Women's Health

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  • 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
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Life

    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.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • 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
  • Long Reads

    Is our lifestyle responsible for our hormonal imbalances?

    Stylist explores how our high-stress, flat-white-fuelled lives are sending our bodies haywire.

    Posted by
    Alix Walker
    Published
  • Lena Dunham on what having an ovary removed taught her about strength
    People

    Lena Dunham on what having an ovary removed taught her about strength

    “Our stories don’t have to look one way, our pain is our gain and, oh s**t scars and mesh panties are the f**king jam”

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Long Reads

    What a groundbreaking new clinical trial could do for women with PCOS

    A new treatment could drastically ease women's symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome. Stylist spoke to women involved in the trial

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
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    Life

    Twitter unleashes fury over medical exam question – and for good reason

    “This is the sexist bulls**t we’re teaching our doctors?”

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Life

    This is why people are taking loud lipstick selfies on Instagram

    Hint: it's to do with your other pair of lips

    Posted by
    Moya Lothian-McLean
    Published
  • Life

    Anti-abortion groups are smuggling adverts into Google searches

    Sponsored results lead to pages linking abortion with breast cancer

    Posted by
    Moya Lothian-McLean
    Published
  • Long Reads

    "I've waited 10 years for an endometriosis diagnosis. Why?"

    When will doctors finally take women's health seriously?

    Posted by
    Mattie Lacey-Davidson
    Published
  • Life

    New vaginal mesh material could prevent injury in women

    "I’m delighted groups are developing these materials...the area needs more research"

    Posted by
    Emily Reynolds
    Published
  • Life

    The inhumane way UK police are letting down female prisoners

    Campaigners are calling on the introduction of new guidelines

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    These 'Barbie Pussy' labioplasty ads have been banned from Instagram

    The ads were offering "designer vagina" surgery

    Posted by
    Emily Reynolds
    Published
  • Life

    This period-themed art is causing outrage on Stockholm’s subway

    Unfortunately, periods are still taboo in 2017

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    The important reason this woman wants to test your period blood

    It highlights a serious issue in medical research

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Careers

    Idiot complains about colleague’s period cramps - and HR backs him up

    People menstruate, Guy – get over it

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published