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Ductal carcinoma in situ is a very early and highly curable form
of breast cancer in which abnormal cells are still in the process
of evolving into cancer cells. Increased use of mammography means
that the disease is being diagnosed and treated earlier.
Core conditioning refers to exercises that strengthen the muscles
in the lower back, stomach, and pelvic area. Strengthening the
core promotes good posture and overall fitness.
Researchers found that women who slept a lot (nine or more hours
a night) or a little (six or less hours per night) were at higher
risk of stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure, low HDL
cholesterol, metabolic syndrome, and premature death.
Women who take hormone therapy have a higher risk of gallbladder
disease, but a study found that women who received hormones
through a skin patch or gel had a lower risk than those who took
The erectile dysfunction drug sildenafil may improve sexual
function in women who take antidepressants, but it does not boost
Recently, I had a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate uterine fibroids.
During the procedure, the radiologist found a cyst in one of my
kidneys. Should I be concerned about kidney cancer?
I've heard that red yeast rice can help lower cholesterol. What
can you tell me about its effectiveness and safety?