Scientists finally discover underlying cause of polycystic ovary syndrome

The most common cause of female infertility, polycystic ovary syndrome, may be caused by a hormonal imbalance before birth. The finding has led to a cure in mice, and a drug trial is set to begin in women later this year

Scientists finally discover underlying cause of polycystic ovary syndromePolycystic ovary syndrome affects up to one in five women worldwide, three-quarters of whom struggle to fall pregnant. The condition is typically characterised by high levels of testosterone, ovarian cysts, irregular menstrual cycles, and problems regulating sugar, but the causes have long been a mystery. “It’s by far the most common hormonal condition affecting women […]

Five natural ways to overcome erectile dysfunction

Can you run as fast as you did when you were 20 years old? Hit a baseball as far as you once could? Bash a tennis ball with the same speed and spin? Probably not. But even as we age, there are still plenty of ways to stay in the game and enjoy it. That’s as true of sex as it is of sports

Five natural ways to overcome erectile dysfunctionErectile dysfunction (ED) can occur for many reasons. Sometimes it is as simple as the side effect of a particular medication. But for roughly 75% of men, the cause is more complex. ED may result from vascular disease, neurological disease, diabetes, or prostate-related treatments or surgeries. Whether you currently suffer from ED or are hoping […]

A woman in China developed a rare condition in which she can’t hear male voices

The woman, from China, went to sleep with nausea and ringing in her ears. The next day she went straight to hospital with sudden hearing loss. A specialist said stress had given her ‘low-frequency hearing loss’

A woman in China developed a rare condition in which she can’t hear male voicesA woman in China recently woke up with a rare ear condition that left her unable to hear deeper sounds. As a result, the woman can’t hear men’s voices. According to the report, the woman, identified only by her last name, Chen, experienced nausea and ringing in her ears one night. The next morning, she […]

Common heart, diabetes drugs may help ease mental illness: Study reveals

A new study is raising the question of whether certain cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes drugs could help manage mental illnesses like schizophrenia

Common heart, diabetes drugs may help ease mental illness: Study revealsThe findings come from a study of over 142,000 Swedish patients with serious mental illnesses, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The researchers found that those patients typically fared better during periods when they were taking certain medications to treat high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes Compared with periods when they were not on those […]

Statins may help prevent diabetes-related eye problems, finds study

Diabetic patients who take statins to treat high cholesterol may get an added benefit - a lower risk of damage to the retina, a new study suggests

Statins may help prevent diabetes-related eye problems, finds studyResearchers found that diabetic patients taking statins were 14% less likely to develop retinopathy than those who were not. And among patients who did develop retinopathy, statin therapy was associated with slower disease progression, according to Dr Eugene Yu-Chuan Kang, a researcher at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, and colleagues. Diabetes leads to retinopathy […]

Are you always feeling thirsty? Know the reasons behind it

Excessive thirst is usually not a serious problem. But in some cases, it may be a sign of an underlying condition. Here are some possible reasons to explain it

Are you always feeling thirsty? Know the reasons behind itAre you constantly feeling parched? While it is nothing serious in most cases, excessive thirst could indicate an underlying health problem in some cases. Dehydration “The main reason people feel thirsty is because they are dehydrated, they are not drinking enough water,” Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., a family doctor at One Medical in Phoenix, Arizona. She […]

Adding these eight foods to your diet can help enhance your beauty

Although skin care products do help, you can always start with adding the right kinds of food to your diet to achieve gorgeous skin without any hassles. Here are eight foods that you should include in your diet

Adding these eight foods to your diet can help enhance your beautyHave you ever wondered what does it take to look gorgeous? Well, it all begins with having beautiful skin. Most of us assume that in order to achieve smooth and soft looking skin, we will need to layer various skin care products on it. Avocado The first thing that you need to add to your […]

Eating breakfast every day can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, suggest study

Experts say skipping breakfast occasionally can even raise your risk. It’s commonly said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and new research shows why it’s so important to eat healthy in the morning

Eating breakfast every day can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, suggest studyGerman researchers conducted a review of existing studies and concluded that skipping breakfast, even occasionally,  is associated with a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The review looked at data from more than 96,000 people, spanning 6 separate studies. The researchers found that skipping breakfast once a week is associated with a 6% higher […]

Protecting eye health: Separating myths from facts

Of your five senses, which one are you most afraid of losing? If you're like most people, your answer is your ability to see

Protecting eye health: Separating myths from factsBecause our eyesight is so precious, it’s no wonder that myths abound about your eye health, what can damage our eyes, and what can protect them. Here, we debunk five common myths, and tell you how to truly keep your eyes healthy. Myth: Doing eye exercises will delay the need for glasses. Fact: Eye exercises […]

Keto diet can help reduce occurrence of epileptic seizures, reveals study

Besides helping lose weight and improve their overall health, consuming a ketogenic diet, which is high fat, low protein and low carbohydrates, can help reduce seizures caused by epilepsy, finds a recent study on rats. The study showed that increasing blood ketones by using ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction

Keto diet can help reduce occurrence of epileptic seizures, reveals studyThe ketogenic diet has proven successful in helping people lose weight and improve their overall health, including those with epilepsy. The low-carb diet transitions the body from burning sugar to burning fat and ketones for energy. New research suggests that increasing blood ketones by using ketogenic supplementation can reduce seizures without dietary restriction. A new […]