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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.
Early menstruation increases the chances of hot flushes and night sweats later at menopause

Early menstruation increases the chances of hot flushes and night sweats later at menopause

Developing a Better Understanding of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Developing a Better Understanding of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Research highlights nutritional risks among female athletes

Research highlights nutritional risks among female athletes

Physical activity positively associated with maintenance of muscle mass during menopausal transition

Physical activity positively associated with maintenance of muscle mass during menopausal transition

Physical activity can help maintain muscle mass in midlife

Physical activity can help maintain muscle mass in midlife

Scientists find gene signature for poor response to standard therapy in rare uterine cancer

Scientists find gene signature for poor response to standard therapy in rare uterine cancer

Fertility apps often inaccurate, study shows

Fertility apps often inaccurate, study shows

Physical activity beneficial for mental well-being in middle-aged women despite menopausal status

Physical activity beneficial for mental well-being in middle-aged women despite menopausal status

Experiences of women who had negative effects when using hormonal contraception

Experiences of women who had negative effects when using hormonal contraception

Men who had early puberty at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Men who had early puberty at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Tampons, pads and politics mesh in new push for access to menstrual supplies

Tampons, pads and politics mesh in new push for access to menstrual supplies

Antifibrinolytic agent could be a treatment for bleeding stroke

Antifibrinolytic agent could be a treatment for bleeding stroke

UGA historian shines light on the evolutionary purpose of menopause

UGA historian shines light on the evolutionary purpose of menopause

BU study finds higher fecundability in the fall

BU study finds higher fecundability in the fall

Study: It is hard to determine women’s menopausal age

Study: It is hard to determine women’s menopausal age

Maternal consumption of low-calorie sweeteners alters metabolism, gut microbiota in offspring

Maternal consumption of low-calorie sweeteners alters metabolism, gut microbiota in offspring

Birth control pills shrink hypothalamus

Birth control pills shrink hypothalamus

Key brain region found to be smaller in birth control pill users

Key brain region found to be smaller in birth control pill users

Study finds key region of the brain is smaller in women who use oral contraceptives

Study finds key region of the brain is smaller in women who use oral contraceptives

Study: Normal body weight can hide eating disorder in teens and young adults

Study: Normal body weight can hide eating disorder in teens and young adults