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Women wait with their children in the Alhaz Johurul Islam City Maternity Centre at Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Image: Asian Development Bank, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 World population continues to grow. The latest UN projections, released this week, indicate that we will add another 2 billion

Meet The Women’s Health Companies Disrupting The Wearable Space

Mother’s Day marked the beginning of National Women’s Health Week (NWHW), an initiative by the U.S. Department of Health aimed at raising awareness about issues that affect women, and inviting them to take the time to practice self-care. Proper nutrition, exercising and

Putting women’s health first for a healthy future

Two in three (67%) abortions in nine of India’s northern and eastern states that account for half the country’s population are unsafe, with young women between the ages of 15 and 19 years most likely to die from complications.(Shutterstock) Patriarchal communities

The Celery Juice Trend Could Be Putting Your Health At Risk

A rep for The British Skin Foundation says that drinking half a litre of celery juice on an empty stomach – as proponents suggest – could contribute to early signs of ageing and raise your risk of skin cancer. “Celery is known to contain

Yoga Has Passed The Phase Of Paranoia And Prejudice: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

It was not an easy life for a Yoga teacher, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said. Panaji:  Yoga has passed from a state of “paranoia and prejudice” among people in the 1970s and 1980s to being the “accepted norm” worldwide, spiritual leader

Intermittent Fasting May Boost Weight Loss And Health In Women: Study

Intermittent fasting and a strictly controlled diet may help you lose more weight and do wonders for your overall health too, suggests a new study. The study was published in the journal Obesity. The findings suggested that women who happened to

AR Rahman to trolls slamming his daughter wearing niqab: They feel I’m their family, they’re just over concerned

AR Rahman says all his three children are matured about what they post and how they talk and the choices they make in their career. Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman’s daughter Khatija (23) was recently trolled for wearing a niqab (a veil worn

Kanakadurga, woman who entered Sabarimala temple, attacked by mother-in-law

One of two women who entered Kerala’s Sabarimala temple before daybreak on January 2 has allegedly been attacked by her mother-in-law. The woman, Kanakadurga, returned to her home in Perinthalmanna early on Tuesday morning. Sources close to her family said she

Women’s Health Deteriorate More Rapidly Than Men Prior To Diabetes

A new study has found that prior to the onset of type 2 diabetes (T2D), women with versus without prediabetes experience significantly larger adverse differences in their cardiometabolic health than men. However, the mechanisms responsible for these sex differences remain a

All-Women Contingent, Army Veterans Among Many Firsts This Republic Day

An all-women contingent of the Assam Rifles will be part of the Republic Day parade. New Delhi:  The 70th Republic Day parade will be a dazzling display of ”Nari Shakti” (woman power) with an all-women Assam Rifles contingent in the lead