Uterine Problems News

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Many U.S. Women Unaware of Fibroid Treatments: Poll

Hysterectomy isn't the only choice, radiology experts say

Health Tip: Watch for Uterine Fibroids

Here are classic symptoms

Doctors Perform 1st U.S. Living-Donor Uterine Transplant

Infertility procedure was tried in 4 women but has remained successful in only one, Texas team says

3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth

Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

Common Infection Caused First U.S. Uterus Transplant to Fail, Hospital Says

Blood supply to implanted organ was compromised, forcing its removal

Women's Sex Lives Get a Boost After Non-Surgical Fibroid Treatment

Doctors say women need to know about this less-invasive option, although it's not suitable for all

Endometriosis Linked to Heart Disease in Study

Gynecological condition may boost heart risk 60 percent; even more in young women, research suggests

Woman Who Had 1st U.S. Uterus Transplant Loses the Organ Due to Complication

Doctors at Cleveland Clinic aren't yet revealing what went wrong, but stress that procedure does have risks

First U.S. Uterus Transplant Patient Grateful for Chance to Have Children

She will have to wait a year before she can try to become pregnant, Cleveland Clinic doctors say

Hormones Tied to Uterine Fibroid Risk in Study

High levels of testosterone, estrogen in middle age linked to raised odds of benign tumors in uterus

Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds

Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

Vitamin D May Help Prevent Uterine Fibroids

Women with adequate levels of the nutrient less likely to get the noncancerous growths, study shows

Childhood Abuse May Be Tied to Uterine Fibroids: Study

They are the most common type of benign tumor in women of childbearing age

Scientists Uncover Genetic Link for Uterine Fibroids

The tumors affect three-fourths of women of childbearing age

'Sling' Implant May Cut Risk of Incontinence After Prolapse Surgery

But experts caution that second procedure carries its own risks

'Morning-After' Pill May Be New Option to Treat Painful Fibroids

Study found it shrank fibroids, reduced excessive bleeding

Uterine Fibroid Treatments Seem to Boost Quality of Life

Survey finds three methods improve symptoms, but less invasive options rated best by patients

Drug May Shrink Fibroids, Preserve Fertility

'Morning after' pill shows early promise as treatment for non-cancerous uterine tumors, study says

A New Way to Zap Away Uterine Fibroids

High-energy ultrasound waves avoid surgery by destroying the benign tumors

Natural Delivery OK in Cases of Intrauterine Growth Restriction

Women can choose to wait or be induced as either choice is acceptable, study says

Gene Variant Raises Risk of Uterine Fibroids

Mutation discovered more common in white women, but different genes might raise risk in black women

Preeclampsia in Pregnancy Boosts Future Health Risks

Moms may face chance of hypertension, diabetes and blood clots, study says

Uterus Size May Predict Risk for Premature Twins After IVF

Evaluation may help select women who are at lower risk for complications, study suggests

Embolization a Nonsurgical Way to Treat Fibroids

It works even after other therapies have failed, but many women unaware of this option, experts say

Pelvic Floor Disorders Affect 1 in 3 Women

Incontinence, dropped organs not just a function of age, study reports

Satisfaction After Fibroid Embolization Similar to Hysterectomy

Study finds the first is less invasive, has faster recovery

New Uterine Fibroid Treatment Shows Promise

Ultrasound technique disrupts growths' blood supply

Focused Ultrasound Eases Fibroid Symptoms

All women in the study showed significant symptom relief three months after treatment

Iron Therapy Shows Promise Against Endometriosis

One in 10 women suffer from the painful uterine condition, experts say

Research IDs Genetic Basis for Fibroid Tumors

Could lead to non-surgical treatment of the benign lesions that often affect black women

Two Drugs Boost Endometrial Cancer Survival

Doxorubicin and cisplatin after surgery help fight advanced disease, study found

Uterine Fibroid Treatment Shows Promise

Noninvasive beam destroys growths and offers long-term relief, study finds

MRI Improves Uterine Fibroid Treatment

Scan gives doctors and patients a clearer look at the problem, study finds

Nonsurgical Technique Effective Against Fibroids

Treatment avoids surgery, preserves uterus

Study Unravels Hysterectomy-Heart Disease Link

Operation itself does not raise a woman's cardiovascular risk, study finds

Ultrasound Device Zaps Uterine Tumors

Not intended for childbearing women

Guided Lasers Help Treat Uterine Fibroids

New method uses MRI to help doctors see what they're doing

New Treatment for Uterine Fibroids a Success

Study finds embolization as safe and effective as hysterectomy

Shhhhh! Gynecologists Are Mum on New Fibroid Treatment

Surveys show women aren't being told of this simple, effective option