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  1. Hysterectomy

    08 May 2019

    The conditions that prompt a hysterectomy can often be treated by other means, and hysterectomy should only be a last resort...

  2. Toxic shock syndrome (TSS)

    11 Apr 2019

    If you think you could have toxic shock syndrome, stop using tampons immediately and go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital...

  3. Menstruation - pain (dysmenorrhoea)

    11 Apr 2019

    Women of any age can experience painful periods and some women find periods are no longer painful after pregnancy and childbirth...

  4. Menopause and osteoporosis

    31 Mar 2019

    Regular weight-bearing exercise and maintaining a diet rich in calcium from childhood will help reduce bone loss at menopause...

  5. DES daughters

    28 Mar 2019

    If your mother took DES while she was pregnant with you, then you are a DES daughter or DES son...

  6. Androgen deficiency in women

    05 Mar 2019

    Androgen deficiency in women and its treatment is controversial, and more research is needed...

  7. Female genital cutting or circumcision (FGC)

    05 Mar 2019

    Female genital cutting or circumcision (FGC) involves the cutting or altering of the external female genital organs...

  8. Ovarian cancer

    25 Feb 2019

    Many women with early stage ovarian cancer may not have any symptoms...

  9. Menopause

    12 Feb 2019

    Menopause is a natural occurrence and marks the end of a woman's reproductive years...

  10. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

    31 Jan 2019

    Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a hormonal condition associated with irregular menstrual cycles, excess hair growth, acne, reduced fertility, and increased risk of diabetes and mood changes...