, October 14, 2016 17:04 IST Thomson Reuters
U.S. death rates from breast cancer have dropped, although the decline was still greater among white women than black women, according to a study released Thursday.
, October 12, 2016 13:30 IST The Washington Post
Every woman - and every pregnancy - is different. You hear about women having to stop exercise entirely, but there are also people running marathons with giant bellies.
, October 04, 2016 13:36 IST The Washington Post
Although the United States recently experienced a slight drop in maternal deaths, the nation's maternal mortality rate has risen steeply since 2000, a time when it was falling by more than a ...
, September 30, 2016 16:17 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Breast-feeding not only protects babies from premature deaths and serious diseases but also mothers from breast cancer and heart attacks, among others, suggests a study.
, September 27, 2016 13:14 IST The Washington Post
The first three months of pregnancy, a time that parenting magazines and Hallmark cards often portray as magnificent and carefree, can actually be a wretched experience for many women.
, September 21, 2016 17:05 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Depression in early pregnancy more than doubles the risk of gestational diabetes, which, in turn, increases risk of postpartum depression six weeks after giving birth, says a study.
, September 21, 2016 16:45 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Researchers are in the process of developing a new gene therapy technique that could be used alongside chemotherapy to treat early-stage breast cancer tumours before they spread.
, September 19, 2016 16:06 IST Indo-Asian News Service
The proportion of anaemic, pregnant women dropped 12 percentage points over a decade to 2015, government health data show, but India still has more anaemic women than any other country and a ...
, September 01, 2016 17:51 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Women who drink 14 or more servings of alcohol a week are likely to have an 18 per cent decrease in their fertility, a study has found. The findings showed that low ...
, September 01, 2016 15:19 IST NDTV Food
Among all the transformation tales of Bollywood, actress Parineeti Chopra is one of the latest ones.
, Senior Nutritionist at Cloudnine Group of Hospitals, August 31, 2016 10:25 IST Abhilasha V.
Here are five common pregnancy diet related myths that are usually spread through word of mouth and often have no scientific rationale.
, August 24, 2016 16:49 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Supplementing food with soluble corn fibre at two critical times in a woman's life - adolescence and post-menopause - can help build and retain calcium in the bones, two studies have found.
, August 19, 2016 16:33 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Abnormalities in interval between pregnancies, mother's body mass index (BMI) prior to pregnancy and the amount of weight gain in pregnancy can lead to preterm birth, a new study has found.
, August 18, 2016 14:23 IST Reuters
Some older women who take calcium supplements commonly recommended to ward off age-related bone damage may face an increased risk of developing dementia, a small study suggests.
, August 18, 2016 13:39 IST Indo-Asian News Service
A high-fat, high-sugar diet of processed food and confectionery during pregnancy may be linked to symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children who show conduct problems early in life, a study says.
, August 09, 2016 13:32 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Women consuming high-fat diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of affecting bacteria living in her baby's gut thus impacting proper development of the immune system, says a study.
, August 05, 2016 16:36 IST Indo-Asian News Service
The findings showed that women who consumed soy isoflavones regularly saw improvement in biological markers that reflect how effectively the body utilises insulin to process sugar.
, August 04, 2016 18:17 IST Harnoor Channi-Tiwary
World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated annually across 120 countries from 1-7th August. We spoke to experts for tips on the right diet for a breastfeeding mother.
, August 04, 2016 15:53 IST Reuters
Women may be at greater risk for developing diabetes, heart disease and stroke in the years before menopause, rather than afterward, a U.S. study suggests.
, July 29, 2016 14:13 IST Indo-Asian News Service
Late onset of puberty as well as a late arrival of menopause is likely to increase the chances of women surviving upto 90 years, says a study.