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High heels could bring out the best in men: study

A first-of-its kind study investigated the effect of women's shoes on men's behavior and found that women wearing high heels inspire a man to be more helpful.

Job authority spells depression for women: study

Women in authority appear to be more vulnerable to depression than their male counterparts, a study by sociologists in the United States said.

Palestinian dancer seeks change through ballet

Ramallah dancer Shireen Ziyadeh wants to use pirouettes and plies to change the place where she grew up, training aspiring ballerinas to show that "something beautiful comes from Palestine".

Freezing eggs to halt the biological clock

She is 44 and single, but journalist Sarah still dreams of having a child, while TV producer Susanah, 38, is waiting for her younger boyfriend to be ready.

Having young kids around may ease menopausal symptoms

Spending time with young children could reduce hot flashes and night sweats for some women in mid-life, according to a new study from the Kinsey Institute that focused on women who underwent rapid menopause after surgical removal of the ovaries.

New smart fertility monitor claims advanced precision

Smart thermometers that indicate a woman's most fertile days based on tracking basal body temperature are becoming numerous but the Daysy, which recently became available for purchase in North America, runs on a unique algorithm that claims an accuracy rate of 99.3 percent.

Length of labor doesn’t affect memory of childbirth pain: study

Women who experience a long childbirth won't necessarily remember it as being more painful than a short one, according to researchers from the Open University of Israel and Duke University.

Expert tips on choosing a wedding dress

Finding the perfect wedding dress is a notoriously difficult task, and future brides are often unsure where to start. Which style of dress to choose? Which materials? On the occasion of New York Bridal Week, wedding dress designer Rime Arodaky agreed to answer some of the main questions facing brides-to-be.

India's acid victims still suffer despite new rules

The Indian teenager's voice trembles as she recalls the day she lost her face when her brother-in-law and his friends pinned her down and doused her with acid.

Smart fertility thermometer indicates when to deliver the goods

The popular fertility tracking app Ovatemp now offers a corresponding device called ONDO that takes your basal body temperature to let you know when the most fertile phase of your monthly cycle hits.