24 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Sexual offences against women are increasing and such crimes have to be dealt with strictly and no leniency should be shown to the offenders, Delhi High Court said, as it increased the imprisonment awarded to a convict from three to seven years.
06 Oct 2015
London: Women with a gene variant associated with Alzheimer's disease experience a steeper decline in body mass index (BMI) after age of 70 than those women without the version of the gene, says a study.
15 Jun 2013
Women can now blame men for hot flushes, mood swings and other symptoms of menopause they suffer from!
06 Dec 2012
Middle-aged women in Britain like to read books about sex, according to a new survey. In the poll involving 2000 women between 45 and 60, 35pct said that romantic fiction was the most popular genre.
12 Jul 2014
Sydney: For women above the age of 50, daily exercise can be prescribed as medicine to reduce the risk of death, research says. According to Australian researchers, in addition to conventional treatments for physical and mental health, doctors should prescribe tailored, moderate to high intensity exercise programmes for older women.
08 Aug 2015
New Delhi: A total of 526 cases of sexual harassment of women at workplace were reported during 2014, the government said yesterday.
06 Dec 2012
While female orgasm has been the subject of so many myths and folk beliefs, scientists are trying their best to know more about the mystery behind the phenomenon. And now, after some intense field research, a team of experts have uncovered six facts about the female orgasm, as revealed by modern science, reports New Scientist magazine.
15 Jan 2015
New York: The rampant sexual objectification of women can heighten their fears of being raped, a significant study says, adding that making sexual objectification socially unacceptable could enhance women's sense of safety.
13 Sep 2016
London: People's decisions on whether or not to drink more alcohol is influenced by other drinkers and the environment around them, a new study has found.