Taliban double down on barring women from taking university entry exams – National

The Taliban on Saturday doubled down on their ban on women’s education, reinforcing in a message to private universities that Afghan women are barred from taking university entry exams, according to a spokesman. The note comes despite weeks of condemnation and lobbying by the international community for a reversal of measures restricting women’s freedoms, including … Read more

Case Report on Portal Vein Thrombosis Linked With Pregnancy, Iron Deficiency Anemia After C-Section in Patient With PV

As one of the 3 main classic disorders of Philadelphia-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms (Ph-MPNs), polycythemia vera (PV) develops in an estimated 15% of women of childbearing age (15-45 years), with an anticipated rate of roughly 0.3 per 100,000 people. Due to pregnancy, and most commonly due to iron deficiency, PV may not always present with its … Read more

Watch out for these warning signs of cervical cancer Health

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers seen in Indian women; the other is breast cancer. It is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix—the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina—mostly due to the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and India accounts for the highest number … Read more

Vaginal Health Startup Goes Beyond Testing To Treat Women As Well

Evvy offers integrative care for women addressing vaginal health concerns. Evvy Health startup Evvy has been offering diagnostic testing for vaginal infections. Now, they’re launching a full service vaginal healthcare platform. This means users don’t just get to find out what’s wrong but also how to treat it—all in one place. “Vaginal discomfort is misdiagnosed … Read more

Past Lives, Magazine Dreams, Eileen

(LR:) Magazine Dreams, Eileen, Past Lives, Little Richard: I Am EverythingGraphic: Courtesy of Sundance Film Festival The back-and-better-than-ever Sundance Film Festival has featured almost too many indie stars to count in its opening days here in snowy Park City. Brooke Shields and Michael J. Fox were on hand to support their revealing documentaries, Pretty Baby: … Read more

Retired senator ‘stunned’ by reports about Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s heritage

Senator Lillian Dyck stands outside the Senate Foyer on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Dec. 13, 2017.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press Retired senator Lillian Dyck said she was “stunned” to see reports last fall questioning the Indigenous heritage of former judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, whose story she had related to, and whose career she had celebrated. … Read more

More universities reviewing honorary degrees given to Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

Six out of 10 universities confirm they’re reviewing honorary degrees given to retired judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, after being asked by a group of Indigenous women to revoke them following a CBC investigation into her claims of Indigenous heritage. The honors should be withdrawn because the former BC representative for children and youth “stole” the … Read more

Why women are more prone?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. In 2020 there were over 55 million people worldwide living with dementia and by 2050 it is supposed to reach 139 million worldwide, with most of them being in developing countries. Of dementia disorders, Alzheimer’s is supposed to be the most common type of dementia and … Read more

Return of Afghan floggings as Taliban takes a hardline path | Taliban News

In early November, Sadaf*, a 22-year-old university student, was found guilty of “moral crimes” in a northern Afghan province. She was accused by local Taliban officials of speaking to a man who was not her “mahram” – a male family member. Since seizing control of Afghanistan in August 2021, the Taliban have imposed increasing restrictions … Read more

Insomnia Diagnosis During Pregnancy Increased in the United States, Analysis Shows

Findings from a large, nationally representative collection of data in the United States from 2006 to 2017 showed that over time, the diagnosis of insomnia during pregnancy in both delivery and non-delivery hospitalizations has increased.1 This was the largest such analysis assessing maternal outcomes on those who have been diagnosed with insomnia during pregnancy. Additionally, … Read more