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Girls approaching puberty at higher risk of migraine, study finds

  Puberty signals a significant step into adulthood for both boys and girls. It’s when both experience sudden growth spurts, have big changes in their bodies, start getting raging hormones, and in the case of emotions, start thinking the world is against them. But don’t worry, it’s just a phase. Still, puberty is as stressful […]

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Is there a connection between menstruation and oral hygiene?

The surge in the production of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone that occurs during menstruation increases the blood flow to the gums. In this process the gum tissues become red, soft, swollen and tender, further leading to conditions like bad breath, bleeding gums, bleeding while tooth brushing, gingival pain and discomfort while chewing hard foods. This condition is experienced one […]

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Pune: IMA to organise diabetes awareness programme to highlight preventive measures

Early onset of menstruation associated with higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Diabetes is a global health concern expected to affect 693 million people worldwide by 2045. Type 2 diabetes mellitus has become one of the most common diseases worldwide. In 2015, it affected nearly 8.8% of people aged 20 to 79 globally, and by 2040, it is expected to affect 10.4%. With so many people affected, […]

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Menstrual Hygiene: Pilot project launched to provide free sanitary pads to 11,516 girls in Telangana

The pilot project will benefit over 11,516 girl students enrolled in 75 government schools in five mandals of Telangana state. The project, taken up as part of BDL’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, is likely to be expanded to 22 more mandals in the next phases consequent upon the results. BDL has provided a funding of […]

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Pune girls work towards increasing menstrual hygiene in women

The informed choice of using homemade biodegradable pads is overtaken by the pad manufacturing MNC’s. Majority women still think that menstrual blood is impure. Many families still refuse seeking gynaecologist’s help to treat menstruation-related infections in their girl child. Girls doing fellowship on menstrual hygiene in Pune are underling above trends. These girls are working […]

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Indian Red Cross Society to distribute sanitary pads to raise mark Menstrual Hygiene Day

In order to raise awareness and reach out to the masses, the IRCS has conducted talks, role plays and presentation to educate young girls on menstrual hygiene. The IRCS Mumbai, is doing an awareness campaign on menstrual hygiene by distributing annual packages of sanitary napkins to underprivileged girls in the city. Last Year, IRCS – […]

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#WorldHealthDay- Nearly 26 million Indian women between 18 and 40 years suffer from chocolate cyst

Endometriosis is largely prevalent in women in reproductive age group with 1 in 10 women suffering from it. Worldwide, 10% women have endometriosis – that’s an estimate 176 million. Prevalence of endometriosis in women with infertility can be as high as 30% to 50%. Nearly 26 million Indian women between 18 and 40 years suffer […]

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#WomensDaySpecial: Air Vistara to offer sanitary pads on-board

These sanitary pads will be provided to the women on request. It aims to help ease any problems a woman might face if they do not have a sanitary pad with them. Women who face awkward situations need not worry about these problems any longer. The ‘PadsOnBoard’ initiative will offer bio-degradable sanitary pads to women […]

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