Study introduces ‘the Big Bang Theory of migraine’

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

A new study finds a link between migraine and signs of early puberty. The scientists suspect that estrogen plays a key role in how migraine originates.

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Can we blame procrastination on our genes?

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

New research has found a genetic difference in procrastinators, but there is a catch. The research also reveals important sex differences.

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What to know about masturbating before sex

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

Masturbating before sex can help some people achieve arousal and reduce stress. However, there is no clear scientific proof behind the anecdotal evidence that it can help males last longer before orgasm. Learn more here.

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Menstrual cups vs. pads and tampons: How do they compare?

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

A new systematic review has assessed the safety and reliability of menstrual cups. Its findings are overwhelmingly positive, though some doubts remain.

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What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer

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

Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure.

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How do the breasts change with age and why?

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

As a person gets older, their breasts naturally change shape and size, and they often develop lumps. In this article, we look at how aging affects the breasts, including possible changes and when to see a doctor.

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What to know about mucinous carcinoma

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

Mucinous carcinoma is a rare type of cancer that usually affects the breast. In this article, we look at its symptoms, causes, treatments, and the outlook.

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What to know about bleeding nipples

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

Bleeding nipples may occur as a result of breastfeeding, skin irritation, allergies, and infections. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more about the causes of bleeding nipples here.

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Why do women have less sex as they age?

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

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.

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Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk

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

New research finds a link between consuming sugary drinks, including fruit juices with no added sugar, and the risk of overall cancer and breast cancer.

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