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Counting beads - a new family planning way for women!


December 5th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) It's simple, inexpensive and non-clinical. The country's largest condom manufacturer, HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL), has now come out with a family planning method for women that ... Read more...

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Do female voices give clue of ovulation?


September 25th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) The voice gives away a person's sex, age and state of mind -- and more specifically, a women's voice can tell men whether they are close ... Read more...

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Women’s prejudice linked to their biology


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Ovulating women seem to be more suspicious of male strangers, says a new sociological study.Male strangers may have posed considerable risk of sexual coercion throughout human ... Read more...

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Book implying Vatican OKs condoms temporarily suspended


April 13th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Copies of a new book on Catholic Church teaching have been pulled off by its Italian publisher after a translation error suggested the Vatican approved of contraception.The book ... Read more...

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Why men may remain monogamous despite temptation


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Men naturally find ovulating women more attractive, but deliberately play down this attraction if they are in a committed relationship, a new study has found.Researchers at Florida State ... Read more...

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Lifestyle disorders causing infertility in women


February 6th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Changing lifestyle, smoking, erratic work routines and other lifestyle-related disorders are causing infertility among women, gynaecology experts said at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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Is Your Biological Clock Ticking?


January 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Feeling fatigues for no reason? Getting subjected to mood swings? Becoming irritable for every single reason that had never got into your nerves until a few ... Read more...

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How missing molecule distorts path of crucial sex hormones


November 30th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new research suggests that a hormone responsible for the onset of puberty can end up stuck in the wrong part of the body if the nerve pathways ... Read more...

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Stress hormone opposes testosterone’s effects


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study The University of Texas at Austin has revealed that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol play a critical role in blocking testosterone's influence on ... Read more...

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Why women splash out on luxury items


September 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Men have long complained about their wives splashing out on luxury items. Now, a new study has revealed why females over indulge in retail therapy at certain times ... Read more...

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Prozac could ease misery of premenstrual syndrome (Lead)


September 19th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) A small dose of Prozac, an anti-depressant, could ease the misery of millions of women suffering from premenstrual syndrome (PMS). British researchers have discovered the pill can block ... Read more...

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PMS: Women’s monthly misery just a drug away


September 19th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Millions of women now could be freed from the monthly misery of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) by taking a tiny dose of a common drug for a few days. A ... Read more...

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Why women prefer calm and composed men


September 15th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Women are more inclined towards men who are calm and collected, and now scientists have explained the biology behind the phenomenon.Usually, researchers focus on testosterone while investigating ... Read more...

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50-year-old mother is amazing human magnet


August 20th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Brenda Allison, a mother of one, has an amazing power to make metal stick to her body besides setting off car alarms. Dubbed 'the human magnet', Allison admitted ... Read more...

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Chronic pain hits women much harder than men


August 13th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women experience chronic pain longer, more intensely and more often than men."Chronic pain affects a higher proportion of women than men around ... Read more...

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Women experience chronic pain more often than men: Study


August 13th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women experience chronic pain longer, more intensely and more often than men."Chronic pain affects a higher proportion of ... Read more...

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Envy drives fertile women into buying sexier dress


August 5th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Women's envy is exposed through the wardrobe. They shop for sexier and daring clothes when they are most likely to conceive because of a subconscious wish to look ... Read more...

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Womb cancer risk high in women with no children


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) An increasing number of women are being diagnosed with womb cancer because they are having fewer children or none at all. Today, 7,530 women are annually diagnosed with ... Read more...

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Women turn smarter during ovulation


June 30th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Women are at their smartest self when they are ovulating, according to a study.The study, led by Belinda Pletzer at the University of Salzburg, Austria, claimed that the ... Read more...

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‘Natural’ new pill could boost women’s sex drive


June 13th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 13 (ANI): Australian institutions are taking part in a worldwide trial to find out whether a new contraceptive pill - the first to contain a natural form of oestrogen - ... Read more...

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Estrogen may reduce airway constriction in asthmatic women


May 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new Mayo Clinic research suggests that female sex hormones may work with beta-agonists in reducing airway constriction in women patients with asthma.After puberty, women tend to have ... Read more...

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Ovarian hormone linked to breast stem cells growth


May 6th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): The ovarian hormone progesterone plays a pivotal role in altering breast stem cells, according to researchers at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH).Published online in Nature, the study's findings are ... Read more...

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Need to inform women about risks of tobacco


April 26th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) With women comprising about 20 percent of the world's more than one billion tobacco users, the health ministry Monday called for creating awareness among women about the ... Read more...

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Gene with role in premenstrual disorder identified


February 9th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists at Rockefeller University say they have identified a gene that is a strong candidate for involvement in premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and other problems associated with the ... Read more...

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Megan Fox slammed for giving ‘false’ weight loss advice


January 7th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 7 (ANI): Actress Megan Fox has drawn frowns from health experts after she hailed the benefits of vinegar as a quick fix to losing weight.The Transformers star recently revealed that ... Read more...

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Think thyroid this month


January 4th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Can't lose weight despite crash dieting and exercising? Have a difficult menstrual cycle or suffering from forgetfulness? You may be suffering from an often overlooked health problem ... Read more...

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Women develop emotion-reading superpowers during pregnancy


December 15th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A new study by scientists in the UK has shown that raging hormones during pregnancy not only prompt mood swings, but may also lead to a heightened ability ... Read more...

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New test ‘boosts clarity of breast MRI results for premenopausal women’


November 21st, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A simple blood test corresponding to the follicular phase (days 3-14) of a normal menstrual cycle could reduce repeated breast MRI scans in premenopausal women with irregular periods, ... Read more...

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‘Miracle’ pill could banish period pains


October 8th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Women could soon be spared period pains thanks to a new pill developed by scientists from Southampton.The pill, from a drug called VA111913, can help cure the monthly ... Read more...

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Poor sex education putting Oz women at health risks


September 27th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 27 (ANI): Poor understanding of reproductive and sexual health is leading to a generation of Australian women vulnerable to several risks, according to an online survey.Sexual health experts found two ... Read more...

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Plus-size model Crystal Renn reveals disturbing details about anorexia


September 26th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 26 (ANI): Plus-size model Crystal Renn has revealed chilling anorexia details and how it affected her life.In her new book "Hungry", Renn, 23, chronicles the heart palpitations, excessive water retention, ... Read more...

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Doctors alarmed as contraceptive pill sales zoom in Lucknow


August 27th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) Sales of emergency contraceptive pills have shot up nearly 40 percent in the past six months in this city, says the Chemists and Drug Association (CDA). ... Read more...

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Emergency contraceptives - many enraged by new ad rage


August 18th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Are the aggressive television advertisements on emergency contraceptives also encouraging unprotected sex? Some sociologists, gynaecologists and ad industry bigshots seem concerned over this new breed of ... Read more...

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Postpartum anxiety, behavior changes ‘delay puberty in offspring’


June 11th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Maternal postpartum anxiety and behavior changes can lead to a delayed onset of puberty in both birth and adoptive daughters, says a new mice-based study.Such anxiety and changes ... Read more...

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Symptoms of Pseudocyesis


June 3rd, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
Pseudocyesis has been very much in news nowadays. It is a medical term that is used to refer to false pregnancy. It occurs in humans and other mammals. In such cases there ... Read more...

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