Could Smoggy Air Affect a Girl's Periods? Latest Womens Health News FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The quality of the air she breathes might have an impact on a teen girl’s menstrual cycle, a new study suggests. U.S. researchers said that exposure to smoggy air could raise teen girls‘ risk for irregular periods.
Essure Female Sterilization Device Appears Safe: Study By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Womens Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Essure implants used in female sterilization have come under fire in recent years, with women reporting a wide array of problems to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A new study from France
PMS: An Update on Solutions By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter Latest Womens Health News FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Up to 75 percent of women experience PMS (premenstrual syndrome) with symptoms like anxiety, irritability and fatigue, health experts say. PMS is thought to be the result of a chain reaction that starts with the
From Birth On, One Sex Is Hardier Latest Womens Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women are known to outlive men. And that advantage may start early, according to researchers who’ve found baby girls more likely to survive famines, epidemics and other misfortunes. The fact that females have this advantage in infancy
Early Periods, Higher Heart Risks? Latest Womens Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women whose periods started before age 12 may face an increased risk for heart disease and stroke, a new British study suggests. Early menopause, pregnancy complications and hysterectomy are also associated with a higher risk for heart disease and
Dissatisfaction With Breasts May Mean Fewer Self-Checks for Cancer Latest Womens Health News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women who are unhappy with the size of their breasts — whether too big or too small — may be less likely to perform self-exams to check for signs of breast cancer, new research suggests.
Hair Loss, Fibroids May Have Links in Black Women Latest Womens Health News FRIDAY, Jan. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Black women with a relatively common form of hair loss may also face a high risk for developing fibroids, a new study suggests. Fibroids are fibrous growths that develop in the lining of the womb.
Hysterectomy May Have Long-Term Health Risks Latest Womens Health News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women who undergo a hysterectomy are at greater risk for heart disease and other health issues — even if they keep their ovaries, new research suggests. “Hysterectomy is the second most common gynecologic surgery, and most are done
Health Tip: Identify Menopause (HealthDay News) — All women go through menopause, when the menstrual periods stop and the child-bearing years end. Latest Womens Health News Symptoms may emerge all at once, or may be mild at first and progress over time. The U.S. Office on Women’s Health says symptoms of menopause include: Copyright ©
Cancer Risk From Fibroid-Removal Tool Still Too High, FDA Says A new review of recent studies confirms its previous estimates of the risk of spreading uterine cancer after laparoscopic power morcellation to have uterine growths (fibroids) removed, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Latest Womens Health News The new review found that about 1