Obstetrics & gynaecology

Abnormal menstrual cycle linked to elevated mortality

(HealthDay)—Abnormal menstrual cycle characteristics are associated with elevated mortality risk, according to a study presented at the annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Scientific Congress and Expo, ...

Health

Women's wellness: Menopause misconceptions

Menopause marks the end of a woman's fertility. By definition, it occurs one year after a woman's last menstrual period. While menopausecan happen in a woman's 40s or 50s, the average age is 51 in the U.S. Jacqueline Thielen, ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Undiagnosed STIs can increase negative PMS symptoms

Women that have undiagnosed sexually transmitted infections may be at greater risk of experiencing negative premenstrual symptoms (PMS), according to new Oxford University research.

Diabetes

Early and late menopause can increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Women who begin menopause before age 45 or after 55 have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study of more than 124,000 women enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative, a large national trial aimed ...

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