- A Michigan doctor has been accused of cutting the genitals of two young girls. The doctor may be the first person prosecuted in the U.S. under federal law for female genital mutilation.
- Running two hours per week can boost your lifespan by three years compared to non-runners.
- Researchers identify the 11 European countries with the highest drinking rates among pregnant women.
- Three diseases that can make you smell, and what foods can help reduce bad body odor.
- Researchers in Germany hope to attach a medicine-filled "hat" to sperm cells in order to better deliver treatment to hard-to-reach cancers inside the female reproductive tract.
- New research suggests that "big" women, who are tall but not necessarily overweight, may be at increased risk for atrial fibrillation, a condition that can lead to blood clots, stroke, and heart failure.
- Mothers and daughters view personality traits and physical attraction differently when it comes to choosing potential dates.
- According to a public health researcher, lying about your sexual history can make it difficult for health workers to prepare for, and prevent, STI outbreaks.
- A recent animal study has shown that offspring of rats who binge drank alcohol before pregnancy were at increased risk for developing diabetes. Researchers say the same may be true for humans.
- The 5 most common reasons why some women experience pain during sex, and how to fix it.
- Researchers at the University of Toronto have found men with migraines are twice as likely to develop anxiety.
- Men who watch porn are less likely to be satisfied both sexually and overall in relationships.
Women's health refers to health issues specific to human female anatomy. These often relate to structures such as female genitalia and breasts or to conditions caused by hormones specific to, or most notable in, females. Women's health issues include menstruation, contraception, maternal health, child birth, menopause and breast cancer.