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Male Menopause, Andropause and now “Manopause”?

Male Menopause, Andropause and now “Manopause”?

August 18, 2014 cover of TIME magazine By now, everyone has probably seen this week’s TIME cover story. The magazine’s August 18th cover photo showed a topless, seemingly frumpy, middle-aged man worried about his loss of testosterone and (therefore) manhood under the title, “Manopause?! Aging, Insecurity and the $2 Billion Testosterone Industry”. The cover story details the booming...

Waiting

re-blogging re:Cycling In celebration of our fifth anniversary, we are republishing some of our favorite posts. This post by Heather Dillaway originally appeared October 28, 2010. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the words we use when we’re talking about menstruation or reproductive experiences more generally. I’ve been noticing lately that we use the word “waiting” quite a...
We Bring Our Bodies to Work

We Bring Our Bodies to Work

“Woman Working,” courtesy of Open Clip Art A recent study by researchers at La Trobe University and Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, suggests that working women “need more managerial support [while] going through menopause.” This “Women at Work” study explored the health and wellbeing of working women and women’s satisfaction at work, yet focused on working experiences in or around...

What’s In A Name?

This month an important Sage research journal, Menopause International, “the flagship journal of the British Menopause Society (BMS),” changes its name to Post Reproductive Health. The Co-Editors of this journal are quoted in talking about this name change: “Women’s healthcare has been changing dramatically over the past decade. No longer do we see menopause management only about the...
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