Posies, Poison, and Periods, Early 1920s
Posies, Poison, and Periods, Early 1920s
Centuries of folklore backed by scientists in the early 1900s have perpetuated the idea that menstruating women can exert dangerous forces.
Posies, Poison, and Periods, Early 1920s
Posies, Poison, and Periods, Early 1920s

Centuries of folklore backed by scientists in the early 1900s have perpetuated the idea that menstruating women can exert dangerous forces.

Centuries of folklore backed by scientists in the early 1900s have perpetuated the idea that menstruating women can exert dangerous forces.

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Uterus Transplants Hit the Clinic
Uterus Transplants Hit the Clinic
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2021
With human research trials resulting in dozens of successful deliveries in the US and abroad, doctors move toward offering the surgery clinically, while working to learn all they can about uterine and transplant biology from the still-rare procedure.
No Proof COVID-19 Vaccine Affects Menstruation or Fertility
No Proof COVID-19 Vaccine Affects Menstruation or Fertility
Lisa Winter | Apr 27, 2021
Following vaccination, some women claim their periods have changed, leading to rumors about how the shots affect recipients’ reproductive systems, and even others’ by proxy.  
Menstrual Cycles Intermittently Sync with Moon Cycles: Study
Menstrual Cycles Intermittently Sync with Moon Cycles: Study
Asher Jones | Feb 5, 2021
A long-term study finds that these rhythms align at certain times of women’s lives, shedding new light on the controversial idea that lunar phases influence human reproduction.
The Genetics of Menarche
The Genetics of Menarche
Kerry Grens | Jul 24, 2014
Hundreds of loci in the genome are associated with the age at which a girl starts menstruating.