Reproductive health

What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

Polycystic ovary syndrome -- commonly abbreviated to PCOS -- is a hormonal, genetic, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects up to 10 percent of women. Not only is the cause of PCOS unknown, many wome... Read more...

What is a hysterectomy?

Find out here about the types of hysterectomy - surgery to remove the uterus - how they're done, and what to expect afterwards.

How uterine fibroids are treated

When uterine fibroids cause problems, like pain and bleeding, it's time to talk to a healthcare professional to consider treatment options.

How embryos get nutrients from mom

Exactly how human embryos could get all of the nutrition they needed during the first 11 weeks of pregnancy has been a mystery - until now.

Uterine fibroids: Basic guide

What are uterine fibroids? They are common non-cancerous tumors that grow within the wall of the uterus, often found among women of reproductive age.

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