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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.
Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

Rural women experience higher rates pregnancy complications than urban peers

Rural women experience higher rates pregnancy complications than urban peers

Prevalence of cannabis dependence or abuse increases significantly among surgical patients

Prevalence of cannabis dependence or abuse increases significantly among surgical patients

Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly reduces opioid prescriptions

Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly reduces opioid prescriptions

Johns Hopkins Medicine celebrates opening of Pavilion III at Green Spring Station

Johns Hopkins Medicine celebrates opening of Pavilion III at Green Spring Station

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Northwestern Medicine physicians receive NAMS awards for contributing to women's health, menopause

Northwestern Medicine physicians receive NAMS awards for contributing to women's health, menopause

Hysterectomy and mesh support used to repair vaginal prolapse may have similar outcomes

Hysterectomy and mesh support used to repair vaginal prolapse may have similar outcomes

Anxiety, depression associated with increased opioid use following surgery

Anxiety, depression associated with increased opioid use following surgery

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Cancer survivors could be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases

Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits, but progress comes in small doses

Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits, but progress comes in small doses

Management of ovarian cancer risk in women with BRCA1/2 gene mutations

Management of ovarian cancer risk in women with BRCA1/2 gene mutations

Study finds rates of new persistent opioid use among women after vaginal or cesarean delivery

Study finds rates of new persistent opioid use among women after vaginal or cesarean delivery

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick

Surgeons’ opioid-prescribing habits hard to kick

Black women are 'twice as likely to die' from aggressive uterine cancer

Black women are 'twice as likely to die' from aggressive uterine cancer

Will ties to a Catholic hospital system tie doctors’ hands?

Will ties to a Catholic hospital system tie doctors’ hands?

Night and weekend births have higher risk of delivery complications, study reveals

Night and weekend births have higher risk of delivery complications, study reveals

Expert review identifies barriers to care for women with endometriosis

Expert review identifies barriers to care for women with endometriosis

UNC-led scientists receive $5.1 million grant to combat cervical cancer in Malawi

UNC-led scientists receive $5.1 million grant to combat cervical cancer in Malawi