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Reducing menopause stigma at work could improve women’s career progression
Positive conversations around the impact of menopause can help mid-life women to thrive in the workplace by reducing menopause stigma.
Oxytocin deficiency found in patients with vasopressin deficiency
Researchers have discovered an oxytocin deficiency in patients with vasopressin deficiency caused by a pituitary gland disease.
Met Police misconduct: 1000 sexual allegations to be investigated against officers
800 Met Police officers are being investigated, facing sexual and domestic abuse claims and other accusations of potential Met Police misconduct.
Gender gaps in drug trials harm women’s health through overmedication
When conducting drug trials, it is vital to include women and men in research to prevent gender gap issues like adverse drug reactions.
‘Discrimination towards men’ cited in UK menopause leave rejection
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.
Using a safety app to protect women and girls on public transport
A safety app ‘SafeUP’ allows women and girls to plan and share their journeys on public transportation with real-time arrival information.
Transformative change to tackle predatory police officers
Dr Emma Cunningham, Senior Lecturer Criminology, University of East London, explores how predatory police officers and police culture can transform across England and Wales to better support and protect women.
Pregnant women die more from homicide than any other cause in the US
Pregnant women are more in danger of dying by homicide from intimate partner violence than any other cause of maternal death, including sepsis and haemorrhages.
Do PCOS symptoms vary depending on where you live?
Women's PCOS symptoms vary from state to state in America and are influenced by race and general health, here's why.
Cannabis may offer relief from menopause symptoms
Menopause symptoms, ranging from hot flashes to weight gain, can be eased with cannabis and CBD, research finds.
What hidden carcinogenic chemicals are pregnant women exposed to?
Common ingredients used in dyes, pigments and plastics can contain carcinogenic chemicals which could potentially harm child development if used by pregnant women.
Women’s Equality Day – How can tech companies bridge the gender gap?
Today is Women's Equality day and it is no secret that the tech industry is male-dominated or that there are still large disparities when it comes to gender representation.
What’s the connection between menopause and weight gain?
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.
Women who breastfeed face lower risk of heart disease or stroke
A meta-analysis finds that women who breastfeed are less likely to develop heart conditions or diseases, or die from cardiovascular disease than women who do not breastfeed.
What is the science behind IVF failure?
Researchers find that IVF failure is commonly due to spontaneous errors in the early phases of cell division which causes so many human embryos to fail to develop.
Racial discrimination worsens physical and mental health
Experiences of racial discrimination increase the risk of physical and mental illnesses and health disorders for people of colour.
Women’s health strategy established for doctors to tackle gender inequality
Doctors now must take mandatory training on female-specific health, as a new women’s health strategy pushes for more equal research and medical conduct between genders Women and girls across England will receive more sex-specific healthcare following the release of the Women’s Health Strategy for England. This change for improved medical services...
Feminist values improve body image perception in women
Mothers and daughters who adhere to feminist values speak more positively about their bodies, suggesting that feminism may encourage better body image perception.
A revolution in AI: diagnosing cystic hygroma early on
A unique Artificial Intelligence-based deep learning model can identify birth defects in fetal ultrasounds early on .
The Decision-Making Guide to taking HRT
In this exclusive guide to HRT, menopause specialist Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the ups and downs involved in the decision to start taking HRT