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Flowers really are the way to a woman’s heart, say experts

Saturday, 21 January 2012 12:50
Women are far more likely to find a man attractive and accept a date with a stranger if they are in the presence of colourful flowers, a new study has shown. The associations between flowers and romance are so strong…

CPAP treatment cuts death risk in women with obstructive sleep apnea

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 14:56
Washington, Jan 17: Treatment with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device can reduce the risk for women who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea of dying from heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is more prevalent…

7 reasons why women lack political ambition

Sunday, 15 January 2012 17:59
Washington, Jan 15: A continued and substantial gender gap exists between men and women, when it comes to political ambition, with women lacking interest in running for office, a new study has revealed. A new study conducted by American University…

Scarcity of women makes men more impulsive and reduces savings

Friday, 13 January 2012 18:41
Washington, Jan 13: The perception that women are scarce leads men to become impulsive, save less, and increase borrowing, a new study has claimed. According to new research from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, sex ratios influence…

Educating women about heart attacks may save lives

Friday, 13 January 2012 18:35
Washington, Jan 13: Educating women about heart attack symptoms and early warning signs of the disease may shorten the time to treatment and eventually cut risk of risk of death or grave disability, researchers say. Women often do not have…

Statin use ups diabetes risk in postmenopausal women

Tuesday, 10 January 2012 15:58
Washington, Jan 10: The use of statins in postmenopausal women has been found to increase diabetes risk in a new study. However, the researchers noted that statins address the cardiovascular consequences of diabetes and current American Diabetes Association guidelines for…

Why women rush to see the doctor more often than men

Saturday, 31 December 2011 10:45
London, Dec 31: Women dash to the doctor when they fall ill because they actually are sick more often, a new study has found. Scientists led by Davide Malmusi, of the Public Health Agency of Barcelona, found that women did…

Girls ‘more resilient’ than boys in dealing with problems

Friday, 30 December 2011 18:40
London, Dec 30: A new study has suggested that girls appear to be more resilient than boys in preventing problems at home from affecting their behaviour in school. The tendency for girls to do better in the later years at…

Beauty cream with bee stings in great demand

Thursday, 29 December 2011 11:28
London, Dec 29: As bizarre as it may sound, beauty creams that contain bee stings are in huge demand in Britain as they reportedly prevent ageing by smoothing out wrinkles. Sales of the skincare cream that has been dubbed “nature’s…

Celiac disease ups depression and disordered eating risk in women

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 13:45
Washington, Dec 28: Women suffering from celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder associated with a negative reaction to eating gluten, are more vulnerable to depression and disordered eating compared to general population, even when they stick to gluten-free diet, a new…