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Women: ‘Life events play a major role in the development of breast cancer’

Doctors say that breast cancer cases are increasing in developing countries due to increase in life expectancy, increased urbanization and adoption of Western lifestyles. In fact, due to a lack of awareness, majority of breast cancers are detected late in developing countries. “Every woman should be aware of the symptoms, as after puberty a woman breast consists of connective tissues, fats, thousands of […]

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Here’s why women are more likely to suffer from asthma than men

Women are twice as likely as men to have asthma, and this gender difference may be caused by the effects of sex hormones on lung cells. Researchers at Vanderbilt University and Johns Hopkins found that testosterone hindered an immune cell linked to asthma symptoms, such as inflammation and mucus production in the lungs. The study […]

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Junk food’s immediate impact on your cells revealed by scientists

Poor diet in teen years may increase breast cancer risk in early adulthood

Previous studies have associated an unhealthy diet – particularly one that is low in vegetables, high in refined sugar and carbohydrates, and high in red and processed meats – with chronic inflammation, which may raise the risk of certain cancers. According to the new study, it is this diet-induced inflammation that may increase a woman’s […]

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Self-monitoring what you eat can help you lose weight, proves study

Larger waist, hip size interlinked with heart attack risk in women

Women with bigger waists relative to their hips are at more risk of heart attacks than men of a similar “apple shape”, research from the George Institute for Global Health says. The study showed waist-to-hip ratio to be a better heart attack predictor than general obesity – 18% stronger than body mass index in women […]

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Teen mother at a higher risk of heart disease, suggests new study

The new study was led by Catherine Pirkle, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Office of Public Health Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu. The first author of the paper is Nicole Rosendaal. Prof. Pirkle and her team examined the data available on 1,047 women from the 2012 International Mobility in […]

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Working out during a language class amplifies people’s ability to memorize and understand new vocabulary

Exercise following a learning session improves memory in young women, says study

A new study published in the journal Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications shows that just 5 minutes of light physical exercise following a learning session improves memory in young women. The study’s first author is Dr. Steven Most, of the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He and his team conducted four […]

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Surprisingly, only 33% of women pay attention to their health reveals survey

The survey was conducted with an aim to accelerate dialogue around various aspects of women being aware of their own health and wellness. The survey involved online quantitative interviews with 1,000 working women, aged between 22 to 45 years, across eight locations including metro and non-metro cities. According to the study conducted by the company, […]

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Pregnancy changes the brain structure helping women to cope with motherhood

Pregnancy involves radical hormone surges and biological adaptations, but the effects on the brain are still unknown. In this study a team of researchers compared the structure of the brain of women before and after their first pregnancy. This is the first research to show that pregnancy involves long-lasting changes – at least for two […]

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Women: Fitness tips for pre and post-pregnancy

Are you going to be a new mom? Maybe you’re thinking about it? Billy Garnon, Celebrity Persoanl Dev coach, lists out tips for all the pre and post pregnant women (Spring). You’re going to gain weight, know how to control it  Yeah, that’s right. You’re going to gain weight and not just the weight of the baby […]

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