Doris Haropulos is fighting for her life. The 79-year-old was diagnosed with late stage ovarian cancer last year after months of feeling bloated and nauseous.
Vitamin D is thought to be good for the bones, and good for the heart.
At menopause, typically around age 50, the ovaries shut down and a woman’s hormones change.
Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.
The regularly scheduled pap smear — for many women, it’s a routine part of getting a checkup.
Krissy McNeil, 37, doesn’t mind picking up toys at her Pittsburgh home.
When Anne-Marie Conlan was pregnant with her first child, she was rushed to the hospital at 37 weeks with pre-eclampsia.
A large new study from the American Cancer Society finds walking an hour a day could significantly reduce an older woman’s chances of getting breast cancer.
Canadian researchers think they have the answer for why women eventually hit menopause: men.
Fibroids are very common. Vitamin D deficiency is also very common.
Could pap tests be the key to discovering deeper gynecologic cancers?
The week before your period — do you scream at people, throw things and just feel downright cranky and irritable?
Even if you don’t have cancer, would you have your breasts removed?
Sometimes a mammogram shows a woman’s breasts are dense – a reflection of the hormone estrogen. Women who have very dense tissue are at greater risk for developing breast cancer and it can be harder for mammograms to show a tumor.
Medical Frontiers is joined by Allan Klapper, MD, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at West Penn Allegheny.