STD Symptoms

STD Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Topic: STD Symptoms You Should Never Ignore Rates of sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea and chlamydia have more than doubled in older adults. Here’s how to protect yourself. After a certain age, it’s easy to dismiss sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as something you don’t have to worry about. But experts note that anyone, at any…

Chemo Brain

Exercise May Help to Ease ‘Chemo Brain’

Topic: Exercise May Help to Ease ‘Chemo Brain’ Women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer who stayed physically active had fewer problems with memory and thinking. Regular exercise may help lessen “chemo brain” among women being treated for breast cancer, according to a large-scale new study of the associations between physical activity, chemotherapy and cognition. The…

tummy-rub

How a simple tummy-rub can change babies’ lives

Topic: How a simple tummy-rub can change babies’ lives Baby massage has been practised in South Asia for centuries. Now scientists are discovering its life-saving potential. On a cool October evening, Renu Saxena brought her newborn daughter home from hospital in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru. It struck her just how fragile her baby…

Women could lead

Women could lead longer, healthier lives – first global index of women’s health urges action from policymakers

Topic: Women could lead longer, healthier lives – first global index of women’s health urges action from policymakers Over the past year, more than 1.5 billion women worldwide were not tested for some of the most prevalent and pernicious diseases women face: cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STDs/STIs). That’s one of…

Severe Infections

Severe Infections During Pregnancy Associated With Complications Around Childbirth

Topic: Severe Infections During Pregnancy Associated With Complications Around Childbirth Individuals who are hospitalized during pregnancy due to sepsis have higher odds of complications surrounding childbirth, according to a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco. The study found that pregnancies complicated by sepsis were associated with an increased risk of cesarean delivery, postpartum…