In the US, reports of a rare blood clotting disorder in female recipients of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine have raised the possibility that the jab could be recommended just for men,

All eyes are on the fate of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, with EU drug regulators set to announce their findings about possible links between the jab and rare blood clots, 

Mounting research has shown pregnant women fare worse than their nonpregnant counterparts when it comes to COVID-19.   One promising finding is that the virus rarely crosses over to the fetus.

Generally, tuberculosis kills more men than women.  

Tightened regulations, fraught relations with the medical establishment, and the rise in hospital births have somewhat sidelined the centuries-old tradition of Black midwifery.  

60 million women and girls in the world’s poorest countries gained access to modern family planning methods in the 

A key ingredient to Argentina’s landmark Senate vote last week to legalize abortion? Years of losing.   The country’s abortion rights movement has changed dramatically since a failed bid to legalize the procedure 2 years ago. But the bitter loss seemed to galvanize a…

Folic acid has long been recommended for women of reproductive age to help prevent neural tube defects.   But online, doubt is being sown about its safety for more than half of the US population who have variants of the gene known as MTHFR.   The health impacts of common…

Men with COVID-19 have nearly 3X the odds of needing intensive care and face a significantly higher risk of dying, according to a study 

Suhaila Siddiq, surgeon, health minister, and trailblazer for Afghan women, died Friday in Kabul. Siddiq, revered as an “icon of possibility for women and girls in Afghanistan,” blazed her way through the ranks of the Afghan medical corps to direct a Kabul military…