Women's health

Many women with disabilities don't get cancer screening, says study

Many women with disabilities don't get cancer screening, says study

Women with disabilities often have socioeconomic challenges, are less educated, and are often unmarried or have strong social networks.

Oct 09, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Breast cancer tied to bacterial imbalances

Breast cancer tied to bacterial imbalances

Bacteria that live in the body, known as the microbiome, influence many diseases.

Oct 08, 2017, 15:22 PM IST
Want to cut your risk of urinary tract infection? Drink water, says study

Want to cut your risk of urinary tract infection? Drink water, says study

Drinking more fluids increases the rate of flushing of bacteria from the bladder and also likely reduces the concentration of bacteria that enter the bladder from the vagina.

Oct 08, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Know your body: Seven menstrual symptoms that are not normal

Know your body: Seven menstrual symptoms that are not normal

The following symptoms will make it easier for you to break it down and help you understand what's normal and what isn't.

Sep 27, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
Suffering from urinary tract infection? Study claims consuming cranberries may help

Suffering from urinary tract infection? Study claims consuming cranberries may help

They found that overall, the use of cranberry products led to a statistically significant risk reduction in repeat UTIs.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
Ladies, take note! Belly fat in postmenopausal women may elevate cancer risk

Ladies, take note! Belly fat in postmenopausal women may elevate cancer risk

The study put a new spin on weight management priorities for women in this age-group, who are prone to abdominal weight gain.

Sep 11, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
Women, take note! Suffering from PCOS can increase your risk of diabetes

Women, take note! Suffering from PCOS can increase your risk of diabetes

The findings showed that in women with PCOS, diabetes is diagnosed four years earlier.

Aug 30, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Women earning more than their spouses have higher chances of depression, says study

Women earning more than their spouses have higher chances of depression, says study

The research team analysed more than 1,463 men and 1,769 women and out of which majority were born between 1957 and 1965.

Aug 14, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
23% Indian women seek dignity, respect in maternal healthcare

23% Indian women seek dignity, respect in maternal healthcare

Women have seen improvement in maternal healthcare over the time and submitted their one wish as being treated in a respectful and dignified manner.

Jul 27, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
Swimming during menstruation: Can I, can't I?

Swimming during menstruation: Can I, can't I?

If you enjoy swimming during the rest of your cycle, theres no reason to stop just because you have your period.

Jul 07, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
Vegetable proteins like whole grain, soy, tofu may protect women from early menopause

Vegetable proteins like whole grain, soy, tofu may protect women from early menopause

Early menopause – the cessation of ovarian function before age 45 – affects about 10 percent of women globally.

Jun 27, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Mindfulness meditation good for women, may help uplift mood

Mindfulness meditation good for women, may help uplift mood

The findings show that the classes were effective in teaching the techniques, though women made greater gains than men on four of five areas of mindfulness.

Apr 23, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Actress Raveena Tandon bats for women's health, says 'issue' is close to her heart

Actress Raveena Tandon bats for women's health, says 'issue' is close to her heart

Raveena, who also features in a film for the campaign, said in a statement: "She`s Ambassador is a CSR (corporate social responsibility) campaign to create awareness among young girls in the country.

Apr 12, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Maneka Gandhi calls for 100% tax exemption for sanitary napkins, writes to Arun Jaitley

Maneka Gandhi calls for 100% tax exemption for sanitary napkins, writes to Arun Jaitley

In her letter to Jaitley, Gandhi is believed to have communicated the overwhelming response the petition has received, over 2.1 lakh people have signed in on Change.Org.

Mar 31, 2017, 00:23 AM IST
Ladies, beware! Skinny jeans, oversized bags are making your bodies prone to damage

Ladies, beware! Skinny jeans, oversized bags are making your bodies prone to damage

Researchers revealed skinny jeans, oversized bags and those worn on one side of the body, coats with large fluffy hoods, high heeled shoes and backless shoes as the top five clothing culprits.

Mar 19, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Women can cut psychological stress risk by consuming lots of fruits, veggies!

Women can cut psychological stress risk by consuming lots of fruits, veggies!

The findings showed that women who ate 3-4 daily serves of vegetables had an 18 percent lower risk of stress, and those who ate two daily serves of fruit had a 16 percent lower risk of stress.

Mar 16, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Hormone replacement therapy may increase women's longevity, says study

Hormone replacement therapy may increase women's longevity, says study

Having higher levels of calcium is a marker for the buildup of plaque, which increases the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

Mar 09, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Actress Meghan Markle writes on how menstruation affects women's potential

Actress Meghan Markle writes on how menstruation affects women's potential

The 35-year-old "Suits" star has penned a column in Time titled "How Periods Affect Potential" on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Mar 09, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Women's Day Special: Top tips for a healthier heart

Women's Day Special: Top tips for a healthier heart

Certain conditions such as heart disease, osteoarthritis affect women more severely than men.

Mar 08, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
How is depression different, more common among women!

How is depression different, more common among women!

While on the subject of women's health, let us take this moment to acknowledge that depression is one of the most common and most petrifying problems that women go through.

Mar 08, 2017, 00:27 AM IST