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Why inequalities in reproductive health make a difference

A University of Adelaide researcher whose work aims to highlight and resolve inequalities in reproductive health for Aboriginal women has today been ...

New WHO guidelines to improve care for millions living with female genital mutilation

GENEVA | COPENHAGEN - New WHO recommendations aim to help health workers provide better care to the more than 200 million girls ...

Research Study Maps Availability of Female Condom

Rutgers study, focusing on a high-risk area in Philadelphia, finds 1 percent of service providers sell or provide female condoms ... Full story

Menopause symptoms are associated with poor self-assessed work ability

A novel study from researchers at Monash University has found that poorer work ability and women’s self-assessed work ability was significantly associated with having menopausal hot flushes and night sweats. ... Full story

Making the Most of Menopause

Menopause: Hot Flash or Power Surge? ... Full story

Bisphenol A in low doses can affect the reproductive system and behaviour

If rats are exposed to bisphenol A in low doses during early development it can lead to reduced sperm count, obesity and changes to breast development and behaviour. These are some of the findings of a new study from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. ... Full story

Genetic Variation Shown in Patients with Severe Vascular Complications of Infection

Findings could help doctors determine who is at risk for dangerous complications ... Full story

Infant Daughters Already Show Signs of Reproductive Disease

First time potential signs of a common endocrine disorder, PCOS, have been discovered at such a young age ... Full story

Stanford scientists identify genetic switch for female sexual behavior

By studying the complex mating routine of African cichlid fish, a team of Stanford scientists has keyed in on a single brain receptor in female fish that determines whether they successfully reproduce. The finding has parallels across all vertebrates, and might influence the understanding of social behavior in humans. ... Full story

Update on Menopausal Symptoms and Treatment Options Published in Journal of Women’s Health

New Rochelle, NY —The vast majority of women going through the period of menopausal transition, or perimenopause, will seek medical help coping with symptoms that can significantly impact their health and quality of life, such as hot flashes, poor sleep, depression, and vaginal dryness. The pattern of common perimenopausal symptoms, how they often interact to worsen the effects of each, and current hormonal and non-hormonal therapeutic options are examined in a comprehensive Review article published in Journal of Women’s Health, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. ... Full story

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