- Scientists have found a link between weight and a woman’s risk for starting menopause early.
- Uterine fibroid embolization, a minimally invasive procedure, is an effective treatment for fibroids: study.
- A range of women opt to freeze their eggs, a process which begins with egg retrieval and ends with thawing and in vitro fertilization.
- Obese and overweight women who are on the pill are at increased risk for stroke compared to normal weight women not taking birth control pills: study.
- A mother’s stay in a healthcare facility following childbirth varies considerably, with many women leaving too soon to receive sufficient postnatal care.
- A chronic disease, endometriosis affects 6.3 million women in the US and millions more worldwide, yet many women do not receive an immediate, correct diagnosis.
- Cleveland Clinic performed the nation’s first uterus transplant Feb. 24 during a nine-hour surgery in a 26-year-old woman with uterine factor infertility.
- Researchers argue a surgical 'nick' that only slightly changes the look, but not the function, of external genitalia should be legally permitted as a compromise solution to female genital mutilation.
- A new DHEA vaginal suppository for treating vaginal dryness may be one step closer to government approval: study.
- The first-ever global guidelines for fetal development reflect how babies should grow when mothers have adequate health, nutrition, and medical care.
- Johns Hopkins gynecologist Nikita Levy allegedly used hidden cameras to record over 9,000 patients during his two decades at the hospital.
- A 26-year-old woman was left deformed and severely scarred by a laser liposuction preformed by upper Manhattan OB/GYN Dr. Muraga Raj.