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Rates of HIV in female sex workers in Kenya decreased by two-thirds over a ten-year period

Research from specialist HIV prevention and treatment clinics for female sex workers in Nairobi has found that the number testing positive for HIV dropped by more than two-thirds between 2008 and 2017. While no single intervention can be identified as to the underlying cause in the decreasing numbers, it suggests that increasing HIV awareness, testing… Read More »

Test your period knowledge – how much do you know about your time of the month

Every woman’s periods are different. From frequency to flow, they differ drastically from person to person, which often means we’re left with questions about whether we’re ‘normal’. But it’s important to understand our cycles so that we notice if they chance, which could be a sign of pregnancy or health concerns. Intimate healthcare experts INTIMINA… Read More »

How do antibiotics delay period

Antibiotics alter the gut environment, wiping out good and bad bacteria in one fell swoop in a bid to eliminate the cause of an infection, and to stop this specific bacteria from multiplying. This echoes my most recent personal experience with a short course of antibiotics. My period then arrived a week early. Usually, my… Read More »

Can malaria delay your period

Getting pregnant All Getting pregnant Ovulation calculator. Community groups. Home Getting pregnant Am I pregnant? Karoline Pahl GP. When your period is late with no sign of a positive pregnancy test, it can be upsetting and confusing. Gaining too much period, for example, can alter the can response to leptin, a hormone that helps us… Read More »

When is a heavy period too heavy?

It’s common for girls and their parents to wonder if the bleeding with their periods is too often or too much. Especially in the first few years of having a period, any bleeding can feel like too much. Usually, it’s not — but sometimes it is, and it’s important for parents to know what to… Read More »

Period pain relief where to buy

The good news is that there are plenty of ways to help ease period pain. Thanks for making such a great product. I find it insulting that this TENS branded in fun colours costs way more than what a plain brand costs. The Livia is cute, and obviously designed for women in mind. If you… Read More »