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Sexual harassment claims by “conventionally attractive” women are more believed

New research by the University of Washington finds that sexual harassment claims made by "conventionally attractive" women who act "feminine" are more likely to be believed.
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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.
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Ovarian cancer cells adjust to their environment to boost tumour growth

A new study revealing how ovarian cancer cells adapt to their environment to aid tumour growth brings researchers closer to developing targeted treatments.
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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.
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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?.
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.
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The future of treating gestational diabetes

Dr Lucy Mackillop, Chief Medical Officer, Sensyne Health discusses the future of treating gestational diabetes.
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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.
postpartum depression

NIH study finds postpartum depression could persist 3 years after childbirth

A new NIH study has found that 1 in 4 women experienced high levels of postpartum depression at some point in the three years after giving birth.
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.
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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.
Female empowerment

Female empowerment within sport: Four icons to enforce post-COVID change

Here, Zalando celebrates four icons enforcing female empowerment within sport in a post-COVID world.
back pain during pregnancy

13 remedies for back pain during pregnancy

Here, Bodytonic Clinic share their top 13 ways that women can alleviate the symptoms of pregnancy-related back pain as recommended by experts.
pregnancy and post-partum

Vitamin D in pregnancy and post-partum

Tegan Philip, Head of Education at The Association of Naturopathic Practitioners, reviews how COVID-19 may amplify the already important role of vitamin D intake during pregnancy and post-partum.

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