Health

Women and newborns bearing the brunt of the conflict in Gaza, UN agencies warn

East Jerusalem/Geneva/ New York, 03 November: Women, children and newborns in Gaza are disproportionately bearing the burden of the escalation of hostilities in the occupied Palestinian territory, both as casualties and in reduced access to health services, warn the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the …

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WHO urges investing in “One Health” actions for better health of the people and the planet

Geneva, 03 November: The World Health Organization (WHO) calls on world leaders to increase political commitment and action to invest in the “One Health” approach to prevent and tackle common threats affecting the health and well-being of humans, animals, plants and environment together. Today, WHO is joining community organizations observing the eighth annual “One Health Day” campaign to attract global …

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What are the 4 types of heart Failure?

Heart failure refers to any situation where the heart is unable to adequately pump blood to the rest of the body. Even though heart failure sounds much like a stroke or heart attack as it is more commonly known, it is not. Heart failure refers to a condition where the heart cannot keep up with its workload and as a …

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Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment

By – Dr. Maitri Gandhi, Consultant- Radiation Oncology, HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad Breast cancer is one of the most diagnosed forms of cancer affecting men and women worldwide. Breast cancer is a type of cancer that forms in the cells of the breast. It occurs when normal breast cells mutate and begin to grow uncontrollably, forming a lump or mass …

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Here is why there is no harm in going to the gym while fasting

During Karva Chauth; shares essential dieting tips to stay healthy and fit Karwa Chauth is a Hindu festival observed by married women who fast from sunrise to moonrise for the long life and well-being of their husbands. While fasting is a personal decision, many women who frequent the gym might be unsure about how to carry on with their exercise …

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Innovations in Breast Reconstruction: 3D Printing, Advanced Techniques, and the Role of AI

Breast cancer affects millions of women worldwide, and for those who undergo mastectomy, breast reconstruction plays a pivotal role in restoring both physical appearance and self-esteem. Over the years, advancements in medical technology and surgical techniques have transformed breast reconstruction, offering women more personalized and natural-looking results. Among these innovations, 3D printing, advanced surgical techniques, and the integration of artificial …

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Rising number of stroke cases among youngsters and children, a growing concern in India

A stroke is said to be the 4th common cause for mortality in India and it can strike any age group. When we talk about a stroke, as a health menace, we always relate it with the elderly, how it affects and causes disability as well as mortality in this group of the population. Statistics tell us that stroke incidents …

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The Benefits and Challenges of Night Time Breastfeeding

Authored by Dr. Smrithi D Nayak, Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynecology, Aster RV Hospital Night time breastfeeding is quite a common practice in which mothers nurse their babies during the night. It offers many advantages, including providing essential nutrients and fostering a strong mother-baby bond through close physical contact. However, it can be challenging for mothers due to disrupted sleep …

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Orthopedic Conditions in Women: Challenges and Solutions

Orthopedic conditions affect millions of people worldwide, but the impact on women often goes unnoticed. Women’s musculoskeletal health faces unique challenges and considerations that deserve special attention. Below are some specific orthopedic conditions that women commonly encounter, the challenges they pose, and the solutions available to promote better orthopedic health in women. Unique Challenges Faced by Women: Orthopedic conditions in …

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Understanding breast cancer and its treatments

Breast cancer is a type of cancer that forms in the cells of the breast. It can affect both men and women, although it is far more common in women. Understanding breast cancer, its causes, risk factors, and available treatments is crucial for early detection and successful management. Breast cancer begins when cells in the breast start growing uncontrollably. It …

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