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Wednesday, February 19, 2020



Indian women athletes show higher deficiencies and health risks: Study

December 25, 2019 9:36 am

Throughout 2019, a multi-disciplinary research team — comprising physiologists, nutritionists, academics and gynecologists — at Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS) tracked the menstrual cycles of the athletes training at the Bellary-based high-performance centre.

Simple tips to reduce bloating before periods

January 13, 2020 5:57 pm

Bleeding for a week is already down to the pits. It doesn't mean we have to suffer from bloating, too. Here are some things you can do to de-bloat during your periods.

Early menstruation linked with increased type 2 diabetes risk in rural Chinese women, says study

August 06, 2019 1:27 pm

The researchers said that determining a history of early menarche may help to identify women with an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Watch: Talking about periods to young girls

June 07, 2019 3:08 pm

"So school does not teach girls about periods, parents don't talk about it. Where do the girls go? Two decades ago and now -- nothing has changed.”

Sacred Stains: A hard-hitting photo exhibition aims to raise awareness on menstruation

June 01, 2019 10:28 am

Featuring 33 powerful photographs voicing the stigmas, myths, and concerns surrounding menstruation, the exhibition is on display at Lalit Kala Akademi till 1st June.

They don’t bleed, but boys at this Punjab village school have special period

May 29, 2019 5:18 pm

The initiative, started by their teacher and in all likelihood the only one of its kind at a government school in the state, is seen as path-breaking in state like Punjab where hundreds of girls in government schools still do not have access to sanitary napkins.

How to prepare your daughter for her first period

May 29, 2019 11:22 am

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019: Let your daughter know that we bleed red, and that there's no need to be ashamed of it. It is important to let them know that it is natural and nothing to fret about.

J-K: A doctor's crowd funding project to ensure sanitary napkins for poor girls

May 14, 2019 10:33 pm

Dr Auqfeen, who is pursuing her MD in Community Medicine named her crowdfunding project as ‘Panin Fikar’ (Self Care) and she has managed to reach at least 200 poor girls so far.

UK launches global fund to help end 'period poverty' by 2050

March 04, 2019 8:10 am

Globally, about 288 million women are on their period each day, yet one in three don't have access to a toilet to use during menstruation, according to the charity WaterAid.

If your child asks you about the period emoji, what do you say?

April 19, 2019 2:56 pm

Children have access to smartphones from a very young age now. This means there are chances they might come across the period emoji, once introduced, and may also use it, perhaps, without even knowing what it stands for. Will the emoji encourage parents to talk about periods with their children?