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Surge in Long-Term Birth Control After Trump’s 2016 Win

Surge in Long-Term Birth Control After Trump’s 2016 Win

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Women’s Health News MONDAY, Feb. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Interpret the data whatever way you will, but a new study shows a jump in women getting long-term contraception in the month following the election of President Donald Trump. The researchers’ theory? Study author Dr. Lydia Pace acknowledged that “there […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Body Size May Influence Longevity in Women, But Not Men

Body Size May Influence Longevity in Women, But Not Men

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Women’s Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Here’s a new study finding that’s bound to make tall, thin women happy: Their body size and their gender make it more likely they will reach the milestone age of 90 than either men or shorter, heavier women. If these […]

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Spotting vs. Period (Differences Between Symptoms and Signs)

Spotting vs. Period (Differences Between Symptoms and Signs)

Spotting vs. period differences Spotting refers to very light vaginal bleeding or brown discharge that occurs between menstrual periods. Menstrual periods are the monthly bleeding that occur in women of reproductive age. Spotting may be due to a number of causes. You should call your doctor or other health-care professional if you are pregnant and […]

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New Birth Control Skin Patch Being Developed

New Birth Control Skin Patch Being Developed

A skin patch that provides a month’s worth of birth control for women is being developed by U.S. researchers. Latest Women’s Health News The patch, which can be pressed into an arm or leg, has dissolvable microneedles that implant into the skin and slowly dissolve over time, delivering a contraceptive hormone, NBC News reported. No […]