If every woman in the world received adequate health care, almost none would die of cervical cancer. Effective treatments exist for pre-cancerous conditions and for cervical cancer that is diagnosed at an early stage.
While researchers from the Journal of Sexual Medicine could find no physical evidence of a G-spot in the largest post-mortem study ever on the G-spot, this does not necessarily mean that it is not real.
Endometriosis and uterine fibroids are two very common women’s health conditions that have a frustratingly limited number of treatments.
It’s not possible to understand present-day reproductive coercion, or its lasting impact on marginalized communities, without understanding the United States’ long history of sterilization abuse.
TSS can affect men and women alike, however, it is mostly associated with women who menstruate. Toxic shock syndrome may occur from two different kinds of bacteria. The most common bacteria is staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria. The syndrome can also be caused by group A streptococcus (strep) bacteria.
A vaginal yeast infection, also known as vuvlovaginal candidasis, is when healthy yeast over produces in the vagina.
Urinary incontinence (UI) is finally something women can talk about—and do something about. A new comprehensive study and a national meeting of UI researchers and other experts demonstrate widespread agreement that Kegel exercises and bladder training can improve UI symptoms for many women.[i] It’s time to make UI a topic for women’s health activism!
Some dementia symptoms in older women such as delirium or confusion may actually be caused by the cumulative effect of taking certain over-the-counter drugs, or even by urinary tract infections.
No state mandates spousal consent for this procedure, and any such proposals would almost certainly be found to be unconstitutional. That’s because hysterectomy can be considered to be a sterilization procedure, since pregnancy cannot occur afterwards.