Can home remedies help regulate your period?

Medical on March 22nd, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Certain home remedies and lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise, can help people to regulate irregular periods. In this article, we look at home remedies that are backed by science, along with those that are not, such as eating turmeric and pineapple.

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What causes upper stomach pain in the third trimester?

Medical on March 19th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Stomach pain is one of the most common pregnancy complaints. Most often, pain in the upper stomach or abdomen is harmless, though people should know when to see a doctor. Learn more about the causes and treatment for upper abdominal pain during pregnancy here.

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Groundbreaking blood test detects fibromyalgia

Medical on March 18th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Researchers have identified a unique ‘molecular signature’ that distinguishes fibromyalgia from other related disorders that doctors often confuse it with.

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Breast cancer: Does stress fuel its spread?

Medical on March 16th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

A new study from Switzerland shows how stress can act on breast cancer tumors, supporting their spread and diversification and making them harder to treat.

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Is the shot or the pill better for birth control?

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

People can take the pill or have shots to prevent pregnancy, but which type of birth control is better? In this article, we discuss the effectiveness, side effects, and costs of the shot and pills for birth control.

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Ovarian cancer: New drug may prevent recurrence

Medical on March 14th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

New research in mice identifies a compound that significantly improves ovarian cancer survival by targeting stem-like cancer cells.

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What can cause a sensitive breast?

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

Breast sensitivity can come and go, and it is rarely a cause for concern. Causes of a sensitive breast can include hormonal changes, injuries, cysts, and breastfeeding issues. Learn more about the possible causes and when to see a doctor here.

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Type 2 diabetes: Work stress may raise risk in women

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

New research examines the association between ‘mentally tiring work’ and the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes in more than 70,000 women.

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What to know about genital warts in women

Medical on March 12th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common sexually transmitted infection. Some types of HPV can cause genital warts, which can develop on the vulva, vagina, and cervix. Learn more about the causes, treatment, and prevention of genital warts in women here.

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Are Unisom and vitamin B-6 safe during pregnancy?

Medical on March 11th, 2019 | File Under Women's Health -

Many pregnant women take a combination of doxylamine (Unisom) and vitamin B-6 for morning sickness. These two medications are also available as a combination drug called Diclegis. Despite some concerns, extensive research shows that taking doxylamine and vitamin B-6 during pregnancy is safe. Learn more here.

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