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  • martial arts

    Nigerian Women Taking to Martial Arts for Self-Defence

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 5 January 2018Nigerian Women Taking to Martial Arts for Self-Defence[fl]I[/fl]I Nigeria, sexual abuse and harassment are rife and there are no current statistics as many women remain quiet for fear of being shamed. A 2013 opinion poll showed that 30 percent of Nige...

  • Calcium Supplements

    Should You Stop Spending on Calcium Supplements?

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 29 December 2017Should You Stop Spending on Calcium Supplements?[fl]W[/fl]omen are more prone to developing osteoporosis than men, and we’ve long been advised to get plenty of calcium and vitamin D in our diets to strengthen bones and reduce the risk of fractures...

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  • The Frightening Link between Discrimination and Pregnancy Complications

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 22 December 2017The Frightening Link between Discrimination and Pregnancy Complications [fl]F[/fl]For decades, researchers in the United States have been attempting to figure out why black women in the country have double the infant mortality rate as white women ...

  • evening-walk

    An Evening Walk Is Better for You Than You Think

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 10 November 2017An Evening Walk Is Better for You Than You Think[fl]G[/fl]etting out from behind your desk or off the couch is always good – and we’ve always known it to be beneficial. But, researchers had no idea just how powerful moderate-to-vigorous physical...

  • Would a Little Cash Make You a Little Healthier?

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 27 October 2017Would a Little Cash Make You a Little Healthier?[fl]T[/fl]wo recent studies show that providing cash incentives may lead to healthier young adults – as long as the correlation is concrete. In the United States, a study showed that by providing teen...

  • Do Women’s Menstrual Cycles Really Match Up?

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 20 October 2017Do Women’s Menstrual Cycles Really Match Up?[fl]Y[/fl]ou’ve probably heard that women who spend a lot of time together find themselves experiencing the same menstrual cycles. It sounds plausible – and there are plenty of women that personally c...

  • african children are obese

    Even African Children Are Obese

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 13 October 2017Even African Children Are Obese[fl]R[/fl]esearch published in the academic journal, The Lancet shows that the rate of obesity for children between ages five and 19 has grown ten-fold between 1975 and 2016. And, it’s not just in the West. Africa may...

  • breakfast

    Eat Breakfast and Improve Your Heart Health

    RH Weekly News Roundup – 6 October 2017Eat Breakfast and Improve Your Heart Health[fl]O[/fl]nce again, breakfast shines as the most important meal of the day. A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that skipping or skimping on breakfast negatively ...

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