Saturday, February 28, 2015

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Question: Why do postmenopausal women need GYN care? Answer: When the menstrual cycle has ended, many women think they no longer need to check in with their gynecologist, but it is not that simple. An annual exam is needed to test a woman's lymph nodes for enlargements, the cervix for abnormalities, the breasts for lumps, and the pelvis for pain or abnormalities.
Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common
Quick tips to protect your skin
The dangers of a power tool used in gynecological surgery have been debated for more than a year, with experts offering varying estimates of the chance that an undetected uterine cancer would be spread - and likely worsened - by the tissue-slicing device.
But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease
A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds
Finding suggests need for better treatments for menopause-related symptoms, study author says
It can be as important as an attractive photo, researchers say
Regular consumption of tea and citrus can be beneficial for your health.
Now, new results from studying the cohort – or group – study over 30 years reveal that women who consume tea have a lower risk of ovarian cancer.
The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction
Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry
One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee
22 percent were from what parents said were nonsmoking homes, study finds
Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say
Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths
Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes
Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say
Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say
Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common
Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds
British study found an association, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect
Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm
IUDs and implants among the safest, most effective forms of contraception, experts say
Study of preemies who heard recordings from mom showed larger auditory cortex