Indian scientists develop injection which acts as a new male contraceptive

This injection has been developed by a team of researchers from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). According to the researchers, the effect of the injection will last for 13 years. Apart from animal trails, this injection has been tested on the 303 human males, as well

Indian scientists develop injection which acts as a new male contraceptiveWhen it comes to birth control, women usually stick to the pill or the partner uses a condom during coitus; there are however alternatives to prevent pregnancies. Birth control is not purely a woman’s responsibility; men too have means to prevent pregnancies. Now, Indians scientists have made a new male contraceptive option which can ensure […]

Air pollution increases the risk of miscarriage in women, reveals study

Pregnant women are at an increased risk of miscarrying if they are exposed to elevated levels of a type of air pollution, a study suggests. Researchers in the US found a 16% increase in the risk of miscarriage among women exposed to higher levels of nitrogen dioxide, a gas created by petrol and diesel vehicles

Air pollution increases the risk of miscarriage in women, reveals studyAir pollution is as bad for pregnant women as smoking in raising the risk of miscarriage, according to a scientific study. They said the finding was upsetting and that toxic air must be cut to protect the health of the next generation. Air pollution is already known to harm fetus by increasing the risk of […]

Will you have a long lifespan? Your family’s genes provide answers

Your chances of inheriting genes linked to longevity are highest if you come from a family with many long-lived members, researchers say. And that includes aunts and uncles, not just parents

Will you have a long lifespan? Your family’s genes provide answersThe study was published online on January 07 in the journal Nature Communications. Using databases at the University of Utah and in the Dutch province of Zeeland, investigators analysed the genealogies of nearly 315,000 people from over 20,000 families dating back to 1740. “We observed, the more long-lived relatives you have, the lower your risk […]

MR vaccination: Maha Education dept slaps notices to non-cooperating school principals

The Maharashtra Education Department is deliberating action against the principals those who are not cooperating for the vaccination programme. As a number of schools have not participated in the vaccination programme

MR vaccination: Maha Education dept slaps notices to non-cooperating school principalsThe State Education Commissioner, Vishal Solanki has written a letter to all the concern officers of the education department in the state. The letter states: Repeat sessions should be conducted in those schools where vaccination has not happened or the percentage of vaccination is very less The officers should aim at 100 per cent vaccination […]

Is your pillow hurting your neck?

Pillows can help or hurt, depending on their firmness and your sleep position

Is your pillow hurting your neck?Pillows are not just for your head and neck. Depending on your sleeping position, additional pillows can help keep your spine in the proper position. The pillow for your head should support the natural curve of your neck and be comfortable. A pillow that’s too high can put your neck into a position that causes […]

Beauty tips: Learn to take care of your skin and hair this winter

In winter months our skin and hair face a lot of issues such as dryness and chapping and diseases such as eczema, psoriasis can flare up. Skin care and hair care therefore needs to be altered to keep skin looking supple and healthy

Beauty tips: Learn to take care of your skin and hair this winterHere are a few essential tips to maintain healthy skin and hair, this winter Use moisturising creamy face washes and body washes that hydrate and don’t strip the skin of essential oils. Moisturise with a body emollient containing ceramides and or paraffin that forms a barrier on the skin and prevents evaporation and retains water. […]

Can a person have hypoglycemia without diabetes?

Hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar levels fall dangerously low. It is more common in people with diabetes, but it can affect others

Can a person have hypoglycemia without diabetes?Hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar levels drop below 70 milligrams per decilitre (mg/dl). Severe hypoglycemia can be life-threatening if a person does not receive treatment. Treatments focus on returning blood sugar to safe levels. Blood sugar/ glucose, is the body’s primary source of energy. When levels fall too low, the body does not have enough […]

Short people are at an increased risk of dying in the ICU, finds study

If you end up in the intensive care unit of a hospital or clinic there’s a number of things that can affect your eventual outcome. How healthy you are, your age, and the conditions that you’re suffering from are all obvious factors, but a new study suggests that your height might actually play a role in whether you’re able to pull through or not

Short people are at an increased risk of dying in the ICU, finds studyNew research published in Intensive Care Medicine suggests that taller patients tend to survive at a higher rate than shorter individuals. The study reaches a rather bold conclusion in that short stature may actually be a risk factor if you end up in the ICU. The reason shorter people may be at a higher risk […]

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 […]