Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 20:12
Moms-to-be, please note! Smoking while pregnant may cause severe damage to cells in the placenta and significantly impair its function, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 21:45
Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix or cancer of the entrance to the uterus (womb). It can also be defined as a type of cancer that happens in the cells of the cervix.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 19:52
Women have a slightly lower chance of falling sick compared to men, but they lose more days at work from being ill, a new study on Indian healthcare system by Global Development Network says.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 13:31
Women suffering from diabetes and wishing to start a family should monitor their blood glucose levels and take a daily high dose of folic acid before pregnancy to avoid risk to their baby`s health.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 15:00
A French contraceptive firm, HRS Pharma, has claimed that its morning-after pill doesn`t work for women weighing 80kg and above.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 14:36
A new research has revealed that a higher body mass index (BMI) and larger waist circumference are each associated with higher risk of hearing loss, while a higher level of physical activity is linked to lower risk of hearing loss in women.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 15:05
Postmenopausal women who consume sugar-sweetened drinks are at a higher risk of developing cancer of the endometrium - the lining of the uterus - a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 12:57
Doctors who specialize in treating head pain, such as chronic migraines, are the latest to list the procedures and treatments they think have risks or costs that may outweigh the benefits to patients.