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Getting pregnant

Conception is complex – there is often more to it than just having sex. Learn more about ovulation, pregnancy and your growing embryo.

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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the name for a number of hormone therapies that can be used to treat the symptoms of menopause.

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Adenomyosis

Adenomyosis is a condition that affects the uterus and can cause heavy periods. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Menopause medication

Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is medication to treat troublesome symptoms of menopause. Find out about types of MHT and their risks.

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Why contraception fails - and how to choose a method that works

New research shows that 4 in 10 women who get pregnant unintentionally are using contraception — which is why it's vital to choose the right method for you.

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Female reproductive system

The female reproductive system involves organs such as the uterus (womb), ovaries, fallopian tubes and vagina, as well as hormones.

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Breast cancer

Breast cancer often shows as a lump in the breast tissue, although most breast lumps are not cancerous. If detected early on, recovery is more likely.

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The truth hurts: hysterectomy doesn’t cure endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women, often leading to pain and infertility. Despite one celeb's hysterectomy for endo at 31, it’s not a cure for endometriosis.

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Endocrine glands and their hormones

The hormone system is the way in which one part of the body tells another part of the body to do something important. Find out more about different parts of the hormonal system.

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Hormonal system

The hormonal system influences your metabolism, growth and many other functions. Learn more about what it is and conditions related to the hormonal system.

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