“It is a sickening thought that this doctor might have preyed on international Asian students because he believed they were naive."
Since there are no recommended screening tests, the best way to catch ovarian cancer as early as possible is to be aware of the symptoms and see a doctor if you have any concerns. Unfortunately, the warning signs can be vague and are often missed or mistaken for gastrointestinal ailments.
In 2012, female representatives in Michigan were banned from using the word "vagina" on the House floor. At best we have
Injection. Commonly known by the brand name Depo-Provera®, the depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) injection is a progestin
Fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, are benign tumors that develop from the smooth muscular tissue of the uterus, and are
"Making mistakes humbles you and allows you to learn," Dr. Patricia Rekawek advises the residents as she addresses the Mount Sinai Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science on graduation night.
Women's pelvises are sensitive to hormonal changes, and probably environmental changes, according to the research.
If you have a bad headache, or your back goes out, you can kvetch and get sympathy. On the other hand, if just one of the
I've always had an interest in space, being a Star Trek fan as a teenager. Dr Beverly Crusher inspired me to do the work
Keep in mind that there is no "one size fits all" treatment for ovarian cancer. Your doctor should discuss with you all the appropriate treatment options for your individual case, and help you understand and weigh the risks and benefits of each.
The thought of my contraception failing and derailing the track I've been on to achieve my goals is devastating. Maybe that makes me selfish, or that I am not prioritizing the right things in life. But that is the beauty of being a young, American woman in the 21st century with access to a variety of contraception options -- it's my choice.
By the end of June, the U. S. Supreme Court will deliver its decisions regarding same-sex marriage and, as well, the healthcare law whose controversial provisions include some contraception and abortion coverage.
For those birthing presidential campaigns and those conceiving runs for legislative power and those lusting for criminal court judgeships, The Cider House Rules and Griswold v. Connecticut should be required reading.
The good news is that couples struggling with infertility now have more options than ever before. While we have much left to do, research is steadily leading to a greater understanding of infertility's causes and risk factors, better technologies, and more personalized treatments.
A good doctor, I realized, is a lot of things all rolled into one. She is a doctor, sure, but she is also a priest who hears your confessions, a therapist who reads your concerns and a guru who poses lots of open-ended questions in hopes that you will improve yourself.
Seventy percent of women try to self-treat a yeast infection before calling a doctor, found a study by the American Social
Nearly half of young women in the United Kingdom aren’t sure where their vaginas are located, according to a new survey. Each
The American College of Physicians has issued a controversial new guideline recommending against performing the annual pelvic exam in non-pregnant women who have no gynecological symptoms that may require medical attention. Is it time to celebrate and cross that dreaded exam off your to-do list?
My gynecologist just followed my vagina on Twitter. Now she knows my political views, sees the photos I take of my crafting projects, and reads the recipes I plan to cook. It sounds innocuous, but it doesn't feel so innocent.