Cancer more prevalent in females with severe sleep apnoea, suggest study

The recent study, which features in the European Respiratory Journal, analysed data on 20,000 adults with sleep apnoea. About 2% of the participants also had a diagnosis of cancer in their medical history. The data came from the European Sleep Apnea Database (ESADA), which has medical and visit records on adults registered at 33 centres across Europe

Cancer more prevalent in females with severe sleep apnoea, suggest studySome studies have identified links between sleep apnoea and cancer. Now, new research reveals that rates of cancer are higher among females with pronounced symptoms of apnoea. The international research team points out that while the findings do not prove that sleep apnoea causes cancer, there appears to be a clear link in females. “It’s […]

Women’s health: Fight endometriosis symptoms with these tricks

Endometriosis occurs when the endometrium, the tissue that typically lines the uterus, grows in other parts of the body - parts where it’s not supposed to grow

Women’s health: Fight endometriosis symptoms with these tricksYour small intestine, large intestine and rectum sit peacefully together in your abdominopelvic cavity. These parts function as a whole to ensure that you have a digestive tract that is always up and running. Enter endometriosis. This condition can seriously mess up the processes of your rectum and small and large intestines. The endo cells […]

Know about the top 6 foods which can help maintain vaginal health

Not a lot of women know that there are certain foods for one’s vaginal health. Read this article to learn how you can keep everything down there healthy

Know about the top 6 foods which can help maintain vaginal healthThere are certain foods to keep each part of our body healthy, including that of a woman’s vagina. The truth is that women struggle with vaginal health for a number of reasons, one of which is the lack of awareness as to the practices they needed to follow. Moreover, the majority of the women are […]

What are the hazardous health effects of using old make-up products

 Mascara is a breeding ground for bacteria and the last place we want all this bacteria is near our eyes

What are the hazardous health effects of using old make-up productsIt’s a dilemma many women (and some men) are forced to face: When is it time to let go of your favourite makeup products? And although some of us may be guilty of having a lip gloss at the bottom of our makeup bags that’s older than we’d like to admit, in reality, makeup is […]

Testosterone may improve women’s sex lives after menopause, reveals study

A wide-ranging review of 36 trials found that testosterone may have profound positive effects on sexual function and well-being in postmenopausal women

Testosterone may improve women’s sex lives after menopause, reveals studyThis review, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, included blinded randomised controlled trials of testosterone treatment that had lasted for at least 12 weeks. In total, the research team analysed 46 reports of 36 trials that had collectively included 8,480 participants. The authors of the review found that the sexual health of postmenopausal women […]

Women’s health: New procedure promises to delay menopause by 20 years

Scientists in England introduced a new procedure that promises to delay the effects of menopause by 20 years

Women’s health: New procedure promises to delay menopause by 20 yearsWomen commonly start experiencing the menopausal transition at ages 45 to 55. During this period, they become at risk of health problems such as fractures and faster weight gain. But they may soon have the option to delay menopause. Researchers from England developed a new procedure that promises to give extra 20 years before the […]

Stress linked to worse outcomes for young women with heart disease

Stress is much more harmful for young and middle-aged women with cardiovascular disease than for other patients, new research indicates

Stress linked to worse outcomes for young women with heart disease  “Younger women under the age of 55 tend to do worse than older individuals and men,” said University of Alberta cardiologist Paolo Raggi. “The long-term complication rate and the recurrence rate for heart attacks are much higher.” Researchers followed 662 heart patients for up to three years. Each person was assessed for symptoms of […]

#WorldBreastfeedingWeek: Natural remedies to unclog milk ducts

If you have managed to try everything, but your clogged milk ducts simply won’t unclog, maybe it is time for you to start trying these natural methods

#WorldBreastfeedingWeek: Natural remedies to unclog milk ducts  If you have tried breastfeeding a child, then you would know that a clogged or blocked milk duct is one of the most frustrating and painful challenges experienced by nursing mothers. When it comes to clogged milk ducts, it is essential to get the breast milk flowing again to avoid mastitis or other infections. […]

Women’s health: How to identify symptoms of endometriosis

Endometriosis, which affects nearly one in 10 women, is thought to be severely underdiagnosed all around the world. The progressive condition is characterised by endometrial tissue, which lines the inside of the uterus, growing elsewhere

Women’s health: How to identify symptoms of endometriosisHere are five common symptoms you should know about: Pelvic and abdominal pain Some women may experience long-term pain in their lower back, abdomen, and pelvis which can flare up whenever their period starts, leading to severe cramps. “The pain could be localised, but it could also cause a shooting pain into the groin, back, […]

Weight stigma in men linked with harmful health consequences, finds study

Weight stigma is pervasive against people with obesity, and can contribute to both physical and emotional health problems for those targeted

Weight stigma in men linked with harmful health consequences, finds studyMen’s health may be compromised by weight stigma, finds the latest research from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut. As many as 40% of men report experiencing weight stigma, but when it comes to how this stigma affects their health, men have received less attention in research compared […]
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