Approximately 10% of babies worldwide are born three or more weeks before their due date -- making premature birth the leading cause of death for children under 5 globally.
Across the United States, Black women are three to four times as likely as their white peers to experience life-threatening pregnancy complications or die giving birth
Despite the fact the disease greatly reduces the quality of many women’s lives, endometriosis remains understudied.
Nichole Tyson, MD, has advice for young people seeking help for menstrual problems – including painful, irregular or heavy periods.
Stanford medicine statistician Maya Mathur found that doctors have misconceptions about being overweight shortening lifespans.
Karen Adams, MD, menopause expert, defines and discusses menopause, what to expect in this phase of life, and other helpful advice.
Leah Millheiser, MD answers basic questions, shares little-known facts and encourages doctors to learn about this biological phase.
Stanford Medicine researchers find that with improved nutrition, female runners suffer less injuries and improve health overall.
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have created a detailed map of how cells in the placenta change during pregnancy.
Two Stanford Medicine dermatology experts weigh in on the possible allergies associated with "natural" skincare products.
As FDA weighs a ban on menthol in cigarettes, study shows how the tobacco industry targeted products to women, teens and Black people.
Researchers have created a menstrual pad that can passively help detect HPV, potentially offering a screening method other than pap smears.
A group of Black women work toward a peer navigation program to help other Black women survive breast cancer.
A Stanford surgical resident shares her story behind why she decided to freeze her eggs in the hopes that she can demystify the process.
Two Stanford Biodesign researchers designed a birth control app and case that helps women track their weekly doses.
Stanford Medicine researchers are exploring how men and women's brains differ after traumatic head injury.