Fibroids are a common gynecological diagnosis, often misrepresented yet rarely ignored.
"We need to look at it in a bigger perspective, rather than focusing on if you get a baby or don’t get a baby."
Ten women will undergo the first uterus transplants in the U.S.
The experiences of women who undergo hysterectomy have not been given adequate attention -- especially in the area of how reproductive organs can provide a sense of identity to women.
Galen, a second-century Greek physician, believed that the body was ruled by "humor" fluids. Men typically had “hot and dry
Kalasi Devi, 28, is a mother of three whose uterus has been protruding from her body for more than a decade. "During my pregnancy I did a lot of heavy work, like carrying water and wood," she says. "I started working again 10 days after giving birth."
There's no good reason for fibroids to continue to cause such a high degree of suffering. But awareness of the condition is key if women are to get prompt and appropriate treatment.
Complicating the simple is a human talent. You might think that the human endeavor should be fraught with efforts to simplify the complicated, and indeed, it is. Unfortunately, it seems that most of the efforts to simplify the complicated, actually serve to complicate the simple.
We are certainly not saying that every woman with a hysterectomy should take estrogen. Our argument is exactly against the oversimplification of one-size-fits-all approaches.
I had no idea how much my identity was tied to you or the wave of emotion I would feel after you were gone.
Dear Mrs. Duggar, It's me, your uterus. Excuse the formality but we need to have a serious talk. I hope you don't mind my
Apparently, a lawmaker in the Florida House of Representatives ran afoul of that august body's rules of politesse today after he used an inappropriate word on the House floor today. That word: uterus. Wait, what?
A gynaecologist is being sued for branding his patient's name on to her removed uterus. However, Ingrid Paulicivic, a 47
Birth defects increased in humans and animals Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine accidentally discovered that rats
Allison Henry isn't the first to suffer from a horrifying medical condition that few women talk about. But her case was particularly
They can be uncomfortable, annoying and downright bothersome, but fibroids need to be dealt with as soon as they become a