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Female Health: Information for Women Document List

Summary: Our library below features 41 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Female Health category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Female Health RSS feed.

Female Health Publications

Bias Keeps Women with Higher Body Weight Away From the Doctor
Study reveals past experiences with bias and discrimination and avoidance of doctors linked in women with higher body weights.
Publish Date: 2018-04-23

Women with PCOS Should Be Screened for Mental Health Disorders
Study reveals women with PCOS are more likely to suffer from mental health disorders and should be routinely screened for these during medical assessments.
Publish Date: 2017-11-10 - Updated: 2021-02-19

Female Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Pregnancy Risks, Treatment
Information regarding colon cancer in women including rectal carcinoma during pregnancy, symptoms and treatment options.
Publish Date: 2015-08-10 - Updated: 2020-12-25

Female Pelvic Examination: Understanding What is Involved
Information including what to expect during a female pelvic exam at the doctors office.
Publish Date: 2015-05-31 - Updated: 2020-11-02

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): Facts and Information
Information regarding female genital mutilation, a painful invasive surgical procedure often performed without anesthetics on girls before they reach puberty.
Publish Date: 2015-05-18 - Updated: 2021-08-15

Breast Density Law in California
Dense breast tissue can make it harder to evaluate results of a mammogram and may also be associated with increased risk of breast cancer.
Publish Date: 2015-01-29 - Updated: 2021-01-27

Women with Atypical Hyperplasia at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer
Women with atypical hyperplasia of the breast have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than previously thought.
Publish Date: 2014-12-31 - Updated: 2021-09-24

More Comfortable Mammography for Women
Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women.
Publish Date: 2014-11-25

Stroke and Migraine Headaches in Females
Studies show risk of ischemic stroke increased in women who experienced migraines and was worsened by oral contraceptive use, high blood pressure and smoking.
Publish Date: 2014-09-11 - Updated: 2020-12-20

Hormone Levels and Weight Gain During Menopause
Information regarding the reason why many women often gain weight due to menopause and body hormonal changes.
Publish Date: 2014-07-09 - Updated: 2021-06-26

Venlafaxine or Estrogen Therapy for Night Sweats and Hot Flashes
Study compares oral estrogen and non-hormonal venlafaxine hydrochloride for reducing hot flashes and night sweats reported by menopausal women.
Publish Date: 2014-05-28 - Updated: 2021-07-11

Daily Antibiotics Most Effective in Preventing Recurrent Female Urinary Tract Infections
An LA BioMed study found daily antibiotics most effective in preventing recurrent urinary tract infection and Cranberry pills, estrogen and acupuncture also found to be helpful.
Publish Date: 2014-01-08

Female Health Check Up: Things Women Should Have Checked in Medical Exams
A list of medical and health checks that should be performed by women when visiting the doctor.
Publish Date: 2013-08-21 - Updated: 2021-10-26

Women Financially Vulnerable When it Comes to Disability
According to a new study women are most at risk both physically and financially when it comes to disability.
Publish Date: 2012-06-05 - Updated: 2021-09-07

Caffeine May Reduce Fertility in Women
Discovering the link between caffeine consumption and reduced fertility in females.
Publish Date: 2011-05-26 - Updated: 2014-11-28

Stress Urinary Incontinence Affects 1 in 3 Women
An estimated one in three women experience stress urinary incontinence (SUI), a condition characterized by an involuntary loss of urine due to forces on the bladder.
Publish Date: 2011-05-16 - Updated: 2022-07-26

Female Body Image Based on Others Opinion
The most powerful influence on women's appreciation of their bodies is how they believe important others view them.
Publish Date: 2011-03-29 - Updated: 2022-05-02

Cervical Cancer Impacting Younger Women
For young women hard to detect cancers may develop and spread because of the inability to diagnose cancer at an early stage.
Publish Date: 2011-02-03 - Updated: 2022-06-14

Communication Barrier Between Women and Their Physicians
New Survey Reveals Communication Barrier Between Baby Boomer Women and Their Physicians.
Publish Date: 2011-01-25

Women Lift Lid on Menopause - Setting the Record Straight on Hot Flushes
A ground-breaking website today lifts the lid on the menopause and could save women from suffering alone.
Publish Date: 2010-12-06

New Mothers Grew Bigger Brains Within Months of Giving Birth
Warmer feelings toward babies linked to new mothers growing bigger brains within months of giving birth.
Publish Date: 2010-10-20

Is the Media Glamorizing Teen Pregnancy
Teen pregnancy has garnered significant attention in the entertainment media over the past two years.
Publish Date: 2010-10-04

Women's Health Research - Gains and Lags
Increased attention to female health research has yielded gains on some important conditions but progress lags on others.
Publish Date: 2010-09-23

Thrombogenic and BMI in Newly Menopausal Women
Early menopause is a time to address life style changes that will reduce BMI and cardiovascular risk.
Publish Date: 2010-08-28 - Updated: 2022-09-18

Predicting Age Women will Reach Menopause
Researchers develop accurate way to predict the age when women will hit the menopause.
Publish Date: 2010-06-27

Concern over FDA Plan to Approve Ulipristal Abortion Drug
Pro-Life chair voices grave concern over FDA plan to approve abortion drug for emergency contraception.
Publish Date: 2010-06-18 - Updated: 2023-02-10

Why Diseases Like Multiple Sclerosis Go into Remission During Pregnancy
During pregnancy many women experience remission of autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis and uveitis.
Publish Date: 2010-06-17 - Updated: 2018-03-16

Female Contraceptives Can be Deadly
Women use birth control contraceptives to avoid getting pregnant lessen premenstrual symptoms control acne regulate menstrual cycles.
Publish Date: 2010-06-12 - Updated: 2011-06-05

National Women's Health Week - Empowering Women to Make Health a Priority
Mother's Day, May 9, marks National Women's Health Week, women to celebrate by focusing on their own health and well-being.
Publish Date: 2010-05-06

Cesareans: Routine but Not Without Risks
Obstetricians around the world are performing an increasing number of Caesareans.
Publish Date: 2010-04-12

Social Stigma of Never Married Women
Society messages given to women who are not married by their mid 30s.
Publish Date: 2010-03-23

Whoopi Goldberg - Great Women in History and LBL
In Webisodes Great Women in History Whoopi Goldberg appears as famous women who may have had Light Bladder Leakage (LBL).
Publish Date: 2010-02-10

Women Told They are too Fat - Doctors Miss Major Cause of Obesity
Doctors Miss Major Cause of Infertility and Obesity - Women told they are too fat and are not treated for serious disease.
Publish Date: 2010-02-02 - Updated: 2016-06-13

Women on Injectable Birth Control at Risk of Bone Loss
50% of women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) birth control shot will experience bone mineral density loss in hip or lower spine.
Publish Date: 2009-12-21

Bartholin Cyst - Facts and Information
Women develop a Bartholin cyst when the duct exiting their Bartholin gland becomes blocked.
Publish Date: 2009-12-14

Gabapentin Improves Sleep for Women with Hot Flashes
Gabapentin improves sleep quality in menopausal women with hot flashes.
Publish Date: 2009-09-08

Pre-eclampsia and Diet in Pregnant Women
Chemical compound found in unpasteurized food detected in high levels in red blood cells of pregnant women with pre-eclampsia.
Publish Date: 2009-08-25 - Updated: 2017-06-28

Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities
Where There Is No Doctor Spanish edition of the groundbreaking title for women with disabilities and the health workers who assist them.
Publish Date: 2009-03-24 - Updated: 2010-06-26

Vaccine Shows Promise in Preventing Cytomegalovirus Infection
Trial involving 441 CMV-negative women give rise to optimism that a vaccine to prevent congenital CMV is close.
Publish Date: 2009-03-19 - Updated: 2022-03-01

Collagen Injections Can Help Incontinence
Collagen injections can benefit women who suffer stress urinary incontinence even after urethral or periurethral surgery.
Publish Date: 2009-03-17 - Updated: 2014-01-20

Endometriosis: Signs - Symptoms - Treatment
Information on Endometriosis a female health condition resulting in pelvic pain often due to an under-active thyroid gland.
Publish Date: 2009-02-08 - Updated: 2020-02-01

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