Female hormone supplements may up breast cancer risk

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 15:19
New York: Post-menopausal women who use female hormone supplements containing estrogen and progestin ("combination" therapy) are at an increased risk for estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, says a new study.The study found that the overall increase in risk was 50…

Why drinking and sex don't go down well for women

Friday, 16 October 2015 13:52
New York: If a girl's first sexual experience involves alcohol, she is more likely to be at risk for problems such as sexual assault, and this risk may persist in her future also, new research has found."Drinking to intoxication places…

Mourning before pregnancy linked to infant mortality

Friday, 18 September 2015 15:29
New York: Experiencing the death of a family member within six months before conception may decrease the chance of offspring's survival, new research has found."Our findings suggest that the six-month period prior to pregnancy may be a sensitive developmental period…

Shoes to own during various pregnancy stages

Friday, 11 September 2015 11:56
New Delhi: Wearing the right kind of shoes during the various stages of pregnancy is a must. You can choose from an array of shoes like crocs or moccasins, which make a chic pregnancy footwear statement, says an expert.Ronnie Khanna,…

Substance in your soap may increase miscarriage risk

Thursday, 03 September 2015 12:43
Beijing: Long term exposure to certain substances commonly used in personal-care products such as soap and shampoo, food packaging, and other everyday products could be linked to pregnancy loss, warns a new study.In this study involving more than 300 women,…

Diet may improve breast cancer therapy

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 12:50
New York: A diet that starves cancer cells of an essential nutrient may help improve outcomes of difficult to treat type of breast cancer, says a study."Our results suggest that a dietary intervention can increase the effectiveness of a targeted…

Stillbirth in first pregnancy ups risk on second time

Thursday, 25 June 2015 16:49
London: Women who have experienced a stillbirth have up to a four-fold increased risk of stillbirth in a second pregnancy compared to those who had an initial live birth, says a new study led by an Indian-British scientist.Stillbirth is still…

Lifestyle diseases causing infertility in women

Thursday, 21 May 2015 15:58
New Delhi: A rise in lifestyle diseases is increasing the risk of infertility among young women, a study released here on Thursday says.The study was conducted by fertility expert Kshitiz Murdia of the Indira Infertility Clinic and Test Tube Baby…

Most women search for 'lesbian' sex online: Study

Thursday, 14 May 2015 15:00
New York: Women are much more likely to search for "lesbian" sex than men while looking for porn online, finds a study.Women used the keyword "lesbian" 132 percent more than men while searching for porn material, Mirror.co.uk reported, citing findings…

Common mistakes women do in skin care

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 12:22
New Delhi: Picking the wrong sunscreen, using harsh soaps and changing dermatology products frequently are some of the common mistakes women commit when it comes to caring for their skin. Avoid them to attain a healthy skin, says an expert.Sonia…