When a man has cancer in an area that affects sexual function, his doctor is likely to discuss it with him.
But the same is not true for a woman who has cancer in a sex organ, according to new research. Investigators found 9 in 10 men were asked about their sexual health, yet only 1 in 10 women received the same care.
"There seems to be a big disparity in the way we approach sexual...
Menopause is known to bring a variety of unpleasant symptoms ranging from hot flashes to insomnia. Yet, for those who have a condition known as premature ovarian insufficiency (POI), it is much worse, researchers report.
The new study examined the impact of POI, in which ovarian function stops and leads to menopause before the age of 40.