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Antiepileptic drugs if used by pregnant women could lead to birth defects

Antiepileptic drugs if used by pregnant women could lead to birth defects

A group of researchers have found that a common drug for treating epileptic seizures if used by pregnant women can lead to birth defects. The UC Davis School of Medicine study discovered that it interferes with glutamate signaling in earliest stages of nervous system development. The research, conducted in frogs, could inform the development of [...]

May 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Antiepileptic drugs if used by pregnant women could lead to birth defects

Dear women, take note. Menopausal hormone therapy may decrease heart failure risk

Dear women, take note. Menopausal hormone therapy may decrease heart failure risk

Menopausal hormone therapy, used to treat hot flashes, sleep disturbances and vaginal dryness, may also have the potential to lower risk of heart failure, say researchers, led by one of Indian origin. The study found that menopausal hormone therapy caused significantly smaller change in the structure and function of left ventricle and left arterial chamber [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear women, take note. Menopausal hormone therapy may decrease heart failure risk

Women and their money business

Women and their money business

It doesn’t matter if you are single or married, working at home or in an office; if you are a woman and you want to be treated as an equal, you should know that financial independence is going to play an important role. However, while having or even earning your own money is the first [...]

March 8, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Women and their money business

The Better-Skin Diet: 42 Best Foods For Men And Women

The Better-Skin Diet: 42 Best Foods For Men And Women

Having a balanced and nutrition filled diet is crucial for health. An unhealthy diet can affect our metabolism causing weight gain, among other health issues. We all know how what we consume can directly affect our skin. Skin is an important organ of our body and eating for your skin can bring about a naturally nourished look [...]

January 31, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on The Better-Skin Diet: 42 Best Foods For Men And Women

Women runners, this special mineral and nutrient supplement will help you run faster

Women runners, this special mineral and nutrient supplement will help you run faster

A study has recently found that women who take supplements, especially prepared blend of minerals and nutrients, for a month can significantly help them run faster. The women who took the supplement also saw three-mile run times drop by almost a minute. They also found that the group saw their 3-mile run time drop from [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Women runners, this special mineral and nutrient supplement will help you run faster

Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

Surekha Pagare was on her way to work in Mumbai when she broke out into a sweat. She became breathless and her neck began to hurt. She dismissed this odd discomfort as tiredness caused by her stressful routine as a mammography technician. But she knew something was off. She decided to get tested, just to [...]

October 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Take it to heart: How women can be safe from heart disease

WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

As we celebrate Women’s Day, we would like to shed light on the contributions from South African women in the field of Technology. Let’s take a look at how South African women are currently changing and paving way for future generations of the fast-evolving sector 1. Naledi Pandor Naledi Pandor currently serves as our Minister [...]

August 9, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

3 Simple Steps To Prevent Diabetes In Women

3 Simple Steps To Prevent Diabetes In Women

Diabetes is a lifelong disease caused by high sugar level in the blood. This happens because the body is unable to produce sufficient insulin, or the body is not using it correctly .Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Its main function is to transport the glucose from the blood into the cells where [...]

May 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 3 Simple Steps To Prevent Diabetes In Women

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

We have come across umpteen reports linking obesity to depression. Compared with normal weight adolescents, obese adolescents have a higher prevalence of mental health problems, self-esteem, anxiety, depressive disorders, due to their body image issues. According to a new study things aren’t as picture perfect in the other side of the spectrum too. A significant [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

These women take care of health documentation for 22 villages in Maharashtra

These women take care of health documentation for 22 villages in Maharashtra

Unless we know what we are fighting, we don’t know what to fight it with. Data in India is problematic because there is either a lack of an adequate number of people for collection or a lack of means to collect it. To overcome the gap between actual and official data, we need more people [...]

April 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on These women take care of health documentation for 22 villages in Maharashtra

Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

On November 2, the Chicago Cubs made sports history by winning the World Series baseball championship in Cleveland for the first time in 108 years. The victory was partly attributed to their use of big data: a set of people on their computers going over skeletal reconstructions of the players’ past movements to tag their [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

Almost 3 in 10 women get pregnant naturally after fertility treatments

Almost 3 in 10 women get pregnant naturally after fertility treatments

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — Nearly one-third of women who have infertility treatments get pregnant naturally within a few years of stopping treatment, a new study suggests. Researchers conducted an online survey of 403 women who had infertility treatments called assisted reproductive technologies (ART), such as in-vitro fertilization. Ninety-six women didn’t get pregnant during treatment. [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Almost 3 in 10 women get pregnant naturally after fertility treatments