Women's Health

  • Life

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

  • 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”

  • Life

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

Latest Stories

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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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.

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Sarah Shaffi
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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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Hollie Richardson
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New technology could eliminate racial disparity in breast cancer screening

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

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

Posted by
Dr Anita Mitra
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woman's stomach pain
Long Reads

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

What causes endometriosis, and is there a cure? Gynae Geek has the answers

Posted by
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?

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”

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Emily Baker
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Kayleigh Dray
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Twitter unleashes fury over medical exam question – and for good reason

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

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
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