Expecting a baby? Expect your pregnant body to undergo some changes too.

The fact that a woman’s body undergoes enormous physical and hormonal changes during pregnancy is not new to us. However, knowing what might happen to your body if it is the first time that you are expecting a baby, is important. So here are some facts that you might not be knowing, that can...

Health News :Caffeine helps reduce fatty livers

Moderate consumption of caffeine can reduce fatty liver in people diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, researchers have found. While fatty liver is commonly associated with excessive alcohol consumption, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is diagnosed in people who abstain from alcohol, but are diabetic and obese. An estimated 30 percent of the American adults...

Patients facing difficulties at Royapettah hospital due to the lifts under maintenance

Gunasekaran and his family had undergone depression upon hearing the devastating news of death of his 85-year-old father, who had been admitted to the Government Royapettah Hospital, on Monday morning. However, this wasn't the end of their mental trauma. Because the lift was not functioning, they faced a lot of difficulty in shifting the...

Why are American girls hitting puberty early?

According to the findings of a new study, American girls seem to be growing up faster, kicking the puberty process at a much younger age. Early onset of puberty (breast development) is witnessed in girls of all races, particularly white girl with research suggesting that obesity was behind the worrying national trend. A landmark study in...

Just 4 lifestyle changes can mean better health!!

Overhauling your entire lifestyle is a tough task, but a few key behavioral tweaks can make a big difference on health with lasting benefits, finds an intriguing new study. Research has consistently examined the benefits of individual healthy behaviors, but this study focused on the combined effect of a few modest and realistically achievable lifestyle...

Cancer news :Indoor tanning “widespread” among teen girls despite cancer risks

It is a well established fact that youngsters who indulge in indoor tanning to flaunt a ‘healthy’ golden tan are exposing themselves to risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Unfortunately, too many young women continue to use sunbeds without fully appreciating the risks, finds an alarming new study. According to a new...

Liver protein crucial for healthy placenta during pregnancy

Lhr-1, a protein present in the liver is vital for human menstruation and is also crucial for pregnancy, researchers have found. According to the findings of a new study, the deficiency of liver protein impairs the conditions necessary for a healthy uterine thus resulting in gestational failure. “We previously showed that Lrh-1 is essential for ovulation....

Woman grooves to Beyonce’s hit “Get Me Bodied” in OR before double mastectomy!

Though an important weapon in the battle against breast cancer, a mastectomy can take a serious emotional toll on a woman! A mom of two faced it with extraordinary, strength, courage and joy. Last month, when Deborah Cohan, 44, an Ob/Gyn (obstetrician/gynecologist) in San Francisco, California found out that she was having a bilateral mastectomy...

Look out for nursing courses overseas.

Think of a situation, where you go to a hospital and find only doctors all around… if you need something urgently, and the doctor is busy with other patients and there is absolutely no one for your help. Wouldn't that be an awkward situation? Doctors alone can never manage a huge hospital; they...

SmartCARD: This new smartphone app reads cholesterol levels rapidly!

If you are concerns about the HDL and LDL levels in your bloodstream, there is no need to make frequent trips to your pathologist. Just have an iPhone along with the latest accessory smartCARD or the Smartphone Cholesterol Application for Rapid Diagnostics. When you have this special app installed on your smartphone, it is...

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