Oncology & Cancer

Study provides clinician guidance on follow-up for ovarian cysts

About 15 to 20% of women will develop an ovarian cyst during their lifetime. The fluid-filled or solid sacs in the ovaries are usually non-cancerous and go away independently—studies show that about 85% resolve within five ...

Health

What happens to your vagina as you age?

The vagina is an internal organ with a complex ecosystem, influenced by circulating hormone levels which change during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause.

HIV & AIDS

South Africa AIDS epidemic eases: survey

South Africa has recorded its first significant fall in the number of people suffering from HIV but remains in the grip of a sexually transmitted epidemic, according to a survey released on Monday.

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