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Wednesday, August 12, 2020



Menstruation before age 12 likely to increase menopause symptoms later: Study

July 24, 2020 8:40 am

The study showed that women who started menstruating at the age of 11 or younger were likely to have a 50 per cent higher risk of experiencing frequent hot flushes and night sweats

In 2020, why is menstruation still a taboo? This social activist seeks answers

July 16, 2020 11:40 pm

'When we can discuss digestion, blood circulation and respiration, why should menstruation be off-limits?'

Missed or irregular periods? Stress amid the pandemic could be causing it

June 17, 2020 3:50 pm

Due to being in the house for a long time, routine activities like sleep patterns, eating habits, physical activity have been affected, suggest doctors.

Culture of silence around menstruation has become even more evident in COVID pandemic: UNICEF

May 28, 2020 4:24 pm

On Menstrual Hygiene Day on Thursday, UNICEF India Representative Yasmin Ali Haque said millions of women and girls from economically disadvantaged sections of the society are finding it difficult to manage their periods safely, hygienically and with dignity.

Let's talk periods: This 16-year-old student started dialogue on menstruation in her UP village

May 28, 2020 4:34 pm

Shikoh Zaidi, a resident of Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district, is trying to break myths that surround menstruation practices. Through videos and slogans, she is educating young girls at her village to talk about periods.

15 volunteers distribute sanitary products for women, combat taboo around menstruation

April 21, 2020 10:12 pm

Along with the Pune Police, a team of 15 volunteers have been making rounds in small pockets of the city, where women, at any given time and place, may find it difficult to gain access to sanitary napkins.

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.”