Rising Air Pollution May Be Linked To Higher Antibiotic Resistance Risk: Study In Lancet

[ad_1] Increasing air pollution could be linked to a higher risk of antibiotic resistance worldwide, and hence, reducing air pollution levels can help decrease antibiotic resistance. The relationship between increased air pollution and higher antibiotic resistance risk has strengthened over time, especially in more recent years, according to a study published August 8, 2023, in … Read more

The Science Of Health: How Hormonal Changes Affect Asthmatic Women, Ways To Avoid Exacerbation

[ad_1] Asthmatic Women And Reproductive Hormones: Welcome back to “The Science Of Health”, ABP Live’s weekly health column. Last week, we discussed the instances in which head and neck cancers metastasise, or spread to other locations in the body and cause tumours to grow there. This week, we explain the scientific reasons behind hormonal changes … Read more

World Breastfeeding Week: The Link Between Breastfeeding And Breast Cancer, And Health Benefits

[ad_1] By Dr Tejal Deshmukh Breastfeeding is a natural and cherished bond between a mother and her newborn, and has long been recognised for its nutritional and emotional benefits for infants. However, recent research has unveiled a hidden gem within this maternal act – a potential shield against one of the most prevalent and feared … Read more

World Breastfeeding Week 2023: Debunking 10 Common Breastfeeding Myths And Misconceptions

[ad_1] Dr Radhamany K Breastfeeding, a completely natural process, has been a subject of continuous discussion and debate for decades. It is widely recognised that mother’s milk is the most crucial nutrient for an infant, and the World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledges breast milk as the baby’s first vaccine due to its essential antibodies and … Read more

Bone And Joint Day: Osteoporosis, Osteomyelitis, Lupus, Bursitis – Bone And Joint Diseases

[ad_1] Bone and joint day: Bone diseases usually begin after 20 years of age because bone loss is faster than the creation of new bones. These diseases are characterised by weak bones due to low mineral density, easily breakable bones, or infection in the bones. Consumption of a diet that consists of sufficient calcium and … Read more

Surge In Viral Conjunctivitis Cases: Unraveling Causes, Prevention, And Management In Mumbai

[ad_1] Dr T S Sujatha Conjunctivitis surge: Over the past 15 days, Mumbai has been grappling with a significant upsurge in cases of conjunctivitis, more commonly known as pink eye. The city’s major government and private hospitals are reporting an alarming threefold increase in daily cases, surpassing the usual patient influx by a considerable margin. … Read more

How Can Men Maintain Optimal Health? Here Are Five Time-Tested Hacks

[ad_1] Dr Pooja Kohli Our health is one of our most valuable possessions, yet all too often we neglect to give it the care and attention it deserves. Taking a proactive approach to our physical and mental well-being is critical to leading a healthy and fulfilling life. While there are many paths to leading a … Read more

AI-Supported Mammography Is As Good As Two Breast Radiologists Working Together: Lancet Study

[ad_1] Artificial intelligence (AI)-supported mammography analysis is as good as two breast radiologists working together, and halves the screen-reading workload, according to a new study. As part of the research, a safety analysis of a randomised controlled trial involving more than 80,000 Swedish women was conducted. The study, published August 2 in The Lancet Oncology … Read more

Annual Medical Checkup: Consider These Key Tests To Prioritise Your Health

[ad_1] As the saying goes, “health is wealth,” and ensuring the well-being of your body should be a top priority.  An annual health checkup with your physician is essential for keeping track of your overall health. These checkups can detect and prevent health problems before they become severe and aid in early diagnosis and treatment. … Read more

How Infertility Affects Men’s Mental Health, And How To Improve State

[ad_1] By Dr Ankush Raut Parenthood has always been a once-in-a-lifetime moment for couples, but with excitement, the journey comes with its fair share of challenges. Among others, infertility is one that has become a pressing concern for adults, causing disruption in conceiving and experiencing the joy of parenthood. According to the World Health Organization, … Read more