Eating your greens could slash your chances of developing PMT

Tucking into a salad could slash a woman's chance of developing PMTEating foods high in non-heme iron could cut PMS risk by 40 per cent, according to American researchersThis could be because iron is involved in serotonin production and serotonin regulates mood Eating too much iron can be very harmful By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:10 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:22 GMT, 27 February 2013 Women who eat plenty of leafy green vegetables could cut their risk of pre-menstrual syndrome by up to 40 per cent, according to researchers.

Mother-of-three, 51, gives birth to her twin GRANDDAUGHTERS in Brazil

Mother-of-three, 51, gives birth to her twin GRANDDAUGHTERS in Brazil Daughter who had uterus removed as a teenager desperately wanted children She married at 20 but had not been allowed to adoptHer mother agreed to act as a surrogate and became pregnant after the second round of IVF By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 17:40 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:40 GMT, 8 January 2013 A 51-year-old woman has given birth to her twin granddaughters in Goinia, Brazil.

Does the menopause really make you forgetful? Yes, but not for long, say scientists

Does the menopause really make you forgetful Yes, but only for the first year Memory loss is worse in the year after the last periodBut is likely to only be temporary, say experts Symptoms such as changing hormone levels, sleep problems and anxiety are not linked to cognitive decline PUBLISHED: 16:16 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 3 January 2013 Memory loss: Experts say that forgetfulness is most common in the year after a woman's last period If you blame losing your house keys on the menopause making you forgetful, you might be onto something.

Why jogging a week before your period could damage your knees

Jogging a week before your period is due 'could damage your knees' Sportswomen are more likely to suffer from join injuries than men Scientists found nerve activity increased in knee muscles in late stage of woman's menstrual cycle | UPDATED: 13:55 GMT, 16 October 2012 Injured knees: Scientists think a woman's menstrual cycle could be associated with her increased risk of tearing ligaments during exercise Women who work out regularly should consider taking it easy in the week before their period is due – as they could be at greater risk of injury, say scientists.

The Pill: Scientists confirm it can ease period pain

Yes, the Pill CAN ease the agony of period pain: Scientists confirm what millions of women already know Cramps: In some cases women who previously had symptoms so severe they had to take time off work were able to go about their routines as normal while on the Pill albeit with the help of painkillers Millions of women have long known that taking the Pill can ease their period pains.