women’s health

Ireland’s abortion ban is cruel, discriminatory to women

The abortion ban requires women to carry a medically doomed fetus to full term in Ireland or travel abroad, usually to England, for abortions.

Ireland’s abortion ban is cruel, discriminatory to women

Women, young adults at high risk of anxiety: Study

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - an anxiety disorder characterised by obsessions and compulsions - was in general, found only one in a hundred, but the proportion...

Women, young adults at high risk of anxiety: Study

Women, add years to your life, stay in a ‘leafy’ neighbourhood

Ladies, if you want to live longer, you may want to think of living in leafy suburbs as a new study suggests so. The study by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) found that women live longer in are

Painful periods may spell higher risk of heart attack

Young women with heavy and painful periods due to a disorder called endometriosis — abnormal growth of uterine tissue — are three times as likely to develop heart attack compared to those without the disorder, say

Stress during pregnancy linked to low birth weight of babies

Even before a woman becomes pregnant, her stress physiology may predict a lower-birth weight of baby -- less than 2.5 kg, said a new study. The findings revealed that the mother's stress physiology before she even conceives i

Female heart attacks: Much yet to know about women’s heart, says PIO cardiologist

The American Heart Association (AHA) has for the first time issued a scientific statement on female heart attacks, underscoring knowledge gaps and outlining the priority steps needed to better understand and treat heart disea

Three people test positive for Zika virus in New York: Authorities

Three people in New York have tested positive for the Zika virus, which has been blamed for a surge in babies born with abnormally small heads in Latin America, city officials said today.

Three people test positive for Zika virus in New York: Authorities

Estrogen protects women, not men against flu

Estrogen dramatically reduces the amount of flu virus that replicates in infected cells from women but not from men, according to a new study.

‘The PMS Package’: Now, PMS-ing women may be happier than others

Two teenagers in Ohio have started a gift box service to comfort women during their worst period of the month.

Increased sleep, chronic short sleep linked to diabetes in women

A new study has revealed increased sleep duration and chronic short sleep duration are linked to increased diabetes risk in middle-aged and older women

Soy-rich diet can prevent weak bones in menopausal women

A recent study has revealed that eating a diet rich in both soy protein and isoflavones can protect menopausal women from bone weakening and osteoporosis.

Women’s hearts age differently to men’s

A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study has suggested that the main pumping chamber of the heart ages differently in men and women.

Clinical Study Confirm the Impact of Fenugreek Seed Extract (Furocyst) in Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome Patients (PCOS)

A clinical study conducted on 50 women in the age group of 18-45 years showed significant results in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome with the use of Fenugreek seed extract (Furocyst).

Forgiving women less likely to face depression, but not men

According to a recent study, the researchers have said that forgiveness leads to lesser depressive symptoms in women than men regardless of whether it is complex process or leads to fraught and angst.

Young women with diabetes at 6-fold risk of heart attack

Diabetic women aged 45 years and under have a six-fold risk of heart attack, according to a new research which included more than 7,000 women.

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