Tag Archives: Women

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Top 5 Hidden Benefits of CBD for Women

Top 5 Hidden Benefits of CBD for Women Top 5 Hidden Benefits of CBD for Women : CBD, which is also known as cannabidiol, is the non-intoxicating ingredient of marijuana. CBD can (without getting you high) help in treating many medical conditions. It helps with anxiety, chronic pain, and insomnia, but also has properties that help… Read More »

Perimenopausal Depression in Women with More Variable Levels of Estradiol and Lower Progesterone Levels

Women are at increased risk for depressive symptoms during the menopause transition.  It has long been suspected that falling estrogen levels play a role in triggering the onset of depression; however, if all women experience declining levels of estrogen and progesterone during this transition, why is it that only some women suffer from depression in… Read More »

How defining women as baby-makers backfired spectacularly on science

In Guynecology, Rene Almeling argues that moving away from gendered ideas about reproduction could improve our health and transform our societies Health 26 August 2020 By Jessica Hamzelou Men’s reproductive health is affected by their age and dietJaunty Junto/Getty Images Guynecology: The missing science of men’s reproductive health Rene Almeling University of California Press Advertisement… Read More »