Pregnancy is a roller-coaster ride for all expecting mothers. It is a journey full of highs and lows. On one hand, there is excitement and joy for the arrival of a new one, while on the other there are constant mood swings, irritability and anxiety. Pregnant mothers not only have to deal with drastic body changes by nourishing a human being inside their womb, but the hormonal changes can make the situation worse for them. All these changes can at times take a different turn in the nine-month-long journey. From excitement and joy, pregnancy can make the new mom feel stressed and depressed. There can be a sudden outburst of emotions without any particular reason, which in medical term is referred to as the postpartum depression. Studies suggest that most new mothers experience postpartum depression during their pregnancy and half of them do not even realise it. Postpartum and baby blues Most people think that postpartum depression and baby blues are the same things. In reality, they … [Read more...] about How long does the postpartum depression last
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“Our findings show that an imaging technique readily available on most MRI scanners has the potential to pick out children with aggressive cancer and give us early signs of whether a treatment is working. We’ve shown in mice that this technique can give us detailed insights into the biology of neuroblastoma tumours and help guide use of precision medicine, and next we want to assess its effectiveness in children with cancer,” said Study leader Dr Yann Jamin, Children with Cancer UK Research Fellow at The Institute of Cancer Research, London. … [Read more...] about Here’s how MRI scanning may also pick out aggressive cancers
Greying of hair with age is normal. Usually the greying in men begins at the temples and in the sideburns while in women the greying starts around the perimeter of the hairline. Some people may also witness premature greying of hair which may or may not indicate a medical condition. While some people cherish their silver locks, others may feel the need to colour them. Earlier people used to use henna, amla, turmeric, red ochre and leeks to dye their hair and hide the greys but now that synthetic dyes have become available, many are switching to them. Synthetic dyes are readily available in the market and easy to apply. But are they really safe? … [Read more...] about Does Permanent Hair Dye Increase Your Risk of Cancer?
A combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy continues to remain the main stay of cancer treatment in the country. All three forms are usually tried in cancers of breast and head and neck, while cancer of cervix was treated mainly with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. For cancers of the lung and the stomach, systemic therapy was the mode of treatment. … [Read more...] about Cancer cases could increase by 12% in next 5 years: ICMR
Researches in the past have found sandalwood tree’s heartwood (the wood at the centre of the trunk) to possess anti-cancer property but Akhouri’s study claims that even the seeds of red sandalwood have anti-cancer properties, a significant finding since unlike heartwood, using seeds of red sandalwood do not damage the tree, classified as endangered species. … [Read more...] about Bihar researcher finds anti-breast cancer property in red sandalwood seeds