Working out how much blood you’re losing and getting a sense of when it’s outside the normal range can be difficult. Recent research on the capacity of different period products could help.
Understanding our menstrual cycle and taking a proactive approach to our periods is vital to improving sports performance.
Stigma and shame around menstruation can be found as far back as the Bible.
Clinical trial funders now insist studies use female participants. But it will still take a long time for our understanding of how medicine affects women to catch up.
As participation levels rise, TV viewing figures increase and sponsorship income improves year on year, what’s left to achieve for women in football?
Fluctuations in sex hormones are associated with inflammation peaks and troughs. These could potentially influence athletic performance.
The tournament is an opportunity to dispel period myths and put a focus on the specific needs of athletes who menstruate.
Lots of young teens and first-time tampon users are intimidated by tampons. But they’re easy once you get the hang of it.
Human reproduction is completely dependent on the health of an underestimated but vital organ: the endometrium. Here’s how it works.
Sex-based policies can lead to backlash and further discrimination in the workplace.
Breaking the taboo: the fascinating history of menstrual products.
Despite Australia spending so much money on prisons, incarcerated women’s reproductive health care is lacking to the point of being degrading.
When schools ask student-athletes about their menstrual cycles, they may be infringing on anti-discrimination and privacy laws.
Free period products and being able to deal with your period without shame or restrictions should, however, be a basic human right.
How can you get your kids to read this summer? Research has found they respond well to reading non-fiction – so we’ve gathered 6 top non-fiction books, recommended by the kids themselves.
Around a quarter of women experience heavy periods. It probably seems normal to them, but it’s not something you just have to put up with.
Sometimes, the arrival of your period can come with stabbing pains down the legs, abdomen or into the buttocks. For some, this pain can shoot up the vagina or back passage.
Social media commentary about the sale of menstrual products on trains is a glimpse into modern feminist debates in China.
The information about how menopause affects workers should be more diverse.
Research shows that many girls are in elementary school when they have their first period. But often they have not received adequate health education.