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News tag: women


“Bionic bra” fits automatically to match movement level

10 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
For active and athletic women, finding comfortable and well-fitting upper underwear can be as difficult as participating in a marathon. A new bra, dubbed “bionic bra”, automatically adjusts its tightness in response to breast movement, aiming to make running more comfortable for women. Making this behavior possible, are sensors placed…


Australian women over 40 enjoying motherhood more than ever

24 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
More Australian women over 40 are getting pregnant than ever before, a new report shows. According to Australian Bureau of Statistics, in 2011 an impressive record of 12,800 babies were born to mothers over 40, a staggering increase from 7,100 births aged over 40 in 2001. The news is both…


Women more prone to anxiety and depression after heart attack

20 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Women are more prone to anxiety and depression in the wake of a myocardial infarction (MI) compared to men, a new research suggests. According to World Health Organization, in 2020 depression will be the second most frequent cause of disability and death worldwide. As European Society of Cardiology reports, major…


Abstinence costs $18 USD per month in small African country

9 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
In the small African country of Swaziland, the government is taking actions to impose sexual abstinence, trying to keep the nation's women virgin  as long as possible. More precisely, young virgin women are given an $18 per month allowance in exchange for not having sex. Odd at first blush, the…


Women’s affection for dogs equal to love for own children

8 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
New evidence shows women grow attached to dogs in a manner similar to how they relate to their own children. The study involved 14 women and was conducted by the Massachusetts General Hospital. All women had dogs as pets and mothered children  aged  2 to 10. The researchers used photographs of…


6 DNA genes tell how much coffee we drink

7 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Small variations of 6 particular genes may indicate how much coffee we drink. Drinking coffee has been previously linked to DNA,  so the scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health analyzed the combined results of previous research to reach more accurate conclusions. Gathering information from 120.000 people, the study…


Skirt size predicts increased risk of breast cancer

25 Sep, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
A recent study shows women who need a larger skirt size every ten years, age 25 to 65 years, have a 33 percent higher risk of breast cancer following menopause. Involving more than 90,000 women, the study performed at Department of women’s cancer at University College London (UCL) offers important…