Tag Archives: Women’s

Over 50% Of People Say Women’s Intimate Experiences Aren’t Talked About Openly, Finds Study

Woman In Pain While Sleeping On Bed At Home Getty It’s estimated that around the world 800 million people menstruate daily. Just under half of the world’s population identifies as female and with that comes unique experiences like menopause. While conversations about health have opened up over the last decade, there’s still a stigma attached… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MAY 16, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The association between labor epidural analgesia and postpartum depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Almeida M, Kosman KA, Kendall MC, De Oliveira GS.  BMC Womens Health. 2020 May 11;20(1):99.   Free Article Of the 148 studies available, 9 studies with 4442 patients were included in the analysis. The use of labor analgesia on positive depression… Read More »

Take Charge Of Your Health This Women’s Day

#EachForEqual campaign message 2020 this Women’s Day. The campaign highlights, forging equality in six key areas crucial to a “healthier, wealthier and more harmonious” world. One of the campaign highlights, Empowering women through health education of which Women Fitness has been an integral part for more than 20 years.  The WF team through relentless hard… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 15, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Back in 2016, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that all adults, including pregnant and postpartum women, should be screened for depression; the task force has extended those recommendations by stating that all pregnant and postpartum women should be evaluated in order to determine risk for depressive illness and recommends that women at… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for NOVEMBER 30, 2018: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

What’s worse? Prenatal exposure to antidepressant medications or exposure to maternal depression?  Hutchison and colleagues observe that worse executive functioning was observed in the 6-year-old children of mothers with higher levels of depressive symptoms.  Prenatal exposure to SSRIs did not have any significant impact on executive functioning. Ruta Nonacs, MD PhD   A 6-year longitudinal… Read More »