Women's health

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Northern Ireland Office may directly instruct trusts to offer abortion services
Exclusive: Brandon Lewis warns he will soon have ‘no alternative but to take further steps’ to ensure services are provided

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

27, Oct, 2021 @8:08 AM

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Heather Trickey obituary
Other lives: Policy and research manager at NCT who became a leading expert on infant feeding

Simon Brindle

22, Oct, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Stop making the menopause into a brand! It’s about healthcare, not money
Founder of midlife website Noon is delighted the subject is being talked about openly, but does not want to see it commercialised

Eleanor Mills

17, Oct, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Freezing eggs for non-medical reasons should be subsidised, majority of Australian women say
Survey suggests people becoming more sympathetic to women with varied reasons for wanting to freeze their eggs, researchers say

Donna Lu

14, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Vagina lasering for postmenopausal women ‘may be placebo’
Study suggests therapy for dryness, itching and pain should be used with caution, say experts

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

12, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘Lies and trauma’: donor-conceived adults are still haunted by their origins
Australia’s fertility industry has undergone seismic shifts in practice, but for those born before these changes, past mistakes feel firmly in the present

Gary Nunn

09, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Women have struggled to get help with the menopause for decades but it’s about to change | Kate Muir
Hormone replacement therapy can have life-changing effects for women. A new bill could help thousands access it, says author and film-maker Kate Muir

Kate Muir

06, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Fear on the ward: UK mothers threatened with social services for refusing maternity care
Women who refuse advice from health service staff say they are being coerced with threats of referrals to agencies and police

Hannah Summers

02, Oct, 2021 @1:05 PM

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Do period undies work and are they good value for money?
Australian consumer advocacy group tests effectiveness, comfort and value of 10 blood-absorbing intimates on the market

Katie Cunningham

29, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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We must fight gender inequality in healthcare research | Letter
Letter: Less is known about women’s health than men’s – that’s because research on the former is underfunded, says Silvia Hummel


28, Sep, 2021 @3:59 PM

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The US has terrible family policies. How do expats fare abroad?
Three American families in three countries are delighted to find more generous leave and support in their new homes

Amanda Holpuch

27, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I would watch every episode’: charting the 30-year study into Australian women’s ageing
Science needs to recognise and address the vast differences between male and female health, says Prof Cassandra Szoeke

Natalie Parletta

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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