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.
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.