In the Press This Week #5

Menopause and Diet

The Telegraph
“The menopause diet: a guide to how food can help you deal with The Change”
According to a recent study from the University of Leeds, a diet rich in legumes and oily fish can help delay the menopause.

Polycystic Ovary Disease (PCOS)

New Scientist
“Cause of polycystic ovary syndrome discovered at last”
New research has revealed PCOS may be caused by a hormonal imbalance before birth.
“A cause for PCOS may have been discovered”
This article explains what PCOS is and goes on to discuss these new findings.

Early Menopause

Women’s Health
“These 5 tell-tale signs could signal you’re suffering early menopause”
Providing useful information on the potential symptoms of menopause and what to do next.


The Guardian
“The endometriosis plan is good news. If funding follows.”
Gabrielle Jackson discusses the draft national plan for endometriosis.

Menopause and HRT

BBC Radio 4, Women’s Hour
“Germaine Greer, Rita Coolidge, Children and Weddings”
Germaine Greer discusses the menopause, over twenty years since publishing “The Change: Women Ageing and the Menopause”.

Gynaecological Taboos

“How to have a better relationship with your vagina”
A humorous article sharing tips on how to be more comfortable discussing vaginas and reducing the taboos surrounding the topic.