Childbirth As An Extreme Sport — And Why Its Injuries Can Take So Long To Heal
Among the women in a study "one-quarter of them showed fluid in the pubic bone marrow or sustained fractures similar to a sports-related stress fracture, and two-thirds showed excess fluid in the muscle, which indicates injury similar to a severe muscle strain."
Sad After Sex? New Study Suggests 'Postcoital Dysphoria' Is Widespread
Researchers found that 46 percent of women reported experiencing symptoms of postcoital dysphoria, or PCD, at least once in their lifetime, with 5.1 percent experiencing symptoms of the condition a few times within the past four weeks.
Women's Health World Abuzz On 'Pink Viagra' Approval, But Are Expectations Realistic?
Along with the potential to ignite a low (or non-existent) libido among some women, the drug comes with a boxed warning, the strongest kind, on contraindications and potential side effects that include low blood pressure, fainting, nausea, dizziness and sleepiness.
Calcium, Vitamin D For Osteoporosis: Are Recommendations Skewed By Conflicts Of Interest?
An analysis -- strongly refuted by organizations that advocate for osteoporosis research -- further complicates the question of whether it’s a good idea to take calcium and vitamin D supplements to prevent the bone disease.
Are Skinny Jeans Bad For Your Health?
Researchers report: "She had been wearing ‘skinny jeans’, and recalled that her jeans had felt increasingly tight and uncomfortable during the day. Later...she noticed bilateral foot drop and foot numbness, which caused her to trip and fall. She spent several hours lying on the ground before she was found."