Uterine Fibroids

What are Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that may grow in various regions of the uterus of a woman. They are relatively common and affect 20% of childbearing women and half of all women by the age of 50.

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Researchers discover how CDK8 oncogene gets activated in healthy humans

Researchers discover how CDK8 oncogene gets activated in healthy humans

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

FDA orders surgical mesh manufacturers to stop selling and distributing their products in the U.S.

FDA orders surgical mesh manufacturers to stop selling and distributing their products in the U.S.

New proteomics-based test could aid in early detection of ovarian cancer

New proteomics-based test could aid in early detection of ovarian cancer

FDA warns Total Thermal Imaging for illegally marketing unapproved thermography device

FDA warns Total Thermal Imaging for illegally marketing unapproved thermography device

FDA warns doctor for illegally marketing unapproved implantable device

FDA warns doctor for illegally marketing unapproved implantable device

New oral drug reduces menstrual bleeding for women with common uterine tumors

New oral drug reduces menstrual bleeding for women with common uterine tumors

New study offers infertile women information on expected probabilities of becoming pregnant

New study offers infertile women information on expected probabilities of becoming pregnant

Cornwall and Chongqing Haifu partners to introduce HIFU tumor therapy system

Cornwall and Chongqing Haifu partners to introduce HIFU tumor therapy system

Eisai receives approval for partial label change of DC Bead device for transcatheter arterial embolization

Eisai receives approval for partial label change of DC Bead device for transcatheter arterial embolization

FDA grants 510(k) clearance to market Gynesonics' Sonata System

FDA grants 510(k) clearance to market Gynesonics' Sonata System

Physical and sexual abuse in childhood associated with endometriosis risk

Physical and sexual abuse in childhood associated with endometriosis risk

More studies needed to validate link between air pollution and gynecologic health, say researchers

More studies needed to validate link between air pollution and gynecologic health, say researchers

Hair products used by Black women contain dozens of hazardous chemicals

Hair products used by Black women contain dozens of hazardous chemicals

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

UH Cleveland Medical Center explores novel treatments for uterine fibroids

UH Cleveland Medical Center explores novel treatments for uterine fibroids

Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomy

Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomy

African-American women with a common form of hair loss linked to greater risk for uterine fibroids

African-American women with a common form of hair loss linked to greater risk for uterine fibroids

Survey: Women with uterine fibroids largely unaware of minimally invasive treatment option

Survey: Women with uterine fibroids largely unaware of minimally invasive treatment option

Incisionless surgery method can safely treat painful bone tumors, study shows

Incisionless surgery method can safely treat painful bone tumors, study shows