Paid maternity leave linked to long-term health benefits

Paid maternity leave

Paid maternity leave linked to long-term health benefits Maternity leave also has positive effects on the mental health and the development of newborns. New York: Paid maternity leave has great mental and physical health benefits for both mother and baby – this also includes the rates of postpartum depression and infant mortality; new research suggests.  […]

Impact of covid-19 on mental health

COVID-19 pandemic

A have a look at mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic: Here’s what experts say Experts say that the pandemic introduced with its worldwide chaos that affected individuals mental as well as physical health and the nationwide lockdown made the issues worse The lockdown witnessed a rise in diversity of cases of substance use like […]

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Food

#HealthBytes: Consume these five desi superfoods for good health The term “superfoods” began as a marketing gimmick and has now become something that is related to a healthy diet. Though it is all about exotic grains, vegetables, and fruits. Superfoods in India, grown and consumed by one generation after another, and these are healthy and […]

Women to have a 4-time ultrasound for safe delivery

Ultrasound

Women to have a 4-time ultrasound for safe delivery In a bid to foster woman and child growth, the Sundargarh district administration has launched the “Matrujyoti” programme. Significantly, ultrasound examinations as many as four times need to be performed of all pregnant woman as a part of of the programme, in an attempt to make […]

New Tool Accelerates Analysis of MRI Images

MRI imaging

New Tool Accelerates Analysis of MRI Images Magnetic resonance imaging is the most reliable and sensitive technique for diagnosing and monitoring neurodegenerative diseases. By the images obtained, we are able to make a whole anatomical evaluation of the brain and detect atrophy in particular regions. However, the inspection of the images is normally visible, which […]

Controlling Dose in the Emergency Department

Controlling Dose in the Emergency Department

Controlling Dose in the Emergency Department Over the previous decade, radiation dose exposure has fallen precipitously. However, when you are asked to make split-second choices in the emergency room, it could sometimes still be difficult to make the alternatives that will limit exposures. In his presentation in the course of the American Society of Emergency […]

Abdominal ultrasound: Purpose | Procedure | Risks | Takeaway

Abdominal ultrasound

Abdominal ultrasound: Purpose | Procedure | Risks | Takeaway What can we see with an abdominal ultrasound? Abdominal ultrasounds use sound waves to create images of internal anatomical structures and blood flow in the abdomen. These images of ultrasound are a useful way of examining organs, tissues, blood vessels, and different structures inside the abdomen. […]

A new report adds insight on prostate MRI for monitoring during active surveillance

MRI for monitoring

A new report adds insight on prostate MRI for monitoring during active surveillance Based on the findings, investigators recommended that systematic biopsy are carried out in patients with negative MRI and along with targeted biopsies in males with a positive MRI. Findings from analyses of information collected in the multicenter potential Canary Prostate Cancer Active […]

Higher doses of Botox might result in bone loss, shows study

Botox injection

Higher doses of Botox might result in bone loss, shows study Botox injections that used to handle jaw and facial ache do not result in clinically significant changes in jaw bone when used in short term and in low doses, according to researchers at NYU College of Dentistry. However, they discovered proof of bone loss […]