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Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

Surekha Pagare was on her way to work in Mumbai when she broke out into a sweat. She became breathless and her neck began to hurt. She dismissed this odd discomfort as tiredness caused by her stressful routine as a mammography technician. But she knew something was off. She decided to get tested, just to [...]

October 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

As we celebrate Women’s Day, we would like to shed light on the contributions from South African women in the field of Technology. Let’s take a look at how South African women are currently changing and paving way for future generations of the fast-evolving sector 1. Naledi Pandor Naledi Pandor currently serves as our Minister [...]

August 9, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

3 Simple Steps To Prevent Diabetes In Women

3 Simple Steps To Prevent Diabetes In Women

Diabetes is a lifelong disease caused by high sugar level in the blood. This happens because the body is unable to produce sufficient insulin, or the body is not using it correctly .Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Its main function is to transport the glucose from the blood into the cells where [...]

May 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 3 Simple Steps To Prevent Diabetes In Women

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

We have come across umpteen reports linking obesity to depression. Compared with normal weight adolescents, obese adolescents have a higher prevalence of mental health problems, self-esteem, anxiety, depressive disorders, due to their body image issues. According to a new study things aren’t as picture perfect in the other side of the spectrum too. A significant [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

These women take care of health documentation for 22 villages in Maharashtra

These women take care of health documentation for 22 villages in Maharashtra

Unless we know what we are fighting, we don’t know what to fight it with. Data in India is problematic because there is either a lack of an adequate number of people for collection or a lack of means to collect it. To overcome the gap between actual and official data, we need more people [...]

April 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on These women take care of health documentation for 22 villages in Maharashtra

Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

On November 2, the Chicago Cubs made sports history by winning the World Series baseball championship in Cleveland for the first time in 108 years. The victory was partly attributed to their use of big data: a set of people on their computers going over skeletal reconstructions of the players’ past movements to tag their [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

Almost 3 in 10 women get pregnant naturally after fertility treatments

Almost 3 in 10 women get pregnant naturally after fertility treatments

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — Nearly one-third of women who have infertility treatments get pregnant naturally within a few years of stopping treatment, a new study suggests. Researchers conducted an online survey of 403 women who had infertility treatments called assisted reproductive technologies (ART), such as in-vitro fertilization. Ninety-six women didn’t get pregnant during treatment. [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Almost 3 in 10 women get pregnant naturally after fertility treatments

Raw eggs ‘safe for pregnant women’

Raw eggs ‘safe for pregnant women’

Pregnant women should no longer be told not to eat raw or lightly cooked eggs, a safety committee has recommended. The risk of salmonella from UK eggs produced to Lion code or equivalent standards should be considered “very low”, the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food said. It said this meant eggs could [...]

July 26, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Raw eggs ‘safe for pregnant women’

Women with migraines may face higher threat of heart disease, stroke

Women with migraines may face higher threat of heart disease, stroke

Women who suffer from migraine headaches may have a slightly increased risk of heart disease or stroke, a new study suggests. “Migraine should be considered a marker for increased risk of cardiovascular disease, at least in women,” said lead researcher Dr. Tobias Kurth, director of the Institute of Public Health at Charite-Universitatsmedizin in Berlin, Germany. [...]

June 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Women with migraines may face higher threat of heart disease, stroke

Men are making more money off their homes than women

Men are making more money off their homes than women

The gender pay gap is following women home from the office. Buying a home is a better financial move for men than women, as the average market value of homes owned by single men is 10% higher than homes owned by single women, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. What’s more, male-owned homes appreciate [...]

May 30, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Men are making more money off their homes than women

Does a deep voice draw women?

Does a deep voice draw women?

Deep voices in guys might not be supposed to make girls swoon, however rather to scare awaycapability rivals, a brand new look at indicates. In a chain of experiments with people and primates which includes gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans, researchers found that a deep male voice changed into seen as dominant through different men,however had [...]

May 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Does a deep voice draw women?

Study finds women who live in greener areas live longer

Study finds women who live in greener areas live longer

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 — Women living in homes surrounded by lots of trees and vegetation may have a lower risk of death than those in areas with less greenery, a new study suggests. Researchers sifted through data on more than 108,000 women across the United States. The information was collected between 2000 and 2008. [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study finds women who live in greener areas live longer