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Cannabis and Women’s Health: Across the Lifespan

Women have historically used cannabis for menstrual pain, labor pain, hyperemesis gravidarum, appetite, urinary problems, uterine prolapse, postpartum hemorrhage, mastitis, migraine, nervous excitability and menopausal symptoms. While there is a lack of formal, contemporary research into effects of cannabis on women’s health (both pre-clinically and clinically) women have been theRead

Gut Microbes Help with Early Detection of Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a condition that affects approximately 10% of pregnancies worldwide, occurs when women without diabetes develop glucose intolerance during pregnancy. Typically detected in the second trimester, it can cause adverse outcomes including miscarriage, premature delivery, fetal malformation, and preeclampsia. Now, a new study by Bar-Ilan University inRead

Link Between Gut Bacteria, Estradiol, and Depression Discovered

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A potential new cause of depression in premenopausal women has been uncovered. According to a study in the journal Cell Metabolism, women struggling with depression during their reproductive years have lower levels of estradiol — and the microbiome appears to play a significant role in this connection. Previous research showsRead


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