As the debate continues about the best time for mammograms, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is asking women to add their voice to the discussion.
A woman's prognosis after an ovarian cancer diagnosis may be affected by a number of unexpected factors, new research suggests.
Close to half of breast cancer patients who chose to have a double mastectomy after genetic testing didn't actually have the gene mutations known to raise the risk of additional cancers, a new survey found.
For women contemplating having a baby, new research adds to the evidence suggesting that starting a pregnancy at a normal weight is best.
Young women who are underweight may have an increased risk of early menopause, potentially jeopardizing their health, a large new study suggests.
In a report that will likely surprise many women, researchers say most cases of ovarian cancer originate in the fallopian tubes, not the ovaries.
Vaccines that ward off the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV) are safe for adult women, according to a study of more than 3 million Scandinavians.
A commonly promoted exercise purported to help a woman control a leaky bladder probably isn't effective, experts say.
Women with heart disease aren't treated as aggressively in the operating room as men are, and delays in diagnosis may be the reason why, a new Canadian study suggests.
Women who have suffered from postpartum depression are more likely to go through it again after subsequent pregnancies, a new Danish study shows.
Women who develop pre-eclampsia earlier in pregnancy may be at increased risk for heart problems soon after giving birth, a new study finds.
Zika virus might not remain in the semen of some infected men as long as previously thought, a small study suggests.
Nearly 10 million American adults have a serious mental illness, and a similar number have considered suicide during the past year, according to a new government report on the nation's behavioral ills.
Many barriers can keep people from psychotherapy, such as cost or the availability of a qualified health provider.
As reports of the carnage at Monday's Ariana Grande show in Manchester, England, continue to pour in, many teens with tickets to concerts during the coming summer music season may be reluctant to attend an event.
A simple phone call can make a big difference to someone who's attempted suicide and may be contemplating another try.
A controversial new Netflix series, "13 Reasons Why," has renewed public focus on the tragedy of teen suicide -- and a new study suggests its release is timely.
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