What does the colour of your period says about being infertile? Doctors answer

Every day, some 800 million women and girls menstruate. Being able to manage their menstruation safely, hygienically and with confidence and dignity is critical not just for their health and education, but also for economic development and overall gender equality. The coronavirus pandemic or these ongoing three years of Covid-19 highlights, or even exacerbates, persisting challenges related to menstruation.
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19 hours ago

Study finds cervical cancer screening is less common in gender minorities

Sexual minority individuals less likely to have undergone cervical cancer screening tests than heterosexual counterparts. Regular Pap tests are recommended for those with a cervix who are aged 21 to 65 years old to detect cervical cancer at premalignant or early stages when treatments are most effective. The findings of the research were published in the journal 'Cancer'
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Yesterday

AP turns anaemic; problem mainly among kids, pregnant women

AP is anaemic as regards its children in the age of 6-59 months and pregnant women from 15 to 49 years. Results of the National Family Health Survey-5 for year 2019-20 have caused serious concern among the state health authorities. Pregnant women recorded anaemia of 53.7 per cent in the fifth edition of the survey.
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2 days ago

Summer pregnancy tips for women: Expert insights

Pregnant women usually feel warmer than others regardless of the season. The hormone progesterone, during pregnancy, raises the body temperature. This raises body temperature and rapid changes in mood. This further leads to hormonal fluctuations, increased blood volume, and cardiovascular output. Sunita Dube, MD, Radiologist, shared a few tips for pregnant women to beat summer.
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2 days ago

Perinatal depression: Experts say positive support, counselling and early...

A study conducted by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) run LTMG Sion Hospital has highlighted that people have low awareness of perinatal depression. It is a condition that occurs during pregnancy or the first-year after childbirth. In the last few years, doctors say there has been a rise in the condition because of factors including hormonal shifts, increased stress, physical and environmental changes etc.
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3 days ago