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Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus and, sometimes, the cervix. When the uterus and the cervix are removed, it is called a total hysterectomy. When only the uterus is removed, it is called a partial hysterectomy.
Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

New study highlights importance of cervical cancer screening for older women after age 65

New study highlights importance of cervical cancer screening for older women after age 65

Low-cost drug for severe bleeding could save lives of mothers after childbirth

Low-cost drug for severe bleeding could save lives of mothers after childbirth

IQWiG assesses potential of MRI-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy for uterine fibroids

IQWiG assesses potential of MRI-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy for uterine fibroids

Medical device safety problems prompt regulators to call for better reporting

Medical device safety problems prompt regulators to call for better reporting

Study finds link between removal of ovaries and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and mortality

Study finds link between removal of ovaries and increased risk of heart disease, cancer and mortality

Cervical cancer mortality rates higher than previously thought, study reveals

Cervical cancer mortality rates higher than previously thought, study reveals

Cervical cancer death rate among older and black women higher than previously thought

Cervical cancer death rate among older and black women higher than previously thought

Uterine microbiome study provides important insights into etiology of endometrial cancer

Uterine microbiome study provides important insights into etiology of endometrial cancer

Women experience decline in sexual function before and after last menstrual period, study finds

Women experience decline in sexual function before and after last menstrual period, study finds

New study provides detailed timetable of sexual decline over menopause transition

New study provides detailed timetable of sexual decline over menopause transition

Robot-assisted surgery at NYU Lutheran offers hope to women with endometrial cancer

Robot-assisted surgery at NYU Lutheran offers hope to women with endometrial cancer

U-M joins $20 million project to compare treatments for uterine fibroids

U-M joins $20 million project to compare treatments for uterine fibroids

ASCO issues new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer

ASCO issues new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer

Clinical trial finds women with heavy periods can be greatly helped by GP-prescribed treatments

Clinical trial finds women with heavy periods can be greatly helped by GP-prescribed treatments

Study shows hysterectomy doubles chances of woman experiencing persistent hot flushes, night sweats

Study shows hysterectomy doubles chances of woman experiencing persistent hot flushes, night sweats

Postmenopausal estrogen supplement may not affect memory of healthy women

Postmenopausal estrogen supplement may not affect memory of healthy women

Study identifies specific characteristics that predispose women to different hot flashes, night sweat patterns

Study identifies specific characteristics that predispose women to different hot flashes, night sweat patterns

Study shows feasibility to adopt salpingectomy in large scale clinical practice without surgical repercussions

Study shows feasibility to adopt salpingectomy in large scale clinical practice without surgical repercussions

Women with BRCA1 gene mutation at increased risk of aggressive uterine cancer

Women with BRCA1 gene mutation at increased risk of aggressive uterine cancer