Women are often under-diagnosed and under-treated for heart disease and may be unaware of their specific risk factors. Clinical and research practices need to reflect the diversity of women in Canada.
Services such as chemotherapy are only available in tertiary hospitals located in the country’s urban centres. Transport to these hospitals can be a barrier to care.
Uncertainty about how long symptoms will last can be tough for women going through hormonal changes that come with menopause. Unfortunately, there isn’t a clear cut time frame.
Model Hailey Bieber recently shared on social media that she’s suffering with an ovarian cyst the size of an apple.
Pregnancy changes the structure and function of virtually every organ system of the body. That includes some big changes to the gut.
Sexual transmission was suspected in around 90% of transgender women patients but only in 61% of cisgender women and non-binary patients.
Health and service workers are not asking women about a potential traumatic brain injury, there’s a lack of referral options, and often no diagnosis.
Our study found women aren’t necessarily aware of the link between alcohol and breast cancer. And even when they are, they aren’t always able to ‘choose’ to quit.
Breast cancer is curable, provided it is detected early and treated promptly.
Though child marriage rates are declining globally, the practice remains worryingly common in some African countries.
Girls and young women do not search for medical safety when seeking abortion care. They prioritise “social safety” to avoid prosecution and social stigma. Can self-care be a solution?
The domestic workers’ place of work, as a private household, is difficult to monitor. It is therefore challenging for government to enforce current legislation.
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.