Women's Health

PMS is not a cultural myth.

“A message to the academic who said PMS is just a ‘cultural myth’”

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Paula Akpan
  • The monthly pill
    Life

    A new “monthly pill” could give women more choice when it comes to contraception

  • The Hormone Whisperer: Kay Ali
    Life

    “I met the hormone whisperer – and my cycle will never be the same again”

  • endometriosis diagnosis
    Long Reads

    “I’ve waited more than 10 years for an endometriosis diagnosis. Why?”

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what is endometriosis symptoms
Long Reads

What is endometriosis? A gynaecologist answers our most common questions

What causes endometriosis, and is there a cure? A gynaecologist has the answers.

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Dr Anita Mitra
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Jameela Jamil
Life

Jameela Jamil gets real about living with her rare EDS diagnosis

She asked people to share their own experiences.

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Hollie Richardson
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Cervical cancer smear test
Life

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

A viral tweet has called for greater understanding.

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Lauren Geall
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Migraine research
Life

This is the reality of just how debilitating migraines can be

New research has been shared for National Migraine Week.

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Hollie Richardson
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Julia Buckley
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Julia Buckley reveals the toll chronic pain took on her life

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

Bladder leaks campaign
Life

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

And break the silly taboo around it.

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Hollie Richardson
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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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Black women with PCOS are being let down by the NHS.
Life

“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.

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Ore Ogunbiyi
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Life

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

You could be a victim of ‘groating’.

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Megan Murray
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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”

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Hollie Richardson
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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.

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Chloe Gray
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Sarah Shaffi
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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.

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.

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Hannah Mendelsohn
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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

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Hollie Richardson
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bacterial vaginosis
Long Reads

Your most Googled questions about bacterial vaginosis, answered

What is bacterial vaginosis, and how is it treated?

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Dr Anita Mitra
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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
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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

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Dr Anita Mitra
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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?

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Sarah Shaffi
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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”

The monthly pill could help women who forget to take their daily contraception.
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.

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Emily Baker
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