Thursday, December 3, 2020

Female Sexual Arousal Disorder And Its Treatment

Female sexual interest/arousal disorder (FSIAD) is a condition in which women have no interest in sex, or have difficulty getting aroused or both. It can be treated with psychological counseling or oral medications such as Addyi, Vyleesi, among others.

Scottish Government Makes Period Products Free, First Nation To Do So

The Scottish government unanimously passed the bill Tuesday, which will make period products free in Scotland. Scotland will be the first nation to do so. Monica Lennon, who introduced the bill, said the goal is to eliminate period poverty and improve access to pads and tampons.

FDA Releases New NSAID Warnings for Pregnant Women

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new guidance on the risks associated with the use of NSAIDs, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, in the fetus when the mother takes the drugs in their 20th or 30th week of pregnancy. NSAID use during that time of pregnancy could lead to kidney problems in the unborn.

Hilary Swank Files Lawsuit against Her Health Plan for Not Covering Ovarian Cysts

Hilary Swank has filed a lawsuit against the trustees of her health plan SAG-AFRA for denying treatment coverage for her ovarian cysts. She also took to Instagram to slam her health plan, calling their policies antiquated and barbaric. Swank was diagnosed with ovarian cysts in 2008.

Maternal Caffeine Consumption Linked To Negative Pregnancy Outcomes

A new analysis for multiple studies has found that maternal caffeine consumption could lead to negative pregnancy outcomes, such as miscarriage, stillbirth, low birth weight, preterm birth, childhood acute leukemia, and obesity. The study also found that there is no safe level of consumption.

Anti-Abortion Momentum Stopped by Supreme Court, For Now

The Supreme Court has announced that the US anti-abortion momentum has been stopped, for now, delivering a surprising setback to for anti-abortion activists. Some activists called the ruling a bitter disappointment, while some said it’s crazy times.

Vigorous-Intense Exercise Could Lead To Early Pregnancy Loss, Study

A new study has found that in women with a history of miscarriage, high-intensity exercise could lead to early pregnancy loss. The study authors said women who are in early pregnancy should not indulge in vigorous physical activities, as it could increase the risk of miscarriage.