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Dietary Soy Good for Bone Health in Women

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

In a new study the researchers investigated how adding dietary soya to diet affected bone strength in those women who’re of postmenopausal age. The researchers found soy might be beneficial for bone health for all women, irrespective of their age. Bone strength and bone density both reduces in postmenopausal women. Contributing factors to this are […]

Estrogen Levels & Weight Gain—What is the Link

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Can changing levels of estrogen, especially around menopause, make women more susceptible to weight gain or make it harder for them to shed extra weight? This is one question that many women ask, particularly those who are approaching menopause. Research shows that certain forms of estrogen affect the way our body regulates weight gain. So […]

Alcohol Intake Might Increase Risk of Premenstrual Syndrome

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Premenstrual syndrome affects many women. What causes it is something that’s still in the dark, as are the factors that can increase the risk. However, latest research hints at alcohol as a risk factor. If you experience changes in your appetite and/or mood swings before menstrual periods, you might be having premenstrual syndrome. Another extremely […]

Late Menopause Might Augur Well for Cognitive Performance

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Late menopause might have a protective effect on memory, according to a new study. The researchers noted that women who experience menopause late show better cognitive performance in their older years. This study was done by researchers from the UK. They became interested between the possible correlation between late menopause and better memory performance in […]

Coffee is Beneficial for Women with Diabetes

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Both coffee and tea are healthful, coffee more so, for women diagnosed with diabetes, according to a new study. The researchers have found that drinking a cup of everyday slashes death risk for these women by half. For this study, the researchers checked data of 1,568 women with diabetes and 1,484 diabetic men. All the […]

Marine-Based Omega-3s More Effective Than Plant-Based at Preventing Breast Cancer

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Previous studies have shown that omega-3s help prevent breast cancer. A new study analyzed if marine-based omega-3s are more effective than plant-based omega-3s in preventing breast cancer. The researchers found that while all omega-3s help prevent breast cancer, marine-based omega-3s are significantly more potent at preventing development of breast tumors than omega-3s derived from plants. […]

Early Period Linked To Cardiovascular Disease Later In Life

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Is there a link between early period and increased risk of cardiovascular disease in later years? A new study claims, yes, there’s a link. In this study, the researchers analyzed data of nearly half a million individuals and found that women who had their first period before they turned 12 had a greater risk of […]

Women Working Night Shift Are At Greater Risk of Developing Cancer

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Previous studies have linked working night-shift for long-term with poor health outcomes. A recently-published study has now revealed that women who work night-shift on long-term basis carry a greater risk of developing cancer. It is well-known that working night shift disturbs the circadian rhythm, which is our 24-hour internal clock that regulates physiological processes of […]

Hormone Therapy during Menopause Transition Not Linked to Increased Stroke Risk

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

A new research suggests that Postmenopausal hormone therapy doesn’t increases the risk of stroke if it is begun early. During the menopause transition, nearly 3 in every 10 women experience symptoms that can disturb their wellbeing, like insomnia, hot flushes, and dry mucosa. It is possible to effectively treat these symptoms using female sex hormones. […]

Vitamin D Levels Might Affect Success Rate of Fertility Treatment

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

According to a recent meta-analysis, women with adequate vitamin D levels have a better success rate with their fertility treatment. A distressing issue, infertility is now quite common and is estimated to affect no fewer than 6.1 American couples. More and more couples are now seeking fertility treatment, including fertility medication and IVF. The success […]

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