A new wave of productions are proving that there is power and possibility in the menopause
The Global Gag Rule transcends abortion and exacerbates weaknesses and vulnerabilities of the Kenyan health system.
Hormonal changes mean during the first half of a woman's menstrual cycle, she'll have more energy and recover more quickly. This is the time to train hardest.
Many women are turning away from hospital births during the pandemic, preferring to give birth at home. But midwives aren't always available to support them. So some are birthing without one.
Women have reported increased drinking at higher levels than men during the coronavirus pandemic. This is likely because their mental health is suffering.
Pregnancy can be stressful at the best of times, let alone during a pandemic.
Hormonal changes that occur during menopause can alter the way fat is deposited in the body, but weight gain associated with menopause is more likely to be a by-product of ageing.
Science shows that many perimenopausal miseries — such as hot flashes, night sweats and trouble sleeping — are caused by excess or variable estrogen, not by "estrogen deficiency."
Without doing more exercise or cutting down on food, most women will gain weight as they go through menopause. But it's not inevitable.
Seven states are moving to ban abortions, along with other 'elective' medical services, during the coronavirus crisis. But delaying or denying abortions can do serious health and financial harm.
Our research found that stigma often prevents women from getting help for this hidden illness.
Why 'stigmatising' and 'traumatising' approaches to FGM safeguarding are in urgent need of a review.
Having a baby is stressful enough without also having to process misinformation. Here are the facts from the WHO, experts and the research evidence.
Women with less income and less education may be hurt most by gender discrimination.
Hormone-based contraceptives are in short supply.
A Twitter storm recently erupted over claims ibuprofen can reduce menstrual flow by up to 50%. There is some evidence ibuprofen could make your period lighter – but not by this much.
Your GP will discuss the risks and benefits of menopausal hormone therapy, taking into account a host of factors.
Top US runner Mary Cain has revealed her health was ruined by being told to lose weight for performance.
Despite celebrity endorsements and growing popularity of the practice, there's still little scientific proof to support these claims.
Although research can provide us with useful evidence to help inform our decisions, underfunded research areas still mean that women are being left in the dark.