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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.

Want to improve your sex life? Ditch tampons for menstrual cups!

The cups, which are inserted into the vagina to collect menstrual fluid, can reduce dryness and help the vaginal muscles stay strong.

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.

Watch: Now, a doll that teaches young girls about menstruation!

Lammily, the doll created last year by graphic designer Nickolay Lamm, became a sensation since it is a realistically-proportioned doll.  

Oestrogen levels may influence willingness to share

 Women are more willing to share their resources with strangers and exhibit a cooperative behaviour during and shortly after menstruation, new research suggests.

Kiran Gandhi's free-bleeding act ignites global awareness on menstruation

Indian-origin Kiran Gandhi, a Harvard Business School graduate and a professional drummer, said the silence about the subject has to end, and she was happy to have started “a global conversation online” on periods.

How to eat right during your period!

Eating right while you're on your period can actually help alleviate some of your discomfort as food plays a big role in body's functioning.

Proper disposal of menstrual waste imperative: Campaign

 A recent campaign aims to break the silence on the topic of menstruation by actually speaking up about the increasing hygiene waste and its disposal.

Girls should not be embarrassed about menstruation: Gul Panag

Gul Panag, the model-turned-actor-turned-politician said that menstruation is a natural process and is not something that a woman or girl should be embarrassed about.

Women crave cigarette more strongly during periods

Women who can overcome the urge to smoke during their periods may find it easier to quit during rest of the month as nicotine cravings go up significantly after menstruation, new research shows.

Women smoking since young age at chronic period pain risk

Women who get into the habit of smoking at a tender age are exposed to a heightened risk of developing chronic period pain, according to a new study.

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Break the taboo

All women on this planet menstruate, yet no one talks about it. A very normal and necessary phenomenon in a woman`s life often remains a subject of taboo. The fact that this issue remains a taboo especially in countries like India makes girls under confident about their bodies.

Irregular periods could be deadly time bomb for teenage girls

PCOS is an endocrine disorder that is characterized by an excess of androgens or male hormones in the body.

Jogging week before periods can damage knees

Women who work out regularly should take it easy in the week before their period is due - as they could be at increased risk of injury during that time, scientists have warned.

Chocolate craving do not increase before menstruation

Contrary to earlier studies, a new research has suggested that women’s cocoa cravings do not increase before menstruation.