This Isn't Your Mom's IUD
Back in the early days of intrauterine devices, or IUDs, complications were more common. But today, IUDs are a safer method of birth control for all women, including younger ones.
How Many Teen Girls Are Having Sex?
Designing effective ways to reduce both teen pregnancy and unsafe sex requires knowing how many girls are actually having sex and using contraception.
Sparking HIV/AIDS Awareness in Women
The National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was celebrated this week on March 10. To mark the day, various organizations joined together to boost public knowledge and understanding of the impact this disease has on women.
Worldwide Attention to Endometriosis
As Endometriosis Awareness Week wraps up in some countries, others will continue to highlight the condition all month long.
IUDs May Keep the Pain Away
Surgery to treat the pain caused by endometriosis is often effective, but it doesn't guarantee that the pain won't return. A method of birth control could help prevent pain from coming back.
Being Choosy with Birth Control
Women can choose from a variety of birth control methods, such as the pill, the ring and the patch. The differences between these methods may influence a woman's choice of birth control.
Bladder and Uterus to Blame in Pelvic Pain
When a woman's bladder and uterus are both acting up, the two can go hand-in-hand to cause pain.
Medicine Approved to Ease Painful Sex
Pain during sex can be a problem for the 32 million post-menopausal women across the United States. A new medicine could ease the pain.
Risky Sex Among Military Servicewomen
Research has suggested that women in the military have been less likely to practice safe sex. As more women are joining the military ranks, there may be a need for improved gynecologic care.
No Libido Loss with the Pill
Combined oral contraceptives, commonly known as "the Pill," are used to prevent pregnancy. But could birth control pills be preventing more than an unwanted pregnancy?