womens health

Study: Farm Work By Women Drives Malnutrition In India

Women’s agricultural labor a key factor in malnutrition, according to a study of 12 villages in India.

Asia’s Rising Scientists: Ho Weang Kee

In a bid to reduce breast cancer mortality, Associate Professor Ho Weang Kee is developing a tool to catch the disease early.

Assaults 40 Times More Deadly For India Women Than US Counterparts

Scientists from India, US and Sweden revealed that women in India are nearly 40 times more likely to die after an assault compared to their US peers.

The Mean Reds

In the developing world, something as natural as menstruation still elicits ignorant reactions, and causes girls to drop out of school—perpetuating the cycle of disempowerment and poverty.

The Link Between Sex & Endometriosis

The in vitro findings raise the possibility that exposure to seminal fluid may contribute to the worsening of endometriosis.

Type 1 Diabetes Hits Women Harder

Compared to the men, women with type 1 diabetes are 40 percent more likely to die, according to an analysis of studies involving over 200,000 people.

Exercise Is The Best Medicine

Postmenopausal women should do moderate to high intensity exercise five times a week to enjoy better physical and mental function, study says.

For A Healthy Heart, Women Should Exercise

Although smoking is the biggest risk factor for heart disease in women under 30, inactivity becomes the primary cause in women over 30.

Estradiol Could Help Female Schizophrenics

A randomized clinical study has shown that estradiol alleviates symptoms of schizophrenia in women who were resistant to other forms of treatment.