Hip fractures are one of the most common types of fracture – which disproportionately affect women.
This is not cause for concern, but it’s important information to have.
A severe shortage of tampons alongside sharp price increases have sparked concerns that lower-income women may have difficulty accessing menstrual products.
Regan, England’s first women’s health tsar, has her work cut out for her.
Scholars explain how the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion is likely to affect women’s health.
The Supreme Court on June 24, 2022, issued a ruling that overturned decades of constitutional abortion rights for women in the US. Scholars explain the significance of the decision.
Clinicians now able to give a clinical diagnosis of “suspected endometriosis” based on symptoms and a physical examination.
Data privacy is an abstract issue for most people, even though virtually everyone is at risk. Now that abortion may become illegal in some states, digital surveillance could take an even darker turn.
A sudden uptick in demand for HRT may be one reason behind the sudden shortages.
We need more health workers and public hospitals to provide abortions, a common and essential health service.
Exercising during pregnancy is safe – and can have many benefits for both mother and baby.
Instead of upskilling women to cope with the harm they risk in dating men, the self-help industry should focus on male behaviour. Women need safety more than they need dating advice.
Women with endometriosis already wait up to eight years for a diagnosis in the UK. Post-pandemic delays could make this even worse.
Some women with endometriosis are in so much pain, they’re giving up work. Others are struggling at work or uni. Here’s how we support women with this debilitating disease.
Our gut microbiome is connected to almost every aspect of our health – including brain health.
The “gender health gap” may be at the root of this problem.
How can we help pregnant women quit smoking, for their health and that of their unborn child, when substitutes and other methods seem less effective during this period?
Yoga, manifesting, and #livingyourbestlife may sound empowering. But wellness blames women, sets them up for failure, and hides the real challenges women face.
Some countries report higher rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths among men. This might be due to underreporting among women with limited health access.
Many of these digital tools aimed at women are created by, invested in and marketed by men.