Why women pile on the pounds as they age – and it may not be their fault An enzyme involved in fat production is suppressed by the female hormone oestrogen, say U.S.
Women with diabetes 'are less satisfied with their sex lives' Diabetic women had sex as often as non-diabetic women but were more likely to have problemsThis could be due to nerve damage caused by higher blood sugar levels | UPDATED: 15:27 GMT, 26 July 2012 People with diabetes must regularly check their blood sugar levels Middle-aged and older women who have diabetes find sex more of a struggle than those without the condition, say researchers.
Should parents stop their very disabled children from growing up Father sparks debate about treatment that could spread to UK | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 16 March 2012 At least a dozen families with severely disabled children have decided to put them through a controversial therapy to stop them growing into adults, according to reports.
A regular glass of red wine 'can help women ward off breast cancer' It may stain your teeth but red wine was found to reduce oestrogen levels, giving a protective effect against cancer Women who enjoy a regular glass of red wine could reduce their risk of breast cancer, according to a new medical study. The study, from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles challenges the widely-held belief that all types of alcohol consumption heighten the risk of developing breast cancer