What makes a happy working mom?

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New research shows that the well-being of a working mum depends more on whether her own psychological needs are met rather than the temperament of her baby

Australian women turning to cannabis to treat endometriosis symptoms

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A new study has found one in eight Australian women with endometriosis use cannabis to alleviate pain and other symptoms

Virginity testing is still a thing is some parts of the world

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This practice has been used historically to torture and punish young women in some parts of the world.

In Colombia, women are the best peacebuilders

Cleiner Almanza, leader of the Woman Corporation Follow my Steps.
Cleiner Almanza, leader of Corporación Mujer Sigue Mis Pasos, told us how women in Colombia have been responsible for building peace among themselves.

Women at higher risk of feeling chronic pain

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Higher frequency of some chronic diseases, worse functional state, psychological stress, and less physical activity can explain the risk in women.

Blood test can help spot ovarian cancer

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The study says that clinical guidelines could now be improved to ensure urgent referrals are made for women most at risk.

A friendly way to bleed: switch to a menstrual cup

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Even though they have been around for decades, it's only today that we are starting to love them. Here's why

Obesity exacerbates many causes of death, but risks are different for men and women

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Obesity is implicated in two thirds of the leading causes of death from non-communicable diseases worldwide

Women scientists author fewer invited commentaries in medical journals than men

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They found that the disparity was larger for women who were further progressed in their careers

Simple test predicts dangerous pregnancy disorder

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Researchers have developed a way to predict the onset of a deadly pregnancy condition that kills 76,000 women and half a million babies each year.

Quiz: How much do you know about breast cancer?

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In the breast cancer awareness month, test your knowledge to prevent this disease

International day against breast cancer

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Know what this disease is about, what the symptoms are and how to prevent it .
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