Women's Health Library
Let’s be real: any sort of sexually transmitted infection (STI) can feel humiliating and worrying. Genital warts perhaps more than others, since frankly, the name is so unpleasant. The truth is, genital warts (also sometimes called ‘anogenital warts’) are one of the most common kinds of STIs, so it’s time to get over the embarrassment and get yourself informed.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Nutrition
Can healthy eating help those suffering with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)? Our team take a look at the connection between nutrition and this very common women's health condition.
What is HPV?
What is HPV? HPV stands for Human Papilloma Virus – a very common group of viruses that do not cause any problems in most people, but some types can cause genital warts or cancer.
Preventing Cervical Cancer: Your Guide to Cervical Smears
Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35, but nearly two-thirds of women are not aware of this or that cervical smears reduce the risk of them getting cervical cancer. Screening provides the best available prevention as it can protect against three out of four cases of cervical cancer.
Next to the vaginal opening, there are two pea-sized glands. These are called the Bartholin’s glands, and it’s their job to keep the vagina moist. Normally, they can’t be felt, but if you can feel lumps around your vagina, you may have a Bartholin’s cyst.
What is an ectopic pregnancy? What causes it? What is the impact? What are the risks? We take a deep look into this sadly common yet devastating condition that affects 1 in 100 pregnancies.
What is Vulvovaginal Candida (Thrush)?
Thrush (or Vulvovaginal candida) is an infection of the vagina and/or vulva that causes your genitals to be itchy and sore. It is very common and up to 20% of women of reproductive age have Candida (though for many, there are no symptoms).
Let's Talk About Vaginal Discharge
You’ve looked in your pants and something is there. What is it, and is it normal? You may be unsure because, like most things having to do with women’s specific bodily functions, we don’t talk about vaginal discharge and what is normal and what you should see your doctor about. Luckily, we’re covering everything you need to know about vaginal discharge here.
Employers Guide to Endometriosis
1 in 10 women suffer from endometriosis. How can employers support women with this chronic condition?
My Health Story: Living with Endometriosis
Ellen shares with us what it is like to live with endometriosis.
The Impact of Endometriosis
What are the physical, fertility and mental health impacts of endometriosis?
What is Endometriosis?
What is endometriosis? What are the symptoms? What are the treatments? We take a deep dive into this painful chronic disease that impacts 1 in 10 women around the world.