Quick Facts: What You Need to Know About Endometrial Cancer

Medically reviewed.Shawana Moore, DNP, CRNP, WHNP-BC Of the types of cancer that affect women’s reproductive systems, endometrial cancer – a type of uterine cancer – is the most common. It is important to understand the common risk factors for endometrial cancer and how you can reduce your risk of developing the disease. Endometrial cancer is …

Quick Facts: What You Need to Know About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Medically reviewed.Doctor Robyn Faye September polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) awareness month. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) It is one of the most common hormonal disorders in women. Again, 75% of people with PCOS remain undiagnosed. we reached Doctor Robyn FayeAn OB-GYN with Abington-Jefferson Women’s Health Care Group and a member of HealthyWomen’s Women’s Health Advisory Councilto …

The Most Important Facts You Should Know About Medical Abortion

Medical abortion is a way to terminate an early pregnancy using prescription drugs. Complications very rareand this method is accepted It is safe and effective for most people up to 70 days.or about 9 to 10 weeks since their last menstruation. in 2020 more than half of abortions in the United States medical abortions. six …

Quick Facts: What You Need to Know About Smoking and Bladder Cancer

Medically reviewed. Andrea Apolo Smoking is the biggest risk factor for bladder cancer in both men and women. 50% of all bladder cancer cases are related to smoking. Past studies showed that smoking is responsible for 28% of bladder cancer cases in women, and since 2011 the risk in women has increased to 50%. Current …

Quick Facts: What Parents Should Know About Meningitis B

Medically reviewed. Karen Bonnie Meningitis B is a rare but serious illness caused by bacteria. Neisseria meningitidis. five groups Neisseria meningitidis causes bacterial meningitis: A, B, C, W, and Y. Meningitis can lead to infection of the protective layer of the brain and spinal cord or to a blood infection known as septicemia. The bacteria …

Quick Facts: What You Need to Know About Recurrent Vulvovaginal

Medically reviewed. Mary Jane Minkin They are itchy, annoying, and sometimes painful. They’re also very common in women, but no one wants to talk about them: yeast infections. The technical term for these infections is vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and is caused by an overgrowth of the fungus. candidaGenerally Candida albicans, often referred to as yeast. …