Tag Archives: Women

Work-out gear designed for pregnant women can reduce 'bump bounce'

Special work-out gear designed for pregnant women can reduce ‘bump bounce’ by HALF (and it works even when you run!) Average bump movement while wearing generic fitness clothes was 6.2cm In contrast, the average movement was 3.8cm while wearing specialist gear The study is the first to test pregnancy sportswear against standard clothing By Stephen… Read More »

Nearly two-thirds of US women use contraception, CDC reports

To help understand fertility patterns across demographics, researchers combed through the latest data from the National Survey of Family Growth to study contraceptive use among women. The results, published Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, found that of the more than 5,500 respondents from 2015 to… Read More »

Thousands of women are missing out on a vital thyroid drug after 60-fold rise in price by makers

Thousands of women are missing out on a vital thyroid drug after 60-fold rise in price by makers using loophole to charge NHS £7million a month By ‘debranding’ liothyronine its makers exploited a loophole to inflate the price It increased from about £4.50 to £258 in 2016 and its use has fallen accordingly The price increase… Read More »