Hot Flushes May Predict Breast Cancer Drug Success

Hot Flushes May Predict Breast Cancer Drug Success

Hot flushes, night sweats or painful joints may be good news for women taking hormone-based drugs for breast cancer — it may mean their tumors are less likely to return, researchers said. Women with any of these menopause-like symptoms after taking AstraZeneca’s breast cancer drug Arimidex or generic tamoxifen were 30 percent less likely to […]

Most Common Myths About Sexually Transmitted Diseases!

Most Common Myths About Sexually Transmitted Diseases!

Are you aware of sexually transmitted diseases (STD)? How much do you know about STDs? Now-a-days, sex education has become widespread, so many of you no longer believe in certain misconceptions about STDs. But there are few people who still fail to distinguish between the fact and fiction. If you want to avoid the health […]

Is Testosterone Therapy For Women Effective In Promoting Sex-Drive?

Is Testosterone Therapy For Women Effective In Promoting Sex-Drive?

Often we consider testosterone as a male hormone. But, in fact, it also produces in low levels in the female body by the reproductive organs—the ovaries. Normally, female body has three major sex hormones circulating in the blood — estrogen, testosterone and progesterone, which helps drive sexual activities in women. The production of testosterone is […]

Elderly Women Can Increase Strength But Still Risk Falls

Elderly Women Can Increase Strength But Still Risk Falls

A new study from the University of New Hampshire finds that elderly women can increase muscle strength as much as young women can, indicating that decline in muscle function is less a natural part of the aging process than due to a decline in physical activity. The research compared strength gains of inactive elderly women […]

Be Aware With Pelvic Floor Disorders To Avoid Various Health Consequences!

Be Aware With Pelvic Floor Disorders To Avoid Various Health Consequences!

Pelvic floor mainly refers to group of muscles that form a sling or hammock across the opening of your pelvis. These muscles, along with other surrounding tissues, keep your pelvic organs in place so that the organs function properly. When these pelvic muscles and their connective tissues become weak or injured, it results in pelvic […]

Reasons Behind Irregular Periods!

Reasons Behind Irregular Periods!

If you are suffering with irregular periods, it clearly indicates that your menstrual cycle has lost its balance. Actually, most irregular periods are benign and don’t cause any complications for your health. Too frequent periods, missed periods, spotting or bouts of heavy bleeding and clotting usually occur because of underlying hormonal imbalance in your body […]

Exercise May Cut Uterine Cancer Risk In Heavy Women

Exercise May Cut Uterine Cancer Risk In Heavy Women

In overweight or obese women (obesity effects), physical activity, even at light or moderate intensities, lowers the risk of cancer of the lining of the uterus, according to findings from the American Cancer Society’s prospective Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort study. Dr. Alpa V. Patel and colleagues at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta […]

Endometriosis May Occur With Bowel Disease

Endometriosis May Occur With Bowel Disease

Women with endometriosis are at increased risk of also having irritable bowel syndrome or pelvic inflammatory disease, according to findings from a large study conducted in the UK. Dr. Karen D. Ballard, identified 5,540 women aged 15 to 55 years who were diagnosed with endometriosis. They matched these “case” patients to 21,239 control women without […]


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