Weekly 300 Minutes Exercise Cuts down Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk
Sep04

Weekly 300 Minutes Exercise Cuts down Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk

Reducing total fat and other adiposity measures, especially for obese women with the greater exercise proved effective. This proves the fact that physical activity is an inexpensive, noninvasive strategy for disease prevention. Worldwide, public health agencies recommend that for overall health we be physically active for at least 150 minutes a week at moderate intensity, or 60-75 minutes a week at vigorous intensity. The finding is...

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Sitting for Long Hours Puts Women at High Cancer Risk
Aug07

Sitting for Long Hours Puts Women at High Cancer Risk

A new study appeared in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention finds that women who sit lazily for long duration are inviting the risk of cancers. According to the study findings, being a couch potato was associated with a higher risk of total cancer risk in women, and specifically with multiple myeloma, breast, and ovarian cancers, even after taking into account BMI, physical activity, and other factors. Investigators...

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Safety App for Delhi Women
Feb04

Safety App for Delhi Women

A mobile phone-based application, called Himmat, for the safety of women in New Delhi has been launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. It is an initiative by the Delhi police for women’s safety and is meant basically for the employed women who travel alone sometimes late at night. This app allow women to send a distress call to the Police Control R oom and their relatives in case of an emergency. The Himmat app can be...

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