Understanding our menstrual cycle and taking a proactive approach to our periods is vital to improving sports performance.
Tracking the many physical and emotional symptoms of menopause with a website, app or diary can help women better monitor their health.
Women are more likely to develop chronic diseases driven by the immune system.
For many years women were blamed for a couple’s infertility. But it’s now known that male factor infertility contributes to about 50% of total cases.
The most popular supplements for hot flushes are phytoestrogens (or plant estrogens). This trend has been partly driven by companies that promote them as a safer alternative to hormone therapy.
Some of what is being blamed on cortisol are symptoms of chronic stress or depression – which makes sense, since they’re linked.
A computer modelling study suggests that oestrogen levels could get lowered by as much as 92%.
At-home tests can only provide a partial picture of your fertility.
At the most basic level, the brain releases a cocktail of chemicals. But there’s more to it than that.
The risk of developing eye complications is high in young people with Type 2 diabetes, which is increasingly affecting children and adolescents, especially those who are more sedentary.
Impaired insulin receptors in the blood vessels between the blood and the brain may contribute to the insulin resistance observed in Alzheimer’s disease.
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.
Our study found that low levels of INSL3 hormone were associated with greater risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and frailty in men.
Research shows hormonal contraceptives may have small but significant effects on behaviour.
If you’re preparing to come off the pill, it’s hard to know what to expect, particularly if you’ve been on it for a long time.
The hormones in the pill can cause or exacerbate depression, and the type you use is an important factor.
Melatonin can be useful as a sleep aid, but should be prescribed by a physician after a careful analysis of the causes of sleep loss.
Many of these digital tools aimed at women are created by, invested in and marketed by men.
Plants need light to feed themselves, so they grow in ways that help them collect as much of it as they can. Sometimes that’s straight up, but not always.