Tag Archives: Women

Sitting More Might Lead to Heart Diseases in Older Women, Suggests Study

Fat (Photo Credits: ANI) Texas, February 18: Sitting for longer durations might lead to higher risks of heart diseases for overweight or obese women post their menopause, suggests a new study. The study was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. In this observational study, researchers measured the sitting habits of older women… Read More »

Take the Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Coaching Postpartum Women?

Let’s be honest: Coaching women in the postpartum period requires a unique set of knowledge and skills. Women who are postpartum have not only just “grown” a human, but birthed that human and been thrown into the demanding role of motherhood. They may struggle with… Pelvic organ prolapse Diastasis recti Postpartum depression Incontinence C-section recovery… Read More »

‘Successful ageing’ reported by most older women living with HIV in US study

Is self-rated successful ageing achievable in older women living with HIV, despite health complications they are likely to be confronted by? Published by Dr Anna Rubotsva and colleagues in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, a recent survey strongly suggests so: in 386 HIV-positive and 137 HIV-negative women, aged 50 years or over, successful… Read More »

Losing weight could reduce breast cancer risk for women over 50, study finds

Overweight women over the age of 50 could see a reduction in their risk of developing breast cancer if they lost weight, according to a new study. The study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) and conducted by researchers from the American Cancer Society, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,… Read More »