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Mar, 2022

How Mother’s Mindfulness Impacts Child

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Mother mindfulness programs improve stress response in infants, a study by The University of California, San Francisco, USA Name of study: Mother mindfulness programmes improve stress response in infants By who and where: University of California, San Francisco, USA What does it say?✥ It has been found that mindfulness programmes reduce depression and stress among pregnant women. ✥ Infants, whose mothers attended a mindfulness-based programme, showed a better mental state and a healthier…

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Mar, 2022

A Psychiatrist Explains How Depression Affects Sexual Health And The Ways To Deal With It

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Depression can affect all aspects of life including sexual health. Both men and women can experience sexual difficulties when they go through depression. Depression causes low mood, a general disinterest, and a feeling of anhedonia—an inability to enjoy things. These low feelings also lead to an inability in being aroused, maintain arousal (erection), and inability in achieving orgasm.  We reached out to Dr. Sonal Anand, Psychiatrist at Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai,…

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Mar, 2022

Woman suffering acute headache diagnosed with brain tumour

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Acute headache, which does not get cured by painkillers intake, could be a sign of brain tumour. This has been revealed in a case study of a 36-year-old woman, presented by Mumbai’s Wockhardt hospital. Mitasha Agarwal (name changed), a resident of Jogeshwari, Mumbai, housewife and a mother of two children, was leading a normal life until she experienced an unbearable headache, which required hospitalisation at a hospital recently. The doctors…

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Mar, 2022

Understanding brain hemorrhage!

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Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) or 'brain haemorrhage " is a very serious life-threatening neuro-surgical emergency condition requiring immediate diagnosis, transfer to a specialised neuro-care centre and intensive (ICU) management. This condition is often seen in both male and female patients, particularly in middle-aged groups. The patient usually experiences a sudden severe headache (worst ever headache in life) followed by loss of consciousness or seizures. The cause of haemorrhage is usually due…

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Mar, 2022

Emerging technologies aiding manage cerebral palsy

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Technology is helping every aspect of human lives. For cerebral palsy patients, simple apps are being developed, which help to improve their communication if they are facing speech problems. High-end medical technology in the form of computerised gait analysis,…

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Mar, 2022

Weight-linked kidney ailments increased since Covid outbreak

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There has been an increase in weight-gain linked kidney ailments since the start of Covid-19 lockdown in 2020, observed doctors. Obesity is potent factor for the development of major risks for chronic kidney disease, like diabetes and hypertension, and it has a direct impact on the development of even the end-stage renal disease. Doctors stated on world kidney day that while the entire world, including India, was worried over a…

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