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The proposal to make menopause leave a ‘protected characteristic’ under the Equality Act has been blocked by ministers in an effort to prevent discrimination towards men.
Dr Erika Kennington, Head of Research and Innovation at Asthma + Lung UK, says that millions of women are drawing the short straw with too little research exploring the effect of female sex hormones on asthma.
Here, Dr Fiona MacRae, Women’s Health & Hormone Specialist at The Marion Gluck Clinic, provides an expert view on pregnancy, breastfeeding and hormones.
Studies across Latin America, Asia and Africa find that men are experiencing a sperm count decline due to our modern environment and lifestyle.
The world’s first saliva-based pregnancy test is a non-invasive, easy and hygienic way to detect hormones, viruses and even diseases.
An investigation by UN Women UK found that 97% of women surveyed have been sexually harassed, with a further 96% not reporting those situations because of the belief that it would not change anything.
The relation between menopause, BMI, hormones and weight gain is a complex one that many going through menopause don't really understand here menopause expert Dr Deborah Lee explains.
Gay and bisexual men at highest risk of contracting monkeypox which is spread via sexual intercourse and skin-to-skin contact.
Sexual minorities are more likely to engage in risky coping mechanisms such as having unprotected sex, drinking and smoking.
Pregnant people in North America had a 44% higher miscarriage risk – within eight weeks of pregnancy – in the summer months.
When it comes to overturning Roe V. Wade, less than 15% of people support fully restrictive abortion legislation - with traditional gender role attitudes as a predictive factor.
A maternity report by Birthrights finds that UK women experience "dehumanisation" and racism from caregivers.
Contraceptive counselling for female patients who are sexually active can increase contraceptive use, without increasing the risk for sexually transmitted infections.
This ‘unusual’ monkeypox outbreak has been found to be larger and more widespread than previous outbreaks outside of Africa, and health experts propose better preparation.
Body weight and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) have a closer connection than previously thought, according to researchers.
Dr Ghazala Aziz-Scott, Hormone Specialist, examines the link between imbalanced hormones and osteoporosis and why hormone treatment is so important.
Shona Wilkinson at Nutrigums explains how vitamin D could be the secret weapon to combating the effects of preeclampsia.
Menopausal and perimenopausal women in the UK face a significant health issue, as HRT shortages lead to black market alternatives and increased risks of suicide.
Magnetic nanotechnology is showing promise in locating and removing painful lesions, becoming a potential endometriosis treatment.
In the context of pregnancy and COVID vaccines, a study finds that vaccination does not create complicated birth outcomes.