Tag: women

Mediterranean diet can lower stroke risk in women by 22%

Following a proper diet has many health benefits, such as preventing various diseases and improving your overall well-being. According to a study by researchers from Scotland, following a certain kind of diet can also help reduce your risk of having a stroke. Dietary habits and stroke risk Data from the

Ballon d’Or 2018 shortlist, date and time: with Luka Modric favourite to win in Paris tonight

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have shared football’s most iconic individual prize between them for the past 10 years but this could be the year that the Ballon d’Or duopoly is ended. Luka Modric is the bookmakers’ favourite to claim France Football’s prize, currently held by Ronaldo, after his sparkling form

Wheatgrass helps manage cholesterol levels in menopausal women

People with hyperlipidemia have high levels of total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and triglycerides. Fortunately, research has found a natural medicine to reduce these lipid levels. A study in the Journal of Dietary Supplements has suggested that taking wheatgrass (Triticum aestivum) supplements can improve cholesterol levels of hyperlipidemic individuals, particularly in menopausal women.

Smoking, diabetes and hypertension up heart attack risk in women

A study has stated that unhealthy lifestyles such as smoking, besides diabetes and hypertension increase the risk of heart attack in the fairer sex than in their male counterparts. The study showed that an elevated risk of heart attack was found among women with high blood pressure, and Type-1 and

The healing arsenal of superfoods that prevent breast cancer

The prospect of getting breast cancer is one of the greatest worries a woman faces. Among the different types of cancer, breast cancer remains the most common and is one of the leading causes of death among women. With only one in eight women developing the condition, there is still

Seven players will make their full international debuts for England in their Women’s World Cup qualifier in Kazakhstan on Tuesday.

England secured qualification to next year’s tournament in France with a 3-0 victory over Wales on Friday. Gabby George, Lucy Staniforth, Lauren Bruton, Mary Earps, Hannah Blundell, Leah Williamson and Beth Mead have all been named in England’s starting 11. “I’m determined to give youngsters the opportunity,” said boss Phil Neville. “They’ve

Extract from Dandelion, mango, Plan B pill, breast cancer, women could function as first “natural Plan B pill”

Many women have, at one point or another, turned to the Plan B pill to prevent an unplanned pregnancy, but a new study is claiming that natural ingredients can be just as effective as emergency birth control, without having to mess with a woman’s hormones. The study, done by scientists

Lung cancer rates have gone down in communities with strong smoking laws

Imposing strong smoke-free workplace laws may lead to a significant decline in lung cancer rates, according to a study published in the journal Cancer. A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky has examined how smoke-free laws affect lung cancer prevalence across the state as part of the study. Data show that Kentucky has

European Championships 2018: Laura Kenny wins second gold in Glasgow in elimination race

Britain’s Laura Kenny won her second gold medal of the European Championships in Glasgow with victory in the women’s elimination race. It is Kenny’s 12th European title with Germany’s Anna Knauer and Russia’s Evgenia Augustinas winning silver and bronze respectively. The four-time Olympic champion, 26, won gold as part of Britain’s

Diet determines whether you get type 2 diabetes, especially in older women

For many years, doctors insisted that a diabetes diagnosis was nothing more than bad luck, an unfortunate genetic predisposition about which very little could be done. In some instances, patients were advised to lose a bit of weight, but for the most part they were prescribed chemical drugs to control

Gynecologist uses her practice to spread the word about how a whole-foods plant-based diet helps women avoid disease

Did you know that following a whole-food plant-based diet (WFPB) can significantly improve your overall healthand help you avoid various diseases? Dr. Padma Garvey, a gynecologist based in New York’s Hudson Valley, is known as “the plant-based doctor mom.” Dr. Garvey is an advocate of the WFPB diet, which she often