Health

Lifestyle affects women's life expectancy and quality-of-life

Women living in Austria today have a statistical life expectancy of 84 years, so that, on average, they live 4.7 years longer than men. However, when it comes to years of good health, they are on a par with men and the increased ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Teens with obesity and PCOS have more 'unhealthy' bacteria

Teens with obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have more "unhealthy" gut bacteria suggesting the microbiome may play a role in the disorder, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society's Journal ...

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Ovary

The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system. Ovaries in anatomically female individuals are analogous to testes in anatomically male individuals, in that they are both gonads and endocrine glands.

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