Women S Health
Health  /  Published 04.05.22

How to identify Premenstrual syndrome

From a young age, Sunita had emotional discomfort during her periods. It used to last 3-5 days, sometimes accompanied by severe lower abdominal pain and heavy menstrual flow. But mostly she would beco...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.19

Mahua Moitra's important speech

Sir — The maiden speech of the Trinamul Congress parliamentarian, Mahua Moitra, in Parliament last week raised the bar of oratory in Indian politics by quite a few notches. It is rare these days to ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.19

The alarming state of women's health in India

The National Health Profile, 2018 has thrown up some worrying figures about women’s reproductive health, especially in West Bengal. It shows that 71.9 per cent pregnant women in the state do not hav...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 06.12.19

First arrest on period ritual in Nepal

Nepali police have detained the brother-in-law of a woman who died in a menstruation hut, in what is believed to be the first arrest over the outlawed tradition, officials said on Friday.Many communit...
By AFP in Kathmandu

World  /  Published 07.03.20

China virus fight outcry over female frontline

China's fight against the coronavirus epidemic has triggered anger over the neglect of frontline female workers who have struggled to access menstrual products, battled with ill-fitting equipment and ...
By PTI/AFP in Beijing


Technology  /  Published 25.08.19

Wearable therapy could help ease period pain

A team led by a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering has developed the world’s thinnest wearable hot water bottle to relieve menstrual pain in ...
By Liz Do in Toronto

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Indians must take women's health seriously

Unlike many countries in the world, Indian women had shorter life spans than Indian men until the mid-1990s. Because females are generally believed to have greater biological powers of endurance than ...
By Nandita Saikia

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.19

The undiminished joy of book fairs

Sir — There is a popular Bengali adage that claims that for Bengalis there are baro mashey, tero parbon (thirteen festivals in twelve months). In fact, there is a fourteenth festival that should be ...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 18.11.19

All about living healthy inside out at Ladies Study Group

The adage ‘health is wealth’ found resonance in an engaging session — Redefining Aesthetics & Nutrition — by Ladies Study Group in association with The Telegraph that was recently hel...
By Hia Datta

Health  /  Published 12.02.19

Alert on iron overdose risk for women

Millions of women across India may face the risks of consuming excess iron under current government policies on food fortification and nationwide iron tablet supplementation for women of reproductive ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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