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Is There a "Female" Brain?

The debate over whether men and women have meaningfully different brains could have profound implications for health and personal identity

By Lydia Denworth

What Is the Point of a Period?

Age-old taboos against menstruation have led to a lack of research on how women's cycles work, with serious consequences for their health

By Virginia Sole-Smith

The Science of Endometriosis

Endometriosis spreads like a vine through the bodies of roughly 176 million women worldwide, causing agony and infertility. Science has struggled to understand the condition, but new research is sparking hope for improved treatments soon...

By Jena Pincott


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