About 200,000 prolapse surgeries are performed each year in the U.S.—comparable to the number of heart bypass surgeries. I have come to think of prolapse as the most common female ailment no one has ever heard of.
Do more mammagrams save more lives, or can they lead to over diagnosis and unnecessary treatments? Here's an analysis of the latest findings.
Millions of women experience female pattern hair loss, or alopecia, after menopause. Here are some possible fixes.
Do you have chronic pelvic pain and feel the need to urinate urgently and frequently? You might be one of the estimated 5 million Americans with IC/BPS
Menopause means that a woman has had a final menstrual period, without another occurring in the following year.
You find a lump in your breast. You’re concerned, so you call the doctor. Your doctor examines you and tells you it’s probably nothing to worry about, but you’re still worried. What do you do?
Ovarian cancer screening using a blood test and ultrasound scan is more effective than ultrasound alone, according to a study published in The Lancet.
A pap smear is a screening test used to detect cervical cancer from abnormal cells, especially when it is part of your annual gynecological examination.
Do you know the difference between mammograms and other breast cancer screening tests, like MRI, PET, and CT scans? Here's how they work.