Data privacy is an abstract issue for most people, even though virtually everyone is at risk. If abortion becomes illegal, 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.
Some women with endometriosis are in so much pain, they’re giving up work. Others are struggling at work or uni. Here’s how we support women with this debilitating disease.
Our gut microbiome is connected to almost every aspect of our health – including brain health.
The “gender health gap” may be at the root of this problem.
How can we help pregnant women quit smoking, for their health and that of their unborn child, when substitutes and other methods seem less effective during this period?
Yoga, manifesting, and #livingyourbestlife may sound empowering. But wellness blames women, sets them up for failure, and hides the real challenges women face.
Some countries report higher rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths among men. This might be due to underreporting among women with limited health access.
Many of these digital tools aimed at women are created by, invested in and marketed by men.
While most women who try for a baby will succeed, some won’t, and some will have fewer children than they had planned to have.
GPs don’t always recognise the metaphors and similes women use to describe their pain – which could mean delays in a diagnosis.
The complex and fascinating community of ‘bugs’ that live in the vagina have just been linked to a groundbreaking new test to identify the risk of preterm birth.
Sexually transmitted infections and bacterial vaginosis can provide ideal conditions for HIV infection in women. A new test aims to detect these conditions even when women don’t show symptoms.
There’s currently no cure for the condition, which millions of women suffer with worldwide.
Despite the substantial negative impacts of infertility on health and well-being, it’s a neglected public health issue throughout much of the Global South, including Malawi.
Telemedical abortions are safe and ensure access for all those who may need treatment.