women’s health

Ovarian cancer: what you need to know

What is ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer is cancer of a woman’s ovary or ovaries. The ovaries are located on either

Ovarian cancer

The ovaries The ovaries are part of the female reproductive system which also includes the fallopian tubes, uterus (womb), cervix

Designer vagina operations – men don’t care

Most men are totally happy with the appearance of their female partner’s genitals, despite a growing trend among women to

Thrush

What is thrush? Thrush is an infection with a yeast (a type of fungus), most commonly Candida albicans. This yeast

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence, also sometimes called bladder leakage or bladder control problems, is when you accidently leak urine or lose control

Pelvic floor muscle exercises

The importance of exercise When muscles are not used they become weak, reducing a person’s ability to perform normal tasks

Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) generally refers to infection and inflammation of the uterus, fallopian tubes and/or ovaries in women, and

Urinary incontinence: tips

Urinary incontinence is when you have a loss of bladder control and accidentally leak urine. There are many different types

Menopause: frequently asked questions

Get the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about menopause. What is menopause? Menopause is the time

Hormone replacement therapy

When a woman goes through menopause, the amount of oestrogen – a female sex hormone – in the body is

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