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Study Shows Sexual Dysfunction After Gynecologic Cancer Treatment

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2015 shows decreased sexual activity in women following treatment for gynecologic cancers, down from 6.1-6.8 times per month before treatment to 2.6-4.9 times per month after treatment.

gender roles

Gender Roles: Men and Women Are Not So Different After All

Gender is a large part of our identity that is often defined by our psychological differences as men and women. Not surprisingly, those differences are reflected in many gender stereotypes—men rarely share their feelings, while women are more emotional—but an Iowa State University researcher says in reality men and women are more alike than we may think.

Menopause and Chemical Exposures

Earlier Menopause Linked to Everyday Chemical Exposures

Women whose bodies have high levels of chemicals found in plastics, personal-care products, common household items, and the environment experience menopause 2 to 4 years earlier than women with lower levels of these chemicals, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

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