It’s been around two years since the mosquito-borne Zika virus began spreading rapidly in Brazil and on to other parts of South and North America, yet experts are still trying to gain a clearer understanding Continue reading Researchers Warn When Pregnant Women Are Most at Risk for Zika Virus Birth Defects — TIME
Sometimes you cannot help but marvel at the thought of life being such a mystery, yet every morning we wake up presuming to understand every detail. The night alone can turn out to be such a conundrum in itself.
Today, trends have not only allowed the invention of a multiplicity of new sex practices but also given the morale for lovers to try them out, even adopt them.
An 18-year-old student from Mexico won the top prize at the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards this weekend for his creation of EVA, an intelligent bra that can help in the early detection of breast cancer, according to FOX News. Julian Rios Cantu said he was inspired by his mother’s struggles as she repeatedly battled the… Continue reading 18-Year-Old Mexican Wins Global Student Entrepreneur Award For Invention Of Intelligent Breast-Cancer Detection Bra – FOX News
Word has gone out wide through several media platforms speculating pregnancy of the very illustrious entertainment personality, Continue reading Is old-age conception to be admired or avoided?
Mulindwa Meddie lives in Kireka and he is a student at Kyambogo University as well as a dedicated sportsman – he rides a bike every day.
Even there being no prize to motivate him. His bike is his passion and riding it, is his way of life. I sat the 23 year old down and he tried to elicit for me what he thinks of his sport.
Easter is at hand and it is not uncommon that many city parents choose, for a change, to travel down to the countryside to check on everyone down there, even as the Celebration of Jesus’ resurrection is underway. People are used to enjoying the holiday this way – with family. In fact it is less of adventure than it is culture.
Sleep paralysis is just super frightening to begin with, so it often triggers a panicked response with increased heart rate. And indeed, many people report feeling an undeniably strange or scary presence as this happens to them.
Meanwhile researchers conclude that, in most cases, sleep paralysis is simply a sign that your body is not moving smoothly through the stages of sleep. Rarely is sleep paralysis linked to deep underlying psychiatric problems.
Every once in a while people experience problems with their digestive system. The most common problem however is hard bowel movement or constipation.
This experience is often apparent when there’s so much straining during defecation and one might even develop hemorrhoids (swelling in the anus) as a result. When this happens, one is always advised to drink a lot of water and eat a lot of fruits to ease the digestion.
Many reasons have always been advanced for why breastfeeding should never be just an option for mothers. Doctors argue that breastfeeding vitally controls post-delivery hemorrhage [excessive bleeding after birth] which could otherwise be very fatal for mothers. Moreover it is also a natural form of contraception when done exclusively.
Many mothers will do anything to increase the breast milk. But while you can pick up a few tips from well-intentioned friends, oftentimes wrong information is passed along, sometimes for several generations.
For instance, in some cultures, it’s believed that beer helps to stimulate breast milk. However, nutritionists say this is simply a falsehood. As a matter of fact, alcohol can have serious and permanent adverse effects on children, such as brain damage.
Most of us take water for granted. Consider this though; according to medical brains, when the water in your body is reduced by just 1 percent, you become thirsty. At 5 percent, muscle strength and endurance declines significantly and you become hot and sapped. When the loss reaches 10 percent, delirium and blurred vision occur. Continue reading There Is No More Important Nutrient For Our Bodies Than Water!
There is a growing trend [from all the corners of this country] of women requiring an increased participation of men in the responsibility of parenting. This, right from when the doctors announce the pregnancy to when the baby is out Continue reading Paradox: Why Women Lately Desire Their Men To Be In The Maternity Ward As Well !
Anatolia Vertadella, a 101-year-old Italian woman, has given birth to a 9-pound baby after a controversial ovary transplant widely criticized by medical professionals because of her advanced age, reports the Rivista Napoli Continue reading 102-YEAR-OLD WOMAN GIVES BIRTH AFTER SUCCESSFUL OVARY TRANSPLANT
It is remarkable how many first time mothers-to-be show up at the doctor’ bench, very worried about the previous night’s sudden round of strange contractions which are also quite painful. In many cases these happen at the beginning of the pregnancy Continue reading Is Cramping Something Expecting Mothers Should Always Worry About?
As it turns out, the long years, even decades of the fight against what has been believed to be the biggest health issue of the century might not have been a pipe dream after all – AIDS could really be a curable disease as of 2016 Continue reading Could We Be Winning The Fight Against HIV/AIDS?
A University of Pittsburgh researcher accidentally infected herself with the Zika virus. While conducting a lab experiment with the virus on May 23, the researcher pricked herself with a needle. Nine days later, she started experiencing symptoms, including a fever. She later tested positive for Zika, CNN reports. Since then, her symptoms have resolved, the… Continue reading Researcher Accidentally Infects Herself With Zika Virus — TIME
It is obvious you cannot run away from the many risks of being overweight – the increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, as well as increase in the chances of developing cancer and arthritis Continue reading Why Slimming Pills Should Only Be The Last Resort
A blood test is one of the least invasive ways for doctors to get a peek inside the body. But when it comes to cancer, blood isn’t exactly a reliable source of information. While tumors do shed fragments into the blood, they’re rare and hard to find, so until now, the best way for doctors…