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'Bullied' for her Facebook post on menstrual taboo, 18-year-old files complaint

She claimed she received threats on social media.

Feb 25, 2018, 15:36 PM IST

Don't fret over conceiving with irregular periods

Regular exercise is good for your health, but even better when you are trying to conceive.

Jan 19, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

Shunned during her periods to a 'menstruation hut', woman dies of suffocation

Police are waiting for the results of a postmortem to confirm the cause of death.

Jan 10, 2018, 13:05 PM IST

Painful menstrual cramps? Acupressure app may help, says study

To see if a smartphone app could help women self-administer acupressure for cramps, researchers randomly assigned 221 women to use the app or to stick with usual care for six months.

Dec 11, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Five-year-old girl who got her period at age four to soon go through menopause

Emily will soon start exhibiting signs of menopause because of the abnormal onset of her menstrual cycle.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:00 PM IST

Know your body: Seven menstrual symptoms that are not normal

The following symptoms will make it easier for you to break it down and help you understand what's normal and what isn't.

Sep 27, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

Sacked for an 'accidental period leak' in office, woman sues ex-employer – Read

The Bobby Dodd Institute in Georgia is being sued for workplace discrimination after Coleman claimed that she was dismissed over a period leak on two occassions.

Aug 28, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

Painful menstrual cramps? Experts swear by these Yoga asanas to help you relieve your suffering!

According to experts, yoga can help solve the suffering that women with severe menstrual pain go through.

Aug 19, 2017, 09:25 AM IST

Shunned during her periods to a 'menstruation hut', teenager dies of snakebite

She was made to sleep on wooden boards laid on the ground, in keeping with a tradition known as 'chhaupadi' that sequesters menstruating women from their families.

Jul 10, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

Swimming during menstruation: Can I, can't I?

If you enjoy swimming during the rest of your cycle, theres no reason to stop just because you have your period.

Jul 07, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Menstruation doesn't disturb brain functioning: Study

Wondering if this anecdotal evidence could be scientifically proven, the team set out to shed some light on this controversial topic.

Jul 04, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Vegetable proteins like whole grain, soy, tofu may protect women from early menopause

Early menopause – the cessation of ovarian function before age 45 – affects about 10 percent of women globally.

Jun 27, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

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.

May 27, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

'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.

May 26, 2017, 13:10 PM IST

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.

May 23, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

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.

May 07, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

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.

Mar 05, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

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.

Feb 23, 2017, 16:43 PM IST