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    A toolkit to address the menstruation-related needs of girls and women fleeing disaster or conflict and in times of emergencies has been developed by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health with colleagues at the International Rescue Committee and 27 humanitarian organizations and agencies. In the pilot-test, the toolkit received feedback and suggestions from displaced girls and humanitarian experts located in refugee camps in Tanzania. The findings showed that there ...

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    Sanitary napkin brand 'Stayfree' manufacturer Johnson (and) Johnson implemented the 'Paheli ki Saheli' programme in Bihar and Jharkhand, after which almost 74 per cent girls in Bihar and 76 per cent in Jharkhand now use sanitary pads and cloth, an increase when compared to 50 per cent and 46 per cent in the two states respectively before the programme, according to the manufacturer. The initiative, launched by Johnson (and) Johnson and supported by Unicef for the past six years, has brought in a significant ...

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    At the inaugural ceremony of Menstrual Awareness Conclave, Bollywood's own "Pad Man" Akshay Kumar and actor-activist Shabana Azmi, urged men to get involved and participate actively in the nuances of menstrual hygiene, with a vow to support women and also for women get more educated on menstruation, says a report. "The glass is half full and half empty. Certainly from 1990s to the Niine Movement, the very idea that men can talk about having set of sanitary napkins along with Rakhi is revolutionary....

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    A study conducted by gathering data from nearly 5,000 women revealed that women in their 60s, 70s and 80s were still experiencing symptoms commonly associated with menopause, such as hot flashes and night sweats (vasomotor symptoms). The study was carried out by Mayo Clinic researchers and published this month in the Journal of the North American Menopause Society. "The number of women in the study who both reported and sought care for symptom management shines a light on what may be an unmet ...

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    Chemotherapy may cause acute amenorrhea (absence of menstrual periods) leading to early menopause in women with lung cancer, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in the journal iMenopause/i. The study is the first to comment on amenorrhea rates in women younger than 50, concluding that women with lung cancer who desire future fertility should be educated about risks and options before starting treatment. According to the Mayo Clinic, although the rate of lung cancer ...

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    bHighlights:/bul class="group-list punch-points"liThe amount of physical exercise a woman undertakes at any age has no consequence on the timing of her menopause, according to an extensive study/liliOn the other hand, the study seems to suggest that environmental factors like diet and smoking may play a role in early menopause/li/ul There is no association between the amount of physical activity and the risk of early menopause, according to the largest study conducted on this subject....

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    Millions of women across the country still experience significant hurdles during menstrual periods. Conducting menstrual hygiene campaigns can improve women's health and well-being. Kiran Bauri, a teenaged Class 12 student of Dhurohi village in West Bengal's Purulia district, has been for years using her limited pocket money to educate local women about the health benefits of using sanitary napkins. "Once I attended a meeting and learnt about the benefits of sanitary napkins during the menstrual cycle....

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    Does the micro ablative fractional CO2 laser /Vaginal laser surgery really help treat the troublesome symptoms of menopause? Yes, it does and especially after multiple treatments answers the new study. The findings of this study are published in the journal of IMenopause/I. Collectively known as the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), the various genital and urinary problems associated with menopause have created a market for new therapies and treatments to help women regain sexual function and bladder control....

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