Posted by
Pelvic Pain (in Women and Men)

Pelvic Pain (in Women and Men)

What causes pelvic pain in women? In women, pelvic pain can occur due to pregnancy-related causes or problems with the reproductive organs in women who are not pregnant. Causes of pelvic pain in women include. Menstrual cramps or problems (cramps during menstruation). The medical term for menstrual pain is dysmenorrhea. Many women experience mild menstrual […]

Posted by
Health Screenings Every Woman Needs

Health Screenings Every Woman Needs

Latest Women’s Health News SUNDAY, Feb. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Mammogram? Check. Pap test? Check. Blood pressure? Check. Hearing and vision? Check. Screenings are an important part of maintaining women’s health. They can detect disease when it’s most treatable and prevent serious problems, according to Dr. Lili Lustig. She is a family medicine specialist […]

Posted by
Climate Change Could Bring More Infant Heart Defects: Study

Climate Change Could Bring More Infant Heart Defects: Study

Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Climate change could lead to more U.S. babies born with congenital heart defects, researchers say. Specifically, they concluded that hotter temperatures may lead to as many as 7,000 additional cases between 2025 and 2035 in eight representative states: Arkansas, Texas, California, Iowa, North Carolina, Georgia, […]

Posted by
Opioid Danger to Newborns Varies By Region

Opioid Danger to Newborns Varies By Region

Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Areas of the United States with high unemployment and few mental health services have higher rates of newborns who were exposed to opioids in the womb, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data on 6.3 million births between 2009 and 2015 in 580 counties in […]

Posted by
‘Cocktail’ Approach Offers Early Hope for New Male Contraceptive

‘Cocktail’ Approach Offers Early Hope for New Male Contraceptive

Latest Sexual Health News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The research is in its early days, but Chinese scientists say they’re using bartenders’ tricks to stir up a new, reversible male contraceptive. In experiments with rats, the method successfully kept sexually active males from impregnating females for more than two months. “The two […]

Posted by
Menstruation (Menstrual Cycle)

Menstruation (Menstrual Cycle)

What should I know about menstruation (monthly period)? What is the medical definition it?* *Medical section written by: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD Everyone (adolescent boys and girls) who is about to enter puberty (the process of body changes that cause a child’s body to become an adult body capable of reproduction) should be taught […]

Posted by
Climate Change Could Alter Proportion of Male/Female Babies: Study

Climate Change Could Alter Proportion of Male/Female Babies: Study

Climate change could alter the proportion of male and female babies, according to researchers. Latest Pregnancy News They said more boys could be born in regions where temperatures rise and fewer boys born in areas with other climate change-caused environmental changes, such as droughts or wildfires, CNN reported. A recent Japanese study found a connection […]

Posted by
Moms, Are You Victims of ‘Invisible Labor’?

Moms, Are You Victims of ‘Invisible Labor’?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Women’s Health News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Mothers not only take on the lion’s share of physical chores, they also shoulder most of the “invisible labor” involved in making sure the household is humming along, new research suggests. Going beyond cooking and laundry, this means the mental […]