Tag Archives: Women

From Miscarriage to Entrepreneurship: How Adia Health Empowers Women To Own Their Fertility Journey

Ageing Fertility  2016 was the first year in England that more women gave birth over the age of 40, then women who were under the age of 20. Indeed, the average age of a first-time mother in England in 2017 was 28.8 (for men 33.4) whereas in 1980 it was 22.7. With both men’s and… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Improving Sleep May Relieve Depressive Symptoms in Menopausal Women

Peri- and post-menopausal women frequently complain of insomnia or poor sleep quality. Sleep disturbance is often attributed to nocturnal hot flashes; however, a study from researchers at Wayne State University School of Medicine suggests that a sizeable proportion of menopausal women may have a primary sleep disorder.  Clinically we see that sleep disruption, especially when… Read More »