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Understanding the mechanics of breast movement feeds into better design for sports bras. mikebaird

Bouncing breasts: the science of the sports bra

If you’re female and exercise, a certain amount of breast movement is inevitable. But bosom movement extends beyond bouncing up and down – it also involves moving side to side, which impacts on breast…
A small amount of alcohol is better than none for women, research suggests. Flickr/Andrew Borodin

Risk of arthritis half for ‘moderate’ female drinkers

Women who consume three alcoholic drinks a week over a period of at least 10 years will halve their risk of developing rheumatoid…

Aspirin may lower stroke risk

The risk of stroke associated with high trans fat intake is lower among women taking aspirin, a study shows. The risk of…

Weight and age affect childbirth pain

First-time mothers, obese women and those who have longer labours experience greater pain in childbirth than other women…

Link between sleep disorders and dementia

Older women suffering from sleep-relating breathing problems could be more susceptible to problems with mental function and…

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