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Low-dose aspirin may improve pregnancy chances for women with one or two prior miscarriages – National Institutes of Health

Media Advisory Monday, January 25, 2021 Contrary to previous findings, low-dose aspirin therapy before conception and during early pregnancy may increase pregnancy chances and live births among women who have experienced one or two prior miscarriages, suggests a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Rather than looking solely at the difference in pregnancy rates between women who were given aspirin and those receiving a placebo, the study also accounted for differences in total aspirin use between women who deviated from the daily regimen and those who adhered to it. The research team was led by Enrique Schisterman, Ph.D., of the Epidemiology Branch at NIHs Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and colleagues.

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Women’s reproductive healthcare in Asia gets boost with first at-home blood-testing kit for female fertility – Yahoo Finance

TipRanks Volatility is back on the menu.

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Your App Knows You Got Your Period. Guess Who It Told? – The New York Times

Privacy experts said the Flo case could cause wider user mistrust of womens health apps.

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Meeting the urgent needs of vulnerable women and girls and those displaced by violence in Cabo Delgado joint UN mission – Mozambique – ReliefWeb

CABO DELGADO, Mozambique To respond to the urgent needs of an estimated 530,000 people displaced by violent conflict in Cabo Delgado, UNFPA has supported the governments installation of sexual and reproductive health tents, women and girl-friendly spaces in relocation sites, distribution of female dignity kits and deployment of mobile clinics to provide remote-based care.

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Women’s Menstrual Cycles Tied to Moon’s Phases – HealthDay News

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- There have long been theories that women's menstrual cycles align with the moon, and now a new study suggests there's some truth to that

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Evidence Builds That Pregnant Women Pass Covid Antibodies to Newborns – The New York Times

One of the many big questions scientists are trying to untangle is whether people who get Covid-19 during pregnancy will pass on some natural immunity to their newborns. Recent studies have hinted that they might. And new findings, published Friday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, provide another piece of the puzzle, offering more evidence that Covid-19 antibodies can cross the placenta

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Argentina’s legalisation of abortion is only the beginning of the battle for reproductive rights in Latin America | LSE Latin America and Caribbean -…

Legalisation of abortion in Argentina is a huge breakthrough in the struggle for the human rights of women in Latin America. Butmuch work is still to be done if women are to achieve equal citizenship in all aspects of social, economic, cultural, political, and family life instead of being defined by reproduction and motherhood, write PiaRiggirozzi(University of Southampton)andJean Grugel(University of York). Womens reproductive rights are human rights

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The horrors of Auschwitz – Deccan Herald

Owicimis a beautiful town in Poland, about 50 kilometres west ofKrakw.

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Addressing the Fragile Limits of Female Autonomy – Fair Observer

On October 22, 2020, the United States co-sponsored a Geneva Consensus Declaration on Promoting Womens Health and Strengthening the Family. However, despite its name, this declaration states that in no case should abortion be promoted as a method of family planning

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Myovant Sciences and Pfizer Announce Positive One-Year Data from Phase 3 SPIRIT Extension Study of Once-Daily Relugolix Combination Therapy in Women…

BASEL, Switzerland and NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Myovant Sciences(NYSE: MYOV) and Pfizer Inc.. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that the Phase 3 SPIRIT long-term extension study of the investigational once-daily relugolix combination therapy (relugolix 40 mg plus estradiol 1.0 mg and norethindrone acetate 0.5 mg) in women with endometriosis reported clinically meaningful reductions in dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain) and non-menstrual pelvic pain over one year (52 weeks) with minimal and stable bone mineral density loss

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President Joseph R. Biden Signs Memorandum on Protecting Women’s Health at Home and Abroad – Sierra Sun Times

January 29, 2021 -On Thursday, President Joseph R. Biden signed a Memorandum on Protecting Womens Health at Home and Abroad

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Developing investment cases for transformative results – World – ReliefWeb

CHAPTER 1INTRODUCTION This toolkit is designed to support UNFPA regional and country offices to develop country investment cases in support of one or more of the transformative results.

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Chinese millennials aren’t getting married, and the government is worried – CNN

She worked for a foreign trade company in China's southern metropolis of Guangzhou, earned a decent income and spent her weekends hanging out with friends. But to Su and her parents, there was one problem -- she was single. "Back then, I felt like 30 years old was such an important threshold

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Legacy of shame: Linnea Dunne on why she started a podcast about the women’s health issues society won’t discuss – Independent.ie

The year is 1944, and a Tampax advertisement is banned in Ireland after causing outrage due to its offensive, crude tone.

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Honduras must reject reform that perpetuates the criminalization of abortion – Amnesty International

In response to efforts to reform the constitution with the aim of making it impossible to legalize abortion in Honduras, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty International, said: This reform seeks to perpetuate at constitutional level a violation of human rights, specifically the sexual and reproductive rights that women, girls and people with reproductive capacity have suffered for decades in Honduras.

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Can a Dalit man and an upper-caste woman be in love? Another thing Tandav gets wrong – ThePrint

Text Size:A- A+ Amazon PrimeVideoseriesTandav has landed in controversy for hurting religious sentiments. But the web series also has many untasteful dialogues that stigmatise lower castes, in general, and Dalits, in particular

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Student casts light on dark issue plaguing South Asian women: ‘A really difficult thing to talk about’ – Yahoo Movies Canada

The Canadian Press The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m.

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Towards a Feminist Political Economy in the MENA Region [EN/AR] – World – ReliefWeb

This blog is written by Rima Majed, a social justice, feminist activist and Assistant Professor of Sociology at the American University of Beirut (AUB). Maged holds a PhD and an MSc in Sociology from the University of Oxford; she was a visiting fellow at the Mamdouha Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University in 2018/2019; and her work is published in various academic journals and media platforms, including *Social Forces; Mobilization; Global Change, Peace & Security; Global Dialogue; Idafat: The Arab Journal of Sociology; Open Democracy; Middle East Eye; CNN; Al Jumhuriya and Al Jazeera English

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The secret to healthy menses for women! – Times Now

Here's the secret to healthy menses for women!&nbsp This is the world of gender equality when it comes to opportunities, priorities and choices.

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Houston, We Have a Baby – NEO.LIFE

The year is 3000 and humans have conquered space travel. Weve colonized other planets and built self-sufficient societies on interplanetary spaceships

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Yayasan Rama Sesana and the Quest for Female Reproductive Health in Bali – Global Risk Insights

(Disclaimer: the above photo was taken prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Indonesia) Yayasan Rama Sesana is a non-profit organization in Bali, Indonesia, which helps vulnerable women in both urban and rural areas take care of their reproductive health by educating them about healthy behaviors and by providing them with donation-based health services at its community centers and mobile clinics. As a service for women from mostly women, the organization aims to create a healthier generation through female empowerment. We spoke to founder, director and general practitioner Dr

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Kenya announces successful creation of 2 northern white rhino embryos – cgtn.com

Kenya on Thursday announced the successful creation of two new embryos of the northern white rhino as efforts to halt the extinction of the iconic land mammal gathered steam. An international consortium of scientists and conservationists involved in restoring the population of northern white rhinos through assisted reproduction said the creation of the two embryos was accomplished in late December.

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The State of Women’s LeadershipAnd How To Continue Changing the Face of US Politics – Center For American Progress

Note: Statistics on women elected to congressional seats are current as of the date of publication. Building on the momentum of the 2018 midterm elections, more womenparticularly women of color and LGBTQ candidatesran for office in 2020 than ever before. Historic wins across political affiliation spanned from state legislatures to the halls of Congress and the White House, most notably with the landmark election of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

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NOW-NJ: New Jerseyans Need the Reproductive Freedom Act Now – InsiderNJ

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:January 12, 2021 New Jerseyans Need the Reproductive Freedom Act NowAdvocates across the state call on lawmakers to pass the bill expediently to ensure rights, equity, and access Thrive NJ, a coalition of advocates across the state, calls on lawmakers to pass the Reproductive Freedom Act (S3030/A4848). An increasingly hostile Supreme Court threatens to strip not only financial and logistic access to comprehensive essential reproductive health care, including birth control and abortion, but the legal rights themselves. New Jersey must act quickly and decisively to continue its leadership as a champion of these rights and access to reproductive health care.

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Ditto Reproduction May Have Disturbing Implications for Pokemon Breeding – CBR – Comic Book Resources

Should this extreme scenario come to pass for Pokmon breeding, Ditto could very well overtake the entire planet.

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