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  • Dec 2018

    How to stop bleeding on Depo-Provera

    Depo-Provera is a birth control shot that can sometimes cause spotting. It is a common side effect, and there are home remedies that can help stop it. Learn more here.

  • Dec 2018

    The uterus plays a role in memory, study finds

    According to a recent study conducted in an animal model, the uterus appears to interact with the brain, and its removal can affect some cognitive skills.

  • Dec 2018

    Endometriosis after a cesarean delivery: What to know

    Having a C-section can increase the risk of receiving an endometriosis diagnosis. Learn more about the connection between cesarean deliveries and endometriosis in this article.

  • Dec 2018

    Why are my breasts sore before a period?

    Fluctuations in hormones before a period are a common cause of sore breasts. In this article, learn more about why breast pain or tenderness often occurs before a period.

  • Dec 2018

    What to know about rectovaginal endometriosis

    Rectovaginal endometriosis occurs when endometrial tissue grows around the rectum, vagina, and structures between them. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of rectovaginal endometriosis here.

  • Dec 2018

    LEEP procedure: What to expect

    LEEP stands for loop electrosurgical excision procedure. This test can help diagnose and treat cervical cancer. Learn more about its uses and what to expect here.

  • Dec 2018

    Missed periods and ovarian cancer

    Most causes of missed or irregular periods are not serious. However, less commonly, a missed period can be a sign of ovarian cancer. Early detection and treatment of this type of cancer can improve a person’s outlook. Learn more here.

  • Dec 2018

    Bowel endometriosis: What to know

    Bowel endometriosis is when tissue similar to endometrial tissue develops on the bowel, causing a range of symptoms. In this article, learn about the causes and treatments.

  • Dec 2018

    What is female ejaculation?

    Female ejaculation is when a woman’s urethra expels fluid during orgasm or sexual arousal. This ejaculation is perfectly normal, and research suggests that it is common but that people do not often talk about it. Learn more here.

  • Dec 2018

    What to know about fibroadenomas of the breast

    A fibroadenoma is a noncancerous lump that can develop in the breast. Learn about the causes, diagnosis, complications, and possible treatment of fibroadenomas in this article.

  • Dec 2018

    Crohn's disease and pregnancy

    Crohn's disease and pregnancy can affect each other. However, most women who conceive while their Crohn's disease is in remission can have a normal pregnancy and healthy baby. Learn more here.

  • Dec 2018

    Can D-mannose treat a UTI?

    D-mannose is a type of sugar that researchers believe may help treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). Learn more about the studies, conclusions, and possible dosage here.

  • Dec 2018

    5 natural ways to reduce breast size

    Breast tissue is largely made up of fatty materials. Losing body fat is one effective way to reduce breast size naturally. In this article, we look at five methods people can use to reduce breast size, or the appearance of breasts.

  • Dec 2018

    10 ways to boost libido

    Sex drive, or libido, naturally varies between people. If a person wants to boost their libido, there are many methods they can try, including lifestyle, diet, remedies, and sex tips. Here, we look at ways to boost libido in both males and females.

  • Nov 2018

    What are the symptoms of HIV in women?

    HIV can affect anyone, and it may cause different symptoms in males and females. In this article, learn how HIV affects women and about the treatment options.

  • Nov 2018

    End-of-life symptoms of metastatic breast cancer

    The end-of-life symptoms associated with metastatic breast cancer depend on where a person’s cancer has spread to, and they can include both physical and mental issues. Treatment focuses on improving quality of life and caring for the individual’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Learn more here.

  • Nov 2018

    Breast cancer: Tumor growth fueled by bone marrow cells

    New research uncovers a mechanism of tumor growth that may explain why some breast cancer tumors are more aggressive than others.

  • Nov 2018

    Second trimester pains: What to expect

    While many women experience less morning sickness during the second semester, a variety of pains may arise. These can include round ligament pains, Braxton-Hicks contractions, symphysis pubis dysfunction, and back and leg pain. Here, learn about the causes and how to find relief.

  • Nov 2018

    What you need to know about breast cancer

    Breast cancer survival rates are rising as screening and treatment improve. But breast cancer is still the most invasive cancer in women. Find out who might have a greater risk, what symptoms to look out for, and the treatment options a person might face. Plus, learn about the types of breast cancer and the stages.

  • Nov 2018

    Ovarian cancer statistics

    Knowing the statistics on ovarian cancer can help a person better understand the condition. However, it is important to remember that everyone has a different experience with cancer.

  • Nov 2018

    What causes pelvic pain in women?

    Pelvic pain can affect both men and women, but its causes differ for each sex. In women, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids, as well as several other health conditions, may cause pelvic pain. In this article, learn what else causes pelvic pain in women and when to see a doctor.

  • Nov 2018

    New blood test can detect ovarian cancer in its early stages

    Ovarian cancer is rarely detected in its early stages, which makes treatment less effective. A new blood test, however, may become a game-changer.

  • Nov 2018

    Hepatitis C symptoms in women

    While hepatitis C can affect both sexes, it may cause different symptoms in females. In this article, learn about hepatitis C in women, including the causes and risks.

  • Nov 2018

    Dental dams: Everything you need to know

    Dental dams are a way of preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections during oral sex. Learn about how to use them here.

  • Nov 2018

    Pregnancy trimesters: A guide

    Pregnancy usually has three trimesters, lasting about 40 weeks from the first day of a woman’s last period. Each trimester comes with different symptoms. Learn more about each pregnancy trimester here.