Tag Archives: Women

Acne on Instagram? Russian women share their images of beauty – Reuters

TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In a new wave of Russian feminism, thousands of women are posting selfies on social media showing their pimples, cellulite and hair loss to challenge beauty stereotypes that women’s rights activists say fuel low self-esteem and eating disorders. The #AllIsFineWithMe trend – started by a Russian teen who has struggled… Read More »

Caroline De Vos of SatADSL wins Woman of the Year Award at the Global Women in Telco & Tech Awards 2019

The award recognizes the innovative and inspiring work Caroline does for SatADSL, connecting communities across the globe who are underserved by broadband London, UK, September 30, 2019 – Caroline De Vos, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Co-founder of SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT services, has been presented with the award for Woman of the… Read More »

The Benefits of Strength Training for Women

written by Corey L. Lewis In the past, strength training was a male-dominated field. The possibility of looking “too masculine” has driven some women away from the benefits of strength training.  Society is changing, and many women are taking advantage of the health benefits that come from building muscle. In tandem with its physical benefits, particularly… Read More »

Women in healthcare face more harassment, have fewer opportunities and lower wages, study shows

Women in medicine continue to face significant gender-based obstacles in the workplace, according to a new study, 2019 Women in Medicine, a by CompHealth. Both female and male physician respondents reported that women experience increased harassment, fewer opportunities and lower wages. Although both women (83%) and men (73%) indicated a belief that the medical industry… Read More »

Psychiatric Illness More Common in Women Undergoing Oophorectomy

Not infrequently we see women who ask about the possibility of oophorectomy (surgical removal of the ovaries) as a means of managing what appears to be a menstrually related mood disorder.  While this is an option rarely pursued, it appears that women with certain psychiatric conditions are more likely to undergo bilateral oophorectomy for non-malignant… Read More »