Young female athletes who have stopped menstruating have a weakening in the quality of their bone structure that may predispose them to breaking a bone, despite getting plenty of weight-bearing exercise, a new study finds.
Osteoporosis is a problem that affects men and women alike. It is reported that in the U.S., 2 million men have this condition, and 16 million men have warning signs.
It’s real and it can drive some guys crazy
Stephanie Yi, 29, had a body most women would kill for. She never had to work hard to maintain her long-limbed, flat-bellied frame—weekend hikes near her northern California home and lots of spinach salads did the trick.
If the only time you zoom in on your anatomy is when you're tweezing your unibrow or popping a zit, then you could be missing out on some crucial information about your health.
I am often asked the question: “If there was one word of advice that you could give to women afflicted with breast cancer, what would it be?” Since cancer is such a complex issue, there is no quick answer. However, if women would start with this one step – it could make a huge difference in their outcome.
Shortly after moving to Canada’s Okanagan Valley, Patricia Lee started experiencing severe irregularities in her menstrual cycle. She had one period that lasted two and a half months. The bleeding was so intense that at one point, doctors recommended a blood transfusion.
A new study by researchers from the Nordic Cochrane Centre in Denmark found that mammograms may harm ten times as many women as they help.
Women should undergo PAP screening only once every three years (not annually). When testing is more frequent, or started before age 21, there's a greater chance of detecting human papillomavirus (HPV),