Women's Health News

eating disorders

Women suffering from eating disorders are concerned for their safety during lockdown

A new study shows that 79% of women suffering from eating-related illnesses are concerned for their own safety during the third UK Lockdown.
an unborn baby, generational trauma

Generational trauma can change the brain circuitry of an unborn baby

Scientists have found that mothers who have suffered childhood trauma can pass this memory down to an unborn baby - scans showed altered brain circuitry in young children.
abortion pill access, abortion

US Supreme Court makes abortion pill access more difficult

The Trump administration issued a request to the Supreme Court for abortion pill access to undergo restrictions - meaning that patients will have to pickup the drug in person, during the COVID-19 crisis.
postmenopause

Does menopause cause forgetfullness and lack of concentration?

A new study suggests that menopause can cause a decline in memory and may persist into the postmenopause period.
abortion services in northern ireland, ireland

UK Government taken to court over abortion services in Northern Ireland

A Northern Irish human rights group are taking the UK Government to court, for failing to enforce abortion services in Northern Ireland after the pandemic - one year after abortion was legalised.
first trimester

Exercise during the first trimester may reduce gestational diabetes risk

According to a new study, pregnant women who exercise more during the first trimester may have a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.
contraceptive options

Veganism and women’s healthcare: Contraceptive options for vegans

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, considers the contraceptive options available for vegans and the benefits and risks it can have on women's health.
traumatic brain injury, brain

There is not enough research on traumatic brain injury in women

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, there are gaps in knowledge on the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in women.
taboo subject, menopause, taboo

Menopause: The last great taboo

Menopause is a natural part of a woman’s life, so why is it still a taboo subject and why are more women not talking about this phase in their lives?.
HIV risks for women, drought

How is climate change increasing HIV risks for women?

When it comes to HIV risks for women, researchers found that natural disasters force vulnerable women to take any chance to secure resources - whether through transactional sex or engagement in early marriage.
heart attack risk, diabetes

Research finds that women experience increased heart attack risk

According to the American Heart Association, women face a stronger heart attack risk than men - they are 20% more likely to develop heart failure, and to die.
women’s rights

How has the struggle for women’s rights and equality affected our menopause

Dr Ghazala Aziz-Scott, specialist in integrative women's health and bioidentical hormone balancing for The Marion Gluck Clinic, explains how our busy lives have affected our menopause.
substance addictions, lgbt

Lesbian and bisexual women more likely to have substance addictions

Sexual minorities, especially women, are more likely to have substance addictions due to discrimination, stress and childhood trauma.
treating gestational diabetes

The future of treating gestational diabetes

Dr Lucy Mackillop, Chief Medical Officer, Sensyne Health discusses the future of treating gestational diabetes.
kisspeptin drug, women

New kisspeptin drug could treat polycystic ovary syndrome

Imperial College London are working on clinical trials of a kisspeptin drug that could treat PCOS, HA and other reproductive health problems.
diagnose birth defects

AI technology can help diagnose birth defects and gestational diabetes

Researchers from the University of Seville have found that artificial intelligence (AI) can help to diagnose birth defects, gestational diabetes and preterm birth earlier.
menstrual dysfunction

Menstrual dysfunction more prevalent among young athletes

A study from the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland has found that menstrual dysfunction is more prevalent in young Finnish athletes than it is among non-athletes of a similar age.
contraception and climate change

What is the association between contraception and climate change?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores what the association between contraception and climate change is and how it can save the planet.
poorer women in bangladesh, worker

Poorer women in Bangladesh fear bribes are required to access healthcare

Holding conversations in the slums of Dhaka, researchers found that poorer women in Bangladesh feared making "undocumented payments" as a necessity of accessing maternity healthcare.
the menopause

46% of women believe the menopause will improve their sex life

Workout App niix fit has conducted research to investigate how women really feel about the menopause in order to raise awareness about the problems and the benefits that exist.

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