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शुक्रवार, 19 जनवरी 2018

India's cancer cases far lower than those in the West, yet death rate higher

India's cancer cases far lower than those in the West, yet death rate higher
- So while India has lower cancer rates than many other countries, it has a high death rate. Check the World Health Organisation's Globocan 2012 report's analysis for breast cancer: only 1 out every 5 or 6 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer died in the US, but corresponding figures in India stood ...

This honest video is an inspiration for the LGBTQ community

This honest video is an inspiration for the LGBTQ community
- he spoke about how he moved forward with the help of his organisation Queerela in Kerala. “The lack of support from his family, colleagues or friends did not stop him from moving forward and supporting himself and other members of the LGBT community in Kerala and in India,” the caption reads.

Is this plausible? Over 50% south Indian women justify domestic violence, says survey

Is this plausible? Over 50% south Indian women justify domestic violence, says survey
- A majority of women surveyed in the state justified being hit or beaten by their husbands if they (the women) neglected the house or children, or showed disrespect for in-laws. The latest figures on attitudes towards spousal violence in India were released recently by the National Family Health Survey ...

Do men and women suffer from migraines differently?

Do men and women suffer from migraines differently?
- However, no difference in cortical thickness was found between male migraineurs and healthy males. This made the researchers conclude that being a female itself increased the risk of suffering from migraines. Being female and having migraine may lead to changes in brain anatomy and sensory ...

52% Indian women think it's okay for their husbands to beat them. Only 42% men agree

52% Indian women think it's okay for their husbands to beat them. Only 42% men agree
- Data from the National Family Health Survey reveals that the number of men who say physical abuse is justified has fallen faster over the past 10 years. New Delhi: While fewer Indian men say it's justified to physically assault their wives, the number of women who think it's a valid form of 'punishment' is ...

India's cancer cases far lower than those in the West, yet death rate higher

India's cancer cases far lower than those in the West, yet death rate higher
- So while India has lower cancer rates than many other countries, it has a high death rate. Check the World Health Organisation's Globocan 2012 report's analysis for breast cancer: only 1 out every 5 or 6 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer died in the US, but corresponding figures in India stood ...

Free diagnostic camps seek to revolutionise healthcare in rural India, but affordability of medicines ...

Free diagnostic camps seek to revolutionise healthcare in rural India, but affordability of medicines ...
- However, if you ask what is the reaction of the 3,000 plus villagers of Daurahra to these health camps, the answer varies with many shades of grey. Munni Devi, a middle-aged woman who lives next to the chaupal where the health group's meetings are held, said, "We get free diagnosis but we have to ...

Here's what you need to know about infertility

Here's what you need to know about infertility
- In India, male infertility is an ignored phenomenon and women are subjected to social stigma for being unable to bear children. ... It is also important to make certain lifestyle changes such as quitting  smoking and drinking, and consuming a healthy diet, all of which can help in preventing infertility and ...



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 ...