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Menstruation is the shedding of the uterine lining (endometrium). It occurs on a regular basis in reproductive-age females of certain mammal species.
Age of first menstruation may influence time spent in education for young women

Age of first menstruation may influence time spent in education for young women

Culture of silence around vaginal bleeding poses threat to women's health

Culture of silence around vaginal bleeding poses threat to women's health

Study explores reasons for higher risk of depression in some women

Study explores reasons for higher risk of depression in some women

New reusable, quick-drying sanitary pad could change life for women in developing countries

New reusable, quick-drying sanitary pad could change life for women in developing countries

Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months may be less likely to develop MS

Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months may be less likely to develop MS

Study evaluates women's risk for angina, stroke based on duration of reproductive years

Study evaluates women's risk for angina, stroke based on duration of reproductive years

Timing of girl's first menstruation may affect sexual encounter, pregnancy, and childbirth

Timing of girl's first menstruation may affect sexual encounter, pregnancy, and childbirth

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Treating PCOS in adolescent girls may help prevent future subfertility, research suggests

Treating PCOS in adolescent girls may help prevent future subfertility, research suggests

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Early menstruation linked to higher stroke risk

Early menstruation linked to higher stroke risk

Educated African immigrant mothers rarely passed cultural views regarding sex to children, research finds

Educated African immigrant mothers rarely passed cultural views regarding sex to children, research finds

Researcher to explore experiences of teenage girls living with endometriosis

Researcher to explore experiences of teenage girls living with endometriosis

Girls from low-income families in the U.S. unprepared for puberty, research finds

Girls from low-income families in the U.S. unprepared for puberty, research finds

Surgery within first two weeks after diagnosis increases risk of death for some endometrial cancer patients

Surgery within first two weeks after diagnosis increases risk of death for some endometrial cancer patients

Robot-assisted surgery at NYU Lutheran offers hope to women with endometrial cancer

Robot-assisted surgery at NYU Lutheran offers hope to women with endometrial cancer

Training during first two weeks of menstrual cycle can have more effect on muscular strength

Training during first two weeks of menstrual cycle can have more effect on muscular strength

High stress during ovulatory window reduces chances of conception in women

High stress during ovulatory window reduces chances of conception in women

New article underscores importance of shedding shame and secrecy of menstruation in adolescent literature

New article underscores importance of shedding shame and secrecy of menstruation in adolescent literature

New article sheds light on women's beliefs about menstrual synchrony

New article sheds light on women's beliefs about menstrual synchrony