Leave Spider-Woman's butt alone

Make no mistake, comics have a history of sexualised portrayals of women, but a recent furore on the subject may have done more harm than good.

Pollution a high risk for pregnancy

Women exposed to high levels of traffic pollution during the second trimester of pregnancy are at risk of having kids with weak lungs.

Apple, FB female employees freeze eggs

Facebook and Apple are covering the costs for female employees to freeze their eggs to delay childbearing which could hamper their careers.

Long or short labour - giving birth hurts

Women who experience a long childbirth won't necessarily remember it as being more painful than a short one, says a group of researchers.