

Wide-faced people may have a higher sex drive

Saturday, September 23, 2017

New research suggests that the size and shape of one's face may predict sex drive, attitudes to casual sex, and even likelihood to cheat.

Long-term sexual satisfaction: What's the secret?

Friday, September 22, 2017

Sex is good for our health and makes us happy, studies show. Find out why so many people lose interest and what can contribute to a fulfilling sex life.

Lung cancer in women: Signs and symptoms

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Recent research has suggested that lung cancer affects women differently to men. We look at the types, their causes, symptoms, treatments, and outlook.

Bioidentical hormones: Uses, benefits, and risks

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

In this article, learn about bioidentical hormones. What are they, how are they used, what are compounded hormones, and what are the risks?

Talking about sex may keep desire alive

Saturday, September 16, 2017

A new study looks into sexual attitudes and lifestyles to understand how the loss of sexual interest varies by gender, and what factors are behind it.

Treating PCOS with a combination of oral contraceptives and spironolactone does not increase the risk of diabetes or heart disease

Friday, September 15, 2017

In women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most effective treatment is a combination of the oral contraceptive pill (OCP) with an anti-androgen, which does not increase the risk of metabolic...

Birth control while breast-feeding: What are the options?

Friday, September 15, 2017

What are the options for birth control when breast-feeding? We look at the pros and cons of different methods, and how they may affect breast-feeding.

Caffeine slashes death risk in women with diabetes

Thursday, September 14, 2017

New research finds that one daily cup of coffee lowers death risk by 51 percent among women with type 2 diabetes. Caffeinated tea is also beneficial.

Polycystic ovary syndrome and menopause: What you need to know

Monday, September 11, 2017

In this article, we look at the connection between polycystic ovary syndrome and menopause. Learn about the symptoms, the role of hormones, and management.

Do breasts hurt when they grow? A guide for teenagers

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

We answer the common questions that people may have about breast development. Learn about the stages of breast development, and how to relieve breast ache.

Cancer: Existing drug may prevent treatment-induced infertility

Monday, September 04, 2017

Researchers have found that a drug once tested as an anti-cancer treatment may actually help to prevent female infertility caused by cancer radiotherapy.

Triple-negative breast cancer: What you need to know

Monday, September 04, 2017

Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that is difficult to treat. Learn about risk factors, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.

Insomnia: Like mother, like child?

Monday, September 04, 2017

A study examines the link between the sleeping patterns of parents and those of their kids. The mother's insomnia may be key for the child's sleep quality.

Breast cancer charities: How to make an impact

Saturday, September 02, 2017

There are many breast cancer charities to donate to, but where will a donation make the most impact? We look at the different breast cancer charities.

Breast reconstruction surgery: Options and what to expect

Saturday, September 02, 2017

In this article, we look at the process of breast reconstruction surgery, the reasons for choosing this surgery, alternative options, and recovery outlook.

Breast ultrasound: Why it is done and what to expect

Friday, September 01, 2017

What is a breast ultrasound and why is a breast ultrasound performed? Learn about what should be expected and how to prepare for the test.

Breast-feeding tied to lower risk of endometriosis diagnosis

Friday, September 01, 2017

A new study finds that women who breast-feed have a lower risk of being diagnosed with endometriosis, with longer duration conferring the lowest risk.

Breast cancer and Mirena IUD: What's the link?

Friday, September 01, 2017

There have been varying reports about the impact of the Mirena contraceptive IUD on causing breast cancer. However, further research is required.

Study finds hormone therapy improves sleep quality for recently menopausal women

Friday, September 01, 2017

For many women, the side effects of menopause don't call it a day when they do.

Type 2 diabetes risk four times higher in women with PCOS

Thursday, August 31, 2017

New research finds that women with polycystic ovary syndrome are at a much greater risk of type 2 diabetes than women without the syndrome.

High cholesterol diagnosis tied to lower breast cancer risk

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Study of 14 years of data on 1 million people found significantly lower odds of breast cancer and premature death in women diagnosed with high cholesterol.

1 in 5 women with postpartum mood disorders keep quiet

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

A recent study from North Carolina State University finds that 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders (PPMDs), such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their...

Alzheimer's: Sex matters, but so does age

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

A new meta-analysis suggests that women and men face the same Alzheimer's genetic risk factor, but women are more susceptible between ages 65 and 75.

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Onion juice for hair growth: Does it work?

Sunday, September 24, 2017

In the search for treatments for hair growth, onion juice has become a popular home remedy. We look at how onion juice may help prevent hair loss.

Caffeic acid: Uses, side effects, and foods

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Recent research suggests that caffeic acid might slow cancer development. In this article we look at what caffeic acid is, its key sources and its uses.

How purple potatoes could prevent colon cancer

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Purple potatoes and other colorful fruits and vegetables could help to prevent colon cancer by reducing levels of a pro-inflammatory protein.

Too much manganese may lead to fatal heart infection

Friday, September 22, 2017

New research finds that excessive intake of manganese, an essential nutrient in leafy vegetables, may lead to a Staphylococcus aureus heart infection.

Too much or too little magnesium can raise dementia risk

Thursday, September 21, 2017

A recently published study investigates the link between both high and low magnesium serum levels and the risk of developing dementia.

Liver fluke: Symptoms and treatment

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The liver fluke is a parasite found in the bile ducts and the liver. In this article, we look at the symptoms and diseases they can cause, and prevention.

Thirst: Our brains tell us when to stop drinking

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Our bodies keep a tight check on our water levels to stop us from dehydrating. But how do we know when we are thirsty and when we have drunk enough?

Boost weight loss by taking 2-week dieting breaks, says study

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Men who took 2-week breaks from a calorie-restricted diet lost more weight than those who dieted continuously, new research reveals.

Why is my poop orange? Causes and treatment

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

If person's stool is an unusual color, it may indicate that there is an underlying health problem. In this article, we look at the causes of orange poop.

How to increase red blood cells: Foods to eat and lifestyle changes

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A low red blood cell count can cause fatigue and weakness. One of the easiest ways to ensure a healthy red blood cell count is through a nutritious diet.

Too much salt could increase diabetes risk

Monday, September 18, 2017

A high sodium intake (usually from salt) can significantly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, a study suggests.

Why beetroot turns poop and pee red

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Beetroot is widely hailed for its healthful properties. But some people find their next restroom visit a colorful experience: red poop and pee await them.

Vitamin B-3 deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Vitamin B-3 is important for a healthy body. We look at the causes of vitamin B-3 deficiency, its symptoms, how to get more B-3, and when to see a doctor.

Fewer calories may increase lifespan, but how?

Friday, September 15, 2017

New research uncovers an epigenetic mechanism that might explain why restricted calorie intake has been associated with increased longevity.

Why chocolate is good for your gut

Friday, September 15, 2017

Chocolate is a favorite snack of choice for many. Find out how it can influence your gut flora, keeping potentially harmful inflammation at bay.

Gut flora dictates how much weight we can lose

Friday, September 15, 2017

Danish researchers show that the proportion of certain bacteria in our guts influences how much weight we can lose and under what circumstances.

Maintaining healthy weight helps keep blood pressure low through life

Friday, September 15, 2017

New research shows maintaining a healthy weight throughout life - more so than four other health behaviors studied - is important to help keep blood pressure in check, according to research presented...

Caffeine slashes death risk in women with diabetes

Thursday, September 14, 2017

New research finds that one daily cup of coffee lowers death risk by 51 percent among women with type 2 diabetes. Caffeinated tea is also beneficial.

Asthma symptoms can be improved by diet and exercise in non-obese patients

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Non-obese people with asthma could reduce their symptoms and improve their quality of life through diet and exercise, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International...

Slimming tea: Does it work and is it bad for you?

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Slimming teas have become increasingly popular in recent years. In this article, we look at how they work, and the possible risks they pose.

Intermittent fasting: The ultimate beginner's guide

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Intermittent fasting is a popular diet plan that involves consuming few to no calories on fasting day and eating normally on non-fasting days.

Raw milk may prevent allergy and asthma, but is it safe?

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

More people are choosing to drink unpasteurized milk. Research shows that it can reduce allergy and asthma, but raw milk can also contain deadly bacteria.

Gut bacteria may 'hack' your body clock, affecting weight

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

New research conducted in mice suggests that the gut microbiome may influence the circadian rhythm, playing an important role in regulating fat intake.

Sulfur burps: Remedies, treatment, and causes

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

In this article, learn about sulfur burps. What is a sulfur burp and what might cause one to occur? When should a healthcare professional be consulted?

Folic acid may mitigate autism risk from pesticides

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have shown that mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around conception might reduce their children's pesticide-related autism risk.

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