UCLA Health experts weigh in on what they hope to see as the new president takes office
‘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?’
UCLA Health OB/GYN experts address concerns
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 [...]
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Giving birth during COVID-19: “Birthing may be different, but different doesn’t mean something isn’t good,” says Dr. Sridhar.
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 [...]
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 [...]