Tag Archives: Women

Salt water sisters: meet the wild-swimming Irish women who take the plunge 12 months a year

The water is at its coldest now. It’s only 8°C but it feels like it’s freezing. At high tide the women gather. Springing from cars, stripping off jackets and scarves, donning colourful hats and goggles. It’s time to get in. t Mountcharles Pier in west Donegal, the rain has finally abated. Not flat-calm but not… Read More »

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 »