Skip to content

    Women's Health

    News and Features Related to Women's Health

    1. Red Wine Compound May Not Help Healthy Women

      Oct. 25, 2012 -- New research raises doubts about the health benefits of the much-hyped red wine compound resveratrol. In a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, healthy women in their late 50s and early 60s who took resveratrol supplements showed no improvement in factor

      Read Full Article
    2. Hormones May Not Raise Alzheimer’s Risks

      Oct. 24, 2012 -- Women who take hormones within five years of menopause may have a slightly lower risk of Alzheimer's disease compared to women who don’t ever take them, a new study shows. The study, which is published in the journal Neurology, provides some support for a theory called the timing hy

      Read Full Article
    3. Panel Advises Against Hormones to Prevent Disease

      Oct. 22, 2012 -- An influential panel of government advisors says hormone replacement therapy shouldn’t be prescribed to women after menopause to stave off chronic medical conditions like heart disease or osteoporosis. After considering the latest scientific evidence, the U.S. Preventive Services Ta

      Read Full Article
    4. Calcium May Help Prevent Hormone Disorder

      Oct. 18, 2012 -- Women who supplemented their diets with modest amounts of calcium had a lower risk for the hormone disorder known as primary hyperparathyroidism. The study, which is published in BMJ, also found that women with diets low in calcium may be more likely to get the disorder, which erode

      Read Full Article
    5. Study Questions the Value of Annual Physical Exams

      Oct. 16, 2012 -- Regular physical exams are annual rituals for many Americans. Now a new research review finds that these kinds of checkups don’t help people live longer, and they don’t cut the risk of dying of cancer or heart disease. “We did not find any signs of benefit,” on death risk, says rese

      Read Full Article
    6. Volleyball Champ Kerri Walsh Jennings Talks Baby No. 3

      At the London Olympics last summer, beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings and her teammate, Misty May-Treanor, set a record that may stand for decades: three straight Olympic gold medals. In the four years since the pair stood atop the podium in Beijing, Walsh Jennings, now 34, had given birt

      Read Full Article
    7. The Mindy Project Takes Off

      Mindy Kaling seems to move at the speed of light. At 33, she is the creator, producer, head writer, and star of her own Fox network sitcom, The Mindy Project. Her growing fan base includes more than 2 million Twitter followers, at whom Kaling fires off tweets on topics as varied as shopping, friends

      Read Full Article
    8. Personal Best: Q&A With Julianne Hough

      If her film career stays on its current trajectory -- soaring -- you'll soon know Julianne Hough, 24, as a leading lady, not just a country music star, former hoofer on ABC's Dancing with the Stars, fitness guru, or even TV host Ryan Seacrest’s girlfriend. After turning heads in the 2011 remake of F

      Read Full Article
    9. New Clue to Predict Diseases in Women?

      Oct. 9, 2012 -- Evaluating blood levels of a hormone made in the brain and the gut may help predict diseases in women, according to new research. High levels of the hormone neurotensin appear linked to women’s risk of diabetes, breast cancer, and cardiovascular disease such as heart disease or strok

      Read Full Article
    10. Personal Best: Q&A With Archie Panjabi

      With her British upbringing, a degree in management, years of ballet training, and her Emmy-award-winning portrayal of the tough-as-nails investigator Kalinda on CBS' The Good Wife, one might assume Archie Panjabi's approach to health, fitness, and beauty walks a similarly ambitious line. On the con

      Read Full Article
    Displaying 241 - 250 of 1178 Articles << Prev Page 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    hands on abdomen
    Test your knowledge.
    womans hand on abdomen
    Are you ready for baby?
     
    birth control pills
    Learn about your options.
    insomnia
    Is it menopause or something else?
     
    woman in bathtub
    Slideshow
    period
    VIDEO
     
    bp app on smartwatch and phone
    Slideshow
    estrogen gene
    Quiz
     

    Send yourself a link to download the app.

    Loading ...

    Please wait...

    This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

    Thanks!

    Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.

    Blood pressure check
    Slideshow
    hot water bottle on stomach
    Quiz
     
    question
    Assessment
    Attractive young woman standing in front of mirror
    Quiz