Discover the facts about uterus transplant. Learn why it gives women with uterine factor infertility their only chance to carry a pregnancy.
Cleveland Clinic is the first U.S. center to screen women for uterus transplant. The research study, groundbreaking for the United States, offers hope to women who can’t carry a pregnancy because of uterine factor infertility.
Clinical studies show that acupuncture bolsters the body’s nervous and endocrine systems, and has an anti-inflammatory effect, which can reverse disease
Learn how bariatric surgery works better than diet and exercise for significant weight loss and the many additional health benefits that come with it.
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Breast cancer doesn’t occur often in younger women. Of the more than 230,000 new cases of breast cancer expected to be diagnosed in the United States in 2015, only about 11 percent will involve women younger than 45. Young breast cancer patients have special concerns. Their cancers tend to be more advanced, more aggressive, more likely … Read More
Young women battling breast cancer have their whole lives ahead of them. That includes motherhood for some. Chemotherapy is the standard treatment for early stage breast cancer. Ovarian failure, or the development of early menopause, is a common long-term side effect of chemotherapy. The ovaries no longer produce eggs that leads to conceiving a child. Research … Read More
If you are receiving fertility treatments or concerned about your ability to get pregnant, consider including a natural, complementary practice thousands of years old: acupuncture. From an Eastern perspective, acupuncture helps your body get back to a balanced state to prepare for conception. From a Western perspective, we don’t know why it works, but we … Read More
If you are 35 or older and concerned about risks associated with pregnancy, experts say there are various factors to consider besides your age. Although many studies report increased risks in pregnancies in women over the age 35, Dr. Perni says, there’s nothing magic about the number 35, says obstetrician/gynecologist Uma Perni, MD. “Some risks do … Read More
Women’s health news continues to dominate, inform, and affect our lives and imaginations. Below, I highlight some of the most influential advances in women’s health of this past year. Some involve new treatments or ways to approach therapy that can help many women, particularly after menopause. 1. Hormone therapy after age 65 – A new look … Read More
Several suggested practices – from diet changes to the timing of intercourse – promise to ensure couples will have a baby of a certain gender. But none of them has proven to be successful. In an unassisted pregnancy, the odds of having a baby of either gender remain fairly even at 50 percent. Let’s take a look … Read More