Milk drinking during pregnancy linked to infant iron deficiency: Research

Friday, 12 September 2014 13:13
Wellington: Pregnant women who drink a lot of milk put their babies at risk of having an iron deficiency during an important phase of development, New Zealand researchers said Friday. Iron is essential for healthy brain development, and a deficiency…

Eating fish may help prevent hearing loss in women

Thursday, 11 September 2014 16:32
Washington: Consumption of two or more servings of fish per week may reduce the risk of hearing loss in women, US researchers said Wednesday."Acquired hearing loss is a highly prevalent and often disabling chronic health condition," Xinhua quoted lead author…

Can't conceive? Let go of baby wish for healthy brain

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 16:55
London: Women who cannot conceive even after fertility treatments are at a greater risk of developing mental problems, warns a study.For the study, researchers analysed over 7,000 women to disentangle different factors that may affect women's mental health over a…

Soon, 3D-printed bras for a comfy experience

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 18:21
New York: Wearing a wrong size bra could lead to neck, back and shoulder pain. Not with the 3D printed ones though.A firm called Joyfit, a brainchild of Qian Jin from the Columbia University in New York, will soon offer…

Potassium cuts stroke, death risks among older women

Friday, 05 September 2014 16:32
New York: Older women who eat foods with higher quantities of potassium may be at lower risk of stroke and death than women who consume less potassium-rich foods, new research shows.During the study, women who ate the most potassium were…

No link between wearing bra and breast cancer: Study

Friday, 05 September 2014 16:29
Washington: There is no association between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among post-menopausal women, according to new research."There have been some concerns that one of the reasons why breast cancer may be more common in developed countries compared…

Half of British young women cannot locate vagina

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 10:11
London: Half of young women are unable to properly label a vagina on a medical diagramme, while 65 percent admitted having a problem simply using the words "vagina" or "vulva", a British survey has revealed.As Gynaecological cancer awareness month kicks…

Be aware of power of pomegranate

Saturday, 30 August 2014 20:43
London: Pomegranate has many health benefits, and it can do wonders for one's skin too.From playing the role of powerful antioxidant to a product of anti-ageing, the fruit can help in many ways, suggests Wren Holmes, brand manager of natural…

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of postnatal depression

Friday, 22 August 2014 13:58
London: A new study involving 10,000 mothers has shown that women who breastfed their babies were at significantly lower risk of postnatal depression than those who did not.The study, by researchers in Britain and Spain, was published in this week's…

Reading 'Fifty Shades of Grey' unhealthy for young women

Friday, 22 August 2014 13:45
New York: Have you read the blockbuster erotica “Fifty Shades of Grey” that has sold over 100 million copies worldwide and a movie adaptation is scheduled for release? Beware that you are at an heightened risk of developing binge drinking…