By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:08
Female genital mutilation, or “cutting,” still occurs in countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia — and it’s an outdated practice that’s a violation of women’s rights.
By Dana Dovey | Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:23
A team of researchers have identified a a crucial molecular key to successful embryo implantation, which may offer a clue into a variety of infertility issues.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:04
In vitro fertilization treatments to stimulate eggs to maturity produce better outcomes by swapping the hormone hCG for the naturally occurring kisspeptin.
By Dana Dovey | Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:22
A recent study has presented evidence to suggest that the HPV test is better than the Pap test for assessing cervical cancer risk.
By Ben Wolford | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 16:00
Studies have shown sexual abuse in childhood is associated with physical diseases later in life.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 07/14/2014 - 15:53
When stressed, many people's go-to meal is a burger or something else that's not necessarily healthy. A new study finds that the combination of the two may increase women's chances of gaining weight.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 07/09/2014 - 17:00
Letrozole, a breast cancer drug, could be used to treat polycystic ovary syndrome, the most common form of female infertility.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:23
The Supreme Courts historic ruling in the Hobby Lobby case last week has caused public outcry from many people, including Jasmine Shea, who personally redecorated one of their stores.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 07/07/2014 - 16:00
Groups that provide nursing at-home care can reduce the risk of preventable death in both mothers and their children.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 07/01/2014 - 18:00
The FDA is seeking an injunction to remove Luvena prebiotic vaginal products from the market. Meanwhile, some much stronger and possibly more harmful drugs have been approved.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 06/24/2014 - 11:56
One out of every five women say their breasts prevent them from working out, usually due to ill-fitting sports bras or embarrassment.
By Dana Dovey | Sat, 06/21/2014 - 16:08
About 40,000 American women choose to have their child delivered before it has reached full term. A new study has determined who is most likely to get this done.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 06/18/2014 - 17:22
Women aged 55 and under with moderate to severe depression have a higher risk of dying from heart disease.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 06/16/2014 - 18:30
In an effort to understand a poorly understood condition that causes adverse effects to standing up, UK scientists looked for similarities among patients who had already been diagnosed.