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Yoga May Ease Pain of Women with Fibromyalgia
An eight-week yoga program may decrease pain in women with fibromyalgia. It alters cortisol levels and, by making women more mindful, seems to encourage them to feel less helpless about their pain.
Domestic Violence Is Widespread in Guyana
Domestic violence is a widespread part of everyday life in Guyana. Although the vast majority of abusers are men, women also engage in violence, especially when they have power over vulnerable people such as children and ...
The Effects of Single Versus Multiple Training Sessions on the Motor Skill Retention of Two Krav Maga Strike Techniques: in Women
Krav Maga (KM) self-defense system experts claim that KM techniques are based on natural body movements, learned rapidly, and improved with additional training. This study investigated the retention and further improvement ...
What Effect Does the Media Have on Women in the Workplace?
Young people are influenced by what the media presents to them. Role models are also important to young people as they give a basis that reaching specific goals are possible. Thus, how professional and managerial women are ...
Work-oriented Welfare Programs Exclude Single Mothers from the Benefits of Paid Work
Single mothers are excluded from the benefits of paid work in both the economic market and state welfare programs. This is because both the market and the state have merged into one single social space. As a result, they ...
What Is the State of Women's Health Work in Canada?
Canada needs to be more of an active and democratic state that pursues gender and other kinds of equity. It should serve as a model employer by providing good pay, benefits, conditions, and security. More generally, the ...
Environmental Justice Is Not Possible Without Women's Voices
Environmental justice cannot occur without engaging those who are the most affected. This includes women, who act as leaders in the community to support change.
The prevalence and correlates of mind-body therapy practices in acute coronary syndrome patients
Objectives: While the benefits of mind-body therapy (MBT) for cardiac secondary prevention continues to be investigated, the prevalence of such practices by cardiac patients is not well known. The aim of this study was ...
Gender and Sex Differences in Prevalence of Major Depression in Coronary Artery Disease Patients: A Meta-Analysis
Background: Depression is related to increased morbidity and mortality in the general population and among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). The prevalence of major depression is two-times higher in women than ...