| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question.
Researchers at the Breast Center...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:13 PM
As a full-time student and single mother of five, Theclia Holloway had little time to spare for a mammogram. So she put it off for two years, and when the doctor called her in for more extensive tests after the mammogram, she was in the midst of midterms,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Women who find themselves having a hard time getting pregnant may have endometriosis to blame. The condition is one of the most common causes of infertility. Dr. Michael A. Giudice, a physician of obstetrics and gynecology with University of Maryland St....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Here are three local health-oriented blogs that deserve your attention. One is pretty popular among our readers, and if you haven't discovered yet, you should check it out. It's Shane Burcaw's Laughing at my Nightmare! This 21-year-old blogging...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Sterilizing feral cats without removing their sexual organs would do more to control their population than spaying and neutering, according to a new study.
Colonies of feral cats can grow at a rapid pace, leaving them to compete in miserable...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Q: My boyfriend is always satisfied when we have sex, but the truth is he's satisfied so quickly that I usually end up doing without and staying frustrated. I'm 40, and after an emergency hysterectomy I feel I'm finally able to enjoy sex more. He is 45....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Several authoritative organizations have issued new guidelines about hormone therapy (HT)--an area that has led to confusion and conflicting guidelines for the past decade.
From around 1960 until 2002, doctors often prescribed HT both to treat symptoms...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:48 PM
HARRISON, Ark. – Actress Angelina Jolie put a name to a serious, often deadly illness. BRCA is a genetic mutation that can lead to multiple types of cancer in both women and men.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in mid-June will help many families be...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:09 PM
After a decade of rancorous debate over the risks and benefits of menopausal hormone therapy, experts from more than a dozen top medical organizations worldwide have finally come to something resembling a consensus. What did they decide, and why are women...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:00 AM
I am a married 54-year-old postmenopausal woman. My libido has diminished significantly, and it takes me much longer to climax. My husband gets tired sooner and is unable to maintain an erection as long as he used to; this makes it even more difficult for...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen.
Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly decided to have her...
| May 15, 2013
New technology for identifying early stage ovarian cancer in uterine and cervical cells could have the potential to one day stem this often deadly disease, according to a recent study in the International Journal of Cancer.
Using equipment that can...