March 13, 2020 by Ayesha Shahid, Suraya Bondy, Harold Hunter and Zeyu Guan
Explains the mechanism of the menstrual cycle, what hormones are involved in the menstrual cycle, how they work and how they mediate the 3 phases of the menstrual cycle.
November 27, 2019 by Rutam Pathak, Saahil Patel, Parmida Amid, Madison Mulcahy and Aayman Karim
Explains the symptoms and mechanisms for mastitis, an inflammation of breast tissue that sometimes involves an infection.
November 12, 2019 by students for McMaster University's Demystifying Medicine Seminar Series
Looks at the risks and the sociocultural, psychological, and biological issues related to plumping lips for cosmetic reasons.
November 19, 2018 by Wajiha Sabrani, Karim Khalil, Asiana Elma and Cori Irvine
Describes how endometriosis is diagnosed and how it affects women.
April 1, 2018 by Zil Nasir in collaboration with the McMaster University's Demystifying Medicine Seminar Series
Discusses the harmful effects of intimate partner violence (IPV) on mothers and babies.
November 22, 2017 by Sandra Yousif, Rana Ghafouri, Ally Di Iorio and Varsha Jayansakar
Debunks myths regarding what happens when a young woman experiences her first period and clarifies what young women really need to know.
October 30, 2017 by Saima Ahmad, Atherai Maran, Candy Niu and Joy Sumin Park
Provides reliable information about the hymen.
April 20, 2016 by B. Kirat, C. Breagh, D. Mankeeran and P. Anjali
Evaluates the positive effects that probiotic supplements may have on female health and estrogen balance.