Women with chronic physical conditions more likely to experience mental illness in pregnancy

A new study led by a University of Toronto researcher has found that women with chronic physical conditions are more likely to experience mental illness during pregnancy or shortly after giving birth

Women with chronic physical conditions more likely to experience mental illness in pregnancyHilary Brown, an assistant professor at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health & Society at U of T Scarborough and her colleagues used data from ICES, a non-profit research institute where she’s also an adjunct scientist. ICES uses population-based health information to study a broad range of healthcare issues. “Women with a chronic physical condition like […]

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?

Today, fertility treatment is purely scientific and precise, targeted to determining the cause and treating it. Besides, almost every hurdle can be overcome with the help of amazing options. For example, a woman without a uterus can still have her own child by borrowing another’s womb!

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?In a normal couple During normal sexual activity, semen which consist of millions of sperms, is deposited in the vagina. From there the active and motile sperms travel into the fallopian tube to meet the egg which is released from the ovary once a month. This is where fertilization of the egg occurs. The fertilised […]

Ticket examiner steps into doctor’s shoes, helps a woman deliver baby in train

A railway ticket examiner and co-passengers of a full-term pregnant lady helped her give birth on-board the train. This incident took place on Friday, June 14

Ticket examiner steps into doctor’s shoes, helps a woman deliver baby in trainThe woman was travelling with her family. After a few hours, suddenly in the middle of her journey, she began experiencing intense labour pain. The woman could not hold the baby in any longer. There was no doctor available on board the train to carry out the delivery procedure. That’s when H.S. Rana, a Traveling […]

Doctors help a 25-year-old woman deliver baby boy at Pune station

The railway staff and doctors rushed to the aid of the pregnant woman who was in severe pain. They came together and worked in harmony to ensure the safe delivery of the child

Doctors help a 25-year-old woman deliver baby boy at Pune stationA full-term pregnant lady and her husband were travelling from Bangalore to Ahmedabad in Renigunta Express. In transit, Sita Begi, the 25-year-old lady began to experience severe labour pain. Her husband, Moti Lal immediately informed the railway official on board. Around 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, Railway Commercial office A.T. Gangwani received a complaint […]

Not all that bleeds is piles

Patients have to be evaluated by a clinician, specifically a surgeon, who can ascertain the exact cause of bleeding, investigate and then treat it. One must also refrain from using alternate medicine remedies without consulting a clinician so as not to miss lurking malignancies, assuming “It’s only piles.”

Not all that bleeds is pilesAs a surgeon, one of the commonest problems that I treat regularly is bleeding in stools. Largely, my patients are females who have been self-medicating themselves due to ignorance of their own health issues and awkwardness of being examined by a male doctor. When questioned about their problems most of them would reply, “Doctor I […]

Traumatic injury twice as likely to raise death risk in pregnant women

One in six pregnant women has been abused by her partner and new study suggests they are at higher risk of being a victim of an assault-related trauma (including suicide) – and die from their injuries – than an accident-related trauma, compared to women who are not pregnant

Traumatic injury twice as likely to raise death risk in pregnant womenAccording to studies, one in six pregnant women has been abused by a partner. They have been beaten, stabbed, shot, or even murdered. A new research has revealed that the risks to these women are likely to be profound. According to a new study from researchers in Perelman School of Medicine at the University of […]

Doctors come to aid of pregnant woman, help her deliver child at Pune station

Doctors, railway staff and railway police at Pune station rushed to the aid of a pregnant woman who was experiencing labour patients in the early hours of morning. Together, they successfully helped her deliver a child at the railway station

Doctors come to aid of pregnant woman, help her deliver child at Pune stationJyoti Mantesh Narale, a 30-year-old woman who was nine months pregnant was travelling with her husband from Solapur to Thane in Siddheshwar Express, Train no – 12116. Around 3:15 am in the wee hours of morning doctors at Aditya Birla’s Free Medical Care Unit at Pune station received a call from Railway Commercial Office, B.F. […]

Osteoporosis: Risk in young mothers

While we are all aware that osteoporosis is most common in older people, there has been a considerable rise in the number of younger people being affected by it, including premenopausal women in their 20s, 30s and 40s. The term ‘premenopausal’ refers to women who are still having regular menstrual periods and have not yet reached menopause, says Dr AbhijitKale, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, S.L Raheja Hospital - A Fortis Associate Hospital

Osteoporosis: Risk in young mothersOsteoporosis is bone loss that is serious enough to result in fragile bones, increasing the risk of fracture by multifold. Younger women who tend to restrict what they eat in order to lose weight are at a higher risk of Osteoporosis and fractures. This also includes young mothers, since the baby growing in its mother’s […]

#AwamAurJawan: Soldiers brave snow carrying pregnant women to the hospital on their shoulder

With the help of the army during the heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, a pregnant woman has given birth to twins. The Army came to help the woman at the right time and admitted her to Bandipore District Hospital in North Kashmir

#AwamAurJawan: Soldiers brave snow carrying pregnant women to the hospital on their shoulderAs the northern states of India, has been facing nature’s fury with heavy snowfall which has blanketed the grown with thick cover of snow, the Indian Army has once again proven their mettle by coming to the aid of citizens in need. With most of the remote, hilly areas cut off from the rest of […]

Delhi: Docs save life of mother and foetus suffering from swine flu using ECMO

This was a rare and critical case for the doctors to ensure the survival of both the mother and the unborn foetus. The ECMO circuit acts as an artificial heart and lung for the patient during ECMO therapy

Delhi: Docs save life of mother and foetus suffering from swine flu using ECMOIn an extremely rare case, doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI), Okhla, New Delhi, treated a 30-year-old pregnant woman who had tested positive for swine flu (H1N1 virus). The case was extremely critical and complex as the foetus could not be delivered prematurely, but had to be protected from the virus while in the […]
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