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Emergency contraception related ER visits dropped significantly over 14 year period

Written by | 9 Apr 2024

Following federal approval for over the counter emergency contraception in 2006, emergency departments across the U.S. saw dramatic decreases in related visits and medical charges, a new study… read more.

Research reveals link between menstrual cycles, emotions, and sleep patterns in women

Written by | 27 Mar 2024

Women experience disruptions in their sleep patterns and report heightened feelings of anger in the days leading up to their period, according to new research. The study sheds… read more.

Study explores homeless women’s experiences of ‘period poverty’

Written by | 21 Mar 2024

Research from the University of Southampton has identified common issues women face when experiencing periods while homeless. A review of research published in Women and Health has found homeless women experienced… read more.

Does an early menopause transition cause women to leave the workforce sooner?

Written by | 17 Mar 2024

Since most women will continue working for years after entering menopause, the effect of menopause symptoms on their working ability is an important issue and the focus of… read more.

Progesterone appears to protect some women from preterm birth

Written by | 15 Mar 2024

Researchers report that, among pregnant women with a short cervix at around 20 weeks, treatment with the hormone progesterone achieves a better result at reducing the risk of… read more.

Cardiovascular disease risk higher for depressed women than men

Written by | 14 Mar 2024

Researchers report that depressed patients have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), and that more women than men experience CVD after a depression diagnosis. The findings… read more.

Exploring the effectiveness of a novel pain management device for endometriosis pain

Written by | 13 Mar 2024

Endometriosis is a chronic condition affecting women, often resulting in painful symptoms such as menstrual cramps and pelvic pain. Pain caused by endometriosis significantly lowers the quality of… read more.

Timing of COVID-19 shot can change menstrual cycle length

Written by | 4 Mar 2024

Oregon Health & Science University researchers have confirmed that the timing of COVID-19 vaccination is associated with slight, temporary changes in menstrual cycle length. The study, published today… read more.

Annual breast cancer screening beginning at 40 saves lives

Written by | 23 Feb 2024

Annual breast cancer screening beginning at age 40 and continuing to at least age 79 results in the highest reduction in mortality with minimal risks, according to a… read more.

Antidepressant use lower in moms who have support from grandparents

Written by | 20 Feb 2024

Mothers are less likely to take antidepressants if their own parents and parents-in-law are healthy and live close by– a new study finds. On the flip side of… read more.

Menopause and migraines: New findings point to power of prevention

Written by | 19 Feb 2024

For middle-aged women plagued by migraines, or hot flashes and night sweats, another worry may linger in the backs of their minds: whether these experiences have set them… read more.

How ovarian tissue freezing could prevent menopause—possibly forever

Written by | 13 Feb 2024

Most women agree that menopause has its advantages and disadvantages. Some relish the end of menstruation and concerns about unplanned pregnancies, while others dread the possibililty of hot… read more.

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