Magee-Womens Institute To Offer $1M Prize For Women's Health ResearchThe Pittsburgh-based Magee-Womens Research Institute is planning to offer a $1 million prize for innovative research into women's health when it holds its inaugural summit next October at the city's David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
New Study Looks At Stress In WomenWe all get stressed out, and we all handle it differently.
Researchers Make New Developments In Fight Against Alzheimer’s DiseaseAlzheimer's is a progressive disease that affects millions of Americans, and while there is no cure, new research is happening every day.
Local Doctor Weighs In On Jolie’s Tough Decision To Have Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes RemovedAngelina Jolie says she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed last week to ensure she has a long life with her husband and six children.
New Study Suggests Sugary Drinks Could Accelerate Start Of Puberty In GirlsA new study suggests that girls who drink a lot of sugar-filled drinks may start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who consume other beverages.
Stress Causing Hair Loss In Some Younger WomenWe've come to accept stress as a part of our daily lives. But for women, especially younger women, there's a new and embarrassing effect of stress - hair loss.
Overactive Bladder Treatment: Nerve StimulationFlorence Mediate loves to travel, but she hasn't taken a trip since 2012.
Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer “Vague, Subtle”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: Good For Pregnancy? Vitamin D is thought to be good for the bones, and good for the heart.
Pitt Study: Menopause A Particular Time For Cholesterol ConcernAt menopause, typically around age 50, the ovaries shut down and a woman's hormones change.
Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart DiseaseForget what you think you know about heart disease. There's new information that's shaking things up a bit.
FDA Mulls Pap Tests Versus HPV ScreeningsThe regularly scheduled pap smear -- for many women, it's a routine part of getting a checkup.
More Women Struggling With Secondary InfertilityKrissy McNeil, 37, doesn't mind picking up toys at her Pittsburgh home.
First-Ever Stroke Prevention Guidelines Issued For WomenWhen Anne-Marie Conlan was pregnant with her first child, she was rushed to the hospital at 37 weeks with pre-eclampsia.
Study: Walking Hour A Day May Reduce Older Women’s Chances of Getting Breast CancerA 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.