Mobile app may predict depression in pregnant women – ET HealthWorld

Mobile app may predict depression in pregnant women – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: A mobile app could help predict if a pregnant woman will develop depression in the later stages of pregnancy, according to new research. By asking women to respond to surveys during their first trimester, researchers identified various risk factors, including sleep quality and food insecurity, for developing depression. “We can ask people a … Read more

Seven women sworn-in as ministers in Modi 3.0 cabinet

Seven women sworn-in as ministers in Modi 3.0 cabinet

Seven women, including two in Cabinet roles, have been inducted into the new council of ministers in the 18th Lok Sabha on Sunday. The previous council, which dissolved on June 5, had ten women ministers. Those dropped from the council include former Union Minister Smriti Irani, Minister of State Bharti Pawar, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Darshana … Read more

Shakti gladdens hearts but issues dogging scheme sadden women

Shakti gladdens hearts but issues dogging scheme sadden women

Akkayyamma and her 29-year-old daughter Pavithra from Nippani in Belagavi district in North Karnataka travelled approximately 600 km to Kukke Subrahmanya temple in Dakshina Kannada district in the south. They made the journey to perform a special ritual recommended by an astrologer for their family at this temple. But thanks to the Karnataka government’s Shakti … Read more

Women better at sport during period, study suggests

Women better at sport during period, study suggests

1 day ago Aurelia Foster,Health reporter, BBC News Getty Images Sports injuries could be linked with fluctuating hormones during the menstrual cycle, researchers say Sportswomen make fewer mistakes and have quicker reactions when they are on their period, a study suggests. Tests designed to mimic the mental processes involved in team sports assessed 241 women’s … Read more

Breaking Barriers: The Rise of Fem Tech and its Impact on Women’s Health in India for the Masses – ET HealthWorld

Breaking Barriers: The Rise of Fem Tech and its Impact on Women’s Health in India for the Masses – ET HealthWorld

By Chetali Roy The subject of women’s healthcare and well-being has gained much attention in recent years, with individuals and businesses actively trying to understand women’s unique healthcare requirements. From the business standpoint, there has been a rise in businesses leveraging technology to offer products and services dedicated to ensuring women’s well-being and good health … Read more

Assam Lok Sabha polls: Decline in women candidates but female voters outnumber men

Assam Lok Sabha polls: Decline in women candidates but female voters outnumber men

Despite Assam having more women voters, only 12 female candidates are contesting the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, down from the previous count of 14. These 12 women candidates are competing in seven out of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the State. Also read | 105-year-old Assam woman honoured for inspiring voters Assam has a … Read more

Women in politics juggle hard to strike work-life balance

Women in politics juggle hard to strike work-life balance

TDP candidate for Allagadda Assembly segment, Bhuma Akhilapriya plays with her toddler, ahead of addressing a media conference at her camp office in Nandyal. | Photo Credit: A.D. Rangarajan The omnipresent challenge for working women —striking a healthy work-life balance—finds no special resistance in the field of politics in the country. The challenge becomes only … Read more