Reality check: Barbie gets makeover

Barbie, long the stereotypical blonde bombshell, has been given a makeover and is now available in three new body types.

Faulty gene's role in ovary cancer risk

Women who carry an inherited fault in the BRIP1 gene are three times more likely to develop ovarian cancer than those without it, researchers said.

US guidelines now urges screening at 50

US guidelines are now urging women aged 50+ to get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer every two years.

More children linked to rate of aging

New research suggests that the number of children a woman has could affect the rate at which her body ages.