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Menstrual hygiene day 2017: Five hygiene tips every girl and woman should know!

Menstrual hygiene day 2017: Five hygiene tips every girl and woman should know!

Every woman and girl should know the importance of hygiene management during menstruation.

'Office spaces must be sensitised about menstruation'

'Office spaces must be sensitised about menstruation'

Speaking at the recently held National Menstrual Conclave, a group of working women urged for raising awareness among their male colleagues, besides emphasising on the need for office administration to ensure a safer and friendly environment while they are on periods.

Twinkle Khanna urges people to talk about menstruation

Twinkle Khanna urges people to talk about menstruation

Launching a campaign for conversations on menstruation, Twinkle said that there is no shame in menstruation and that people should talk about it.

Menstruation is nothing to be ashamed of, says Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Menstruation is nothing to be ashamed of, says Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, was speaking at National Menstrual Hygiene Conclave organised by NGO Sachhi Saheli.

Do you let smartphone apps track your period? They may be giving you inaccurate information!

Do you let smartphone apps track your period? They may be giving you inaccurate information!

Many apps do not allow users to correct them when the predictions are wrong or to input data or explanations about why a particularly stressful month or change in birth control might have thrown off their cycles, researchers said.

Yoga can significantly mitigate symptoms of menstrual disorders

Yoga can significantly mitigate symptoms of menstrual disorders

For the study, the researchers carried out a systematic review of the published literature on yoga practice and common menstrual disorders.

Women should not enter holy places during their periods: Congress leader MM Hassan

Women should not enter holy places during their periods: Congress leader MM Hassan

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee's acting president MM Hassan stoked a controversy on Monday after he made remarks on 

Actress Meghan Markle writes on how menstruation affects women's potential

Actress Meghan Markle writes on how menstruation affects women's potential

The 35-year-old "Suits" star has penned a column in Time titled "How Periods Affect Potential" on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Women who menstruate before age 11 at higher risk of gestational diabetes

Women who menstruate before age 11 at higher risk of gestational diabetes

Analysing data from more than 4,700 women, researchers from University of Queensland in Australia found that those who had their first period at age 11 or younger were 50 per cent more likely to develop gestational diabetes than those who experienced their first period at age 13.

Don't let periods shut girls out of schools, says Varun Dhawan

Don't let periods shut girls out of schools, says Varun Dhawan

Actor Varun Dhawan has urged people to help put back in school the girl children who are forced to drop out because of their periods.

Breaking the 'bloody' taboo: Girls to get lessons on menstruation at Delhi govt schools

Breaking the 'bloody' taboo: Girls to get lessons on menstruation at Delhi govt schools

In a campaign called “Break the Bloody taboo”, NGO Sacchi Saheli, which started with imparting these lessons in slums, will now conduct 'period talks' for teenage girls in 70 government-run schools where questions around menstruation will be answered.

Period cramps? Try these simple ways to get relief from it!

Period cramps? Try these simple ways to get relief from it!

Do you often suffer from the severe period cramps? Well, everyone deal with this agonizing pain every month. 

Women menstruating before age 13 have higher risk of stroke

Women menstruating before age 13 have higher risk of stroke

Girls who start their periods at the age of 13 or younger may be nearly 1.8 times more likely to suffer a stroke than those who start at the age of 15, says a new study.

Dysfunctional gene may cause premenstrual mood disorder

Dysfunctional gene may cause premenstrual mood disorder

The researchers revealed that turning off estrogen and progesterone eliminated PMDD symptoms, while re-introducing the hormones triggered the re-emergence of symptoms. 

Akshay Kumar will be 'The Sanitary Man' in his next?

Akshay Kumar will be 'The Sanitary Man' in his next?

The khiladi of B-Town, Akshay Kumar is currently in the best phase of his illustrious career. The superstar had a cent percent success ratio at the box office in 2016 with almost all his three films—Airlift, Housefull 3, Rustom doing great business.

What happens when a female astronaut menstruates in space!

What happens when a female astronaut menstruates in space!

Ever wondered how female astronauts deal with their menstrual periods while they're in space? Perhaps, you may recall the 'Sally Ride space tampons', which might be the most-discussed tampons in the world.

Menstrual cramps could now be passé with 'cannabis tampons'!

These capsules are to be used like a tampon and the company swears that they can provide powerful pain relief.

Estrogen levels drops rapidly in women with migraine

The findings showed that the women with a migraine history had a faster rate of estrogen -- sex hormone -- decline regardless of whether they had a migraine during that cycle or not.

Watch: This might make you stop using tampons!

Even though, sanitary napkins have been deemed the safest, many girls nowadays are opting for tampons. 

China province mulling day off for women during menstruation

Legislators in China's Guangdong province are planning a legislation requiring employers to offer paid leaves to female employees who suffer from painful menstruation, the media reported on Friday.