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Women tend to clam up when outnumbered


September 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Women tend to clam up when they are outnumbered by men, especially in group discussions to solve problems, suggests a new study."Women have something unique and ... Read more...

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Parental divorce stokes stroke risk three-fold in males: Study


September 14th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 14 (IANS) Parental divorce triggers stroke risk by three times in males, especially if the event takes place before they turn 18, as compared to peers from intact ... Read more...

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Bajaj Allianz to launch gender-based pricing of health policy


August 31st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) With studies showing positive risk profile of women for non-life insurers, the Pune-based Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Ltd. plans to introduce gender based pricing of ... Read more...

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Men not risk-averse in front of kids


April 18th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Unlike women, men don't curb certain risk-taking behaviours even in the presence of kids, says a new psychology study. Women may be more cautious when they ... Read more...

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Low-fat curd in pregnancy could trigger asthma in children


September 18th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Low-fat curd intake by pregnant women can trigger asthma and hay fever (allergic rhinitis) in their children, according to a Harvard study.Women who ate low-fat yoghurt ... Read more...

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Blame not wife, but her sleep clock


May 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Women who say they are just too tired for sex may be stating the truth, not just fibbing. They run on a different biological sleep clock ... Read more...

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Your voice can tell if you are likely to stray


March 6th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) Beware! Your voice could give you away if you are likely to cheat on your spouse or partner, says a new study. Women believe the lower ... Read more...

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How women fend off domestic violence


February 16th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A woman's arsenal of defences for resisting violence critically depends on her position within the family and community, according to a new study."Women's resistance is often conceptualised only ... Read more...

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Few women seek help for sexual issues following cancer treatment


February 15th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A survey has found that many women who survive breast and gynecologic cancers want medical help for their sexual issues, but most do not get it.The poll of ... Read more...

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How women with anorexia portray themselves


February 15th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Women suffering from anorexia or bulimia draw a different picture of themselves than women who do not have eating disorders, according to a new study.Researchers from the University ... Read more...

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Study: Women more likely to have fertility problems at 35


January 28th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have indicated that 35-year-old women are more likely to have fertility problems that younger ones. The research was carried out by the Royal College of Obstetricians ... Read more...

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Diabetic women with depression at higher risk of dying from heart disease


January 4th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that older women who suffer from both diabetes and depression are at a higher risk of dying from all causes, including heart disease, ... Read more...

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It takes women just 3 minutes to make up their mind about Mr Right


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Women take just 3 minutes to decide whether she likes a man or not, according to a new study.The research showed that the average female spends the time ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Divorce is good for man’s health


December 9th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Getting a divorce may actually boost man's health, claims a study.Women who divorce are likely to become less fit, the Daily Express reported citing experts.The latest findings suggest ... Read more...

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Childhood sexual, physical abuse linked to alcoholism in women


November 18th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new research has revealed that women who suffered sexual or physical abuse as children are more likely to abuse alcohol than are others.According to the study, women ... Read more...

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‘Married adult loses 730 hrs sleep a year due to partner’s snoring’


November 17th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new research has found that the average married adult loses around 730 hours sleep a year because of their partner's snoring and fidgeting.According to a study, women ... Read more...

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Kids come before jobs for working women: Survey (Lead)


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Women prefer to work part time, rather than take up a full-time job, in order to spend maximum time with their children, a report said Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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Women’s most important life goal is being independent, study says


October 18th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Levi's Shaping a New Future study, which was released on Monday, shows that 96 percent of women worldwide in their 20s list "being independent" as ... Read more...

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Red meat ‘increases heart disease risk by 30 pc’


August 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Higher consumption of red meat sharply increases the risk of heart disease, says a new study.However, the study also showed that American women who ate more protein-rich foods ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cow’s milk good for newborns


July 15th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Mothers who feed their babies cow's milk in the first 15 days of life may be protecting their children from dangerous allergies later on, says a new study."Women ... Read more...

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New formula determines accurate peak heart rate for women


June 29th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) A new formula, based on a large study, provides a more accurate estimate of the peak heart rate a healthy woman should attain during exercise. It also will ... Read more...

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Bicycling, brisk walking help women control weight


June 29th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Bicycling and brisk walking help pre-menopausal women control weight, especially those who are overweight and obese, according to a new study.Additionally, the research found that slower walking does ... Read more...

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IUDs cut pregnancy rates compared to hormonal contraceptives


June 16th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study by Cochrane Researchers has revealed that women who have intrauterine devices (IUDs) fitted as contraceptives have less chances of becoming pregnant than those who have ... Read more...

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Olive oil helps breast cancer survivors lose weight


June 4th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Olive oil produces greater weight loss in breast cancer survivors compared to a more traditional low-fat diet, a study has found.The finding could be of great importance to ... Read more...

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Women derive double benefit from heart failure device than men


May 14th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Women show better results than men with device therapy to prevent the progression of mild heart failure, according to a study.Women with mild heart disease who had a ... Read more...

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Technology makes people happier - especially women


May 14th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Access to Internet and communication devices can increase people's sense of satisfaction and well being - especially amongst women, says a new study.The survey of 35,000 people, carried ... Read more...

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Women, not men, become the new driving force in consumer technology


April 28th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 28(ANI): Men are being elbowed out of the way by women when it comes to consumer technology, a survey has revealed.According to the study, women control 78 per cent of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Study: Women have a better sense of touch


January 2nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a study done by the McMaster University, women have a much better sense of touch than their male counterparts. The study says that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Binge eating affects up to 15 percent women


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 2 (IANS) Some 10 to 15 percent women are affected by binge eating behaviours and attitudes, a new study says. "Our results are disquieting," said Lise Gauvin, a professor of social ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Loneliness is contagious too


December 1st, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Loneliness, like a bad cold, is contagious too, according to a latest finding. Using data from a large-scale study, following health conditions for more than 60 years, a ... Read more...

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Preeclampsia linked to reduced thyroid function


November 18th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Two new studies by researchers from the National Institutes of Health and other institution have revealed that women who experience preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy, may have ... Read more...

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Breast reduction surgery could reduce back disorders risk


October 26th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Women who have undergone breast reduction surgery could be at a decreased risk for spine and other back disorders, a new study has revealed.Macromastia (overly large breasts) can ... Read more...

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PMS bothering you? Stress management can help (Lead)


October 20th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Understanding premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can help women cope better with the condition, mitigating foul moods, stress and irritability, according to researchers. Jane Ussher, professor of psychology and Janette ... Read more...

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Stress management can help women cope with premenstrual symptoms


October 20th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Understanding premenstrual symptoms (PMS) can help women cope better with the condition, mitigating bad moods and stress, according to researchers. Jane Ussher, professor of psychology and Janette Perz, both ... Read more...

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Women with atrial fibrillation more likely then men to face stroke, death risk


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Reviewing studies conducted in the past, cardiac experts at Rush University Medical Center have found that women are more likely than men to experience symptomatic attacks, a higher ... Read more...

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