Women health

Calcium could reduce risk of osteoporosis after menopause

Calcium could reduce risk of osteoporosis after menopause

Calcium is vital for strong healthy bones and worldwide scientific societies have issued guidance about the daily requirements from childhood to old age. 

Oct 13, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Hormone therapy safe for women with migraine: Study

Hormone therapy safe for women with migraine: Study

Migraine is a headache of varying intensity, often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.
 

Oct 13, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
Some warning signs of cervical cancer every woman should know

Some warning signs of cervical cancer every woman should know

Women of all ages are at risk of developing this cancer after they begin having sexual intercourse so it is suggested that if you start noticing symptoms, your cancer may be fairly advanced.

Sep 19, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women may be safer

Hormone therapy -- which replaces the depleting levels of female hormones such as oestrogen and progesterone -- is known to be effective in reducing menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes. 
 

Sep 13, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Girls, take note! Exercising may help you retain information

Girls, take note! Exercising may help you retain information

 Exercising just after learning something new may help girls retain the information they learn in school.

Aug 28, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Women ahead of men when it comes to stamina, endurance

Women ahead of men when it comes to stamina, endurance

Researchers, including those at the University of British Columbia in Canada, found that women are considerably less exhausted after natural, dynamic muscle exercises than men of similar age and athletic ability.

Aug 27, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
Mammography from 40 may reduce breast cancer deaths by 40%

Mammography from 40 may reduce breast cancer deaths by 40%

The researchers compared the number of deaths that might be prevented as a result of three of the most widely discussed recommendations for screening mammography. 
 

Aug 21, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
Women more likely to have 'mind-reading' genes: Study

Women more likely to have 'mind-reading' genes: Study

Scientists at the University of Cambridge in the UK conducted a test of cognitive empathy called the 'Reading the Mind in the Eyes' Test on 89,000 people across the world.

Jun 08, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Early puberty linked to poverty – Survey second's it

Early puberty linked to poverty – Survey second's it

The factors determining early puberty have received greater attention recently as more kids are starting puberty at an earlier age than past generations.

May 24, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Teenager devises 'smart bra' that can detect signs of breast cancer

Teenager devises 'smart bra' that can detect signs of breast cancer

An 18-year-old man in Mexico has developed a 'smart' bra integrated with sensors that can detect early signs of breast cancer.

May 05, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
Yoga can significantly mitigate symptoms of menstrual disorders

Yoga can significantly mitigate symptoms of menstrual disorders

For the study, the researchers carried out a systematic review of the published literature on yoga practice and common menstrual disorders.

Apr 28, 2017, 20:47 PM IST
Comprehensive strategy in place to ensure safe pregnancy: Govt

Comprehensive strategy in place to ensure safe pregnancy: Govt

Under this strategy, pregnant mothers are given suitable medical care, supplements and other necessary help under a central government scheme, he said in the Lok Sabha.

Apr 07, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
Here`s how pollution can be bad for your breasts

Here`s how pollution can be bad for your breasts

The University of Florida study found that for every one unit increase in fine particle concentration (PM2.5), a woman`s chance of having dense breasts was increased by 4 percent. 

Apr 06, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Maternity bill will impact hiring of women: Survey

Maternity bill will impact hiring of women: Survey

Over 40 percent of those surveyed said they will consider the maternity bill clauses during the hiring process, while 26 percent said that they will prefer hiring male employees instead.

Mar 29, 2017, 16:43 PM IST
Donald Trump's health policy changes may threaten women wellbeing, says study

Donald Trump's health policy changes may threaten women wellbeing, says study

A new study has revealed that US President Donald Trump's sexual and reproductive health policy changes may increase the risk of women's wellbeing across the world.

Mar 03, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
This is the reason behind increased rate of miscarriage among women undergoing IVF - Read

This is the reason behind increased rate of miscarriage among women undergoing IVF - Read

The study has found that daylight savings time (DST) - turning the clock ahead as warmer weather approaches and back as it becomes colder again - increases the rate of miscarriage.

Feb 09, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
Women menstruating before age 13 have higher risk of stroke

Women menstruating before age 13 have higher risk of stroke

Girls who start their periods at the age of 13 or younger may be nearly 1.8 times more likely to suffer a stroke than those who start at the age of 15, says a new study.

Feb 08, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
Marital transition is a cause of concern, health issues may follow

Marital transition is a cause of concern, health issues may follow

A new study reveals that blood pressure, body mass index (BMI) tend to worsen if a woman marries and improves if she divorces or part ways.

Feb 08, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Bone health: Here's why you should be eating anti-inflammatory foods

Bone health: Here's why you should be eating anti-inflammatory foods

New research suggests that regularly eating vegetables, fruits, fish and whole grains, could boost bone health and prevent fractures in women.

Jan 27, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Milind Soman talks about holistically healthy lifestyle for women- READ

Milind Soman talks about holistically healthy lifestyle for women- READ

The fitness freak of Bollywood Milin Soman has been and is an inspiration to many all across.

Sep 21, 2016, 16:29 PM IST