FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug For Menopausal Hot Flashes


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Veozah (fezolinetant), an oral medication designed to alleviate the discomfort of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms, commonly known as hot flashes, caused by menopause. This approval marks a significant milestone as Veozah is the first neurokinin 3 (NK3) receptor antagonist to receive FDA approval for treating moderate […]

Structure Of Placenta Changes in Pregnant Obese Women: Study

Obesity has long been recognized as a risk factor for problems during pregnancy. A new study reveals that obese pregnant women may have placental structural alterations. Researchers from the University of Cambridge and the University of South Africa studied the relationship between maternal obesity and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a type of diabetes that can […]

Spain Passes Laws Allowing Menstrual Leaves, Teen Abortion and Expands Trans Rights

Madrid has passed legislation boosting teen access to abortion and transgender rights and making Spain the first country in Europe to offer paid menstruation leave. According to Al Jazeera, equality minister Irene Montero was the driving force behind the two bills. Montero is a member of the “United We Can” Party, the junior party in […]

Six Week Abortion Ban Reinstated in Georgia

The Supreme Court of the U.S. state of Georgia reinstated the state’s ban on abortions beyond about six weeks of pregnancy, abruptly halting access to the procedure that had been reinstated days prior. As per Al Jazeera, On Wednesday, in a one-page order, the justices put on hold a lower court’s decision to overturn the […]

Abortion Issue Helps Limit Democrats’ Losses in Midterms

Republicans are likely to take control of one or both houses of Congress when all the votes are counted, but Democrats on Wednesday were celebrating after their party defied expectations of substantial losses in the midterm election. The backlash over the Supreme Court’s decision in June to overturn 49 years of abortion rights was apparently […]

Amid Row v Wade, US Healthcare Workers Are Flocking to This Nation

As the battle over the right to abortion continues, dozens of workers in the health industry told TVNZ’s Sunday that they fear for their bodily autonomy. The famous Roe v. Wade decision from 1973, which recognized the right to an abortion, was overruled by the US Supreme Court on June 24. Since June, it has […]

5 Things to Know About Montana’s ‘Born Alive’ Ballot Initiative

Montana voters will decide Nov. 8 whether to approve a ballot initiative declaring that an embryo or fetus is a legal person with a right to medical care if it survives an abortion or delivery. The measure would impose severe penalties on health workers who don’t provide that care. Legislative Referendum 131 was approved for […]

Listen: Why Childbirth Is So Dangerous for Many Young Teens

The new laws criminalizing abortion in many conservative states are expected to boost birth rates among teenage moms, whose bodies often aren’t built for safe childbirth. On this episode of NPR’s “Weekend Edition Sunday,” KHN senior correspondent Sarah Varney talks with host Ayesha Rascoe about the dangers that pregnancy poses for adolescents. Varney shares her […]