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Breast milk packs powerful immune boosting punch

Breast milk packs powerful immune-boosting punch

Posted on May 7, 2018 by Contributor

Scientists have taken a closer look at breast milk. New moms and moms-to-be, you may want to give ...

diet to delay menopause

Could a diet delay menopause?

Posted on May 3, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that it is possible for a diet to delay menopause. Find out how what you ...

5 Surprising reasons why you may be getting heavier

Posted on April 29, 2018 by ATW Nutrition Coaching

Weight gain is sneaky! We get so comfortable with the tiny changes every day that we only really ...

Hot tub health benefits for women

Hot-tub health benefits for women

Posted on April 25, 2018 by Contributor

Now you don’t need to make an excuse - research has uncovered proven hot-tub health benefits…

Hemp – a new cure for ovarian cancer?

Hemp – a new cure for ovarian cancer?

Posted on April 24, 2018 by Contributor

Could hemp be a new cure for ovarian cancer? Research into this cannabis plant’s cancer-fighting powers is promising…

What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

Posted on April 19, 2018 by Contributor

It’s possible to develop harmless ovarian cysts, but some can be problematic. Here are some symptoms of ovarian ...

Why we need to ditch vaginal hygiene products

Why we need to ditch vaginal hygiene products

Posted on April 18, 2018 by Contributor

Vaginal hygiene products do more harm than good, according to a new University of Guelph study…

Examine your breasts regularly

Posted on April 15, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Be sure to examine your breasts so that you can check for any possible changes…

How to reduce period pain

How to reduce period pain

Posted on April 9, 2018 by Contributor

What causes it and what you can do to reduce period pain. Kotex® Health Expert, Sister Burgie Ireland, ...

Could DIY acupressure relieve period pain?

Could DIY acupressure relieve period pain?

Posted on April 6, 2018 by Contributor

Could acupressure relieve period pain? Researchers designed an app to help women use acupressure and the results were ...

natural energy boosters

7 Natural energy boosters

Posted on April 4, 2018 by Contributor

If you have to drag yourself out of bed in the morning and struggle through the day, here ...

Mediterranean diet

Why the Mediterranean diet works for postmenopausal women

Posted on March 22, 2018 by Contributor

The Mediterranean diet has particular health benefits for postmenopausal women, and the good news is that you can ...

Why regular walks are important for post-menopausal women

Why regular walks are important for post-menopausal women

Posted on March 8, 2018 by Contributor

For post-menopausal women, scheduling regular walks will do more than help maintain a youthful figure…

Cervical cancer survivor Marinda van Zyl shares her story

Cervical cancer survivor shares her story

Posted on March 6, 2018 by Monique Warner

Like so many healthy women, Marinda van Zyl didn’t give cervical cancer much thought – until she was ...

Could a 'tummy tuck' solve ‘mummy tummy’ problems?

Could a ‘tummy tuck’ solve ‘mummy tummy’ problems?

Posted on March 5, 2018 by Contributor

A tummy tuck is often performed as part of "mommy makeovers”, but it could have real health benefits…

Could you be infected with an HPV virus?

Could you be infected with an HPV virus?

Posted on March 5, 2018 by Contributor

As a leading cause of cervical cancer, it’s no wonder everyone is talking about the HPV virus and ...

Why condom use is on the decline

Why condom use is on the decline

Posted on March 1, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that condom use is on the decline, even though condoms protect against HIV/AIDS and STIs. ...

Dealing with menopause: Vaginal dryness

Posted on February 26, 2018 by People

Vaginal dryness is common after menopause but it can be solved. We look at how it can be ...

How housework can negatively affect women’s lung function

How housework can negatively affect women’s lung function

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Contributor

Women who regularly use cleaning sprays at home experience a greater decline in lung function over time than ...

Conflict, political instability linked to higher rates of maternal, child mortality in Muslim countries

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Contributor

Muslim-majority countries have higher maternal, stillbirth, newborn and child mortality rates compared to the global average and compared ...

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