Women's Health News

How to deal with mom-shaming Jul 12, 2018
Sometimes, moms posting on social media about fun family outings and their children’s special moments can catch the unwanted attention of mom-shamers. Dr. Melissa Wilkes Requenez explains how to deal with it.
Baylor, BillionToOne collaborate for non-invasive prenatal testMay 16, 2018
In an effort to provide safe testing to expecting mothers, Baylor College of Medicine is collaborating with BillionToOne in a joint clinical study of a novel, non-invasive blood test that detects sickle cell disease during pregnancy.
How to manage emotional rollercoaster of infertility Apr 18, 2018
Dr. Sohye Kim offers advice on how to handle the emotional effects of infertility.
Why is it harder for females to gain weight?Apr 18, 2018
For years, scientists have observed that when male and female mice eat the same high-fat diet, the males gain significantly more weight than the females. A new study proposes that part of the answer as to why that is may be in the brain.
Potential new strategy to fight ovarian cancer foundMar 28, 2018
A new discovery opens the possibility of developing a novel way to fight ovarian cancer.
Follistatin is a key player in embryo implantationJun 2, 2017
Looking to improve the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies, researchers investigated the mechanism involved in successful embryo implantation.
Low-carb diet may reduce risk of postmenopausal weight gainMay 18, 2017
In an analysis of dietary patterns of postmenopausal women, researchers found that those who consumed the fewest carbohydrates had a significantly reduced risk of gaining 10 percent of their body weight over an eight-year period.
Facing the hard realities of infertility Apr 24, 2017
Dr. Terri Woodard wants couples to know about the realities of infertility and treatment options to improve their chances of becoming a parent.
Gene mutation may be linked to unexplained female infertilityMar 21, 2017
Researchers have uncovered a gene mutation that may provide answers to unexplained female infertility.
Older adults advised to make smart sexual health choicesFeb 9, 2017
STDs can have a significant impact on the health of elders because they are often diagnosed late due to lack of frequent screening.