Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence

FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Eclipse System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat fecal incontinence in adult women aged 18 to 75, the agency said in a news release.

Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who use hormone therapy after menopause -- even for just a few years -- may have an increased risk of ovarian cancer, according to new research.

Health Tip: Avoiding Menopausal Weight Gain

(HealthDay News) -- Weight gain during and after menopause is common and can have significant health consequences.

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may be killing more people than even current estimates indicate, a new study suggests.

Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There was a 15-fold increase in the number of newborns experiencing opioid withdrawal in the Canadian province of Ontario between 1992 and 2011, researchers report.

Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study

TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The mercury found in some seafood may be linked to autoimmune disorders among women of childbearing age, new research suggests.

Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers

TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have a preterm baby may face an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, a preliminary study suggests.

Stress May Make Recovery From Heart Attack Harder for Younger Women

MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When younger people have heart attacks, stress may lead to a worse recovery. This problem may be of particular concern among women, a new study suggests.

Wealthier Men Less Likely to Do Housework, Study Finds

MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The more money a man makes, the less likely he is to help with housework, a new study finds.

Coffee Linked to Possible Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ladies, a heavy coffee habit might do more than perk you up. New research suggests it may also reduce your risk of endometrial cancer.