A Harvard/Brigham and Women’s Hospital study confirms the long-held scientific position that moderate exercise, such as bicycle riding and brisk walking, helps to control weight gain as women age.
on 06/29/2010 – Made popular on 06/29/2010
According to a U.S. study performed on over 2,200 young women, 25% of women are overweight but consider themselves of normal weight. Some women of normal weight thought they were overweight. Both groups of "misperceivers" have the potential for serious health problems.
It is safe to say that women who are born with naturally large breast and thin bodies would have no idea what it feels like to be flat chest or over weight. Of course all the women who were born with it all get all the attention they need and then some which makes them fully confident.
As startups, mega-corporations, and governments strain to promote women leaders in technology, new evidence suggests that the relative timidity of women may simply be a function of voting procedure. When men outnumber women, groups who strive towards consensus decisions, rather than majority rule, see greater female participation.
According to July 2010 research from Northwestern University, older women who are obese, especially around the hips, are more likely to have problems remembering than do other women. It is better to be apple-shaped than pear-shaped for women when it comes to memory.
The battle for gender equality is played out on many levels, from the workplace to the playground — and, as it turns out, the world of TV viewing: a new study out from Nielsen indicates that when it comes to TV, women watch significantly more than men, but it’s also finding that the rise of connected (seventh-generation) gaming consoles like the Xbox is changing that.
Marc Andreessen and Mike Schroepfer delivered keynote addresses today at the she++ conference, sharing their thoughts on women in technology and growing the pool of talented engineers.
Ayna Agarwal and Ellora Israni, two Stanford juniors who study Symbolic Systems and CS, respectively, founded she++ in January 2012 as a Stanford community for women in tech; Agarwal and Israni hope to spur girls in