Cancer of the corpus uteri (uterine cancer) accounted for nearly 7 percent of all female cancers in Singapore between 2011 and 2015 and was the fourth most frequent female cancer among all Singaporeans.The majority of patients are diagnosed with cancer confined to the uterus and have a 5-year survival rate exceeding 90 percent, while the survival rate of stage IV endometrial cancer is approximately 20 percent. This highlights the importance of recognizing and detecting endometrial cancers early in the natural history.
Both continuous (CAT) and intermittent (IAT) aerobic physical training are effective in improving sexual function in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), as well as reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression, a recent study has found.
Greater maternal protein correlates with higher birth weight and neonatal birth length, suggests a recent study. In contrast to fat mass (FM) and total body water (TBW) gains, protein accretion may be the most significant component of maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) in dichorionic twin gestations.
Minimally invasive radical hysterectomy is associated with poorer survival than open surgery in patients with stage early-stage cervical cancer, data from two large US databases and a randomized trial have shown.
Following diets rich in fruits and vegetables may help prevent or alleviate menopause symptoms, whereas dietary patterns consisting of mayonnaise, liquid oils, sweets and desserts (MLSD), and solid fats and snacks (SFS) contribute to a risk increase, a study has found.