Women wait to load their carts with bags of rice and bottles of cooking oil at a food distribution center run by the Spanish NGO Accion contra el Hambre (Action Against Hunger) in Tarenguel, Gorgol region, Mauritania, May 30, 2012.

60-Nation Survey Finds 18 Million Women Dangerously Underweight

Fourteen million are in India alone; other countries where the problem is severe include Bangladesh, Madagascar, East Timor and Senegal

FILE - A patient, right, is attended to at an AIDS clinic at the Helen Joseph Hospital in Johannesburg.

Women Fare Better in S. Africa HIV/AIDS Treatment Study

Antiretroviral therapy helps members of both sexes live longer, but factors may be making it more difficult for men to seek testing and treatment, study says

FILE - A woman is seen drinking a beer.

Study: On Alcohol Consumption, Women Catching Up With Men

Women at greater risk than men of variety of alcohol-related health effects, including liver inflammation, heart disease and cancer, researchers say

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