Investigating the anti-hypertensive effects of pumpkin seed oil

Investigating the anti-hypertensive effects of pumpkin seed oil

Based on these findings, the researchers concluded that regular PSO supplementation can help reduce hypertension and cardiovascular disease risk in postmenopausal women.THE EFFECTS OF PUMPKIN SEED OIL SUPPLEMENTATION ON ARTERIAL HEMODYNAMICS, STIFFNESS AND CARDIAC AUTONOMIC FUNCTION IN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN , 2019 Nov;37:23-26.

5 exercises must for pregnant women for normal delivery

5 exercises must for pregnant women for normal delivery

Apart from these exercises for normal delivery, pregnant women must include a healthy diet, stress-free lifestyle and the habit of drinking plenty of water in their daily routine during pregnancy.Deep squats exercises help to relax and lengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor and stretch the perineum.

Krispy Kreme's "Promotion" for Pharma Promotes Obesity and Disease for Poor and People of Color

Krispy Kreme's "Promotion" for Pharma Promotes Obesity and Disease for Poor and People of Color

By race/ethnicity, the same obesity and education pattern was seen among non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Black, and Hispanic women, and also among non-Hispanic White men, although the differences were not all statistically significant.

My body, my choice? Study reveals home births are just as safe as hospital births

My body, my choice? Study reveals home births are just as safe as hospital births

A peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health reached a similar conclusion, confirming that planned home births in low-risk women result in lower rates of intervention without any increase in adverse outcomes for either mothers or their babies.

Study: PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Study: PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) might cause menopause to occur two years earlier, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Avoiding Sun Exposure Is As Dangerous As Smoking

Avoiding Sun Exposure Is As Dangerous As Smoking

The researchers acknowledge that longer life expectancy for sunbathers seems paradoxical to the common thinking that sun exposure increases risk for skin cancer.“We do know that melanomas are rare among women with darker skin, and sun benefits goes up in those populations when weighing sun exposure’s risk against benefits”, Dr Lindqvist said.

‘Call your GP’: Women displaying new gynae cancer symptoms during lockdown urged to seek medical advice

‘Call your GP’: Women displaying new gynae cancer symptoms during lockdown urged to seek medical advice

It comes after a recent YouGov poll for the Eve Appeal – a charity that funds research into gynaecological cancers – found that 38 per cent of 25 to 34-year-olds said they would delay seeking medical advice if they experienced bleeding after sex, a key symptom of cervical cancer.

Women can feel phantom fetus kicks years after giving birth

Women can feel phantom fetus kicks years after giving birth

Women can feel phantom fetus-like kicks for up to 28 years after giving birth, new research has revealed.They found 40 per cent of the women had felt phantom fetal kicks after giving birth and that the sensation persisted for an average of 6.8 years following delivery.

Stay positive, live longer

Stay positive, live longer

When individuals were compared based on their initial levels of optimism, the researchers found that the most optimistic men and women demonstrated, on average, an 11-15% longer lifespan, and had 50-70% greater odds of reaching 85 years old compared to the least optimistic groups.

Breast cancer survivors can lift weights, get manicures and garden, say doctors

Breast cancer survivors can lift weights, get manicures and garden, say doctors

Schmitz said that in addition to her research that showed slow progressive weight training would not cause lymphoedema, there are other important benefits of exercise for women who have had breast cancer surgery.

6 Reasons to eat more onions

6 Reasons to eat more onions

Another study published in the journal Plant Foods for Human Nutrition examined 24 women with mildly high cholesterol and found that those who drank onion juice every day for eight weeks had lower levels of total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol than those who drank a placebo.

Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

Gay and transgender women have lower cancer survival rates, study reveals

Since poor quality of life is linked to worse cancer survival rates, this calls for policy changes to improve access to care for sexual minority cancer survivors.

Lower Blood Pressure With a Small Dietary Change

Lower Blood Pressure With a Small Dietary Change

The study, which took place at the Pennsylvania State University in State College, found that eating more walnuts is associated with a reduction in blood pressure and a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease.1 The subjects were 45 overweight or obese men and women, ranging in age from 30 to 65.

Obesity and Brain Shrinkage

Obesity and Brain Shrinkage

The study, which was conducted at Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, found that obese people appear to experience greater shrinkage in their brain tissue than normal-weight folks, and the changes often start to occur during middle age.1 These results are based on an investigation that included more than 12,000 men and women living in the United Kingdom.

Fake a Smile at Work, Drink Too Much Later?

Fake a Smile at Work, Drink Too Much Later?

The study, which was conducted at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, found that employees who force themselves to smile or conceal their feelings of irritation towards customers may be more likely to drink to excess when their work is done for the day.1 These results are based on information collected in the National Survey of Work Stress and Health, which was answered by working men and women across the United States.

Just a Small Dose of Nature Soothes Stress

Just a Small Dose of Nature Soothes Stress

The study, which was conducted at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, found that spending 20 minutes or more in nature is linked to a significant drop in stress hormone levels.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 36 men and women with a mean age of almost 46, all of whom were residing in urban areas.

PRP for Hair Regeneration

PRP for Hair Regeneration

Anyone experiencing hair loss is essentially a good candidate for PRP treatments, but those with early hair loss tend to respond best; particularly in patients with “androgenic alopecia,” which is a genetically determined type of hair thinning that typically occurs along the top of the head both in men and women.

Put That Fork Down at Night

Put That Fork Down at Night

The study, which took place at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, found that eating later in the evening is associated with more excess weight and body fat.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 31 overweight or obese adults, 90 percent of whom were women.

Hot Tea and Cancer Risk

Hot Tea and Cancer Risk

The study, which was conducted by the American Cancer Society in Atlanta, Georgia, found that consuming extremely hot tea may be associated with an increased risk of developing esophageal cancer.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 50,045 men and women living in northeastern Iran.

Mushrooms Help Protect Your Brain

Mushrooms Help Protect Your Brain

The study, which took place at the National University of Singapore, found that consuming mushrooms—and yes, that includes white button mushrooms—more than twice a week is associated with a lower risk of cognitive problems such as mild memory loss and language difficulties in older adults.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 663 Chinese men and women, all of whom were at least 60 years old.

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain. Reviewing the weight gain risks that hound women during their midlife has encouraged researchers at The Mayo Clinic to give out a series of recommendations to lessen the menopausal challenges during this trying time in their lives.

Here are 5 tips for a healthy bladder

Here are 5 tips for a healthy bladder

Good personal hygiene can help prevent diseases and infections like UTIs. This is crucial for women, especially since keeping the area around the vagina clean and dry can help prevent bacteria from reaching the urinary tract and entering your bladder. Exercise regularly, follow a healthy diet, maintain proper hygiene, and stay hydrated to keep your bladder healthy as you age.

Go Nuts If You Have Diabetes

Go Nuts If You Have Diabetes

The study, which was conducted at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, found that consuming tree nuts frequently is associated with a lower risk of heart disease in those with type 2 diabetes.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 16,217 men and women who had a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.

Managing Menopause With Acupuncture

Managing Menopause With Acupuncture

And because of the design of the research, we can’t definitively say that the relief the women experienced was not due to a placebo effect simply based on getting some form of medical help.

Oat Products Tested Positive for Glyphosate

Oat Products Tested Positive for Glyphosate

Regardless of the product(s) being used, agronomists and growers must ensure proper application to maximize desiccant efficacy while limiting negative impacts to quality, including unacceptable herbicide residue levels.” Glyphosate Linked to Pregnancy Risks Herbicide use is on the rise in the U.S. Midwest, where corn and soy crops are prolific, and researchers are concerned exposure could be harming pregnant women and children in the area.

A Woman's Brain Looks 3 Years Younger Than a Man of the Same Age

A Woman's Brain Looks 3 Years Younger Than a Man of the Same Age

I think this could mean that the reason women don't experience as much cognitive decline in later years is because their brains are effectively younger, and we're currently working on a study to confirm that." Advertisement High-Fat Diet Helps Keep Your Brain Youthful While these findings are interesting, it is perplexing to speculate as to what the reason is.

What Are the Benefits of Flaxseed?

What Are the Benefits of Flaxseed?

Animal research has demonstrated the addition of flaxseed to a high-fat diet protected mice against obesity, 3 supporting previous research showing lignans in flaxseed were associated with a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes in women.

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Alexandra Scranton, Women's Voices for the Earth’s director of science and research, says tampons 2 "are not just your average cosmetics because they are used on an exceptionally sensitive and absorbent part of a woman's body.” Tampons, Pads and Diapers Polluted With Phthalates and VOCs A recent study published in Reproductive Toxicology 3 confirms the results of a previous study 4 from 2014 demonstrating how the feminine care industry sells products containing harmful chemicals, including pesticides, fragrances, dyes and preservatives.

Nearly Half of American Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease

Nearly Half of American Adults Have Cardiovascular Disease

Research has shown that eliminating high blood pressure could have a larger impact on CVD deaths than the elimination of all other risk factors among women and all except smoking among men." Cholesterol Is Not a Culprit in CVD While I agree with four of the AHA's suggestions, high cholesterol has been repeatedly found to not be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and higher cholesterol may actually be healthier than lower levels .

Trichomoniasis: What You Need to Know

Trichomoniasis: What You Need to Know

7 Pregnant women may be diagnosed with trichomoniasis too, and they’re known to have a 3.2 percent risk for this infection. What’s alarming about trichomoniasis is that women with no history of sexual intercourse or pregnancy still have a 1.0 and 4.1 percent chance of getting it.

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