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effects of preeclampsia

Can vitamin D help combat the effects of preeclampsia?

Shona Wilkinson at Nutrigums explains how vitamin D could be the secret weapon to combating the effects of preeclampsia.
HRT shortages, menopausal women

HRT shortages create severe mental health issues in UK

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.
endometriosis treatment

Could nanotechnology be the future of endometriosis treatment?

Magnetic nanotechnology is showing promise in locating and removing painful lesions, becoming a potential endometriosis treatment.
pregnancy and COVID vaccine, vaccinated mothers

Pregnancy and COVID vaccine: Mothers can protect unborn baby from virus 

In the context of pregnancy and COVID vaccines, a study finds that vaccination does not create complicated birth outcomes.
woman cured from HIV, dual stem cell transplant

First case of woman cured from HIV, after dual stem-cell transplant

The first ever woman cured from HIV underwent a dual stem-cell transplant, which seems to have made her genetically resistant to HIV and put her cancer into remission.
male birth control

Scientists create non-hormonal male birth control 

Scientists made progress on the implementation of male birth control, which could someday split contraceptive responsibility between all genders.
Administration of justice

From crime scene to courtroom: Advancing the fair administration of justice

National Institute of Justice forensic science research is strengthening the fair and impartial administration of justice, explains Jonathan McGrath, Senior Policy Analyst, National Institute of Justice, Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences
coevolving informatics, evolutionary transitions

Sex, language & coevolving informatics

Chris Girard, Associate Professor at Florida International University, shares his expertise on sex, language & coevolving informatics.
HIV stigma

The life-threatening perseverance of HIV stigma

The stigma, discrimination and lack of understanding around HIV is still persisting even 41 years after the first reported case
sexual violence, sexual violence against women

EU crackdown on sexual violence against women

The European commission is calling for tougher and more robust legislation to protect women from sexual violence.
women's health COVID-19

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.
sexual violence

Experiences of sexual violence linked with high blood pressure

According to a longitudinal study of US women, women who have experienced sexual violence are more likely to develop high blood pressure.
disparities in cancer care

Examining intersectionality to find disparities in cancer care

Analysis of 28 studies has found that the intersection of sexual minority status with ethnicity is associated with lower cancer screenings.
decriminalise abortions

Latin America takes landmark step to decriminalise abortion in Colombia

Colombia’s constitutional court decriminalises abortion within 24 weeks in monumental step towards Latin American reproductive rights.
reproductive ageing, menopause abuse

Reproductive ageing in women affected by experience of abuse

Women who experience or witness abuse, to themselves or to others, can have their menopause induced earlier, and accelerate their reproductive ageing.
sex education pleasure, sti

The key to safe sex education is understanding pleasure

Acknowledging pleasure as a key driver of sexual behaviour has more success in teaching safe sex than traditional sex education – as well as targeting STI/HIV risk reduction.
unsafe abortion, womens rights

What can be done to protect women from unsafe abortions?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) explains changes are necessary to protect women and girls from the health consequences of unsafe abortions.
reproductive obesity, endometriosis

Female reproductive disorders may be heightened by obesity

Researchers find a link between obesity, metabolic hormones, and female reproductive disorders - suggesting obesity may elevate the risk.

Men at higher risk of “sextortion” since the COVID pandemic

Men, Black and Native American women, and LGBTQ Individuals at high risk of falling victim to online extortion
living with hiv

Men who pay for sex 50% more likely to be living with HIV

A survey, conducted over 20 years in 35 African countries, suggests that one in ten sexually active men are 50% more likely to be living with HIV.

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