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Post menopause weight gain likely to raise risk of endometrial cancer

Post menopause weight gain likely to raise risk of endometrial cancer

Menopause bring changes in women and hormonal changes is a part of it.  Some women also experience gain in weight as a result of menopause.  A study revealed that women with significant increase in weight after menopause are at higher risk of developing endometrial cancer. What is endometrial cancer? Endometrial cancer refers to malignancies that arise from the endometrium, or lining, of the uterus....
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Drinking coffee reduces risk of basal cell skin cancer

Drinking coffee reduces risk of basal cell skin cancer

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages around the world.  Nothing feels more refreshing than waking to a fresh aroma of brewed coffee.  Coffee has been associated with many health benefits like stroke in women, Alzheimer,  and so on.  A study establishes link between coffee and skin cancer. What is skin cancer? Skin Cancer are growths on skin with differing causes and varying degrees of...
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Reduced bladder cancer risk by high fluid intake

Reduced bladder cancer risk by high fluid intake

Bladder cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells multiply without control in urinary bladder.The bladder is a hollow, muscular organ that stores urine; it is located in the pelvis. The most common type of bladder cancer begins in cells lining the inside of the bladder. A study suggested that by consuming high amount of fluid, you can reduce your risk for bladder cancer. What are main symptoms of...
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Preeclampsia: Early detection and treatment for safe delivery

Preeclampsia: Early detection and treatment for safe delivery

Preeclampsia is a medical condition in which hypertension arises in pregnancy along with significant amounts of protein in the urine and accumulation of excess fluid beneath the skin. If not treated in time, preeclampsia may turn into eclampsia, resulting in tonic clonic seizures which can possibly result in maternal and infant death. While blood pressure elevation is the most visible sign...
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Normal brain communication found in people  with Agenesis of The Corpus Callosum

Normal brain communication found in people with Agenesis of The Corpus Callosum

The corpus callosum is a wide, flat bundle of neural fibers beneath the cortex in the eutherian brain at the longitudinal fissure. It connects the left and right cerebral hemispheres and facilitates inter- hemispheric communication. It is the largest white matter structure in the brain, consisting of 200–250 million contra lateral-axonal projections. Agenesis of the corpus callosum (AgCC) Agenesis...
Cell phone users not to worry, no brain tumors caused – recent study

Cell phone users not to worry, no brain tumors caused – recent study

It is estimated that as of 2011, globally, the number of cell phone subscribers are more than 5.5 billion and more than 350 million subscribers to cell phone in the United States; nearly threefold increase from the year 2000. Over a period, the number of cell phone calls per day, the length of each call and the amount of time people spending on cell phones, have increased. Cell phone technology has...
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The EmbryoScope – An IVF incubator with built-in camera launched

The EmbryoScope – An IVF incubator with built-in camera launched

In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process by which eggcells are fertilized  by sperm  cells outside the body of the women. IVF is a major treatment in infertility when other methods of assisted reproductive technology have failed. The process involves hormonally controlling the ovulatory process, removing ova (eggs) from the woman’s  ovaries and letting sperm fertilise them in a...
Obese girls prone to high blood pressure more than boys

Obese girls prone to high blood pressure more than boys

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat accumulates to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. Body mass index (BMI) compares weight and height, defines people as overweight (pre-obese) if their BMI is between 25 and 30 kg/m2, and obese when it is greater than 30 kg/m2. A study reveals...
Single unmarried men are more likely to die from cancer

Single unmarried men are more likely to die from cancer

The never married are a diverse and complex group. The health status of single men tends to be poorer than for married men, while never married women tend to enjoy better health than other women. In later life, the never married are more likely to face economic insecurity and weaker social support networks than their married counterparts. Studies suggest that single men are more depressed, report lower...
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Avaira contact lenses recalled- Severe pain reported

Avaira contact lenses recalled- Severe pain reported

A contact lens is a corrective, cosmetic, ortherapeutic lens usually placed on the cornea of the eye. It has been estimated that 125 million people use contact lenses worldwide (2%), including 28 to 38 million in the United States and 13 million in Japan. A study reported in 2010 revealed increase in eye diseases like ulcers due to use of contact lens. Also, in 2010 complaints of abnormal...
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