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Don't fret over conceiving with irregular periods

Regular exercise is good for your health, but even better when you are trying to conceive.

Jan 19, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

Here's why women are more fit than men

The results suggested that the women consistently outperformed men with around 30 percent faster oxygen handling throughout the body.

Dec 05, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

Less sleep related to gestational diabetes in pregnant women

Sleep is a very important lifestyle change besides diet and exercise which can do wonders to the blood sugar levels.

Dec 05, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

HPV vaccine could reduce Pap tests in a lifetime

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women living in less developed regions with an estimated 445,000 new cases in 2012 (84 per cent of the new cases worldwide), according to the World Health Organisation. 

Nov 12, 2017, 12:40 PM IST

Hormone replacement therapy may be a boon for women, says study

Hormone replacement therapy uses female hormones, oestrogen and progesterone, to treat common symptoms of menopause and ageing.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:48 AM IST

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

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

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

 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

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%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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