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  • Women Who Breastfeed are at Lower Risk of Developing type 2 Diabetes

    Mothers who did not breastfeed their children have significantly higher rates of type 2 diabetes later in life than moms who breastfed, report University of Pittsburgh researchers in a study published in the September issue of the American Journal of Medicine. “We have seen dramatic increases in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes over the […]

    Alcohol consumption affects oestrogen levels, increases breast cancer risk: Study

    A US study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, has confirmed suggestions that certain types of breast cancer are more common among women who regularly drink alcohol. Scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre followed 2,944 postmenopausal women, all of whom took part in the wider Women’s Health Initiative study between […]

    Researchers find new way to study oncogene’s role in DNA repair

    A key step in understanding the origins of familial breast cancer has been made by two teams of scientists at the University of California, Davis. The researchers have purified, for the first time, the protein produced by the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2 and used it to study the oncogene’s role in DNA repair. The […]

    Beer psoriasis link for women and psoriasis plus depression

    By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD According to a new study, women who regularly drink beer may be increasing their risk of developing psoriasis – a disease of the skin. Light beer and wine are not associated with such a risk, the study says. Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease characterised by itchy red scaly patches […]

    Regular Workouts Make WomenFeel More Stronger, Healthier, Confident, Energized and Accomplished

    A new survey of 443 women ages 25-49 finds that those who work out regularly do not just do it to be healthy; they do it to feel like a more confident, energized and accomplished woman. In fact, nearly all active women—more than nine out of 10—say working out regularly makes them feel healthier (100 […]

    Female Athletes With Higher Estrogen Levels May Have Higher Injury Risk

    In female athletes with chronically higher estrogen levels, differences in the mechanical properties of tendons may lead to a higher risk of injury, according to a study in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, official research journal of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , a […]

    Advinus Therapeutics and Torrent Research Centre Win BioQuizitive 2010 Regional Finals at Mumbai and Ahmedabad

    Bangalore, Karnataka-More than fifty teams battled it out at the Mumbai and Ahmedabad regional rounds of BioQuizitive 2010, India’s first life sciences quiz for corporate and professionals on 4th and 5th September 2010. 2-member teams took part in a preliminary written round of 20 questions and four top teams qualified for the regional finals in […]

    Jury Announced for Alexandria – Frost & Sullivan 2010 India Excellence in Healthcare Awards

    Mumbai,India: The full line-up of the judging panel for the 2010 India Excellence in Healthcare Awards has been announced. ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES, INC. has partnered with Frost & Sullivan for this year’s edition, which will be held in Mumbai on 23 rd September 2010. Described by the Observer as “an excellent initiative that covers […]

    Supreme Court of Israel Rules in Favor of Sun Pharma

    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.: Today announced that the Supreme Court of Israel has unanimously dismissed the appeal by Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Taro) (Pink Sheets: TAROF) of the previous ruling by the Tel-Aviv District Court holding that the Israeli special tender offer (STO) rules do not apply to the Tender Offer by […]

    BP Provides $10 mln to Support Study of Spill-related Health Issues

    British oil giant BP said on Tuesday it is providing 10 million U.S. dollars to support a health organization’s study of potential public health issues relating to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and other spill-related health research. The funding will allow the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to “build on efforts by the Centers […]