June 30, 2017

Keep The Cholesterol In Check

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is naturally present in the cell walls or membranes of the body. What’s important to know is that our body uses cholesterol to produce many hormones, as well as one of the most important vitamins in the body...Read more
June 28, 2017

Men More Prone To Committing Suicide

In some way, the cliché ‘Don’t cry like a girl’ has literally ruined lives of men. Suicides seem to kill more men than women, and psychiatrists believe that somewhere it is the societal attitude that is to be blamed for this. Ideally in a utopian...Read more
June 23, 2017

Men In More Trouble When Obese

Early man relied on hunting for food. In search of food, they would travel long distances, sometimes even for weeks and at times for months. They mostly traveled in groups. Since meat and wild fruits were the only food available, their diet was rich in...Read more
March 31, 2017

Smile Comes With The Baby?

When a baby is born, a mother is born too. And it is this new role that tends to get so overwhelming that it might have some serious repercussions. When seeing that smiling little mirror image of yourself doesn’t make you very happy, or when...Read more
March 28, 2017

That Thought Could Lead To A Disease!

Was his tone rude in the email? Did she sound preachy? Why does he not give me my due importance? Yes, these might be questions that can actually lead to stress in your life. Though stress is a very broad term, it is said to...Read more
March 16, 2017

When Hormones Wreak Havoc

Depression, a feeling of sluggishness, weight gain or weight loss are hardly ever taken seriously as symptoms. Symptoms of something serious. But that’s what they are. They are all symptoms of Thyroid, which mostly goes unnoticed for a very long time because people tend to...Read more
March 6, 2017

The Games The Hormones Play!

Missing your periods, may not always be an indication of ‘good news’. It could also mean ‘a not so good news’, as irregular periods is also one of the leading symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). This problem affects about 2 to 20 per cent...Read more
March 1, 2017

Kangaroo Care: Benefits Of Skin-To-Skin Contact

Dr Mohit Bansal MBBS, PG Fellow – Family Medicine Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore – 5 years experience While every mother has an unbreakable bond with her child, some parent-child relationships are stronger than others. In addition, as it turns out, 2 out of 5...Read more