• Does 'good cholesterol' really protect heart health?
    Posted on 22nd July 2018 at 7:00 am

    It has been generally accepted that high levels of 'good cholesterol' protect the heart. But new research questions this, urging specialists to reassess. […]

  • Strong sensitivity to bitter tastes tied to higher cancer risk
    Posted on 21st July 2018 at 7:00 am

    Researchers suggest that women with a higher sensitivity to bitter flavors have an increased risk of cancer, but they are still investigating why this is. […]

  • Vaginal pH balance: Symptoms, remedies, and tests
    Posted on 20th July 2018 at 5:00 pm

    While vaginal pH levels tend to change over a person’s lifetime, normal levels are usually below 4.5. A high pH may indicate a bacterial infection or another condition. The presence of menstrual blood and semen can also raise the pH. Here, we cover the symptoms of an unbalanced pH, at-home tests, and natural remedies. […]

  • Enlarged ovaries: Everything you need to know
    Posted on 20th July 2018 at 4:00 pm

    A doctor may detect enlarged ovaries during an ultrasound or physical examination. The ovaries can become enlarged for several reasons, including ovulation, polycystic ovary syndrome, and benign cysts. In this article, learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of enlarged ovaries, including during pregnancy. […]

  • Can you have a miscarriage without bleeding?
    Posted on 18th July 2018 at 8:00 pm

    Bleeding is usually the earliest sign of a pregnancy loss. However, some miscarriages occur without bleeding, or bleeding may follow other symptoms. It is important to remember that new symptoms do not always signal a pregnancy loss and that the risk declines after the first weeks of pregnancy. Learn more here. […]

  • What to know about endometriosis during pregnancy
    Posted on 18th July 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Many women with endometriosis are able to get pregnant and deliver healthy babies, but they may have a higher risk of some complications. Some women experience fewer endometriosis symptoms during pregnancy, while others find that their symptoms worsen. In this article, learn more about endometriosis during pregnancy. […]