A new study reassures women that removing all their pubic hair is most likely not linked to an increased risk of sexually transmitted infections.
Group B strep is a type of bacteria that occurs naturally in some adults and can pass from pregnant women to babies. It often produces no symptoms, but it can be life threatening in babies. Learn more here.
There are many different types of vagina, and the shape, size, and color naturally vary. In this article, learn more about the types of vagina and when the appearance can indicate a health issue.
New research suggests that a low fat diet reduces death risk among women who have had breast cancer, slows down diabetes, and prevents heart disease.
Endometriosis is not an autoimmune disease, but research shows that it may have links to some autoimmune conditions. Learn more about the connection in this article.
Taking certain antibiotics can lead to a yeast infection in the vagina. This is because the antibiotics kill bacteria that support vaginal health. Learn more here.
New research suggests that experiencing a stressful life event may detrimentally impact older women’s memories and put them at risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Some women report experiencing intense sexual pleasure from the stimulation of an area in the vagina called the G-spot. Others may think they do not have one. Learn more about its location and current research here.
New research uses two different testing paradigms to compare the multitasking abilities of men and women. The findings counter a long held belief.
Zulresso is a brand-name prescription drug that’s used to treat postpartum depression (PPD) in women. Zulresso comes as a solution that’s given as an intravenous (IV) infusion. You’ll receive Zulresso over a period of 60 hours in a certified healthcare facility. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.
The elasticity of the vagina may change because of childbirth or aging. These changes are common and do not pose a risk to health. Here, learn about vaginal looseness, exercises, and more.
Masturbation is a healthy sexual activity, and exercise provides many health benefits. Masturbating before a workout is unlikely to affect the fitness of either males or females. Learn more here.
People have long believed that the moon could influence their sleep, their mood, even their fertility. Are any of these beliefs true? We investigate.
A 3D mammogram provides a detailed image of the breast tissue. These images can help health professionals identify any unusual growths, especially in people with dense breast tissue. Learn more here.
A large review of clinical trials concludes that testosterone significantly improves the sexual function and well-being of postmenopausal women.
A large study of women found that those with a morning preference were less likely to have or develop breast cancer than those with an evening preference.
Many women have less sex as they age, and the sex they do have gives them less pleasure. New research says this is not all down to health-related factors.
New research suggests that we should pay more attention to a surprising link: that between poor social bonds and the presence of bone loss in older women.
In what may seem like counterintuitive findings, a new study suggests that running on a treadmill could ease period pain and improve the quality of life.
New research from Hong Kong shows that quitting alcohol use could boost mental health, especially among females who are moderate drinkers.
After a miscarriage, a women’s menstrual cycle will restart. The first day of bleeding will be day 1 of the new cycle. For people with regular cycles, ovulation typically occurs around day 14. However, it may take several months for a woman’s cycle to return to usual after pregnancy loss. Learn more here.
Research in a large cohort of women over the age of 50 suggests that body shape, resulting from fat distribution, is associated with cardiovascular risk.
Women often experience bleeding right after having an abortion, which may last for 1–2 weeks. However, their first period will usually occur several weeks later and may be lighter or heavier than usual, depending on the type of abortion. Most women's periods return to normal after two to three cycles. Learn more here.
New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be.
Researchers found that women who slept with lights or a television on in the room were at greater risk of weight gain and obesity during a 6-year study.
A new meta-analysis of over 600 studies has found that women are better than men at recalling certain types of memories, such as verbal information.
"Morning wood" refers to nocturnal penile tumescence, which involves waking up in the morning with an erection. This is a normal occurrence. Changes in how often it happens can signal a health condition that may need treatment from a doctor. Learn more here.
Researchers at the University of Guelph in Canada are the first to study how perimenopause affects heart health in female mice.
There are many types of nipples, including puffy, hairy, protruding, and inverted. These types are based on appearance and come with no health risks. Learn more about types of nipples here.
New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women.
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