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Female Health: Information for Women Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Female Health category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Female Health: Information for Women Publications

2018-04-23 : 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.

2017-11-10 : 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.

2015-08-10 : Female Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Pregnancy Risks and Treatments : Information regarding colon cancer in women including rectal carcinoma during pregnancy, symptoms and treatment options.

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

2015-05-18 : Female Genital Mutilation: Facts and Information : Information regarding female genital mutilation, a painful invasive surgical procedure often performed without anesthetics on girls before they reach puberty.

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

2014-12-31 : 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.

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

2014-09-11 : 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.

2014-07-09 : Hormone Levels & Weight Gain During Menopause : Information regarding why many women often gain weight due to menopause and body hormonal changes.

2014-05-28 : Venlafaxine vs. 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.

2014-01-08 : 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.

2013-08-21 : 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.

2012-06-05 : 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.

2011-05-26 : Caffeine May Reduce Fertility in Women : Discovering the link between caffeine consumption and reduced fertility in females.

2011-05-16 : 1 in 3 Women Live with Stress Urinary Incontinence : An estimated one in three women experience stress urinary incontinence (SUI) a condition characterized by involuntary loss of urine due to forces on the bladder.

2011-03-29 : Female Body Image Based More on Others Opinion : The most powerful influence on womens appreciation of their bodies is how they believe important others view them.

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

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

2010-12-06 : 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.

2010-10-20 : 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.

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

2010-09-23 : 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.

2010-09-05 : Delivering a Baby After a C-section - Options Available : Between 60 to 80% of women who attempt a VBAC will be able to deliver the baby vaginally the rest will still need a c-section cesarean procedure.

2010-08-28 : Body Mass Index and Thrombogenic Factors in Newly Menopausal Women : Early menopause is a time to address life style changes that will reduce BMI and cardiovascular risk.

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

2010-06-18 : Grave Concern over FDA Plan to Approve Abortion Drug : Pro-Life Chair Voices Grave Concern over FDA Plan to Approve Abortion Drug for Emergency Contraception.

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

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

2010-05-06 : 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.

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

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

2010-02-10 : 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).

2010-02-02 : 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.

2009-12-21 : 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.

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

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

2009-08-25 : 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.

2009-03-24 : 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.

2009-03-19 : 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.

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

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

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