One of the most talked-about revelations from Britney Spears’ testimony Wednesday: She has been forced to use an IUD under the terms of the conservatorship she has been living under for 13 years,

In Pakistan’s Lady Health Workers program, 100,000 female community health workers go door to door, dispensing the oral polio vaccine to children in the country’s rural and marginalized areas.  

Caesarean section rates are climbing worldwide and will continue to do so, according to new research

What in June 2020 was an observation trickling through Europe’s medical community is now solidifying as a global trend: young to middle-aged women are most vulnerable to long COVID, 

A complete rethink of the global approach to miscarriage is long overdue, according to a new

When Boston’s Brigham and Women's Hospital dug into the details of COVID-19 deaths, it forced a reckoning with hospital policy.   For one, patients, often Latino, who spoke little or no English had a 35% greater chance of death. Also, lower-paid hospital workers getting…

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.