Menstrual Cups Equal Pads & Tampons In Effectiveness

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They’re gaining in popularity among women, and a new study finds menstrual cups to be just as safe and as effective as disposable pads or tampons.

British researchers looked at data on the cost-saving devices, gleaned from 43 studies involving more than 3,300 women and girls worldwide.

Reporting July 17 in The Lancet Public Health, the study authors said the research was sorely needed.

“Despite the fact that 1.9 billion women globally are of menstruating age — spending on average 65 days a year dealing with