Latest reproductive health Stories
Why doctors still don’t understand the side effects of hormonal birth control
Fertility apps are a pain in the uterus. Here’s how to make them better.
These urologists are setting the record straight about penises and COVID
Prostate exams can be lifesaving, so why are patients hesitant
How does menstruation affect my muscle performance?
A simple blood test could save new mothers. Why aren’t more doctors using it?
6 pregnancy facts that will make you think twice about recent abortion bills
Inside the controversial new surgery to transplant human wombs
What we can learn from Scotland’s free period products
Should pregnant people not drink coffee? The answer is complicated.
Traveling midwives fill crucial health care gaps in rural US states
A brief history of menstruating in space
Why barrier contraceptives (like diaphragms) are so unpopular
The next generation might actually know what their period products are made of
Period underwear may contain troubling chemicals—but the real problem is much bigger
Studying the human gaze could transform breast reconstruction surgery
How menopause evolved—and what it means for us
The weirdest things we learned this week: moving corpses, birth control placebos, and the story behind the hymen
Menstrual cups were invented in 1867. What took them so long to gain popularity?
Women get Alzheimer’s way more than men—and stress could help explain why
Menstrual cups are just as safe and effective as tampons—and far cheaper
Science is here to validate your PMS cravings
Here’s exactly how restricting abortion harms public health
How to know if your heavy period is a sign of a bleeding disorder
Everything you need to know about male hormonal birth control
Your genes might influence how well your birth control works
Oral yeast infection medications may be risky during pregnancy
Extreme weather can stress pregnant women—and their unborn babies
Unhealthy sperm can play a role in lost pregnancies
The medical community is finally realizing the uterus is more than a ‘baby house’
This healthy baby came out of a dead person’s uterus
Online birth control is safe—and the only option for some women
Women are less likely to receive CPR—but why?
The weirdest things we learned this week: birthing rabbits, gruesome taxidermy, and the Parthenon’s best-kept secret
HPV tests can replace most Pap smears, according to new recommendations
Can an app replace your birth control? For most people, the answer is no.
We’re really bad at making babies
How to relocate a uterus
Pregnant people get a lot of grief for the unhealthy habits we all share
The horrifying maternal mortality rate in Texas turned out to be wrong, but that’s not the biggest issue
She had a textbook medical condition, but it went undiagnosed for more than a year
Everything you know about toxic shock syndrome is probably wrong
What you should know about birth control and breast cancer
Here’s what you should know about hormone therapy for menopause
Flame retardants may be messing with women’s fertility—and they’re in way more than yoga mats
The entire female menstrual cycle can now be replicated in a Petri dish
What IUDs are, how they work, and why you might want to get one
Did a male contraception study prove men are wimps? Not exactly.
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Restoring Fertility With 3D Printers
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Women Are Being Excluded From Clinical Trials
Should Sexually Active Women Really Avoid Alcohol If They’re Not On Birth Control?
China Relaxes Its One-Child Policy
A ‘Bacterial Condom’ Could Help Prevent HIV
Turning Back The Biological Clock
The U.S. Is Still Far From Legalizing Three-Parent Babies
The Fight Against Fake Birth Control
Fetal Pain Is A Lie: How Phony Science Took Over The Abortion Debate
This Is What Experiencing A Hot Flash Looks Like
Brassiere Support Is A Lie, Say French Scientists
Marijuana Research Offers New Hope For Male Birth Control Pill