Menstrual Disorders News
IUDs Recommended For Teens
Dr. Lisa Perriera says IUDs are the wave of the future for birth control.
Female Soldier Ambushed by Baby At Afghan Base
A British team of pediatric specialists is being deployed to Afghanistan to attend to a female gunner who unexpectedly gave birth in an Afghan outpost that was the scene of a bitter battle just days ago. The soldier reportedly didn’t realize she was pregnant until...
Grief: Normal, Not A Mental Illness
Normal grief doesn't merit antidepressants, psychiatric treatment, journal says.
Combination Oral Contraception Pills Cut Menstruation Pain
Birth control pills relieve pain associated with menstruation, a 30-year Swedish study found. The research, published Tuesday in the journal Human Reproduction, studied women over a 30-year period to confirm whether combination oral contraception pills do indeed alleviate symptoms of painful
Birth Control Pills: Some Carry Higher Risk of Blood Clots
Two new studies add to the growing evidence that birth control pills containing a newer type of progestin may put some women at higher risk for blood clots. Both studies, published today in the British Medical Journal, found that women who took pills containing drospirenone -- which includes the
IUD May Be Therapy for Endometrial Cancer
Drug-Laced Contraceptive Could Help Women at Risk of Endometrial Cancer Have Children
Female Athletes Are Too Fit To Get Pregnant
Women in Sports Who Train Too Hard Urged to Freeze Their Eggs Before It's Too Late
Menstrual Cramps Change the Brain, Study Says
Cyclic Pain May Contribute to Structural Changes in the Brain, Researchers Say
The 'Pill' Offers Benefits Beyond Birth Control
Relief of menstrual pain, migraines and acne may be other reasons to prescribe, experts say.
Battered Women's Ills Go Beyond Bruises
Victims of abuse may get headaches, chest pain, infections and other health woes, study finds.