Topics :: women’s health

AndroFeme Provides Hormone Replacement For Women

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
An Australian-based pharmaceutical company has created AndroFeme, a skin cream meant to restore testosterone levels in post-menopausal women.

Personal Connections Increase Breast Cancer Screening Rates

By EDGE | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
Recent news from the ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium shows that a signed letter from a physician can go a long way toward bringing in patients for regular breast cancer screenings.

CDC Health Study Shows Doctors Discriminate Against Gays

By EDGE | Monday Sep 8, 2014
The latest National Health Interview Survey shows that healthcare providers are still discriminating against LGBTs.

Risky Work Situations Increase Women's Anxiety, Hurt Performance

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Risky situations increase anxiety for women but not for men, leading women to perform worse under these circumstances, according to a new study.

Philly's Bebashi Holds Annual "Breast Fest"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 7, 2014
On August 13, Philadelphia's AIDS Service Organization Bebashi-Transition to Hope partners with Fox Chase Cancer Center to hold their Fifth Annual Breast Fest, a daylong event to promote breast health and overall wellness.

The 'Buzz' Says The kGoal App Makes Kegel Exercises Fun and Rewarding

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 28, 2014
Concerned about your pelvic floor muscles? The creators of kGoal, a revolutionary new Kegel training system, are on the final week of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its creation.

PWN-USA Joins Merck for National HIV Campaign "I Design"

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 18, 2014
In an effort to encourage people living with HIV to speak to their doctors about their current treatment, the Positive Women's Network - United States of America (PWN-USA) has teamed up with Merck to launch "I Design," a national HIV educational campaign.

Cannabis Lube Promises Sensual Enhancement for Women

By EDGE | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Foria Pleasure is dipping into the medical marijuana market with their Cannabis Lube, a sexual aid that claims to increase female pleasure.

Summertime Health Tips for Women

By EDGE | Thursday Jun 26, 2014
Glorious summertime comes with its own set of problems, from razor burn to blisters. Here’s how to survive the common pitfalls of the season.

FDA Finds Heart Pacer-Zapper Benefits Women More

By Lindsey Tanner | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
omen with heart failure are less likely to get a special kind of pacemaker than men, but more likely to benefit from the device, a government analysis suggests.