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Zomato introduces 'period leave' for employees to combat stigma around menstruation

You should feel free to tell people on internal groups, or emails that you are on your period leave for the day, Zomato chief executive said

09 Aug 2020 9:00 AM

Blessed to bleed

A man’s God rant on menstruation has gotten many a knickers in a twist, and rightfully so!

20 Feb 2020 12:37 AM

Type 2 diabetes risk elevated with early onset of menstruation

BMI, early onset of menstruation can increases risk of type 2 diabetes.

02 Aug 2019 11:18 AM

6 signs that you may be suffering from endometriosis

Endometriosis plagues more women than we know and it’s important to correctly identify it.

25 Jul 2019 7:30 PM

Why are labourers in Maharashtra having their wombs removed?

Women who work in sugarcane fields in western Maharashtra have had their wombs removed to increase their productivity.

05 Jul 2019 5:31 PM


Right to Health

Apart from communities where period is celebrated, 70 per cent of girls in India have not heard about menstruation prior to menarche.

28 May 2019 12:25 AM

Period sex? Doctors say, ‘yes’

Here are some reasons why you should embrace the idea of having sex during periods.

05 Apr 2019 4:33 PM

Understanding menstruation related migraines

Women suffering from MRM might experience dullness followed by mood swings and severe headaches prior to menstruation.

18 Mar 2019 7:34 AM

The myth of menstrual bliss

Age doesn’t diminish the embarrassment. Or the pain. Or discomfort. You simply learn to accept.

17 Mar 2019 4:16 AM

India-based documentary on menstruation wins an Oscar

A 25-minute documentary set in the rural district of Hapur in Uttar Pradesh wins an Oscar at the 91st Academy Awards.

26 Feb 2019 12:00 AM


‘Want women and men to openly talk about menstruation’

Rayka Zehtabchi talks about her motivation behind making the film and how this nomination is an opportunity to highlight the issue on a bigger scale.

30 Jan 2019 12:18 AM

Kerala Chief Minister backs out of event celebrating menstruation

Two-day program titled 'Aarpo Aarthavam' (Hurray menses) was organised by some activist groups.

14 Jan 2019 11:59 AM

Festival of menstruation

Kochi is hosting Aarpo Arthavam, which uses art as a tool to celebrate menstruation.

13 Jan 2019 12:30 AM

Endometriosis silently kills chances of motherhood

Find out about the causes and symptoms.

20 Aug 2018 6:58 PM

Study finds reason why women get more migraines

The research suggests that sex hormones affect cells around the trigeminal nerve and connected blood vessels in the head.

14 Aug 2018 7:06 PM


Study finds eating fast food linked to infertility in women

Women who rarely or never ate fast food have 8 pc risk of infertility, while those who do have double the risk.

10 May 2018 8:49 AM

Irregular periods don't always mean pregnancy

Expert explains some of the factors.

09 May 2018 1:59 PM

Higher risk of irregular periods in girls with diabetes

Menstrual irregularities can have variety of causes, including pregnancy, hormonal imbalances, infections, trauma and certain medications.

27 Apr 2018 8:36 AM

Organic tampons, cups no safer against toxic shock: study

Over the years, it was postulated that perhaps if tampons were made from natural materials, toxic shock would be averted.

21 Apr 2018 2:04 PM

Estrogen therapy can help female athletes with eating disorder

Female athletes with exercise-induced menstrual dysfunction (associated with low estrogen levels) often have disordered eating behavior.

18 Mar 2018 2:54 PM