The first live birth after a uterus transplant was achieved in Sweden in 2014, followed by 4 more births, all from uteri provided by living donors.
In a move that shocked world health officials, the Trump administration indicated its opposition to a resolution intended to encourage breastfeeding among new mothers
How should a clinician act on personal values when those values clash with their employers?
The Kaiser Family Foundation recently released results from a new poll examining the public's view on women's issues.
Women of reproductive age are often unaware of their hospital's religious affiliation.
For this study, the authors aimed to quantify this effect by conducting a systematic review of various databases to identify studies that included a placebo arm and used Female Sexual Function Index as a clinical outcome.
Because most reconstructive surgeons are not trained in communicating complex risk information, some women may choose to have the procedure done without fully understanding the risks.
Among some communities, hymenoplasty is seen as a "pragmatic choice" for women to conform to societal conceptions of virginity.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra expressed concern that the ruling would create "needless" barriers between women and access to medical care.
While the number of women participating in cardiovascular disease clinical trials has increased, representation varies significantly depending on the type of trial.
The American College of Physicians has released 7 position statements supporting equality in healthcare for women.
The goal of National Women's Health Week is to encourage women to take steps to be healthy at any age.
An annual wellness exam performed by an OB/GYN can be used to evaluate a woman's heart health.
The debate about crisis pregnancy centers has reached the US Supreme Court.
Sex workers should be counseled about the health risks associated with sex work.
Why is maternal mortality increasing in the US? Like most complicated issues, there is no simple answer.
Certain medications seem safer than others, but the overall danger is low, researchers say.
Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women did not have an overall increase in the disease.
Findings were based on physician interviews regarding immigrant women's requests.
The PARP inhibitor may help fight tumors affecting the ovaries, fallopian tubes or peritoneum.
Among those of childbearing age, 29% had no access to clinics, while another 11% had only one.
Health-care providers often overlook the unique health needs of lesbian and bisexual women.
The high rate of chlamydia and gonorrhea infections in the US means many women are at risk.
Rates increased when women who had already undergone a hysterectomy were excluded.
Cells of elderly women who sit most of the day look much older than their actual age.
There is an increased risk of TNBC among African-American women with prior diagnosis of benign breast disease.
This drug is contained in a once-daily vaginal insert and first to include the active ingredient, DHEA.
OB/GYNs should be taking a more active role in protecting their patient's rights.
There was a higher incidence of composite end point for women during 36 months after acute coronary syndrome.
In addition, women are also closing the gender gap on health problems secondary to alcohol consumption.