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गुरुवार, 18 जनवरी 2018

Do you know these 10 phenomenal women leaders from the world of finance

Do you know these 10 phenomenal women leaders from the world of finance
- For all of this and more, Chanda Kochhar is a regular member of nearly every significant finance power list from India and around the world, including Fortune's list of Most Powerful Women in Business, Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women, Bloomberg Markets' 50 Most Influential People in Global ...

How to get pregnant if your partner is infertile

How to get pregnant if your partner is infertile
- Infertility, both in men and women, has become quite common these days and is on the rise in India. As per estimates, there has been a 20% to 30% rise in infertility in the country in the last five years. Infertility is neither an urban phenomenon nor is it confined only to women. Studies have shown that in ...

The emergency contraceptive pill is not debated enough

The emergency contraceptive pill is not debated enough
- The ECP was introduced in India by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 2002 and was made available at medical counters from 2005. Over the years, this pill (also known as the “morning- after pill”) has become immensely popular among the urban, independent and educated women. Some of ...

Do you know breastfeeding cuts diabetes risk in women?

Do you know breastfeeding cuts diabetes risk in women?
- your health or cut the risk of diabetes in women? A study says yes. Women who breastfeed their newborns for six months or longer significantly reduce their risk of developing diabetes by half as they get older, finds a recent study. The findings indicated that women who breastfed for six months or more ...

Efficacy, safety, cost: India's decade-old debate on the cervical cancer vaccine erupts again

Efficacy, safety, cost: India's decade-old debate on the cervical cancer vaccine erupts again
- The debate over the use of vaccines to prevent cervical cancer in India came to the fore again last week when the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare indicated that it was ... More than 122,000 women in India are diagnosed with cervical cancer and more than 67,000 die of the disease every year.

Greater efforts needed to meet international family planning goals

Greater efforts needed to meet international family planning goals
Women and girls have a human right to choose whether and when to become pregnant. When they do not have access to high quality contraceptive and fertility care services and information to help them plan their families, their health and well-being can suffer. Family planning allows spacing of ...

Early menopause a risk: study

Early menopause a risk: study
- The study found a strong link between women's reproductive health and her risk of cardiovascular problems. Women who began their periods ... Although possible, further studies are needed to establish whether these findings also apply to women in India,” said Dr. Peters. The research has suggested ...

Most Indians eat unbalanced diet, says national family health survey

Most Indians eat unbalanced diet, says national family health survey
- In India by and large, food habits are discriminatory in terms of gender. There are two classes in India—those who can't afford vegetables, fresh fruits and milk and the others who can afford them but discriminate between male and female children. Women in India are trained to eat less and their dietary ...

बुधवार, 17 जनवरी 2018

Mr Gay World India 2018: One needs to accept themselves as they are

Mr Gay World India 2018: One needs to accept themselves as they are
- It is very important to send a representative from such a country that has not yet acknowledged the right of the LGBT community to speak about the discrimination, fights and social issues we are facing here,” says Maiti, adding it will also help the community in India experience firsthand what other ...

Sexual violence in neighbourhood harms mental health in women

Sexual violence in neighbourhood harms mental health in women
- According to the researchers, feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighbourhood are significantly tied to women's perceptions of its safety. "Feeling unsafe, especially in and around your home, can erode physical and mental health," said Dana M. Prince, co-author of ...

Household burning, coal combustion behind 75% pollution-related deaths in India

Household burning, coal combustion behind 75% pollution-related deaths in India
- The report, by experts from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- Bombay and the US-based Health Effects Institute, found that residential biomass fuel burning contributed to some 268,000 deaths in 2015 and coal combustion from both thermal electric power plants and industry contributed to 169,000 ...

About 10 Percent Indian Women Eat Unhealthy Food Daily, Shows National Family Health Survey

About 10 Percent Indian Women Eat Unhealthy Food Daily, Shows National Family Health Survey
- According to a recent survey by National Family Health Survey, as many as 10 percent of women doesn't intake healthy food leading to unbalanced diet daily. According to the National Family Health Survey, Eating habits of Indians, especially women, are not ...

Crisis In Adolescent Learning In India's Rural Schools Is Revealed

Crisis In Adolescent Learning In India's Rural Schools Is Revealed
- The enrolment gap between men and women increased with age. At age 14 the difference between the male and female enrolment is 1 percentage point, with 4.7% males not enrolled against 5.7% females; it rises to 4 percentage points by age 18, with 32% females not enrolled against 28% males.

Hope Adira will be proud to have working parents: Rani Mukerji

Hope Adira will be proud to have working parents: Rani Mukerji
- It is a dilemma that every working mother goes through where you face this anxiety," Rani told PTI in an interview. ... In India, many working women leave their jobs after they embrace motherhood but Rani believes things are changing now as fathers are getting more involved in the upbringing of their ...

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Sesame Seeds

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Sesame Seeds
- The cultivated type of sesame originated in India. It is a robust plant and can grow in heat, drought condition or in the excessive rain. Sesame is grown to its seeds, which is valued in many African, Mediterranean and eastern cultures. It is used in many foods like salads, meat and soups. The oil extracted ...

Adolescent & Behavioral Psychology gain traction in India

Adolescent & Behavioral Psychology gain traction in India
India's first and largest online doctor consultation platform Lybrate has revealed in their study that adolescent and behavioral psychology has been a health issue that saw a phenomenal growth in terms of interactions with doctors in 2017, following incidences of notorious Blue Whale challenge, ...