Terry Roark holds a photo of her son, Thomas, at the state Capitol in Sacramento, California, April 24, 2019, to voice opposition to a bill that would allow state health officials more say in vaccine exemptions.
Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo
As measles cases surge, people blame parents who refuse to vaccinate their children. A sociologist who has studied public health says anti-vaxxers may not be so different from the rest of us.
Robust new study finds weight gain may be due to more than just the calories.
The question of whether heightened testosterone confers an advantage for some female athletes remains contentious.
Three species of immature mosquito: the common house mosquito, and the malaria vectors An. arabiensis and An. funestus.
Researchers are only beginning to understand the impact of pollution and increased temperatures on the biology of mosquitoes.
Women with bleeding disorders can wait up to 15 years to get appropriate testing and treatment.
In the run up to World Hemophilia Day, a clinician scientists shares what women need to know about heavy menstruation and bleeding disorders.
Precedents exist for making people have certain vaccines. Perhaps it's time to extend this.
Some doctors’ websites make false claims to encourage women to have genital cosmetic surgery.
Some doctors' websites give the impression that women's genitals that diverge from the "ideal" need surgery. This is nonsense – genitals are as diverse as our faces.
Building resilience is not the way to tackle burnout.
Working out can make you a better worker, too.
Shows spunk, but trouble down the line.
Traditional belief has held that the underlying cause of miscarriage can be found in mothers, but half of recurrent miscarriages have another cause.
Overeating in response to emotions is one of the many factors that can drive weight gain.
New research sheds light on how identifying and describing emotions may influence eating behaviour and weight.
Time to brush up.
You may think you know everything about keeping your teeth healthy, but what you don't know might surprise you...
If it’s been out longer than four hours, it’s best to throw it away.
By Merrimon Crawford
Did you forget to put the leftovers away? If it's only an hour or two, that's OK, but as the temperature drops under 60 degrees, the risk of bacterial growth – and food poisoning – increases.
Scientists have a few ideas about where dreams come from – but nobody knows for sure.
When we are asleep our brain does not switch off. It keeps working, but not as hard.
It’s hard to know how many women are affected by adenomyosis.
Adenomyosis is a different condition to endometriosis, though many women who have one will have the other.