Covid-19: pregnant women facing the dilemma of vaccination

A doctor checks the body temperature of a pregnant patient who may be Covid-19 positive, in her office, in Paris, in March 2020. CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON / EPA / MAXPPP “Pregnant women are the forgotten people of this crisis”, sighs Chloé Poudens, graphic designer in Bordeaux. At eight months pregnant, the 28-year-old woman considers that … Read more

Melancholy, anxiety may be linked to c-section risk among pregnant women

Journal Reference: Melissa K. Zochowski, Giselle E. Kolenic, Kara Zivin, Anca Tilea, Lindsay K. Admon, Stephanie V. Hall, Agatha Advincula, Vanessa K. Dalton. Trends In Primary Cesarean Section Rates Among Women With And Without Perinatal Mood And Anxiety Disorders. Health Affairs, 2021; 40 (10): 1585 DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2021.00780 Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders have already been … Read more

Alpine skiing: ÖSV women seek redress

Around 7,000 are planned for the women’s race on Saturday, in which, after Marta Bassino’s double victory in Italy in front of Federica Brignone, Mikaela Shiffrin, Lara Gut-Behrami, Alice Robinson and overall World Cup winner Petra Vlhova are the “usual suspects” as favorites . The ÖSV women are somewhat confident that after only 15th place … Read more

Guidance on supplemental breast cancer screening for women with dense breast tissue

Journal Reference: Suneela Vegunta, Juliana M. Kling, Bhavika K. Patel. Supplemental Cancer Screening for Women With Dense Breasts: Guidance for Health Care Professionals. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2021.06.001 Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in women. Although 1 in 8 women will be affected by breast cancer, early detection … Read more

Ecofeminism, against the “cross domination” of women and nature

By Claire Legros Posted today at 6:00 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationShaking up political ecology and Western feminism, the analysis of the common causes of male domination and the devastation of the planet gave birth to a plural movement, open to anti-racist and LGBTQI + struggles. But the diversity of this thought, a sign … Read more