Postmenopausal women can dance their way to better health
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(Science Daily/ NAMS) — After menopause, women are more likely to experience weight gain, overall/central body adiposity increases, and metabolic disturbances, such as increases in triglycerides and bad cholesterol. Together, these changes ultimately increase cardiovascular risk. Around this same time, women  …

What you should know about endometriosis during pregnancy
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(Fernando Mariz/ Healthline) — Endometriosis is a disorder in which tissue similar to what normally lines the uterus, called the endometrium, grows outside of the uterine cavity. It can adhere to the outside of the uterus, the ovaries, and the fallopian tubes.

When any of these organs are damaged, blocked, or irritated  …

Women’s health is better when women have more control in their society
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(Siobhan Matison, Adam Reynolds, Katherine Wander/ The Conversation) — Gender disparities in health are not a phenomenon unique to the pandemic. Long before COVID-19, women made less money than men, had more child care responsibilities and were at increased risk of gender-based violence.

But now, the pandemic has made  …