London: Making people more aware of their own internal body signals, such as heartbeat or breathing rate, could promote a positive body image, says a new study. The findings, published in the journal Body Image, suggests that awareness of internal body signals can affect the way we see ourselves. “Our[Read More…]
New Delhi: While birth of a child is a matter of joy to parents, it has drastic effects on first-time mothers’ sleep for up to six years, finds a study. The findings showed in the first three months after birth, mothers slept one hour less compared with pre-pregnancy period, while[Read More…]
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By, Dr. Aruna Muralidhar Vaginal odour is something that all women deal with. It is completely normal and natural for the vagina to have a certain amount of secretions which keep it acidic in pH. Also the vagina is full of good bacteria which keep other harmful bacteria out and produce[Read More…]
By, Dr. Aruna Muralidhar There are a zillion and more myths about sex in general and in particular during periods and pregnancy. The desire to engage in sex or love making is very intrinsic to a couple and is to be respected. Evolutionarily and biologically, sex is a reproductive mechanism to[Read More…]
London: Researchers have found that vitamin D can now be measured by human hair, paving the way for improved diagnosis of deficiency of the sunshine vitamin. With over a billion people estimated to be affected, vitamin D deficiency — a risk factor for depression, cardiovascular disease, inflammation, diabetes and cancer[Read More…]
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Measles outbreak across the world has become the latest and most pressing public health emergency. WHO has now confirmed that epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths since the outbreak began in September. USA, which had actually eradicated the disease, is battling with high numbers of[Read More…]
Tehran: Saffron could be a promising herbal alternative for treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), finds a pilot study. ADHD is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence. The study, from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, showed that saffron, which has anti-depressant[Read More…]
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Couple of weeks back I was browsing on Netflix, when I came across a show titled Sex Education. From the trailer it did seem like a coming-of-age teen dramedy. I had previously read a lot of reviews on social media, where people were raving about the show and decided to[Read More…]
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New York: Are diet drinks your choice? Beware, your heart could be at risk. A new study suggests that drinking diet drinks were associated with an increased risk of having a stroke among post-menopausal women, researchers say. The stroke is was caused by a blocked artery, especially small arteries. The[Read More…]
New York: A one-of-its-kind blood test to measure pain in patients could open the door to precision medicine and help stem the tide of the opioid crisis, say researchers. Until now, to assess pain – a subjective sensation – doctors had to rely on patients self-reporting or clinical symptoms. But[Read More…]
Jhajjar (Haryana): Proton Therapy, a costly treatment for cancer patients will soon come into effect at newly built National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Haryana’s Jhajjar district, making it the first government-run hospital to offer the service. Dr GK Rath, Head IRCH AIIMS and NCI told IANS that the service will[Read More…]
Overall, the recurrence rate for the intermediate-risk disease was 10.2 per cent.
New Delhi, Rajasthan continues to remain worst hit with swine flu as the death toll hit 85, while 2,263 patients have been found positive with the influenza, according to National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) report released on February 3. According to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the H1N1[Read More…]
New York, Besides improving your heart health, consuming flaxseeds can also cause changes in the gut microbiota, boost metabolic health as well as protect against diet-induced obesity, finds a study. Flaxseed is a fibre-rich plant that has been shown to improve cholesterol levels and inflammation in the colon. However, there[Read More…]
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The World Health Organisation has recently released the top ten threats to global health that will require immediate and effective attention. Most of these threats have the potential to cause substantial morbidity and mortality. I evaluate how India fares on each of these. Air pollution and climate change In 2019,[Read More…]