US emergency medical services underrepresented of women and minorities

Women and minority groups are underrepresented in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the US and workforce diversity is not likely undergo big changes anytime soon, according to a new ten-year study of almost 700,000 newly certified emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics, published in Prehospital Emergency Care. “A diverse healthcare Continue Reading

Testosterone may significantly improve sexual function and sexual well-being in postmenopausal women

However, authors note that non-oral formulations are preferred because of the adverse lipoprotein effects of oral testosterone. So far, adverse side effects of non-oral formulations appear to be restricted to small weight gain, mild acne and increased hair growth, but more research on long-term effects is needed. The most comprehensive Continue Reading

Scientists identify spasm in women with endometriosis-associated chronic pelvic pain

Pelvic pain associated with endometriosis often becomes chronic and can persist (or recur) following surgical and hormonal interventions. According to results published in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, treating pelvic floor muscle spasm with botulinum toxin may relieve pain and improve quality of life. The study was conducted by scientists Continue Reading

Liberals have somehow convinced themselves that “women’s reproductive rights” are being suppressed by climate change… HUH?

Chelsea Clinton, the infamous daughter of career criminals Bill and Hillary Clinton, is following in the footsteps of her soon-to-be-imprisoned parents. She recently decided to spout a line of eugenics propaganda on Twitter, linking to an article published in The Washington Post that claims more women need to be allowed Continue Reading

Scientists identify spasm in women with endometriosis-associated chronic pelvic pain

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Pelvic pain associated with endometriosis often becomes chronic and can persist (or recur) following surgical and hormonal interventions. According to results published in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, treating pelvic floor muscle spasm with botulinum toxin may relieve pain and improve quality of life. The study Continue Reading

Scientists identify spasm in women with endometriosis-associated chronic pelvic pain

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Pelvic pain associated with endometriosis often becomes chronic and can persist (or recur) following surgical and hormonal interventions. According to results published in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, treating pelvic floor muscle spasm with botulinum toxin may relieve pain and improve quality of life. The study Continue Reading

Women with a disabling neurological disorder are at twice the risk of heart conditions

IIH is a debilitating condition in which the pressure around the brain is severely raised, causing disabling chronic headaches. Credit: University of Birmingham Female patients who suffer from a disabling neurological disorder known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) are at twice the risk of heart conditions and stroke, a study Continue Reading

Many young women find pleasure in sexually explicit material but it still reinforces gender inequality

Pornography is ubiquitous, highly accessible, and vivid. It is increasingly influential in the sex lives and sexual development of consumers around the world. Public discussion of pornography tends to emphasise its potential for harm. However, our research investigating what pornography means to women aged 18-30 who have (or intend to Continue Reading

Good for body and mind: Women who go for a walk at least twice a week reduce their risk of heart failure by 20 percent

According to a recent study, “[walking] for at least 40 minutes several times per week at an average to fast pace is associated with a near 25-percent drop in the risk of heart failure among post-menopausal women.” Dr. Somwail Rasla, a cardiologist at Saint Vincent Hospital, explained that while it Continue Reading

Mainstream media trying to discourage women from using licorice root extract, saying it “interferes” with all the toxic medications they’re supposed to swallow

As people become increasingly drawn to natural remedies, pharmaceutical companies are doing all they can to draw them back over to the dark side of conventional medication, and one common tactic is scaring them away from popular herbal remedies. Women who are hoping to find some relief from menopause have Continue Reading