The Harsh Realities of Global Warming + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: debunking the myth of PMS; the potential health risks of being an egg donor; and the alarming reality of our rapidly heating planet.
What can elephants, bowhead whales, and naked mole rats teach us about cancer? Potentially a lot, as oncology researchers are realizing there’s something to gain from studying cancer in various species.
For centuries, doctors have argued that a woman’s menstruation cycle affects her cognitive abilities. A recent study challenges this idea and states a woman’s period “has no effect on her ability to think clearly, make decisions, or concentrate on two things at once.”