women’s health

UCLA Health experts weigh in on what they hope to see as the new president takes office

By Sandy Cohen • January 19, 2021

‘If I weren’t a physician and if I didn’t know how to read that monitor, what would have happened to my baby and what would have happened to me?’

By Sandy Cohen • January 15, 2021

UCLA Health OB/GYN experts address concerns

By Alana Prisco • December 30, 2020

Dear Doctors: We heard a story on the news that bee venom can cure breast cancer. Is that really true? How does stuff like that even get researched?

Dear Reader: It’s true that recent research has shown that an active component found in the venom from honeybees is toxic to certain [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 19, 2020

Learn about her devotion to medicine and social injustice

By uclahealth • July 2, 2020

Giving birth during COVID-19: “Birthing may be different, but different doesn’t mean something isn’t good,” says Dr. Sridhar.

By Jane Murcia with Photos from Nick Carranza • June 23, 2020

Updated Information from UCLA Experts

By uclahealth • March 10, 2020

Learn the benefits of folate and how it helps your body

By uclahealth • January 20, 2020

Fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that develop in the uterus and can range in size from that of a pea to as large as a watermelon. Having fibroids is quite common: 70 to 80 percent of women will develop uterine fibroids during their lifetimes — and the likelihood of developing fibroids increases as a woman [...]

By uclahealth • October 4, 2019

Within a woman’s pelvis are the many organs that make up the reproductive system, including the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus and vagina.  Gynecologic cancer — the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells — can develop in any one of the reproductive organs.

Early detection saves lives

All women are at risk for gynecologic cancer [...]

By uclahealth • September 19, 2019