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Women In Their 30s Having More Babies in US: CDC Report

Health experts at the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention in the US have released new data that states that women in their 30s are now having more babies than younger women. This comes as a surprise because for the last three decades, women in their late 20s had the highest birth rates. However, experts(…)

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Studies On India’s Air Quality Flawed, Says Environment Ministry

In an internal newsletter last year, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) wrote that the World Health Organisation uses “arbitrary conversion factors to measure the prevalence of different pollutants”. According to the CPCB, the international practices that measure the air quality in India and is linked to the diseases and death in the nation are not compatible with the ethology, personnel(…)

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Books That Are A Must-Read For Budding Entrepreneurs

India is living the startup life these days. And while the competition gets tight, we bring to you some books that have tips to give you an edge over the others. That’s right, here are some recommended books for entrepreneurs who need just a little help in honing their skills to get a broader understanding(…)

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What Indian Men Look for on Tinder And What Women Have To Say

A survey released on Valentine’s day, (co-incidence? I think not) revealed just exactly what is it that Indian men look for in a woman on Tinder, the dating app. First let us summarise what desired qualities do women look for:  What men look for: A clear distinction of interests, it seems…and no wonder this also(…)

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How To Deal With Work Stress

Work stress is a demon that follows almost all of us. A research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology found that people who burned calories equivalent to a long walk or a swim, were less likely to “take out their anger about work issues on people”.

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Risk of Heart Attacks in Women: What’s the biggest reason?

While women are usually known to be at lesser risk of getting a heart attack, SCAD (Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection) is what is responsible for 40% of the attacks in women under the age of 50. As reported by WebMD.com, more than 90% of SCAD patients are female. Unlike a more typical heart attack caused by a buildup(…)

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Women Call Double Standards as Male Contraceptive Study is Stopped

Recent research by The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism found out that a male birth control shot is 96 percent effective. But before anyone could jump with joy, turns out that this shot won’t be available in the market just yet. Why? Answer being the visible side-effects of the shot – depression, mood changes and libido(…)

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Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Women and African Americans: Survey

The US National Bureau of Economic Research just revealed a study on Racial and Gender Discrimination in Transportation Network Companies that was conducted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and the University of Washington, reveals a bitter and uncomfortable truth  – Uber and Lyft Drivers discriminate against women and African American riders. The study was conducted in the(…)

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