The third part in the Understanding UTIs series debunks seven myths about urinary tract infections and provides references for reliable health information.
Tag: women’s health
How to prevent a urinary tract infection | Understanding UTIs, Part 2
The second piece in the Understanding UTIs series provides information about preventing urinary tract infections, including risk factors and how to avoid them.
The case for national paid maternity leave
Stanford psychiatrist Amy Alexander and colleagues report that women, children and society receive numerous benefits from 12 weeks of paid maternity leave.
What is a urinary tract infection? | Understanding UTIs, Part 1
This is the first part in Understanding UTIs, an accessible series about urinary tract infections, including their symptoms, causes, medications and more.
Gender discrimination is linked to depression in child-bearing women, Stanford-led study finds
A Stanford-led study has found that experiencing gender discrimination was associated with depressive symptoms in women who had young children.
Women’s clinic in San Jose helps with care, health care navigation
Siyu Shi, a third-year medical student who has co-managed the clinic, discusses the work of the Women’s Free Clinic in San Jose.
Teen gender norms linked to lower socioeconomic status in highly masculine males
Attitudes about gender that male teens encounter during high school can shape their educational achievements and careers, a new study has found.
Stanford obstetricians take medical simulations to Central America
Stanford obstetricians are using simulation training to help colleagues in Central America learn new techniques to treat childbirth emergencies.
Predicting women at risk of preeclampsia before clinical symptoms
Stanford researchers are working to develop a diagnostic blood test that can accurately predict preeclampsia prior to the onset of clinical symptoms.
Burns in India: Emergency care improving, but patients often too injured to benefit
Despite improvements in pre-hospital care, many women in India continue to die from burn injuries, a study by a Stanford emergency medicine physician shows.
More genetic testing needed for ovarian cancer patients, new research suggests
The prevalence of genetic testing in the United States falls short of the recommended guidelines for women with ovarian cancer, new research indicates.
More family doctors need to provide long-acting reversible contraception
Increasing numbers of women use long-acting reversible contraceptives, but less than half of family physicians provide these forms of birth control.
Empowering women in India to improve their health: A Q&A
In this Q&A, Suhani Jalota, a graduate student in health policy, discusses her work helping impoverished women in India.
Exercise and diet key during midlife for women to avoid heart disease, diabetes
Modifying diet and increasing exercise during midlife can help women ward off heart disease and diabetes, Stanford-led study finds.
Stanford project brings health education videos to mothers in South Africa
A Stanford team is developing health education videos that can be used by community health workers to help mothers and babies in South Africa.
Stanford group has new targets for lowering maternal mortality
A Stanford team has taken a multi-pronged approach to reducing preventable maternal deaths among California women, a new scientific paper explains.