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Epilepsy affects 1 percent of the U.S. Cases are evenly split between men and women, but women have unique challenges doctors are just beginning to understand.
Significant progress has been made in recent years for all types of gynecologic cancers. UC Irvine Health is a key contributor to the clinical trials behind these advances. Read More
Most physicians may not be familiar with the different ways epilepsy may affect women. UC Irvine Health epileptologist Mona Sazgar, MD, discusses this in a new video, "Caring for women with epilepsy." Read More
“Eating for two” is not a sound nutritional plan when you are pregnant. Excessive weight gain or obesity during pregnancy can create health problems for mother and child. High-risk obstetricians can help. Read More
Most hysterectomies are performed as open surgery, but if the patient is eligible, a vaginal approach is safer and more comfortable. Learn how women can make the right choice for themselves. Read More
An European survey finds that male general practitioners are less likely to assess cardiovascular risk in women. UC Irvine Health cardiologist Dr. Shaista Malik says that the study reflects a continuing trend to consider heart disease a man's issue. Read More