How Ovulation Affects Your Creativity (Even If You're a Guy)

A women's menstrual cycle can affect more than just the way she feels physically and emotionally. The hormone changes might also influence creativity, with research suggesting the phases before and during ovulation can spur creativity—in both women and the men around them. » 4/15/14 3:30pm 4/15/14 3:30pm

Ovulation Changes Women Into Hyper Competitive She-Hulks

Today in Lady Hormones Be Crazy!: New research shows that right around ovulation time, women get more competitive with each other. I guess as far as hormonal side effects go, this one's not bad. I mean, it's not depression and despondency. It's not impulsivity. It's just wanting to be better at stuff than other women.… » 2/27/14 5:15pm 2/27/14 5:15pm

Viagra May Help Relieve Your Menstrual Cramps

In news to be filed under "NO WAY YOU HAVE GOT TO BE KIDDING ME," researchers think they may have found a link between treating menstrual cramps and a certain class of erectile dysfunction drugs: » 12/07/13 5:15pm 12/07/13 5:15pm

Almost 40% Of Women Use Their Period As An Excuse To Get Out Of Lame…

My glorious monthly flow (or, at least, my convincing lies to Mrs. Dunn about having it at that very moment) sure served me well during the swim portion of high school gym class, but for almost half of women, it doesn't end there. An online study of 1,000 women has found that 38% of women have used our menstrual cycle… » 10/20/12 2:00pm 10/20/12 2:00pm

Guys Change How They Talk Based on Your Fertility

According to a new study, where a woman is in her menstrual cycle influences how men talk to her. Scientists claim these changes may be part of an effort to impress her. » 2/20/12 6:45pm 2/20/12 6:45pm

Your Period Could Save Your Life; Swedish Prisoner Gifts Guards With…

• Scientists have found stem cells in menstrual blood. • And a new company, C'elle, is already offering women period blood storage starting at just $99/year! • Joan Benoit Samuelson, "the matriarch of marathons," is running Olympic trials in Boston for fun. • Amy Poehler eats Honey Nut Cheerios because of The Wire• An… » 4/14/08 5:30pm 4/14/08 5:30pm