Women's Health

  • what is endometriosis symptoms
    Long Reads

    What is endometriosis? A gynaecologist answers our most common questions

  • Jameela Jamil
    Life

    Jameela Jamil gets real about living with her rare EDS diagnosis

  • Cervical cancer smear test
    Life

    There’s a big problem with how we treat women who miss smear tests

Latest Stories

Migraine research
Life

This is the reality of just how debilitating migraines can be

New research has been shared for National Migraine Week.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Julia Buckley, journalist and author of Heal Me
Life

Julia Buckley reveals the toll chronic pain took on her life

“As there was no visible injury, few people believed I was ill”

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Julia Buckley
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Bladder leaks campaign
Life

We need to talk about how common bladder leaks are among young women

And break the silly taboo around it.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Life

Abortion in Northern Ireland: this is how to support a new vote to change the law

It's as simple as clicking a button

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Ore Ogunbiyi
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“Black women with PCOS are being failed by doctors – and it’s causing a loss of trust in the NHS”

A lack of research means specialists don’t understand exactly what causes PCOS and how it should be diagnosed.

Life

This is why you get grumpy when you’re bloated, according to scientists

You could be a victim of ‘groating’.

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
Nimco Ali FGM campaigner
Visible Women

Anti-FGM campaigners Nimco Ali and Leila Hussein just got the huge recognition they deserve

“FGM was a ridiculous thing that happened to me”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Nurse helps young woman
Life

This is why women are less likely to be resuscitated than men

We're facing a gender data gap, and it's killing women.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Leslie Jones speaks about the Alabama abortion ban
Life

Alabama abortion ban: Leslie Jones explains how laws are part of “war on women”

The comedian and actress used an SNL sketch to speak out against the ban.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
Published
Ovarian cancer diagnosis
Life

Ovarian cancer diagnosis is being described as a 'postcode lottery'

Here, Stylist speaks with gynaecology expert Adeola Olaitan about what can be done to change this.

Posted by
Hannah Mendelsohn
Published
Black women breast cancer
Life

New technology could eliminate racial disparity in breast cancer screening

Currently, more black women die of breast cancer than white women

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
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Dr Anita Mitra
Published

Your most Googled questions about bacterial vaginosis, answered

What is bacterial vaginosis, and how is it treated?

gynae geek
Long Reads

Ask Gynae Geek: your most Googled questions about adenomyosis, answered

It’s dubbed the ‘the ugly sister of endometriosis’, but what is adenomyosis and how does it affect our health?

Posted by
Dr Anita Mitra
Published
Long Reads

Ask Gynae Geek: your most Googled questions about fibroids, answered

What are fibroids, and how can they be treated? Gynae Geek has the answers

Posted by
Dr Anita Mitra
Published
Life

“Jade Goody saved my life”: exploring Jade’s legacy, 10 years after her death

Ten years on from Jade Goody’s death, why is smear test take-up at a low?

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
Published
People

Jameela Jamil just reminded us why being open about health issues is so important

“I’ve seen how much it has meant to people seeing someone in my position with this utter ball-ache of a condition”

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
Published
The morning after pill
Life

The pill stops you recognising these emotions

A new study has found that women on the Pill are less likely to detect “complex” emotions like contempt and pride.

Posted by
Emily Baker
Published
Long Reads

Women’s pain isn’t taken seriously by doctors – and this has to change

There is innate sexism within the medical establishment when it comes to women's health, and it needs to end

Posted by
Stephanie Theobald
Published
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Hannah-Rose Yee
Published

Let this be a reminder not to ignore any form of chronic pain.

After she experienced a medical emergency of her own, one woman wants to remind everyone how heart attacks can differ between the genders.

Michelle Keegan
People

Michelle Keegan admits the three reasons she’s been avoiding her smear test

The actor felt compelled to speak out as cervical screening rates are the lowest in 20 years

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published