Puberty and perimenopause are a heady combination.
Women often experience the hormonal transition of midlife in a shroud of misinformation and shame. We deserve better.
“Period. End of Sentence.” makes a cultural and political argument for less shame and more support and celebration of women’s reproductive realities.
A scientific paper expands on social media reports of sudden onset of periods, spotting and other menstrual peculiarities during last summer’s protests in Portland, Ore.
You can’t experience effects from being near someone who is vaccinated, because it is biologically impossible for the vaccine material to be transmitted from person to person.
Over 1 billion women around the world will have experienced perimenopause by 2025. But a culture that has spent years dismissing the process might explain why we don’t know more about it.
As a bioengineer, Linda Griffith once grew a human ear on the back of a mouse. Now she is reframing endometriosis — a “women’s disease” — as a key to unlocking some of biology’s greatest secrets.
The move by Lidl comes as Ireland’s Parliament considers a legal measure to make period products free in the country. It’s among a growing number of such initiatives that aim to ease an inequality.
We do know that researchers do not study menstruation enough.
Young people experiencing the body changes of puberty without being in school are facing a unique set of challenges. Here’s how parents can support them.
Can it affect mammograms or the timing of fertility treatments? What side effects should you look out for? Experts weigh in.
Start-ups and tech companies are creating products to address women’s health care needs. It’s still a small segment of the market, but growing.
Brain fog, brittle nails, allergies, hair loss: There are at least 34 symptoms of perimenopause. Still, medical providers keep missing them.
The program, designed to reduce “period poverty,” will begin in June.
Readers cite his professionalism, patriotism and courage. Also: The emoluments clause and Donald Trump; children and screen time; girls and sanitary products; French justice for a rooster.
Britain is the latest country to get rid of the tax in recent years.
Abortion drugs administered as early as 28 days after a woman’s last period can offer comfort in uncertainty to those who want it.
The Hollywood stylist Karla Welch has found a new calling in an up-and-coming menstrual product.
The Scottish Parliament voted unanimously to pass a measure that makes free period products available to anyone who needs them, the first country to do so.
Students and teachers are placing pads outside bathrooms as part of a grass-roots campaign to fight period poverty and to remove the stigma surrounding menstruation.
Often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, PCOS can play havoc with your fertility. Here’s how to recognize the symptoms and take action to protect your reproductive health.
Zomato, a global food-delivery company based in India, drew praise for introducing the policy. Its chief executive says there is no “shame or stigma” in applying for the time off.
The creator of the “Harry Potter” series faced a backlash after she took aim at an article that referred to “people who menstruate.”