Taliban deny claims girls will be banned from school -- but don't say when they'll be allowed in
The Taliban have denied claims that Afghan women would be banned from secondary schools after calling on boys, but not girls, to resume... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police search for missing 'van-life girl' Gabby Petito in Wyoming and boyfriend in Florida
More than 50 law enforcement officers using bloodhounds, drones and 4x4 vehicles are searching for Brian Laundrie, who is feared to be... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depressive mood and violent behaviour among teenagers: a gender dynamic approach to the study of stressor effects - Gavray C, Boulard A.
Numerous studies have shown that the risk of depression in girls and the risk of violent behavior in boys progressively increase during adolescence. However, studies that clearly link the social mechanisms of gender to these results are relatively rare and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Inequalities, isolation, and intersectionality: a quantitative study of honour-based violence among girls and boys in metropolitan Sweden - Strid S, Baianstovu R, Enelo JM.
The paper examines the prevalence and patterns of honour-based violence and oppression by documenting and analysing self-reported experiences among youth in contemporary metropolitan Sweden. The material is gathered via three surveys of 15-year-olds in met... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex as boys' fame, but girls' shame: adversarial adolescent gender roles and gender-based violence in Guyana - Rodney R, Gastaldo D, Trotz DA, Crooks CV.
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant issue for youth in Guyana, particularly among young women. Yet, discussions about sex, dating, and violence rarely occur at the community level. To understand the heightened risk for GBV with youth in Guyana, we... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Afghanistan: Girls excluded as Afghan secondary schools reopen
"Everything looks very dark," a schoolgirl tells the BBC as schools reopen for boys but not girls. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinicians in Japan use navigation system for TMJ surgery
Clinicians in Japan successfully performed a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosi...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT directs treatment of abscesses caused by boy's dental infection Imaging aids in tween's tumor-induced jaw reconstruction MRI helps identify facial mass caused by dermal filler Imaging leads to removal of 3-cm toy from dementia patient Imaging reveals baby girl in SC born with 2nd mouth (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Two Men Plead Guilty in Pelvic Mesh Implant Scheme
The scheme was one of the more unsavory sides of the case against a half-dozen manufacturers of pelvic mesh including Boston Scientific and Johnson& Johnson. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matthew Goldstein Tags: Suits and Litigation (Civil) Women and Girls Medical Devices Implants Surgery and Surgeons Dearie, Raymond J Walker, Christopher A (1972- ) Barber, Wesley Blake Source Type: news

If Women Farmers were Politicians, the World Would be Fed, says Danielle Nierenberg
Women produce more than 50 percent of the food in the world but are disadvantaged when it comes to access to resources such as land and financial services. Credit: Busani Bafana, IPS By Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Sep 17 2021 (IPS) Women, key contributors to agriculture production, are missing at the decision table, with alarming consequences, says Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg in an exclusive interview with IPS. Giving women a seat at the policymaking table could accelerate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and keep the world fed and nourished. This necessitates a transformation of the currently lopsided...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Biodiversity Conferences Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Gender Global Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources TerraV Source Type: news

Kim Kardashian says daughter North West is a 'full goth girl'
The reality star also revealed she thought North's desire to be an only child was a phase she would "grow out" of — but "she hasn't." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook fully aware that Instagram is toxic for teen girls, according to company documents
(Natural News) Thirty-two percent of teen girls say that they feel bad about their bodies, and Instagram makes them feel worse. Researchers from Instagram, which is owned by Facebook Inc. studied user experiences with the app and checking to see if its negative impact on teen girls is part of a broader phenomenon. Their findings... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seychelles: National Assembly Member Urges Seychelles' Government to Make Menstrual Products More Accessible
[Seychelles News Agency] A female member of the National Assembly is urging the government to take measures to make menstrual hygiene products for girls and women more accessible to those who cannot afford them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 16, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

US Olympic gymnasts slam Nassar investigation, allege FBI 'turned a blind eye,' falsified report
Olympic champions, heroes to young women and girls across the nation for their athletic achievements, on Wednesday served as champions... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawmakers demand answers from Zuckerberg after investigation finds Instagram is toxic for teen girls
The questions follow a Wall Street Journal report about internal research at Facebook on the impact of Instagram on teens. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Repeat Adolescent Births Worrying - Study
[Observer] A recent research has issued grim warnings about the wellbeing of thousands of girls in Uganda, as repeat adolescent births fail to drop in nearly three decades. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 15, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Liberia: More Women Giving Birth At Home Due to Covid-19
[New Republic] -More child bearing women and girls prefer home delivery over going to health facilities for safe delivery, stakeholders in the health sector have said. And this is largely due to fear of contracting the Covid-19 virus, they added. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 15, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Florida girl found safe after being abducted 14 years ago, reunited with mother
A Florida girl who vanished after being abducted as a 6-year-old in 2007 has been reunited with her mother, police say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls, Company Documents Show
Its own in-depth research shows a significant teen mental-health issue that Facebook plays down in public. Part 2 in a series offering... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I ’m Haunted by Sisters With Sickle Cell: Two Thrived. Two Suffered.
The cruelty of their unequal outcomes — with one pair freed of disabling symptoms and the other’s suffering unabated — stayed with me. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Genetics and Heredity Genetic Engineering Boston Children ' s Hospital Immunotherapy Clinical Trials Women and Girls Sickle Cell Anemia Stroke Tests (Medical) Transfusions Source Type: news

Africa: Covid Lockdowns Blamed for Increase in Teenage Pregnancies
[DW] Lockdowns and other restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus crisis have led to a rise in teenage pregnancies in Africa. Aid organizations are warning of a regression in girls' rights to education and health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

< a href= " /news-events/nih-research-matters/parents-smoking-during-childhood-linked-rheumatoid-arthritis-later-life " > Parents ’ smoking during childhood linked to rheumatoid arthritis later in life < /a >
A study found that girls whose parents smoked cigarettes were 75% more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis as adults. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MAN-HANDLED: Ryan "Alana" McLaughlin, former US Army Special Forces soldier, colors (his) hair pink and fights MMA as a "woman," easily pummels opponent into submission
(Natural News) Never hit a girl, Dads always tell their sons growing up. There’s a good reason for it. The absolute total body strength of biological females on average is only 2/3rds that of biological males. A review of nine different studies on gender strength reveal that female lower body strength is about 72 percent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menstrual health
patwariMon, 09/13/2021 - 12:45Each day, some 800 million people between the ages of 15 - 49 are menstruating. Yet for so many, a natural biological process spells more than a monthly inconvenience.  In some countries, menstruation is taboo orriddled withmyths, and women and girls areexcluded from daily activities because of stigma, shame or discrimination or because they are considered unclean. In others, menarche may lead to child marriage or sexual violence because it signals a girl is ready for motherhood or sexual activity. Girls may miss school because they do not have access to sanitary supplies, they are in pai...
Source: UNFPA News - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: patwari Source Type: news

Zambia: Scaling Up Cervical Cancer Awareness Among Girls Vital
[Times of Zambia] As the COVID-19 pandemic and its vaccines take centre stage, concerns of the rising number of children who are missing routine vaccinations from last year have been observed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gender differences in depressive traits among rural and urban Chinese adolescent students: secondary data analysis of Nationwide Survey CFPS - Chen W, Huang Y, Riad A.
Many previous studies have indicated that urban adolescents show a higher level of mental health in China compared to rural adolescents. Specifically, girls in rural areas represented a high-risk group prior to the 21st century, demonstrating more suicidal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A Medical Career, at a Cost: Infertility
Physicians are raising awareness of the reproductive toll that work stress, long hours, sleep deprivation and years of training can exact. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jacqueline Mroz Tags: your-feed-science Egg Donation and Freezing In Vitro Fertilization Women and Girls Doctors Pregnancy and Childbirth Babies and Infants Surgery and Surgeons Medical Schools Anxiety and Stress JAMA Surgery (Journal) Minnesota your-fe Source Type: news

Gender inequality: Covid vaccines are harming boys more than girls
(Natural News) There appears to be systemic sexism built into the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “vaccination” agenda, which is disproportionately harming boys more than girls. It turns out that Donald “father of the vaccine” Trump’s “Operation Warp Speed” injections are six times more harmful to males than they are to females, at least as far as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taliban say girls, women may study in no-men classrooms
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Remote evaluations of violence against women and girls interventions: a rapid scoping review of tools, ethics and safety - Seff I, Vahedi L, McNelly S, Kormawa E, Stark L.
Although programmes and policies targeting violence against women and girls (VAWG) have increased in the past decade, there is a paucity of evidence on the effectiveness of these interventions. To expand this evidence base, researchers increasingly employ ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Tigray: Women and girls bear significant costs of Ethiopian conflict
ranckSat, 09/11/2021 - 21:56Feature Banner ImageCategory nameFeatureLink Urlhttps://www.unfpa.org/tigray-women-and-girls-bear-significant-costs-ethiopian-conflictLink textLearn moreShow FeatureYesFeature TitleTigray: Women and girls bear significant costs of Ethiopian conflictCategory icon selectorPublish on HomeNoHomepage Display ImagesWorkflow StatePublishedDateMon, 09/06/2021 - 12:00 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ranck Source Type: news

Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding was just bloody unlucky, says breast cancer surgeon LIZ O'RIORDAN
This idea that every cancer death is potentially preventable is a myth and it simply makes patients blame themselves, says LIZ O'RIORDAN, who was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, aged 40. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts Warn of Rising Suicide Rates of Black Girls
Researchers have uncovered worrisome trends among Black youth. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Black People Depression (Mental) Race and Ethnicity Suicides and Suicide Attempts Research Psychology and Psychologists Women and Girls Youth Source Type: news

Star Gazing: Black Girls Sprinkled Magic From Venice To New York This Week
As Fashion Week rolls in and temperatures begin to drop, these ladies are bidding Summer '21 a fond farewell in stunning style. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis: Eight early warning signs of the long-term condition to spot
ENDOMETRIOSIS is a disease where tissue similar to the lining of the uterus grows outside the uterus, causing pain and/or infertility. Endometriosis affects roughly 10 percent of reproductive age women and girls globally. Recognising the early symptoms is integral for successful treatment and reduced fertility risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delusions about sex-trafficked girl led man to slay four members of Florida family, sheriff says
Chance encounter with father set off fatal series of events spurred by "fiction, all made up" by suspect, sheriff adds. Four family... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ECW Interviews Dubai Cares Ceo H.E. Dr. Tariq Al Gurg
Discussions at the Summit will span three key themes namely: Youth, Skills and the Future of Work, Innovation in Education and Education Training. For the first time at a global educational conference, climate change and sustainability will take center stage with a high-level panel dedicated only to this topic, and a number of side events looking at education through this lens. Amongst other things, we will explore new ways of working in the areas of future skills, alternative pathways to secondary and tertiary education, and the opportunities that more holistic locally rooted learning ecosystems can bring. Through a serie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Aid COVID-19 Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Humanitarian Emergencies Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Marine vet 'tortured' 11-year-old girl who played dead after 4 family members killed, sheriff alleges
Former Marine arrested in Florida shooting of family girl survivor played dead Polk County (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl, 11, 'played dead' to survive horrific massacre of Florida family
Ex-Marine Bryan Riley is charged with killing the girl’s grandmother, parents and 3-month-old brother in what police said was a random... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gossip Girl ’ Renewed For Season 2 At HBO Max After Record-Breaking Debut
HBO Max renewed Gossip Girl for season 2 ahead of the release of the second part of its debut season set to premiere in Nov. Gossip Girl... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Educational strengths and functional resilience at the start of primary school following child maltreatment - Armfield JM, Ey LA, Zufferey C, Gnanamanickam ES, Segal L.
This study explored the associations between child maltreatment and functional resilience at school commencement, and investigated factors related to resilience separately for boys and girls. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: Children wer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Afghanistan ’s Girls Need our Unwavering Support in Education
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Sep 9 2021 (IPS) The Taliban takeover of government in Kabul is just days old, and the eyes of Afghans and the world are cautiously watching and hopeful to see them stand by their word and ensure that girls’ education be promoted and protected. Yasmine SherifTwenty years ago, under the Taliban regime which prevailed from 1996 to 2001, schooling for girls was banned, although private home-based classes for girls were allowed in some parts of the country. From 2001 onwards the enrolment of girls and boys in schools saw steady gains in Afghanistan, accompanied by a large intake of female teac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Featured Headlines Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Religion TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (EC Source Type: news

South Africa: Schoolgirl Births 'Unacceptably High' in South Africa
[Daily Maverick] The rate of pregnancy among school learners in South Africa 'remains unacceptably high', with more than 36,000 babies delivered to girls aged 10 to 19 in the first quarter of 2021, Parliament heard on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 8, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

6-year-old girl dies on ride at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Colorado
The incident occurred on the Haunted Mine Drop ride, which plunges rider "110 feet inside the dark depths of Iron Mountain in what feels... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Leaders Dialogue on People of African Descent: A Journey Towards Equality
rcruzTue, 09/07/2021 - 15:55Coming shortly after the firstInternational Day for the People of African Descent, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem will deliver opening and closing remarks at a dialogue from Panama on where the world is in advancing both theDurban Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted in 2001 in Durban, South Africa and which proposed actions to fight racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance, and the more recentprogramme of activities of the International Decade for People of African Descent.  International experts, leaders and activists will discuss ways to galvanize glo...
Source: UNFPA News - September 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: rcruz Source Type: news

Lawsuit: GOP donor offered money to hush girl he trafficked
A prominent Minnesota GOP donor who is charged with multiple counts of child sex trafficking is now being sued by an underage girl who... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you need to know now if you DO find a lump in your breast
The news of Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding's death at 39 is tragic, and likely to worry many women.  (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6-year-old girl dies on amusement park ride at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Colorado
The Garfield County Coroner’s Office said a girl vacationing with her family suffered fatal injuries riding the Haunted Mine Drop ride. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel: one-year-old conjoined twin girls see each other for the first time after surgery – video
One-year-old twin girls have looked at each other for the first time after a complex surgery to separate them at Soroka medical centre in Beersheba, Israel. Dozens of experts from Israel and abroad were involved in the preparation and 12-hour procedure. The team used 3D- and virtual-reality models to map the complex operation. This enabled simulations and practice to be undertaken before the actual procedure.Soroka's chief paediatric neurosurgeon, Mickey Gideon, said: 'We have done the reconstruction of the brain membrane, a reconstruction of the skull and now the plastic surgeons continue the surgery for th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 6, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Israel Medical research World news Source Type: news

Girl, 6, dies on mine drop ride at Colorado amusement park
Authorities are investigating after a 6-year-old girl died at an amusement park in the western Colorado town of Glenwood Springs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park death: here ’s what we know about the investigation
An investigation is underway after a 6-year-old girl died on the Haunted Mine Drop Ride at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news