Category: Education & Awareness
Feel Low After Your Period? Postmenstral Syndrome Could Be The Reason
As many as 75% of women experience premenstrual syndrome - negative symptoms before their periods, including mood swings, bloating, cramps, and breakouts. However, in the last few years there has been an increase in the number of women who experience postmenstrual syndrome or the persistence of unwanted symptoms long after their periods have finished.
October 8, 2018Read More
Precision Medicine Moves from Promise to Reality
Sema4 was founded to bring precision medicine to health care systems. The idea was to bring teams of scientists, data engineers, and clinicians to work together to advance precision medicine approaches.A big data-driven approach to medicine could help researchers assess underlying mechanisms of disease, develop accurate diagnostics for the early identification or prevention of disease, and match optimal treatments to patients based on their disease, history, and environment.
October 1, 2018Read More
What to Consider Before Switching to the New Birth Control App
Using a mobile app in lieu of popping a pill or inserting an IUD might sound good on paper, but …
August 23, 2018Read More
Ask the Doctor: Seeking Help with Infertility
Infertility is commonly defined as failure to conceive after twelve months when the woman is 35 years of age or younger, or after six months when the woman is older than 35. In about 60% of all cases the cause of infertility involves, at least in part, reproductive issues in the woman. The stress and distress this causes women can be devastating. Fortunately, for many women, help exists and successful conception can be attained.
July 2, 2018Read More
Can Stress Really Stop You From Conceiving?
While research has demonstrated that fertility issues cause stress, there’s no evidence to say it …
March 21, 2018Read More
6 signs that mean you could be having a miscarriage
Miscarriages, though not often discussed, are more common than most realize.
March 14, 2018Read More
What is a “normal” period? 5 signs your flow is totally healthy, according to doctors
If you’ve ever sat down with your friends to complain about your period, you already know that everyone has a completely different experience. Some women have their period for days and days, while others are finished with the whole matter in under 72 hours. There are light flows, heavy flows, and flows that relegate you to bed for the duration of your menstrual cycle. So with all this variation, what is a normal period, if any such thing exists?
March 14, 2018Read More
5 scary things that can happen to your baby if you smoke while pregnant
Smoking is an addictive habit that can make quitting pretty difficult. The good news is, research has found women typically quit smoking when they become pregnant. However, a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week found that one in 14 women still smokes while pregnant. Unfortunately, the baby is likely to experience major health issues because of it.
March 10, 2018Read More