Sunday, October 2, 2022

Health and Lifestyle

In young women, combined oral contraceptives don't raise risk of macromastia: Research

Philadelphia [US], September 29 (ANI): A study published in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, found that combined oral contraceptives (COCs) containing both oestrogen and progestin do not contribute to the development of enlarged breasts (macromastia), nor do they increase the risk […]

Experts list down signs to look out for heart problems in newborn babies

By Shalini Bhardwaj New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 17.7 million deaths in India are due to heart-related issues. These numbers also involve congenital heart (CHDs) in children. Experts explained about CHDs signs in newborn babies. “A structural problem in the heart which is present since birth is […]

What happens in brain when it becomes too hot?

Trondheim [Norway], September 29 (ANI): “It was truly quite incredible. “The whole brain lit up,” Anna Andreassen, a PhD student at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, stated (NTNU). Living species, whether fish or humans, tend to perform worse as the temperature rises. This is something that many people have certainly experienced on a […]

Study: Poor health is linked to lower breast milk production

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): According to a new UC study, poor metabolic health indicators are linked to lower breast milk production. The study was published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. “We wanted to see if we could understand what stands out as different in these moms. So, we conducted a case-control study to see […]

Study reveals that ticks weaken skin's immune response

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): Hitherto, scientists have not fully understood why ticks are such dangerous disease vectors. A research team now shows that tick saliva inhibits the skin’s defense function, thereby increasing the risk of diseases such as tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) or Lyme disease. The researchers carried out their investigations on skin samples from […]