Women's Health

Time, please: is drinking becoming as socially unacceptable as smoking?

Drinking is ingrained in our social life – much as cigarettes were until public health campaigns led to a huge cultural shift. With many young people eschewing alcohol, the beginning of the end of booze Britain is in sight<p>A cool glass of sauvignon canalside in the summer. A soothing beer by a pub …

Alcohol

Male contraceptive sinks swimmers without hormonal side effects

As a man, if you're not a fan of condoms and don't really want to commit to a vasectomy, you're pretty much out of options when it comes to birth …

Women's News

Relax, Everyone: Period Sex Is Healthy And Normal

I’ve heard women talking about it since I was in high school: The horniness we have right before our period is on a whole different level. In fact, …

New York City

How to Make Sure Your Period Cup Doesn't Leak: A Guide

Ever since switching from pads and tampons to period cups two years ago, I have preached the wonders of my new sustainable menstrual lifestyle far …

Menstruation

Cancer, mutations and the facts of life

If you live long enough, you get cancer. But without our mutating, blundering cells, we’d never have made it out of the primordial soup…<p>Bob Weinberg of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been one of the world’s foremost experts on cancer for nearly five decades. Back when I was a wee …

Molecular Biology

There's Evidence The Contraceptive Pill Could Change The Shape of Your Brain

This could explain a lot<p>Research has suggested that the synthetic steroids delivered by the female contraceptive pill can shrink certain regions of …

Women's News

Everything You Need to Know About the Mediterranean Diet to Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Live Longer

It seems that every other week, the Mediterranean diet is making headlines. And there’s a reason why this eating plan is touted as one of the world’s …

Nutrition

Grease stars reveal sex, drugs and secrets of legendary musical that became a £300million global hit

As the 1970s smash prepares to turn 40, its stars remember the scorching heat, some Summer Lovin' among the crew and a batch of wacky brownies.<p>Grease …

Breast Cancer

Women get their periods every month — and it's incredibly expensive

LONDON – Scotland could become the first country to ban "period poverty" to help women and girls who can't afford feminine hygiene products such as maxi-pads and tampons.<p>The issue is rarely spoken about in public, but it affects millions of women and girls around the world, including the United …

Women's News

Mum died after being hit by car then run over by husband on day she got the all-clear from cancer

On an sunny and unseasonably warm day, Vanessa ­McAloon and her partner decided to take the scenic route back home after a motorbike ride through …

News (Wales)

Abortion, free speech, and the right to lie

One, as Paige Winfield Cunningham wrote in the <i>Washington Post</i> last month, is the notion of “viewpoint discrimination.” California’s “compelled …

Liberal View

‘No Deadline:’ Women Over 35 Can Still Expect Healthy Pregnancy And Healthy Baby, Says High-Risk Obstetrician

The age of 35 has become somewhat of a psychological threshold for many women who focus on their career but still plan to have children.<p>According to …

Pregnancy

Should You Actually Worry About Making Your Period More "Green"?

When many of us first started menstruating, we had two options: pads or tampons. But, thanks to some innovative companies, those days are long gone. …

Menstruation

Decoding your baby's DNA: It can be done. But should it be?

Maverick Coltrin entered the world a seemingly healthy 8-pound boy. But within a week, he was having seizures that doctors could neither explain nor control. They warned that he would probably die within a few months.<p>“I remember my world just came crashing down,” said his mother, Kara Coltrin, …

Lifestyle

Personalized vaccine helps patients fight ovarian cancer

In early research that involved marshaling the body’s own immune system, a personalized vaccine helped patients with ovarian cancer mount a stronger defense against their tumors than standard therapy and substantially improved their survival rate.<p>The vaccine was tested in a preliminary clinical …

Cancer

Kate Middleton's Hospital Baby Bag Is Reportedly Packed With the Most Adorable Items

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is expected to give birth to her third child any day now. And, as a mother of two already, Middleton knows …

Country Lifestyle

Period Shame Is Stopping Girls Seeking Help For Heavy Bleeding And Severe Pain

'The stigma and taboo around periods is creating a wall of silence.' - Plan International UK<p>Young women are not seeking help for menstrual symptoms …

Lifestyle (UK)

People with false-positive cancer screening results may be more likely to receive future screening

An analysis of electronic medical records indicates that patients who previously had a false-positive breast or prostate cancer screening test are …

Cancer

Pippa Middleton Is Reportedly 'Expecting Her First Child'

Pippa Middleton at a memorial service for Sir David Frost at Westminster Abbey on March 13, 2014 in London, England<p>Pippa Middleton attends the …

Celebrity News (UK)

Mum finds out stillborn baby could have been saved three times

<b>A pregnant mum’s stillborn son could have been saved on three occasions, an investigation has revealed.</b><p>Kayleigh Turton, 26, was forced to having an …

Medicine

Livingston mom battles breast cancer with experimental treatments to help other patients

<i>What if ... she would have insisted on a mammogram as soon as she felt the lump in her right breast six years ago?</i><p><i>What if ... her cancer would have</i> …

Cancer

Do countries that drink less have less breast cancer?

dikobraziy/vladans/Shutterstock/Getty<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Earlier this month, I published a story looking …

Liberal View

Business Breakfast LIVE: Capita seeks £701m from investors as loss widens to £513m

8.18KEY EVENT<p>Kromek to work with Newcastle Hospitals on pioneering breast cancer detectors<p>Radiation tech firm Kromek has been awarded £1.4m for a …

Breast Cancer

70-year-old Akright not slowing down as she goes after triathlon No. 100

<i>Copyright © 2018 Albuquerque Journal</i><p>Carol Akright remembers being out of breath and feeling a bit defeated during that first training swim 15 years …

Swimming

Prostate cancer research has had a £75m welcome boost. Now let’s treat another killer of men

Each week in the UK, 84 men kill themselves – three times the number of women.<p>The opening months of 2018 have seen a flurry of activity in men’s …

Cancer

Daphne Sheldrick, 83, was a saviour of Africa’s orphaned elephants

Daphne Sheldrick, a wildlife conservationist who saved hundreds of orphaned elephants in Africa, work chronicled in documentaries such as <i>Born to Be Wild</i>, died on April 12 in Nairobi, Kenya. She was 83.<p>The cause was breast cancer, said an announcement on the website of the David Sheldrick Wildlife …

Wildlife

Jane the Virgin embraces its telenovela roots in its fantastic season 4 finale

“Chapter Eighty-One” is bruising, shocking, and brilliant. (Beware spoilers!)<p><i>Every week, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can</i> <i>read the archives here</i><i>. The episode of the week for April 14 through 21 is “Chapter Eighty-One,” the</i> …

TV

Prostate cancer: Help to improve 'disheartening' awareness levels

<b>Help to improve the "disheartening" levels of prostate cancer awareness has been launched by a charity.</b><p>The online course for GPs from Prostate Cymru is aimed at helping them diagnose and treat it quicker.<p>It comes after one urologist said the "minimal" information currently available was …

Cancer

Neutralize Louie Gohmert

<b>Shirley McKellar is fighting to rid East Texas of the stupidity of Louie Gohmert.</b><p>An article in the Longview News Journal during the primary earlier …

Breast Cancer

Execution Speaker Series with Priyanka Vaidya and Grant Brits

<i>- ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND -</i><p>Speaker Series on Execution with Priyanka Vaidya from EMOTIV and Grant Brits from Superestate<p>EMOTIV has a number of …

Startups