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Estrogen: Types, Replacement Therapies, and Side Effects

Estrogen: Types, Replacement Therapies, and Side Effects

Everydayhealth.com Estrogen is a group of hormones produced by a woman’s ovaries and, to a lesser degree, by the adrenal glands, fat tissues, and a man’s testes. It is considered a sex hormone because it is produced by the reproductive organs and affects these organs, too. Both men and women produce estrogen, but it’s usually […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy May Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Death in Post-Menopausal Women-By Becky Upham

Hormone Replacement Therapy May Reduce the Risk of COVID-19 Death in Post-Menopausal Women-By Becky Upham

Post-menopausal women who have higher estrogen levels as a result of taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may have a lower risk of death from COVID-19 than women with natural levels of the hormone, according to a new Swedish study. The research, published February 14 in BMJ Open, also found that women who were taking estrogen-blocking therapy because of […]

What Is Dense Breast Tissue, and How Does It Relate to Breast Cancer?

What Is Dense Breast Tissue, and How Does It Relate to Breast Cancer?

While getting a mammogram is a good way to detect the possibility of breast cancer, it can also detect something else: dense breast tissue. In fact, dense breast tissue is a finding exclusive to a mammogram, wherein certain parts of the breast appear light gray or white, making it harder to detect any present abnormalities, according […]

Vaginal Health

Vaginal  Health

This is unarguably the main organ that clearly declares a human as a female- THE VAGINA. The vagina is an important part of the female reproductive organ. Before moving on with vagina care, let me clearly explain the difference between the vagina and the vulva. For a long time, I personally assumed the vagina is […]

Menstrual Hygiene Sanitation Raises Concern, As Crs-Liberia, Chc &partners Take Menstrual Hygiene Sanitation to Westpoint

Menstrual Hygiene Sanitation Raises Concern, As Crs-Liberia, Chc &partners Take Menstrual Hygiene Sanitation to Westpoint

Women need the support of everyone from the community to government during their Menstrual Period and the need to help them advance hygiene sanitation during such time cannot be overemphasized. This is why Catholic Relief Services-Liberia (CRS), Catholic Health Council (CHC) and partners have embarked on a hygiene sanitation awareness for women who are in […]

Women Raise Concerns Over Missing Periods After Covid-19 Jab FacebookTwitter

Women Raise Concerns Over Missing Periods After Covid-19 Jab FacebookTwitter

Two supermarket chains in Ireland and Britain are offering free sanitary pads and tampons in a drive to tackle “period poverty”, which charities say has soared during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Ireland, discount store Lidl said it would become the world’s first major retailer to offer free pads and tampons in branches nationwide to women and girls […]

Govt of Japan Commits U.S.$1.3 Million To Help Save Lives of Pregnant Women in Zimbabwe

Govt of Japan Commits U.S.$1.3 Million To Help Save Lives of Pregnant Women in Zimbabwe

The Government of Japan and the United Nations Population Fund, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, have signed a US$ 1,3 million partnership grant in a project that will help save the lives of pregnant women in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is currently experiencing a humanitarian crisis caused by multiple factors, including recurring droughts and […]

UK Lawmakers Urge Action To Help 1.5 mln Women With Endometriosis

UK Lawmakers Urge Action To Help 1.5 mln Women With Endometriosis

British lawmakers called on Monday for urgent government action to support 1.5 million women with endometriosis – a debilitating condition that leads to absenteeism from school and work and can cause infertility. Women’s health experts said the lack of funding for research into the crippling illness – which affects one in 10 women worldwide – […]

The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has further marginalized women and exposed them to a plethora of security challenges and domestic violence, a new survey has observed. The survey further indicates that COVID-19 “exacerbates pre-existing structural inequalities in income, decision making between men and women.” The outcome of the survey on “Rapid Gender Analysis of […]

Covid-19 Could ‘Raise Death Of Women, Children By 50%’

Covid-19 Could ‘Raise Death Of Women, Children By 50%’

The diversion of health workers from maternity services to COVID-19 treatment and care units is threatening the health and lives of pregnant women and new-borns, a report has found. COVID-19 is worsening progress towards 2030 targets to save women’s and children’s lives globally, which was already lagging by about 20 per cent prior to the pandemic, the report says. “Due to […]

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