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World Osteoporosis Day: Things that can weaken your bones!

As women reach menopause their vulnerabilities to osteoporosis go up due to the sudden decrease in levels of oestrogen - a female hormone that protects bones - during this time.

Oct 20, 2016, 13:09 PM IST

Menopause and cardiovascular disease – Risk factors, tips to keep your heart healthy

Women who have gone through early menopause, either naturally or because they have had their ovaries removed are twice as likely to develop heart disease as women of the same age, who have not yet reached menopause.

Oct 18, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Attention women! Five things you should know about vaginal dryness

Symptoms of a dry vagina include - loss of lubrication and pain during sex, vaginal irritation, ichiness or a burning sensation, discomfort, difficulty getting aroused and reaching orgasm.

Aug 09, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

Sunscreen can put your sperms at risk

 Turns out, sunscreens can be used as a male contraceptive! A new study has revealed that some of its ingredients may disrupt sperm cell function.

Apr 02, 2016, 12:01 PM IST

Female hormone supplements may up breast cancer risk

 Post-menopausal women who use female hormone supplements containing estrogen and progestin ("combination" therapy) are at an increased risk for estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, says a new study.

Dec 02, 2015, 00:07 AM IST

New sensor detects low levels of female hormone 

The sensor, developed by the researchers from Victoria University of Wellington, has a simple design and gives real-time readings.

Nov 30, 2015, 11:19 AM IST