Reproductive Health

7 Reasons Why Menopausal Hot Flushes Are No Joke

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ever find yourself feeling hot and flustered and described it as having a hot flush? Although many people joke about this symptom, for 80% of women wh...

Nearly Half Of Girls Are Embarrassed By Their Periods

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Nearly half (48%) of girls aged 14-21 in the UK are embarrassed by their periods, a new survey has found. The findings, based on a survey commissioned...

Labour MP Rupa Huq Wants A Change In The Law To Stop Protests Outside Abortion Clinics

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

A Labour MP wants to force a change in the law to stop protests being staged outside abortion clinics. Rupa Huq is planning to table an amendment to n...

Lorraine Kelly Opens Up About Emotional Impact Of Menopause: 'There Was No Joy In My Life'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lorraine Kelly has opened up about her experience of going through the menopause, saying “you just feel there’s no joy in your life” when sympto...

How To Talk About Porn With Your Partner (And How It Will Improve Your Sex Life)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You only have to have an honest (read: wine-fuelled) discussion about porn with your mates to know that as a subject, it’s pretty divisive, particul...

Women Advised To Order £4.99 Morning After Pill To Keep In Cupboards 'Just In Case'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An online pharmacy has announced it’s offering the morning after pill for £4.99. Chemist-4-U’s director and pharmacist, Shamir Patel, said he “...

There Were A Lot Of Vulvas Showing At This NYFW Show

HuffPost | Patricia Yaker Ekall | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Style

Fashion is all about freeing the nipple, so it was only a matter of time before it started freeing the vulva, too. Namilia is a Berlin-based desig...

Why It's Time To Make Your Periods Sustainable

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

On a single day, 27,938 used tampons and applicators are collected on the world’s beaches. So it turns out that women’s periods have the potential...

Boots Sent Charity Legal Letter For Campaigning To Make Morning After Pill Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

High street chemist Boots sent a legal letter to a reproductive rights charity after it urged the store to cut the price of emergency contraception in...

This Woman Wants To Make Your Sex Sustainable

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

“If you’re thinking about what’s gone into your food, why don’t you think about what’s going inside your vagina?”...

Woman’s Play About Her Recent Abortion Tackles The Silence Around Unwanted Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Less than a year ago, Therese Ramstedt had an abortion. She was 25, in a happy relationship, and she discovered she was pregnant and the contraception...

Alice Liveing Reveals She Has Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Alice Liveing, formerly known as Clean Eating Alice, has revealed she’s been diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The personal trainer a...

8 Things That Are Stopping You From Having An Orgasm

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It is no secret that it can take women much longer to orgasm than men, but according to the Sexual Advice Association, not being able to have an orgas...

Change In Abortion Law For Northern Irish Women Does Not Go Far Enough, Providers Say

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Politics

A change in the law which allows Northern Irish women to access abortions on the NHS does not go far enough, experts say. Marie Stopes, one of the UK...

A Vulva Highlighter Has Arrived, And The Internet Is Livid

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Style

From womb detoxing pearls to tightening sticks, every so often a new product hits the market telling women to their genitals aren’t beautiful enough...

Boots Accused Of ‘Straight Up Misogyny’ After Refusing To Make Morning After Pill Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Boots has refused to drop the price of the morning after pill over fears it would “provoke complaints” and “incentivise inappropriate use”. Th...

Scientists Say They've Just Found The First Vaccine Against Gonorrhoea

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Tech

For the first time ever scientists have found a vaccine that protects against gonorrhoea. It is being touted as a potential solution to the growing pr...

Northern Irish Women Will Get Free Abortions On NHS In Face Of Tory Rebellion

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Politics

Northern Irish women will have abortions carried out in England on the NHS funded by the UK government, ministers have confirmed in the face of a majo...

Superdrug Just Made A Big Move To Help Women Access The Morning After Pill

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Superdrug has announced a scheme to sell the morning after pill at £13.49, half the price of current branded emergency hormonal contraception (EHC). ...

School Bans Pregnant Teen From Graduation Ceremony 'Because She's Immoral'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A pregnant schoolgirl has been told she will not be allowed to take part in her high school graduation because “she was immoral”. Maryland teen M...

Sperm That Were Sent To Space Have Passed A Fertility Test

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Tech

Researchers have successfully bred a litter of mice pups using sperm that was frozen and then stored at the International Space Station. The scientist...

'Small Penis Bible' Author Shares His Tips For Making Your Manhood Look Bigger

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Author and poet Ant Smith has a smaller than average penis and on Friday, he appeared on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ to tell the world about it. While ...

Carol Vorderman Opens Up About Depression During Menopause, Here’s How It Affects Women

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Presenter Carol Vorderman has opened up about her experience of depression while going through the menopause, raising awareness of how it affects wome...

Lib Dems Pledge Free Sanitary Products For All School Girls

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Politics

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to give free sanitary products to girls in school. Tim Farron’s party said the policy was aimed at tackling the p...

Teen Invents Bra That Helps Detect Breast Cancer After Almost Losing His Mum To Disease

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A teen whose mother almost died of breast cancer has designed a bra that can help detect the disease in its early stages. Julian Rios Cantu, an 18-ye...