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Foetal exposure to PVC linked to obesity in kids

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 19:18
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Pregnant women exposed to low doses of tributyltin (TBT), a chemical used in marine hull paint and polyvinyl coated (PVC) plastic, can give birth to obese children and their children, says a US study. After exposing…

Strawberries cut cardiac risk in women

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 10:02
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Strawberries and blueberries eaten thrice a week are likely to help women lower their heart attack risk by a third, new research says. The berries have rich levels of compounds called dietary flavonoids, found in foods…

Breastfeeding slashes ovarian cancer risk

Monday, 14 January 2013 18:28
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Breastfeeding wallops ovarian cancer into submission, slashing the mother's risk of the disease by nearly two-thirds, says a finding. Ovarian cancer is known as the 'silent killer' because symptoms for many sufferers, such as feeling bloated,…

Middle-aged women happier than men about their sex lives

Friday, 11 January 2013 08:24
London, Jan 10 (IANS) A survey has found middle-aged women are more satisfied with their sex lives as they get older, despite having less sex and admitting that their partners have performance issues in the bedroom. Men, on the other…

Obese moms use TV to quieten fussy infants

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 14:22
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Researchers say obese mothers are more likely to use TV to quieten fussy and active infants, thus also causing greater likelihood of obesity in children, find nutritionists in the US. Principal study investigator Margaret E. Bentley,…

Breastfeeding moms big believers in traditional remedies

Monday, 07 January 2013 13:45
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Using cabbage leaves and tea bags to ease pain in breastfeeding are some folk remedies quite popular with new mothers. Drinking beer to produce more milk, for instance, is a folk tradition that singer Mariah Carey…

Aspirin helps woman have baby after five miscarriages

Tuesday, 01 January 2013 18:16
London, Jan 1 (IANS) A 33-year-old British woman, who suffered five miscarriages in five years, has finally given birth after taking an aspirin a day. Dawn Paddock gave birth to son Shay in April 2010, and was determined to provide…

Middle-aged women consuming more alcohol than teen daughters

Sunday, 30 December 2012 19:16
Middle-aged professional women are drinking more alcohol than their daughters, according to official figures. The figures reveal that those over 45 drink more than any other age group, which is putting their health at risk, the Daily Mail reported. At…

Male DNA found in women’s brains

Thursday, 27 September 2012 16:14
Male DNA is commonly found in the brains of women, most likely derived from prior pregnancy with a male fetus. This is according to first-of-its-kind research conducted at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. While the medical implications of male DNA…

Women likelier to suffer infection with kidney stones and other urinary blockages

Thursday, 27 September 2012 15:57
More men than women develop kidney stones and other obstructions in the urinary tract, but women are more than twice as likely to suffer infections related to the condition, according to a new study. The study led by Henry Ford…