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Cervical Cancer Screening
The institution of routine Pap test has reduced the incidence of cervical cancer by 50% over the past 3 decades but it still remains a problem. It is the second most common cancer in women worldwide. New screening test are now available which augments the pap. Read this article to learn more.
Common Causes of Female Genital Infections
Genital discharge, odor and irritation are the “bane of the female existence”. Read this article to understand the common causes.
Complications of Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy, one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in women, can be performed safely with minimum disruption to a woman’s life. Nothing in life is risk free and with surgery there is always a risk of complications. The risks of this procedure will be reviewed in this article.
Decision to have a Hysterectomy
You have made the decision to have a hysterectomy, but the work is not over. There are more decisions to be made. You should ask questions, understand and explore your options. Prepare yourself to make the wisest choice. This article reviews some points to consider.
Desquamative Genital Disorder
Have you been treated over and over again for discharge, itching and genital inflammation but the symptoms continue to recur? If this describes you, then read this article that explains a rare inflammatory condition that is often missed.
Endometriosis, a common cause of chronic pelvic pain, occurs when endometrial tissue grows in sites other than the uterine lining. Common sites include the ovary and peritoneum behind the uterus. Read this article to learn how this condition is diagnosed.
Diagnosis of VIN and VAIN
Cancers of the vulva and birth canal typically present as precancerous lesions, which provides a window of opportunity to prevent the transition to cancer. Read this article to learn how precancerous lesions are diagnosed.
Most of us eat what we have been taught by our families but is this the ideal diet for a healthy life? This article reviews the components of a healthy diet.
Epidemiology of Hypertension
Hypertension is a condition whereby the blood pressure is consistently over 140/90 in an untreated individual. Its management is the most common reason for doctor’s visits in non-pregnant adults in the U.S. Read this article to learn who is affected.
The crucial part of healthy eating is a balanced diet. A balanced diet - or a good diet - means consuming from the different food groups in the right quantities. This article will discuss the essential nutrients necessary for a healthy body.
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