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A 35 year old woman Pam Babcock with atrophied legs, in western Kansas became stuck on her boyfriend's toilet after sitting on it for two years. The woman's skin had grown around the seat.
Despite No Gender Difference in Adverse Drug Reactions, Women are Treated Less Frequently than Men with Statins, Aspirin and Beta - Blockers
Women suffering from endometriosis live a life consumed by endless doctor visits, surgeries, medications and unresolved pain.
About 41 percent of women see their hair stylist three to four times per year, while one in four women has never had her cholesterol checked.
When it comes to what young women are looking for in their lives, relationships, and health, a new survey finds that most are putting an emphasis on a traditional core value: reliability.
Middle-aged women are much more likely to be depressed if they are obese, and vice versa.
Women who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome are unable to effectively turn off a pain-modulation mechanism in the brain.
Data from voluntary registry on any procedure for benign uterine fibroids showed that 90 percent of the women participating avoided a hysterectomy and of these, 85 percent had a substantial improvement in symptoms.
A minimally invasive procedure called endometrial ablation is as effective as hysterectomy in solving a common female complaint called 'dysfunctional uterine bleeding'.
Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt (R) on Tuesday said that during the next state Legislative session he will propose nearly $2.5 million in additional funding "specifically dedicated" to expanding health services for more than 80,000 women and increasing access to breast and cervical cancer screenings, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
More than 700 medicines for diseases that disproportionately or only affect women are currently in development.
Endoscopic techniques are transforming the practice of surgery, yet their adoption in certain specialties, particularly gynecology, lags far behind that of other specialties.
Illinois state program designed to fight heart disease and help uninsured women live a healthy lifestyle has received national recognition.
Survey has uncovered a newfound sense of self-empowerment in regard to women's health and their priorities.
Analysis of data from 2,291 women who participated in the MERLIN TIMI-36 study showed a 29 percent reduction in the relative risk of recurrent ischemia in women receiving Ranexa.
As the national blood banking community considers limiting the use of plasma from female donors because of a rare but potentially catastrophic lung condition, researchers have shown that this policy change might be premature.
Women are embarrassed to talk about light bladder leakage, which is a shame since we talk and laugh about everything else, including those unexpected changes in our bodies.
The use of folic acid, a dietary supplement that can prevent neural tube birth defects, among Hispanic women of childbearing age in California declined between 2002 and 2006.
Hysterectomy - a common operation involving the removal of the uterus - greatly increases the risk of urinary incontinence.
Having a bite to eat in the first 24 hours after major abdominal gynecologic surgery is safe.
Researchers estimate that as many as 18 percent of women will experience symptoms consistent with vulvodynia.
A year after the first HPV vaccine was approved, women say they know that Pap tests are important.
In ABC hit series, Private Practice, a young woman unable to have sex with her new husband, visits Dr. Addison Montgomery.
Guidelines recommende physicians provide women with a list of warnings about freezing their eggs for possible future use before conducting the procedure.
Research team is developing technology that seeks to "mimic the womb" in an effort to improve in vitro fertilization outcomes.