Tag: women

taliban: Threats and fear cause Afghan women’s protections to vanish overnight

It took years for Women for Afghan Women to build up Afghanistan’s largest network of women’s protection services — 32 safe houses, family guidance centers...

Secondhand Smoke May Raise Kids’ Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Aug. 23, 2021 — Did your parents light up when you were a kid? If so, you may have a higher risk of having...

Are you an engineer? This Google Program Can Boost Your Cloud Career

The Grow with Google for Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program, trains female engineers to increase their chances of career success in...

TT: Manika Batra, Sutirtha Mukherjee off to promising start in singles after India’s tame defeat in mixed doubles

India’s slim hopes for a table tennis medal in mixed doubles vanished in no time but Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee made promising starts to...

COVID Led More Women to Forgo Needed Health Care

June 15, 2021 — Morgan Tebeau has struggled with debilitating back pain all of her adult life. The 38-year-old mother from Harrisonburg, VA, was...

Gluten Not a ‘Brain Fog’ Trigger in Women Without Celiac Disease

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Going gluten-free is a trend that touts benefits for the mind and body,...

Smoggy Air Might Raise Black Women’s Odds for Fibroids

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Exposure to ozone air pollution may make Black women more likely to develop...

Women Get Help for Heart Attacks Later Than Men

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When young women land in the emergency room with chest pain, they wait...

Women More Prone to Concussion’s Long-Term Harms

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — After a concussion, women may be at heightened risk of lasting physical and...

Depression May Follow Stroke, Women at Higher Risk

By Ernie Mundell and Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The trauma and loss of stroke can often leave survivors with...

Apple Study Confirms Period Cramps Exist

March 10, 2021 — The Apple Women’s Health Study released preliminary data on Tuesday that showed a wide range of menstrual symptoms reported by users,...

The simple steps women need to take to plan their finances better

Women have different milestones in life. With most women becoming financially independent, it is important that they also take control of their finances. To mark...

Skipping Mammograms Raises Odds for Breast Cancer

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Don’t skip your breast cancer screening mammogram. This is the overarching message of...

More Women Opting to ‘Go Flat’ After Mastectomy

“Women can’t make an informed choice if they’re not given all of the choices,” Guthrie said. It’s important for patients to feel connected to...

Pandemic Tougher on Mental Health For Women Than Men

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic may be taking a bigger toll on women’s mental health than on men’s, new research...

Women Less Likely to Get Life-Saving Heart Treatments

MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Women who are resuscitated from cardiac arrest are less likely to receive two common treatments once they arrive...

India’s ‘invisible’ women hope for recognition at farmers protests

MUMBAI: Legions of women have trekked to India’s capital to join massive protests against agricultural reforms, hoping not only to protect their livelihoods but also...

Covid spurs dreams of social distancing fails, contagion & PPE, especially among women | India News

NEW DELHI: The pandemic has not only sparked health concerns, anxiety and a new crop of insomniacs, it’s also spurring negative dreams and nightmares —...

Irregular, Long Periods Tied to Shorter Life Span

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — In a finding that suggests a woman’s periods might be a powerful...

Tough Menopause May Signal Future Heart Woes

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — As if the misery of hot flashes, night sweats and sleep troubles weren’t...

PM Modi | Suresh Raina: Don’t want to use word ‘Retirement’ because you are way too young: PM Modi to Suresh Raina

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi distinctly remembers Suresh Raina‘s elegant cover drives during the epic 2011 World Cup quarter-final against Australia in Ahmedabad, something...

Birth Control Pill May Cut Women’s Risk for Asthma

By Serena McNiff HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Could birth control pills build a bulwark against asthma? New research suggests that...

Gynecological Cancers Not Tied to Severe COVID-19

THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Despite rampant fears that cancer patients are at higher risk of having severe cases of COVID-19, a...

Biases Mean Men Dubbed ‘Brilliant’ More Often Than Women

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to intelligence, men are more likely to...

Coronavirus Delivering Big Economic Blow to Women

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Not only have women been more likely than men to...