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What do you need to know about a polypectomy?

Friday, October 20, 2017

We look the polypectomy procedure, including the various surgical options, surgical risks and recovery process. Learn all you need to know here.

Placenta: A 'superfood' or a dietary fad?

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Eating placenta, or placentophagy, is becoming increasingly popular among new moms. But does consuming this temporary organ really offer health benefits?

What is the best diet for gestational diabetes?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Learn about what to eat and what to avoid for people with gestational diabetes. This article also gives an overview for this condition.

How is breast cancer related to the axillary lymph nodes?

Monday, October 16, 2017

We look at axillary lymph nodes and their relation to breast cancer. We look at the diagnosis and the outlook, as well as more information, here.

Why women tend to avoid sex as they age

Sunday, October 15, 2017

A new study looks into the main reasons why menopausal, perimenopausal, and postmenopausal women tend to become less sexually active as they age.

Menopause may trigger Alzheimer's disease

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A new study looked at the metabolic changes in the brains of menopausal and perimenopausal women and found potential triggers for Alzheimer's disease.

Traumatic experiences may raise women's heart disease risk

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Women who experience at least three traumatic events in a lifetime may have poorer endothelial function, which could raise the likelihood of heart disease.

DIEP flap breast reconstruction: Procedure and recovery

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Learn what the DIEP flap is, along with the different approaches used, and the complications and risks of this form of breast reconstruction, here.

How to cope with endometriosis

Monday, October 09, 2017

Dealing with endometriosis and its complications can be a struggle. We have compiled the best ways to cope with endometriosis and its related pain.

Weight loss surgery reduces cancer risk by 33 percent in women

Friday, October 06, 2017

A new study shows that women who undergo bariatric surgery have a significantly lower risk of developing cancer, especially obesity-related cancers.

The female orgasm: What do women want?

Friday, October 06, 2017

Research shines a light on many of the mysteries surrounding the female orgasm and reveals just how much women differ in their sexual preferences.

Menopause bloating: Causes and relief

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Menopause can sometimes cause bloating, an uncomfortable pressure in the abdomen caused by extra air or fluid. Learn how to treat menopause bloating.

Period bloating: Seven tips for relief

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Period bloating can be uncomfortable and may affect self-confidence. We look at treatments and lifestyle changes to help relieve this common PMS symptom.

Fibroids after menopause: What you need to know

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Fibroids are growths that develop in the uterus, and usually occur before menopause. We look at the symptoms and treatments for fibroids after menopause.

Birth control and yeast infections: What's the link?

Saturday, September 30, 2017

In this article, learn why certain types of birth control increase the risk of a yeast infection, as well how infections can be prevented.

The ins and outs of the vagina

Friday, September 29, 2017

The vagina and the female orgasm are a mystery to many. Find out how the female sex organs work together to cause sexual arousal and satisfaction.

Vaginal gas: Common causes and prevention

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Vaginal gas occurs when air becomes trapped in the vagina. It is common and not normally linked with health risks, but is sometimes a sign of a fistula.

Nipple discharge: Causes and treatments

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Learn about nipple discharge, including information on what the discharge is, the most common causes, and the most effective treatments.

Stage zero breast cancer: All you need to know

Saturday, September 23, 2017

The stages of cancer describe how advanced the cancer is Stage zero breast cancer is the earliest form of breast cancer, and the easiest to treat.

Dense breast tissue: All you need to know

Saturday, September 23, 2017

What is dense breast tissue and what are the symptoms of dense breasts? Learn about the diagnosis, if it can be prevented, and the link to breast cancer.

Wide-faced people may have a higher sex drive

Saturday, September 23, 2017

New research suggests that the size and shape of one's face may predict sex drive, attitudes to casual sex, and even likelihood to cheat.

Long-term sexual satisfaction: What's the secret?

Friday, September 22, 2017

Sex is good for our health and makes us happy, studies show. Find out why so many people lose interest and what can contribute to a fulfilling sex life.

Lung cancer in women: Signs and symptoms

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Recent research has suggested that lung cancer affects women differently to men. We look at the types, their causes, symptoms, treatments, and outlook.

Bioidentical hormones: Uses, benefits, and risks

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

In this article, learn about bioidentical hormones. What are they, how are they used, what are compounded hormones, and what are the risks?

Talking about sex may keep desire alive

Saturday, September 16, 2017

A new study looks into sexual attitudes and lifestyles to understand how the loss of sexual interest varies by gender, and what factors are behind it.

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Benefits of fish oil for arthritis

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which may help reduce inflammation. Could fish oil be beneficial in the treatment of arthritis?

Placenta: A 'superfood' or a dietary fad?

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Eating placenta, or placentophagy, is becoming increasingly popular among new moms. But does consuming this temporary organ really offer health benefits?

How intermittent fasting can increase weight loss

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Fasting intermittently seems to confer a range of benefits. A new study takes a look at the chemical pathways that might be involved.

Calculating how many calories are burned in a day

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Learn how to work out how many calories are burned per day, including specific totals for different types of activities and exercises.

What are polyphenols and which foods contain them?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Learn all about the health benefits of polyphenols and which foods contain them. We also look at the possible risks and considerations for these chemicals.

What are the possible health benefits of romaine lettuce?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Learn about the nutritional background and potential health benefits of romaine lettuce, including some tips for including it in meals.

Stress may harm gut health as much as junk food

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Researchers suggest that the effect of stress on gut microbiota is comparable with that seen with a high-fat diet, but this may only apply to women.

What to eat and avoid on the gastric sleeve diet

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Learn all about the food to eat and avoid on the gastric sleeve diet. We look at the different phases and the process of transitioning to solid foods here.

All you need to know about the low FODMAP diet

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

We look at the low FODMAP diet. Find out what it is, what kind of foods you can eat, and what the benefits are for people with irritable bowels.

What is graviola and how is it used?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Graviola is hailed as a wonder herb, but does it live up to its hype? What are the health benefits? Here's what the research has to say.

What is the best diet for gestational diabetes?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Learn about what to eat and what to avoid for people with gestational diabetes. This article also gives an overview for this condition.

How broccoli protects your gut

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

New research finds that broccoli might be beneficial for gastrointestinal health; it appears to regulate the microbiome and prevent leaky gut.

Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?

Monday, October 16, 2017

ADHD is difficult to treat. Over recent years, the impact of nutrition has come to the fore. New research investigates the potential use of micronutrients.

Dietary supplement may help to prevent seizures

Monday, October 16, 2017

Researchers suggest that glucosamine, a dietary supplement, may help to reduce brain cell excitability, bringing us closer to a new therapy for epilepsy.

Everything you need to know about ketones

Monday, October 16, 2017

Ketone is a chemical produced by the body when fats are broken down for energy. In this article, we explain ketone tests and how to understand the results.

Does skipping breakfast really lead to overeating?

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Contrary to previous research, a new study suggests that missing a morning meal does not lead to greater calorie intake later in the day.

What you need to know about tocotrienols

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Tocotrienols are a type of vitamin E nutrients. Learn where to find them in foods, and what the difference between them and vitamin E generally is, here.

How a green tea compound could prevent Alzheimer's

Friday, October 13, 2017

Researchers reveal how a compound in green tea called EGCG prevents the formation of toxic beta-amyloid plaques, which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's.

New genetic risk factors for peanut and food allergy identified

Friday, October 13, 2017

A new study finds that the gene EMSY is linked to a raised risk of peanut and food allergy, and that five other loci may also be involved.

Why does my breath smell like acetone?

Friday, October 13, 2017

Acetone breath, or breath that smells like nail polish remover, could indicate that a person has diabetes or another health condition. Learn more.

Omega-6 could lower type 2 diabetes risk by 35 percent

Thursday, October 12, 2017

A new review of more than 20 studies has linked higher blood levels of linoleic acid – a main form of omega-6 – to a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.

The 10 best food allergy apps

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Do you experience food allergies? We have selected the top 10 food allergy apps to help you navigate the foods that are safe to eat and the ones to avoid.

What are the benefits of drinking hot water?

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Drinking water can support skin, muscle, and joint health. Drinking warm or hot water each day might offer even more benefits. We look at the research.

Targeting vitamin D receptors could prevent type 2 diabetes

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Researchers suggest that targeting vitamin D receptors in insulin-producing beta cells could be an effective way to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Food addiction: What to know

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Food addiction is when a person becomes dependent on certain types of foods. Learn more about the causes and when to see a doctor.

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