Laser procedure could help women sculpt neck, tighten jawline

Monday, 04 June 2012 13:49
 It’s very disappointing for women when they start to see a little bit of a turkey neck, sagging and wrinkling around the neck. Dr. Matthew Schulman, a plastic surgeon in New York City, says this is a common problem as…

Shedding tears at work `may help women climb ladder of success`

Thursday, 31 May 2012 12:02
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has suggested that it is okay for women to cry at work. Sandberg asserted that she attributes her tears to part of her success. During a speech to Harvard Business School, the 42-year-old doled out career…

Blood test `may show women at post natal depression risk`

Thursday, 17 May 2012 12:05
 In a new study, scientists have discovered a way of identifying which women are most at risk of postnatal depression (PND) by checking for specific genetic variants. The findings of the study, conducted by researchers at Warwick Medical School, could…

Clue to early diagnosis of pregnancy-related disease

Wednesday, 16 May 2012 11:35
 Doctors will now be able to identify early on whether a mother will develop pre-eclampsia, the most common and severe pregnancy-related disease, a study says. “It develops in mothers out of the blue, usually in the last three months of…

12 pc of women use their cellphones during sex

Friday, 11 May 2012 13:27
Twelve percent of American mothers use their phones during sex, a new survey questioning women on how they use media has revealed. The survey undertaken by Meredith Parents Network, Moms and Media 2, has found that the technology-obsessed behaviour comes…

Non-oral contraceptives up risk of serious blood clots

Friday, 11 May 2012 13:24
A new study has put more weight to the evidence that certain non-oral hormonal contraceptives (e.g. skin patches, implants and vaginal rings) carry a higher risk of serious blood clots (known as venous thromboembolism) than others. The findings suggest that…

World’s first super cool bra

Thursday, 10 May 2012 12:15
 A Japanese firm has created the world’s first cooling bra which contains refrigerated gel pads. The Triumph design has been modelled on a mini fishbowl and includes a wind chime and a sprig of mint. There is even a little…

Alcohol more harmful for women

Monday, 07 May 2012 14:07
Alcohol in any amount can be dangerous to anyone but it affects women more than men, with increased health risks like liver and heart diseases and infertility for them, according to experts. According to Monika Jain, a senior hepatologist with…

‘Obese women receive lower starting salaries’

Wednesday, 02 May 2012 13:23
Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and also receive lower starting salaries than their slim colleagues, an Australian study says. The study, led by Monash University, examined whether a recently developed measure of…

Pregnancy stress can affect baby’s iron status: Study

Monday, 30 April 2012 15:12
Newborns, whose mothers experience stress during the first trimester of pregnancy, may end up with a low iron content and poor health later, says a new study. Iron plays a key role in the development of brain. Well-known risk factors…