What are the hazardous health effects of using old make-up products

 Mascara is a breeding ground for bacteria and the last place we want all this bacteria is near our eyes

What are the hazardous health effects of using old make-up productsIt’s a dilemma many women (and some men) are forced to face: When is it time to let go of your favourite makeup products? And although some of us may be guilty of having a lip gloss at the bottom of our makeup bags that’s older than we’d like to admit, in reality, makeup is […]

Signs to identify leukemia every woman needs to be aware about

For adults, the typical age for leukemia onset is anywhere from 50 to 70, There are several "subtypes" of leukemia, which are defined by the kind of blood cells that mutate, and also by how early in the cell production process that mutation takes place

Signs to identify leukemia every woman needs to be aware aboutBelieve it or not, most of the new blood cells your body produces come from your bone marrow—a fatty substance found in large quantities in the bulbous, bulky ends of your bones. For those suffering from leukemia, one of these new blood cells mutates and becomes cancerous. It then starts to clone—or make copies of […]

Advanced maternal age linked with increased risk of preterm birth

Women who plan for a baby at the age of 40 and above may increase the risk of delivering preterm before the 37th week of pregnancy. The study focused on preterm babies delivered during weeks 32 to 36 of pregnancy, as well as on extremely premature infants delivered before 32 weeks

Advanced maternal age linked with increased risk of preterm birthThe higher risk of preterm births for women over 40 may not be completely explained by their greater use of reproductive technology or medical interventions like induced labour or planned caesarean deliveries, a Canadian study suggests. The study confirmed that women over 40 do have the highest risk of preterm births: 7.8 % of pregnancies […]

Three types of depression women are likely to suffer after delivery

A point to be noted is that these disorders are more common in subsequent pregnancies. So you need to be vigilant when she is pregnant the next time

Three types of depression women are likely to suffer after deliveryDo you’ll remember the movie “Abhimaan” starring Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bahaduri? Just try to recollect the condition of Jaya Bahaduri in that movie. After her so called abortion she starts remaining aloof, doesn’t talk much, and has disturbed sleep and also avoids social interaction. This condition comes under a category of disorders called post-partum […]

Intake of folic acid during pregnancy key to prevent birth defects

Folic acid has been shown to prevent Neural tube defects (NTDs) if administered just before the pregnancy and during its earliest stages

Intake of folic acid during pregnancy key to prevent birth defectsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that birth defects affect approximately 3 percent of babies born each year in the United States, and they are the leading cause of death among infants. Neural tube defects (NTDs) are major birth defects affecting the baby’s spine and brain. The abnormalities may develop very early […]

Women, new study shows your brain grows during menstruation

According to the study, the estrogen and hippocampus (grey matter and while matter) levels increase during menstrual cycle.

Women, new study shows your brain grows during menstruationEvery month during our menstrual cycle, hormone fluctuations influence our mood, emotions, and behaviour. Prior to menstruation, specifically ovulation, some of us experience symptoms including a change in basal body temperature, higher sex drive, or a heightened sense of smell, taste, or vision. Now, a recent study in Scientific Reports has revealed there’s a silent […]

4 surprising factors that can raise miscarriage risk

A miscarriage is the loss of a foetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. More than 80 per cent of miscarriages occur within the first three months of pregnancy. For most women, a miscarriage is a one-off event and they go on to have a successful pregnancy in the future

4 surprising factors that can raise miscarriage riskMiscarriages occur in approximately 10 percent of all clinically recognized pregnancies, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists reported. Common risk factors for naturally losing a baby during early pregnancy are advanced maternal age and prior early pregnancy loss. We’ve listed four additional risk factors that could surprise you. Daylight Savings Time Women undergoing in […]

Effective home remedies to overcome menstrual cramps

About three out of four women experience menstrual pains, and every one out of 10 women experiences severe cramps

Effective home remedies to overcome menstrual crampsAs women, we all know it, dread it, and are sometimes even thankful that we get it — I’m talking about our monthly period. We all know the constant throbbing and cramping pains that come with it. According to the Mayo Clinic, your uterus contracts to help expel its lining during your period. Hormone-like substances, […]

Yo-yo dieting likely to increase risk of heart disease death, even if you are not overweight

Women of normal weight who subsequently experienced the yo-yo effect were 3.5 times more likely to die from sudden cardiac arrest than women whose weight remained stable

Yo-yo dieting likely to increase risk of heart disease death, even if you are not overweightObesity increases the risk for some of the leading causes of death in the United States, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and some forms of cancer. Being obese or overweight is also linked to an overall lower quality of life and poorer mental health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that […]

Brain mapping premature babies helps predicting disability

Research shows that prematurely born babies are more prone to developing disabilities. A new study, however, suggests that brain mapping in preemies may help to predict and prevent the negative consequences of early brain injury

Brain mapping premature babies helps predicting disabilityPreterm birth occurs when a baby is born before the 37th week of pregnancy – 3 weeks before term. Worldwide, premature births are the leading cause of death in children younger than 5 years old. In the United States, prematurity affects 1 in 10 infants, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). […]
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