There isn't enough evidence to recommend chewing gum after a c-section or other surgery to improve GI function, but the practice won't hurt.
Sarah Bruyn Jones
Clinicians conducting breast examinations who don’t apply enough force during palpation risk missing deeper lesions.
Research in Denmark showed that elective inductions beginning at 37 weeks' gestation were associated with improved outcomes in babies.
A peer support telephone program manned by volunteers and run by nurses showed promise in reducing symptoms of postpartum depression.
Women taking compounded bioidentical hormones for symptoms of menopause don't know as much as they should about the therapy.
New research shows hot flashes last longer than once thought, and when they begin can indicate how long hot flashes will linger.
Hormonal intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants effectively prevent pregnancy at least 1 year beyond their approved duration of use.
Treatments to remove precancerous cervical lesions don't seem to affect a woman's ability to become pregnant, new research found.
Women with higher levels of endocrine-disrupting chemicals from both environmental and household exposure have an earlier onset of menopause.
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for metabolic and heart diseases and nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized.