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Estrogen treatment can reduce COVID-19 mortality by 22%
Researchers find that estrogen can reduce the severity of COVID-19 mortality, explaining why fewer women were affected by the disease than men.
Spain implement sick leave for severe period pain
Spain will implement a three day sick leave for severe period pain, which impacts the majority of people who experience menstruation.
Early puberty increased globally during COVID pandemic
Early puberty, which mainly impacts girls under the age of eight, surged during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Could nanotechnology be the future of endometriosis treatment?
Magnetic nanotechnology is showing promise in locating and removing painful lesions, becoming a potential endometriosis treatment.
How has COVID-19 changed women’s health attitudes?
Carolyn Hobdey examines how the global pandemic affected women's health attitudes, such as contraception, menstruation and reproductive rights.
COVID vaccine can cause temporary change to menstruation cycle
Scientists analysed 23,754 menstrual cycles to find that menstruation can be temporarily, harmlessly changed - by taking two mRNA vaccines during the same cycle.
Has COVID-19 changed women’s reproductive health?
According to researchers, the psychological burden of COVID impacted 56% of participants – with significant changes to women’s reproductive health.
54% of people had menstrual cycle disruption due to COVID stress
Researchers say that 54% of participants had menstrual cycle disruption in 2020 - due to COVID stress, as opposed to any kind of vaccination.
NIH funds menstrual cycle and COVID vaccine research
McLean Hospital’s Clinical and Translational Pain Research Laboratory is one of five institutions splitting a $1.67 million NIH grant - the research will examine any links between the menstrual cycle and the COVID vaccine.
Why is endometriosis still hard to diagnose?
Endometriosis, a condition impacting at least 190 million people globally, remains relatively ignored - why is it still hard to access treatment?
New link between menstrual cycle seizures and epilepsy
Rutgers University found that people experience menstrual cycle seizures due to genetic generalised epilepsy.
Getting to know the four phases of your menstrual cycle
Natasha Richardson, Founder of Forage Botanicals and Author of Your Period Handbook, explores the four phases of the menstrual cycle, what defines them and what to expect in each.
Bristol City Council spearheads campaign to eradicate period poverty
Councillor Helen Godwin, Cabinet Member for Women, Children and Young People on Bristol City Council, discusses the work being done by Bristol City Council to eradicate period poverty.
Can CBD restore your hormonal imbalance?
Lorraine Clark, Director of hapihemp, explores whether CBD oil can be used to restore hormonal imbalances.
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome at risk of heart disease
A new study has found that young women in their 30s and 40s with polycystic ovary syndrome have a raised risk of heart disease.
How to conceive if you are suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome
This article was contributed by the team at Fertility Family, offering advice on conception for those affected by PCOS.
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) proven to relieve menstrual pain
A new study has shown that intrauterine devices (IUDs) can successfully relieve menstrual pain in adolescents and young women with disabilities.