For years, Clare Baumhauer's painful symptoms were written off by GPs. Then she was diagnosed with lichen sclerosus—a little-known condition that, for a small number of women, can cause vulva cancer.
Lydia Brain havde ofte så kraftig menstruation, at hun blødte igennem både tampon, bind og undertøj. Men hun havde aldrig forestillet sig, at det var et symptom på kræft.
One in three women in Britain will have an abortion at some point in their lives.
Lydia Brain's periods were so heavy that she would usually bleed through her sanitary protection and clothes. But she never thought that it was a sign of cancer.
According to a new survey, more than half of men are uncomfortable discussing gynecological health with their partner—and only one in five feels confident flagging any potential health issues they might notice down there, like unusual discharge or a lump.
Photographer Diogo Duarte specializes in "psychological portraits" that aim to reveal the inner lives of his subjects. For some, the effects have been transformational.
When Kate Dobb was treated for an aggressive form of cancer at the age of ten, the prospect of being left infertile was never discussed. Now more women are demanding that doctors talk about reproductive health as part of the cancer conversation.
When Kate Dobb was treated for an aggressive form of cancer at the age of 10, the prospect of being left infertile was never even discussed. Now more women are demanding that doctors talk about reproductive health as part of the cancer conversation.
Life is dangerous enough for the thousands of refugees traveling the perilous smuggling route across Europe. But for pregnant women, the journey is even riskier.
Can you conjure up the image of a beach in your head, or is your mind's eye blank? If you can't, blame a new neurological condition called aphantasia.
UK charity Hestia aims to save lives by making domestic abuse support services available to victims at the touch of a button.
Under Victorian-era laws, British women can be prosecuted for having a termination unless two doctors agree. The We Trust Women campaign, spearheaded by leading abortion rights groups, says that the time limit needs to go.