Women Health

Women Health

Menstrual Hygiene Day

Doing away with menstrual taboos

In our society menstruation was always seemed a taboo specifically from a male perspective. As a result woman feel hesitant in opening up about these issues

Doing away with menstrual  taboos

Virtual dialogue

'Sanitary pads should be affordable'

People are gradually moving away from the taboos associated with menstruation, but there is still a long way to go

'Sanitary pads should be affordable'

Long working hours increase deaths from heart disease, stroke: WHO, ILO

Long working hours led to 745,000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29 per cent increase since 2000

Long working hours increase deaths from heart disease, stroke: WHO, ILO

Global shortage of midwives threatens women’s lives: Report

Despite alarms raised in the last State of the World’s Midwifery report in 2014, which also provided a roadmap on how to remedy this deficit, progress over the past eight years has been too slow

Global shortage of midwives threatens women’s lives: Report

Fasting lowers blood pressure by reshaping gut microbiota, suggests study on animal model

For the first time researchers demonstrate that intermittent fasting can reduce hypertension by reshaping the gut microbiota in an animal model

Fasting lowers blood pressure by reshaping gut microbiota, suggests study on animal model

Kapasia now global model for zero maternal mortality

The ‘maternal mortality-free Kapasia’ initiative is being conducted with a specially designed software and health manual. This has reduced maternal mortality down to zero in the upazila

Kapasia now global model for zero maternal mortality

Disrupted sleep linked to higher risk of death, particularly in women

The study of 8001 men and women found that female adults who experienced unconscious wakefulness most often and for longer periods of time had nearly double the risk of dying from cardiovascular ...

Disrupted sleep linked to higher risk of death, particularly in women

How to make your basic meals full of nutrition

It's important to follow a diet that helps in reaching our fitness goals in a flexible and comfortable manner

How to make your basic meals full of nutrition

Work performance may be affected by eating late night snacks

According to the findings of a new study, unhealthy eating behaviours at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work.

Work performance may be affected by eating late night snacks

Study reveals 'hunger hormone' affects monetary decision making

Higher levels of the stomach-derived hormone ghrelin, which stimulates appetite, predict a greater preference for smaller immediate monetary rewards over larger delayed financial rewards, a new study ...

Study reveals 'hunger hormone' affects monetary decision making
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