Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases?

Medical on May 21st, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

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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Brain study may explain why depression is more common in women

Medical on May 21st, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

According to new research, the brain’s response to inflammation may explain why depression is more common in women than it is in men.

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Is it ok to masturbate during pregnancy?

Medical on May 20th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Most doctors agree that, in most cases, it is safe to masturbate while pregnant. In this article, we look at some of the myths and misconceptions that surround masturbation during pregnancy.

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How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina

Medical on May 20th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends to get better on its own, but trying home remedies and over-the-counter creams can help provide relief. Learn more about how to treat and prevent razor burn in the pubic area here.

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More women risking heart health through lack of exercise

Medical on May 17th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

New research examines the patterns of physical activity among women in the United States who also have a form of cardiovascular disease.

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What to know about ulcerative colitis and pregnancy

Medical on May 15th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation of parts of the digestive system. It is possible for women with ulcerative colitis to get pregnant, have a healthy pregnancy, and give birth safely. Learn more about ulcerative colitis and pregnancy here.

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What are the symptoms of gestational diabetes?

Medical on May 15th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Gestational diabetes is a temporary form of diabetes that can occur during pregnancy. Learn about the symptoms of gestational diabetes, such as increased thirst and blurred vision, here.

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Ways to prevent gestational diabetes

Medical on May 13th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Although it is not always possible to prevent gestational diabetes, eating well and exercising regularly to achieve or maintain a healthy weight can reduce the risk. Learn more here.

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Everything you need to know about Pap smears

Medical on May 13th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

A Pap smear is a routine test that doctors use to look for changes in the cervical cells. These changes may indicate cancer or precancer. Learn more about a Pap smear here.

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Causes and treatment of vaginal cuts

Medical on May 2nd, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Vaginal cuts and tears are common and can occur when a person is removing pubic hair or engaging in sexual activity. Minor cuts or tears are generally harmless and usually heal within a few days. However, a person with larger, deeper, or more numerous vaginal wounds may require medical treatment. Learn more here.

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