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Menopausal women could ‘work out’ hot flashes


June 29th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Menopausal women who exercise may experience fewer hot flashes, according to researchers.Women who are relatively inactive or are overweight tend to have a risk of increased ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Blame backbone fractures on evolution, not osteoporosis


October 20th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) People blame osteoporosis for backbone fractures but the real villian is likely to be the spine or vertebrae, which evolved to absorb the pounding of upright ... Read more...

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Menopause not linked to heart attack


September 6th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Ageing alone explains increasing number of deaths among women, which has nothing to do with the hormonal impact of menopause, researchers say. The findings by Johns ... Read more...

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Brisk walk ‘can boost brain blood flow in elderly women’


April 13th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new study has found that brisk walking for 30-50 minutes three or four times per week improved blood flow through to the brain as much as 15 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Focus on your body to appreciate it


March 30th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) The more women are able to focus on how their bodies function and feel, rather than what others think, the more they will appreciate their own ... Read more...

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‘Osteoporosis strikes young due to sedentary lifestyle’ (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 19th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It's not just the elderly who are at risk of developing osteoporosis - a disease of the bones that increases chances of fracture. Less exercise and high ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

4 in 10 Americans crave cash more than brains, youth or good looks


August 27th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 27 (ANI): A new survey shows that four in ten Americans would rather have fat wallets than a slim waist, younger age or a smarter brain.According to the New ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Larger waist brings chances of death closer


August 10th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): A larger girth can take you nearer to the deathbed, that's what a research has found.The study has found that individuals with a large waist circumference appear ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Larger waist associated with greater risk of death


August 10th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): A larger girth can take you nearer to the deathbed, that's what a research has found.The study has found that individuals with a large waist circumference appear ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Healthy diet linked to lower risk of cataracts in women


June 15th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that women who eat foods rich in a variety of vitamins and minerals may have a lower risk of developing the most common ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High-dose vitamin D tied to increased fall risk among older women


May 12th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Older women receiving an annual large dose of vitamin D may have an increased risk of falls and fractures, says a new study.According to the research in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Antidepressants, birth control pills blamed for low libido in women


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 23 (ANI): Many young women are reporting that they have a low sexual desire, with a new research blaming antidepressants and birth control pills for the problem.Many young women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Female moderate drinkers at lower obesity risk than teetotalers


March 9th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Female booze drinkers can take heart: A new study has shown that moderate drinkers have a lower risk of obesity than teetotalers.The study has been published in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Racial gaps exist in women’s heart-health awareness


February 11th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new research has found that racial gaps continue to exist in women's heart disease awareness.The study, published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, a journal of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

High BP in women may cause dementia in later life


January 16th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Women with high blood pressure (BP) may be at a greater risk of dementia later in life, says a new finding in the US. "Hypertension is very common in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Yoga ‘cuts inflammation’


January 12th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Incorporating yoga sessions in your daily routine could lower a number of compounds in the blood and reduce the level of inflammation that normally rises because of both ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women more prone to wrinkling


December 18th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that women wrinkle more easily than men.The researchers have attributed women's wrinkles woes to fewer sweat and sebaceous glands, fewer blood vessels, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breast tissue feature could predict woman’s cancer risk


October 6th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Certain structural features within breast tissue can indicate a woman's individual cancer risk, say Mayo Clinic researchers.The findings appear in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.The study shows that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Right to health is not for the majority of UP residents: SR Darapuri


April 7th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant"Every citizen should have access to healthcare, regardless of caste, religion, gender, age or socio-economic status" said retd IG Police SR Darapuri, who is the Lok Rajniti Manch (People's Politics ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vitamin B and folic acid cut risk of age-related vision loss in women


February 24th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Taking a combination of vitamins B6 and B12 and folic acid could reduce the risk of age-related sight problems in women, says a new study.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omega-3s ease psychological distress related to menopause


January 29th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Supplements of omega-3 fatty acids, found in cold-water fish such as salmon and sardines, could help ease psychological distress and depressive symptoms often suffered by menopausal and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Job strain linked to stroke risk in Japanese men


January 13th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): A Japanese study suggests that men in high high-stress jobs are more likely to suffer a stroke than those in less demanding positions. Background information in the study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Longer sleep duration reduces incidence of coronary artery calcification


December 24th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 24 (ANI): A new study from the University of Chicago suggests that longer sleep durations can reduce a persons risk of coronary artery calcification, which is thought to be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elderly tend to feel younger than their biological ages


December 3rd, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Older adults feel about 13 years younger than their actual age, says a new study, which analyzed responses of 516 men and women age 70 and older.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Phone counselling as effective as face-to-face counselling in weight loss maintenance


November 25th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new study has found that telephone counselling may be as effective as face-to-face counselling when it comes to weight loss maintenance.According to researchers, face-to-face and telephone ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Increased nonfasting triglyceride levels linked to higher stroke risk


November 12th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study has found that elevated nonfasting triglyceride levels, previously linked to an increased risk for heart attack, also appear to be associated with an increased ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Study to determine black cohoshs safety for breast cancer patients


October 8th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): A researcher from the University of Missouri will conduct a study to determine how black cohosh - an herbal supplement often used to relieve hot flashes in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Soon, highly accurate cervical disease test for developing countries


September 22nd, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): A new test to identify women with cervical disease "substantially" more accurately than the current methods may soon be available, with a new test for HPV (human ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nearly a quarter of women suffer from pelvic floor disorders


September 17th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Nearly a quarter of the women suffer from pelvic floor disorder, which includes urinary and fecal incontinence and the shifting of a pelvic organ, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pregnancy alone doesnt increase mental disorders risk


July 8th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Pregnancy alone may not be associated with an aggravated risk of the most prevalent mental disorders, according to a new study.However, post-partum women may have a higher ... Read more...

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Simple ultrasound exam may predict osteoporosis risk


June 24th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) An ultrasound scan of the heel could predict if a woman is at heightened risk for fractures because of osteoporosis, according to a study. The radiation-free ultrasound may ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hormone therapy increases stroke risk in postmenopausal women


April 29th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Postmenopausal women taking hormone therapy are likely to have an increased risk of stroke, says a new study.The study, led by Francine Grodstein, Sc.D, from Brigham ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Breast cancers behave differently in women above and below 70


April 19th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 19 (ANI): There is a dramatic difference in the way breast cancers behave in women aged above and below 70 years, say Belgium researchers in a first of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The 5 easy steps that can save more than 100,000 lives a year


March 5th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 5 (ANI): A recent research reported in Mayo Clinic Womens HealthSource has suggested that 5 health prevention strategies could save more than 100,000 lives a year.The research indicated that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Quarter Of HIV infected women want to be mothers


February 26th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study at the Ohio State University has revealed that nearly one-fourth of the women infected with HIV want to give birth.The team of researchers led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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