Breastfeeding may reduce risk for stroke in post-menopausal women — Study

Breastfeeding is not only good for babies, there is growing evidence it may also reduce the risk for stroke in post-menopausal women who reported breastfeeding at least one child, according … Read More

Secondhand Smoke Exposure In Childhood Tied To Women’s Arthritis

Women who were regularly exposed to secondhand smoke as children might be at slightly increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, a new study hints. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in … Read More

Moms Who Smoked as Teens More Likely to Deliver Smaller Babies

A woman’s risk of having a baby with a low birth weight is higher if she starts smoking in her teens, a new study suggests. That’s because women who start … Read More

Is there any change in mothers’ parenting attitudes & behaviors with their first- and second-born?

Shutter stock New research reveals that mothers hold similar views and attitudes when parenting their first and second children, but their parenting behaviors with their two children differ. In the … Read More

Mothers who follow five healthy habits may reduce risk of obesity in children

Children and adolescents whose mothers follow five healthy habits — eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, drinking alcohol in moderation, and not smoking — are … Read More

‘Condoms are everywhere, but young people don’t like them’

Image source As reported on Health24 by Ndivhuwo Mukwevho Young people who do not like using condoms during sexual intercourse in Vhembe are the main cause behind high rate of unwanted … Read More

10 Important Risk Factors For Developing Cervical Cancer

Image Source A risk factor for development of cervical cancer include anything that increases a woman’s chance of developing cervical cancer. Although risk factors often influence the development of cancer, … Read More

Somalia: 1.4M children to suffer acute malnutrition this year – UN agency

A two year-old child cries for his mother at the Kismayo general hospital in Somalia. Born with a deformity, the child is also suffering from extreme malnourishment. Photo: IOM/Muse Mohammed … Read More

Do You Have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ?

What Really Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating anxiety disorder that occurs after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. The event may involve a real … Read More