Increasing numbers of women use long-acting reversible contraceptives, but less than half of family physicians provide these forms of birth control.
In this Q&A, Suhani Jalota, a graduate student in health policy, discusses her work helping impoverished women in India.
Modifying diet and increasing exercise during midlife can help women ward off heart disease and diabetes, Stanford-led study finds.
A Stanford team is developing health education videos that can be used by community health workers to help mothers and babies in South Africa.
A Stanford team has taken a multi-pronged approach to reducing preventable maternal deaths among California women, a new scientific paper explains.
Two Stanford physicians would like to expand role of pediatricians in family planning and contraception for both teenagers and new mothers.
A new NPR story explains how California experts have been examining the causes of maternal mortality and successfully figuring out how to counteract them.
During a recent talk, Lisa Goldthwaite, a clinical assistant professor at Stanford, told the truths of HPV, sharing practical insights and lessons that are important to everyone's health.
At the recent Stanford Women's Health Forum, Kate Shaw, a clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke about the evolution and history of birth control.
Stanford research shows that nearly one in 20 reproductive-age women have depression and less than one-third are taking antidepressants.
In a recent report on KQED, Stanford’s David Spiegel explains how a victim's health can be affected by sexual harassment in the short and long term.
Among women who had experienced accidental urination, those who took fesoterodine reported better sleep, Stanford researchers found.
The first Women Leaders in Global Health conference brought together more than 400 leaders from 68 countries to discuss how to achieve gender equity.
It takes time and money to visit the doctor’s office to get birth control. This is particularly an issue for low-income women, those who live …
In a growing movement toward targeted, less-toxic cancer therapies, physicians are growing increasingly less likely to recommend chemotherapy treatment in some early-stage breast cancer patients, …
Medicine is moving in a more personal direction, with targeted treatments and tailored healthcare on the horizon. But in medical research, there is still a …