hormones

10.9.19

Everything I Learned at a Workshop About Loving Your Period

I joined a group of willing participants in a five-hour quest to understand our ‘dark season’.

8.23.19

This Is Why You're So Anxious During PMS

There are lots of things to consider when it comes to stress and your period – including hormones, diet, and mental health in general.

7.2.19

We’re Finally Starting to Take Women’s Hormones Seriously

A new wave of books about women's bodies looks set to turn 'that time of the month' from a punchline to properly understood reality.

1.16.19

Birth Control Might Change Who Women Feel Attracted To

Women may be drawn to certain men because of the way they smell, and hormonal birth control could interfere.

10.23.17

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.

8.23.17

Fast Food Probably Won't Make You Grow Man Boobs, But It's Complicated

A Chinese news story claims that a 19-year-old's sizable 'man boob' was caused by eating too much fast food. We asked experts if this is possible.

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7.28.17

The UK Should Be Very Worried About the Future of Its Food

Post-Brexit trade deals with America look like a race to the bottom for the farming industry, animal welfare and public health.

11.8.16

Study Finds MDMA May Be More Dangerous for Women Than Men

They are two to three times more likely to seek emergency medical treatment after taking MDMA.

8.17.16

Team USA's First Trans Athlete on the Future of Equality in Sports

"It's one thing for me to address the issue at a national level, but in many cases for the local level, it takes a student to challenge it, and that takes a lot of courage."

6.28.16

Hops Could Help You Fight Breast Cancer

With breast cancer affecting some 246,660 American women and 2,600 men every year, this is good news for beer drinkers of all genders.

3.9.16

The Argument for Masturbating During Childbirth

A growing number of women are using orgasms instead of drugs to "take the edge off" the pain of giving birth.

11.17.15

Dispelling the Myths Around Trans People Detransitioning

A number of stories in the press have appeared alleging that trans people are seeking to reverse their gender reassignment. But are they? And if so, what are the real reasons behind their decisions?

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