Archive for Female Reproduction



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Women at work on Mothers Day The Manila Times – The Manila Times

THE second Sunday of May is Mothers Day. On this day we send greetings and flowers to our mothers. It is also a day on which we reflect on the existential importance of mothers to the human species, to the economy and to the family

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Time to cut the string on the global reproductive health yo-yo | TheHill – The Hill

Global advocates for sexual and reproductive health and rights had a lot to celebrate during the first 100 days of the Biden-Harris administration.

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Cancer threatened N.J. womans dream of motherhood. Then her sister stepped in. – NJ.com

When Kristin Patchell gave birth this year, she didnt become a mom.

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CU Boulder Study Finds That Better Access To Birth Control Boosts High School Graduation Rates – Colorado Public Radio

A new study shows that when people in Colorado had access to free and low-cost birth control through a statewide program, the percentage of students who left high school before graduating decreased by 14 percent, according to a new CU Boulder-led study published in the journal Science Advances. It also showed increased access to birth control led to lower birth and abortion rates. The study, which used U.S

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Linking Voter Suppression and Abortion Restrictions: If We Lose Voting Rights, We Lose Women’s Rights – Ms. Magazine

A combination of legal restrictions on voting and abortion, physical violence and intimidation tactics have emerged again during a time of renewed challenges to white male supremacy. In the first four months of 2021, Republican lawmakers introduced over 360 bills to restrict voting rights and 536 bills to restrict abortion rights.

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From Women’s Health to Yemen Crisis: 6 Key Issues Hit by UK Aid Cuts – Global Citizen

Why Global Citizens Should Care While the UK government announced it would be cutting the UK aid budget by 30% late last year, its only now that full details of what will be cut andcrucially, by how much, are emerging. And the axe hasnt fallen evenly, with projects fighting AIDs, supporting womens health, and supplying clean water seeing well over half their funding cut.

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Are chemicals shrinking your penis and depleting your sperm? Heres what the evidence really says – News24

A doomsday scenario of an end to human sperm production has been back in the news recently, now with the added threat of shrinking penises. Professor Shanna Swan, a US epidemiologist who studies environmental influences on human development, recently published a new book called Countdown. In it, she suggests sperm counts could reach zero by 2045, largely owing to the impact of a range of environmental pollutants used in manufacturing everyday products: phthalates and bisphosphenol A (BPA) from plastics, and per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) used, for example, in waterproofing.

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The Semester That Was The Badger Herald – UW Badger Herald

Our news team compiled summaries of some of this semesters biggest stories. Read on to learn about students struggling through a pandemic, gender inclusivity activism, local labor strikes and more

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Focus on anti-abortion policies is a waste of resources, hurts Texans’ health – Abilene Reporter-News

Kari White and Shetal Vohra-Gupta Published 2:47 p.m. CT May 8, 2021 Opponents of abortion are trying to pass increasingly extreme measures to prevent Texans from accessing abortion, seemingly emboldened by a more conservative Supreme Court. Just recently, Lubbock joined dozens of other cities in Texas that have passed local ordinances banning abortion and declaring their city to be a sanctuary for the unborn

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Ferring, Rebiotix and MyBiotics Collaborate to Develop Live Microbiome-Based Therapeutics in Reproductive Medicine and Maternal Health – BioSpace

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One in 10 Ohio women thought abortion illegal amid attempts to ban at 6 weeks – The Ohio State University News

Though Ohio never formally enacted a so-called heartbeat bill banning abortions after six weeks of gestation, legislative and legal actions appear to have fueled beliefs that abortion is illegal in the state, a new study has found. One in 10 Ohio women surveyed for the study thought abortion was prohibited. The percentage with that belief increased from 5% to 16% during the study period, corresponding to sustained activity to limit abortions from fall of 2018 through summer of 2019

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Bia-Echo Foundation invest $8M in Singapore to study women’s reproductive longevity – BSA bureau

A new NUS research at Bia-Echo Asia Centre for Reproductive Longevity and Equality will study ways to advance female fertility, lifespan and health-span The Centre, to be established at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at Singapore's National University of Singapore (NUS), was made possible by an $8 million gift from the Bia-Echo Foundation, based in the USA, whose founder is attorney and entrepreneur Nicole Shanahan. Research initiatives at the Centre will be led by scientists and clinicians from NUS Medicine and other institutions here as well as the Asia-Pacific, US and Europe, and specializing in womens reproductive health, aging, and digital medicine. The effort will seek to find ways to improve and lengthen female reproductive health and longevity, helping women to preserve and improve their reproductive systems for conception and general health, potentially enabling women to conceive safely in their later years

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Now is the Time for the Biden Administration to Commit to Upholding Reproductive Rights as Human Rights – Just Security

Next month, the Biden administration has a unique opportunity on the global stage to commit itself to protecting and promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights. The United States will appear at the United Nations Human Rights Council in mid-March for the adoption of the report from the United States Third Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

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Severe Physical Intimate Partner Violence Linked to Mental Disorders in Black Women – Psychiatry Advisor

Black women in the United States with a history of severe physical intimate partner violence (SPIPV) are at greater risk for mental disorders than other US Black women, researchers found in a study published in Journal of Womens Health. Data were taken from a part of the Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiological Study (CPES), the National Survey of American Life (NSAL) study on mental and physical health of African American adults in the 48 contiguous states. This information was collected between February 2001 and March 2003.

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$21.6 Billion Feminine Hygiene Products Markets – Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast to 2026 -…

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Feminine Hygiene Products Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global feminine hygiene products market reached a value of US$ 21.6 Billion in 2020.

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Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause is Overlooked and Undertreated – Contemporary Obgyn

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM), a condition caused by declining hormones, especially the decline of estrogen, results in progressive but treatable vulvovaginal and urinary symptoms. However, it is often overlooked by providers. GSM represents a collection of symptoms that can cause a decrease in the quality of lives and relationships of menopausal women

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Menstrual cycles and lunar cycles: Is there a link? – Medical News Today

For centuries, scholars and writers have speculated about the possibility of a link between lunar cycles and menses. And in 2021, it seems that the potential synchronicity between the two continues to fascinate.

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It’s Time to Take the Penis off Its Pedestal – Scientific American

It can taste, smell and sing. It can be a corkscrew, a crowbar or a hypodermic needle

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‘This has to stop’: NC leaders call for legislation to address Black maternal health crisis – The Fayetteville Observer

Kristen Johnson|The Fayetteville Observer The racial disparities in healthcare pose grave, deadly threats for Black women in North Carolina, and leaders in the state are pushing to address theissue with new policy and legislation. On Wednesday, Action NC, a grassroots organization focused on inequality in the state, launched its Black MaternalHealth Care campaign to advocate for policy changes needed to improve maternal and reproductive healthcare for Black women and women of color

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The White House Is Taking Womens Issues Seriously. Really. – The New York Times

Ms. Tchen and Valerie Jarrett, who was named the councils chair, initially considered creating a cabinet-level gender council position or a broader gender ambassador, but decided against it in the end. It sounds counterintuitive, but they felt that it would give the designated gender person less power every time issues like sexual harassment in the military or sexual assault on college campuses arose.

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Simple, accurate and evidence-based: U of T experts create women’s health resource – News@UofT

In response to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, three women from the University of Torontos Temerty Faculty of Medicine have created an online video series and information forum focused on womens health. The forum known asWomen's Health Education Made Simple(WHEMS) aims todebunk health myths, correct misinformationand destigmatizetopics like pregnancy loss, mental healthand period health

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Customary and religious laws are impeding progress towards women’s health in Nigeria – The Conversation CA

Numerous countries have committed themselves to promoting the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls by ratifying international human rights treaties.

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Flo Health Surveyed nearly 3,500 Women to Find out how the Pandemic Has Impacted Sexual Desire, Relationship Quality, and Mental Health – PRNewswire

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb.

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A brief history of the menopause taboo – goodhousekeeping.com

More of us are now opening up about menopause.

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Reproductive rights face increasing threats no matter what actions President Biden takes | Letters – Chicago Sun-Times

While I am excited for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to usher in a progressive agenda, the crushingly repressive regime in place for the last four years wont disappear overnight. Despite significant gains in health care access under the Affordable Care Act, the federal policies of the Trump administration, paired with decreased federal funding, have significantly eroded equal access to health care. Those people most affected by these restrictions are low-income, people of color and undocumented folks, who already face systemic barriers to care due to racist and discriminatory policies past and present.

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