Women's Health


Girls who are sexually or physically abused may start menstruating earlier or later than average.
Women with demanding jobs are at increased risk for heart attacks.
Being obese may affect a woman's response to breast cancer treatment.
Women in their seventies can gain more years by exercising regularly and having a diet rich in fruits and vegetables.
Overweight women may never escape the painful stigma of obesity - even after they have shed the pounds, suggests a new research.
Long-term birth control options, such as intrauterine devices (IUDs), are 20 times more effective for preventing pregnancy than contraceptive pills.
Women with urinary incontinence who also enjoy their regular cup of coffee or tea don't have to worry about the extra caffeine making their condition worse.
Women smokers with certain gene variants are at increased risk for menopausal hot flashes compared to smokers without these genetic differences.