Tag Archives: Women

Menopausal Symptoms More Common in Women with History of Intimate Partner Violence

While we have identified various sociodemographic variables as factors which modulate vulnerability to menopausal symptoms, no studies (to my knowledge) have looked at how a history of intimate partner violence (IPV) or other traumatic exposures may affect susceptibility to menopausal symptoms.   A recent study looked at menopausal symptoms in 2,016 women (40 to 80… Read More »

Isha Ambani – Anand Piramal Wedding: Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor’s Ethereal Avatar Will Make You Say ‘Pretty Women’

Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor at Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal Wedding (Photo Credit: Instagram) Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s wedding clearly surpassed all our expectations. It’s not a usual occasion when you see the entire Bollywood brigade come together under one roof and only Ambanis could achieve this feat. While Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s… Read More »

Transgender women taking PrEP have lower levels of PrEP drugs, especially in rectal tissues, than cisgender men

A study presented at last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P) in Madrid shows that transgender women who are taking feminising hormones and also taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) have levels of the PrEP drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine in their blood that are about 25% lower than those in cisgender men, and levels in rectal… Read More »