Menopause

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Male MPs recreate menopause in hot flush vest – then can’t wait to take it off
Politicians try out device fitted with heated pads that mimics one of the menopause’s most unpleasant symptoms

Julia Kollewe

29, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Empower women to manage menopause | Letters
Letters: Educating women is only the first step – employers are also critical, says Eleanor Nouhov. Plus Laura Collins on getting help for her perimenopause struggles and Helen Hucker on the need for more targeted treatment

Letters

20, Jun, 2022 @3:39 PM

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Doctors warn against over-medicalising menopause after UK criticism
Seeing natural event as hormone deficiency requiring treatment could increase women’s anxiety, say medics

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

15, Jun, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Commons will be a ‘menopause-friendly’ employer, says Speaker
Sir Lindsay Hoyle unveils plans to ‘break the taboo’, and agrees to sign the Menopause Workplace Pledge

Clea Skopeliti

11, Jun, 2022 @4:51 PM

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Home menopause tests are waste of time and money, say doctors
Urine tests not predictive enough to tell whether a woman is going through the phase, experts warn

Jamie Grierson

10, Jun, 2022 @8:19 AM

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Ex-nurse Christie Watson: ‘Women’s health has always been undervalued’
The nurse turned academic and author on her experience of the menopause, returning to the wards during the pandemic and dating a man with a tarantula

Kate Kellaway

05, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Menopause, endometriosis and more: four ways England is failing women
As ministers plan to publish the first women’s health strategy we look at where things are going wrong – and why

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

02, Jun, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Eat plants, try pilates and stay positive: how to keep your body younger than your years
Do blueberries make you live longer? Is pilates proper exercise? How do you avoid loneliness? Botox, yes or no? Here’s how to age better

Luisa Dillner

28, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK pharmacists to offer alternatives to out of stock HRT products
Prescribing rules relaxed to tackle ongoing shortage after some women have travelled across the country to access medicines

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

20, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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There’s no such thing as a textbook menopause – and taking HRT isn’t ‘cheating’ | Jenny Eclair
Too many people think they have the right to tell you how to do the menopause. If HRT works for me, I’ll keep taking it – if I can find it

Jenny Eclair

15, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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HRT products could be sent to UK from mainland Europe next week
Regulator expected to consent to import of hormone replacement pills and patches from France

Julia Kollewe

13, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Members of vaccine taskforce to be reassigned to HRT crisis
Sajid Javid announces move after emergency meeting with manufacturers and pharmacists

Julia Kollewe

05, May, 2022 @5:35 PM

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