In the next three minutes, three people will develop Alzheimer’s disease. Two of them will be women.
There are 5.7 million Alzheimer’s patients in the United States. By 2050, there will probably be as many as 14 million, and twice as many women as men will have the disease. Continue reading The Menopause-Alzheimer’s Connection
Almost half of the companies included on a list of businesses feted as the best places to work as a woman in the UK have a gender pay gap higher than the national average, exclusive Guardian analysis has revealed. Continue reading Firms touted as ‘top employers’ for women pay them less than men
The first black woman to be appointed to the Constitutional Court in post democratic South Africa, Justice Yvonne Mokgoro, and former Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Professor Brian O’Connell, will be awarded honorary degrees by the University of Cape Town (UCT) next week. This will be in recognition of the significant contributions they have made to their fields and South Africa’s democracy. Continue reading University of Capetown to honour First black female Constitutional Court Judge – Yvonne Mokgoro
Allergan Plc, which has been looking for ways to counter its stock slump as new threats to its top-selling skin and eye drugs have emerged, is considering options for its women’s health unit, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Continue reading Allergan Weighs Options for Women’s Health Unit
Women who rushed to perform first aid on a man who collapsed in a sumo ring in Japan were ordered by a referee to leave the ring, because females are banned from the space. Continue reading Japanese women ordered from sumo ring during first aid