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After Anna Hazare, netizens support Irom Sharmila


April 12th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) They went all out to support Anna Hazare's fast against corruption, and now netizens are rooting for Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila, who ... Read more...

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Leptin restores fertility, may improve lean women’s bone health


April 5th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Women with extremely low body fat, including runners and dancers, and those with eating disorders may be able to restore their fertility and reduce their risk of bone ... Read more...

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Genes linking puberty to body fat in women discovered


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): In a breakthrough research, scientists have discovered 30 new genes that control the age of sexual maturation in women.Many of these genes are also known to act on ... Read more...

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Anorexic women more likely to have unplanned pregnancies


October 31st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Women suffering from anorexia are much more likely to have unplanned pregnancies and induced abortions than those who don't have the serious eating disorder.Anorexia nervosa is characterised by ... Read more...

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Unplanned pregnancies more common in women with anorexia nervosa


October 30th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Women with anorexia nervosa are much more likely to have both unplanned pregnancies and induced abortions than women who don't have the serious eating disorder, according to a ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen more effective than paracetamol for period pain


January 20th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): For relieving period pain, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen may be more effective than paracetamol, say researchers.However, according to the update of a Cochrane Review, it remains ... Read more...

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Ovary removal ‘ups lung cancer risk’


July 22nd, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Women who have premature menopause due to medical interventions are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer, says a new study.The study has been published in the ... Read more...

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Ballerinas, female athletes share same health risks


May 31st, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Ballerinas face the same health risks as young female athletes when they don't eat enough to offset the energy they spend, and stop menstruating as a consequence, says ... Read more...

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Onset of menopause slows down learning in women


May 26th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) Onset of menopause slows down learning among women, according to a new study. For a four-year period, researchers in California studied 2,362 women, aged between 42 and ... Read more...

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Menopause transition may cause temporary memory loss, learning trouble


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Women going through the menopause suffer from temporary loss of memory and learning ability, according to a new study.The largest study of its kind to date has been ... Read more...

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Girls with childhood abuse history ‘at early menarche risk’


May 19th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has found that girls with a history of childhood abuse are at a risk of early menarche or onset of their menstrual periods before age ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding reduces multiple sclerosis relapse risk


February 20th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Breastfeeding may help reduce relapse risk in women with multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.The research team from Stanford University examined 32 pregnant women with MS ... Read more...

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Female brains flip-flop to mitigate pre-menstrual stress


November 20th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study, by researchers at National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Taiwan, has revealed that the female brain flip-flops to alleviate the stress experienced during menstruation.In the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu village school gets sanitary napkin vending machine


July 15th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaikumar Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), July 15 (ANI): In a first of its kind initiative in Tamil Nadu, a sanitary napkin vending machine has been installed at a school here to promote ... Read more...

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Pregnancy may be possible following cancer treatment


April 24th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers at Erlangen University Hospital have found that getting pregnant might still be possible after cancer treatment.Their findings are based on a case in Germany where healthy ... Read more...

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