Women who experience pregnancy-related complications like gestational diabetes are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life, says the American Heart Association (AHA). The organisation called for vigorous prevention of these risk factors and continued … [Read more...] about Pregnancy complications increase women’s risk of heart disease: AHA
The likelihood of postmenopausal bleeding being cancer may not be very high, but it is a cause of concern and needs medical attention immediately, says gynaecologist Dr. Anuradha Sharma. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) … [Read more...] about What causes postmenopausal bleeding?
Turning 40 is a big milestone. Our bodies start changing dramatically once we hit 40. We may start noticing more grey hair, lower metabolism, more wrinkling of skin, vaginal dryness, or menstrual irregularities. Turning 40 calls for more attention to our health and well being so … [Read more...] about Essential health tests for women in their 40s and 50s
All women, even if they are young and healthy, should be visiting the doctor at least once a year for a health checkup. It is a good addition to healthy eating, exercising, and other good habits that people need to inculcate to live a healthier, longer life. Health checkups … [Read more...] about Essential health tests for women in their 20s and 30s
The longer women with gestational diabetes breastfeed their babies, the lower their risk for developing type-2 diabetes later in life, says a new study. The decision on how and for how long a mother nurses a child is their choice, but experts say there are a lot of benefits in … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding may reduce risk of type-2 diabetes