How to treat urinary tract infection and bladder problems?

Bladder infections are much more common in women than in men. It is estimated that more than 50 percent of women will experience a bladder infection at least once in their lifetime. Most are uncomplicated infections typically caused by the Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacterium

How to treat urinary tract infection and bladder problems?A bladder infection is a bacterial infection of the bladder. It is also sometimes known as a urinary tract infection         ( UTI ) because the urinary tract includes the bladder, urethra, ureters, and kidneys The term “uncomplicated” is used to describe infections that occur in healthy women as opposed to “complicated” bladder […]

Pune: Inamdar docs help 46-yr-old regain mobility

An Osmanabad-based doctor got a much-needed respite after undergoing a complex hip replacement revision surgery at Inamdar Hospital. The doctors performed a two-stage revision total hip replacement on him

Pune: Inamdar docs help 46-yr-old regain mobilityA 46-year-old doctor from Osmanabad got a much-needed respite after undergoing a complex hip replacement revision surgery at Inamdar Hospital. The doctor underwent a total hip replacement four years back in another hospital, started to experience pain while walking, and was unable to put the full weight on the right leg. He was also suffering […]

Facts about human brain, behaviour and self-esteem that you didn’t know

Every bizarre neurological syndrome, every visual illusion, and every clever psychological experiment reveals something entirely unexpected about our experience of the world that we take for granted

Facts about human brain, behaviour and self-esteem that you didn’t knowThere are hundreds of surprising, perspective-shifting insights about the nature of reality that come from neuroscience. Every bizarre neurological syndrome, every visual illusion, and every clever psychological experiment reveals something entirely unexpected about our experience of the world that we take for granted. Here are a few to give a flavour: Perceptual reality is entirely […]

UGC restricts deemed universities from charging exorbitant fees

As per a new University Grants Commission regulation no deemed university can increase or prescribe fees on their own accord, these include universities that conduct medical and engineering courses

UGC restricts deemed universities from charging exorbitant feesThe new regulation comes as a sigh of relief for students of medical students. Earlier, the deemed universities would overcharge students without a particular reason. No university can change fees as under capitation fee or donation in whatever nomenclature or form, either directly or indirectly. The decision aims to regulate the fee structure to ensure […]

Adding blueberries to your diet can slash heart disease risk by 20%

New research zooms in on the cardiovascular effects of blueberries and finds that anthocyanins, the phytochemicals that give blueberries their colour, mediate the beneficial effects that this fruit has on the cardiovascular system

Adding blueberries to your diet can slash heart disease risk by 20%Health experts recommend that people with high blood pressure stay in control of the condition by eating healthfully, exercising, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight. But should you eat anything in particular to keep your arteries healthy? In a previous Spotlight feature, we rounded up 16 foods that studies have suggested can improve cardiovascular […]

One in 13 children affected by PTSD by age of 18, finds landmark UK study

A large UK study has found that almost one in 13 (8%) young adults suffer from PTSD following a childhood trauma, which may be linked to a rise in the diagnosis of mental health disorders in the adult population

One in 13 children affected by PTSD by age of 18, finds landmark UK studyOf all 18-year-olds in England and Wales one in 13 have had post-traumatic stress disorder at some point, half of those within the previous 12 months, researchers have said. The study’s findings have been met with alarm among experts, who raised concerns that few of the young people who experienced trauma accessed support for their […]

Eating junk food can raise your risk of depression, proves new study

The study revealed that California adults who consumed more unhealthy food were also more likely to report symptoms of either moderate or severe psychological distress than their peers who consume a healthier diet

Eating junk food can raise your risk of depression, proves new studyNew US research has found that eating a poor diet low in nutrients may be associated with an increased risk of developing mental health problems. The study has found that poor mental health is linked with poor diet quality, regardless of personal characteristics such as gender age, education, age, marital status and income level. The […]

4 ways to get better sleep naturally

When you wake up in the morning, are you refreshed and ready to go, or groggy and grumpy? For many people, the second scenario is all too common.  If you are having trouble sleeping or sleeping well, the following four techniques may help you sleep better

4 ways to get better sleep naturallyPeople with insomnia struggle to get a good night’s rest and wonder how to sleep better They may be plagued by trouble falling asleep, unwelcome awakenings during the night, or fitful sleep – alone or in combination. They may feel drowsy during the day and yet be unable to nap. Insomnia can leave a person […]

FSSAI directs food operators to report reuse and disposal of cooking oil

According to the latest circular by FSSAI, all food business operators whose consumption of edible oil for frying is more than 50 litres per day are liable to maintain the records and dispose of used cooking oil to agencies authorized by FSSAI from time to time

FSSAI directs food operators to report reuse and disposal of cooking oilHotels, restaurants, and road-side eateries will now have to maintain a detailed log of the use of oil for the frying purpose. With an aim to curb the reuse of cooking oil multiple times, the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued these directives. From March 01 onwards, food joints, hotels those […]

Weight-loss surgery can help have this added health bonus

Tracking the impact of weight-loss surgery on the sex life of patients, investigators found that roughly half reported notable improvements in their overall sexual experience

Weight-loss surgery can help have this added health bonusApart from the health benefits that weight-loss surgery can bring, a new study shows it could boost a patient’s sex life. Even better, that boost may often be a lasting one. Weight-loss surgery has more benefits than simply slimming a patient down, it may also result in lasting improvements to sexual functioning, a new study […]
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