Exercise Beats Genetics in Determining Obesity

Exercise Beats Genetics in Determining Obesity

With obesity now a global epidemic, there is increased focus on risk factors that contribute to weight gain, especially in postmenopausal women. Although many...
anxiety increase fracture risk

Higher Levels of Anxiety Increase Fracture Risk in Women

Anxiety has already been shown to take its toll on the human body in many ways, including increased risk for heart disease and gastrointestinal...
Heart disease

Severity of Menopause Symptoms Could Help Predict Heart Disease

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in women. A study of 138 menopausal women examined the association of mood, symptoms, and quality...
Pregnant Women With Anaemia

Risk Of Maternal Death Doubled In Pregnant Women With Anaemia

Pregnant women with anaemia are twice as likely to die during or shortly after pregnancy compared to those without the condition, according to a...
hormone therapy

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked to Having a Healthier Heart

Women who use menopausal hormone therapy appear to have a heart structure and function that is linked to a lower risk of heart failure,...
Anxiety

Feeling Anxious? Blame the Size of Your Waistline

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders, and it’s more likely to affect women, especially middle-aged women. Although anxiety can be...
Exercise

Hearts Get ‘Younger,’ Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it...
National Family Health Survey 4

National Family Health Survey 4 – Lack of Education Robs Women of Reproductive Control

Recently the fourth round of the National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS-4) report on the variations in the total fertility rate (TFR) of different...
mammogram

When You Need A Breast Screening, Should You Get A 3-D Mammogram?

When I went to the imaging center for my regular mammogram last year, the woman behind the desk asked me if I’d like to...
breast cancer

Confusion over the cause of symptoms may be affecting whether or not women take...

Women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer may be failing to take the preventive anti-cancer drug tamoxifen because they are confusing...