Eating fresh meat or fish is good for the health of pregnant women and the babies

Creatine is an important nutritional component which is found in fresh meat or fish.  Recent scientific study suggests that women who are having less concentration of this nutrient element at the time of pregnancy often deliver babies with smaller size and increases the chance of brain injury of such new born infants. While those having […]

The Dangers Of Poor Organisation In Healthcare

If you’ve ever worked a dead end job, or even a job you like with a terrible boss, you’ll know exactly how frustrating it can be. Perhaps they’re poorly organised? One of the worst things about being a staff member on a rota is when they tell you you’re due to come in one day, […]

Father's Age Linked to Child Health Problems

A major study conducted on millions of people recently revealed that a varied number of problems and disorders found in school- going children are linked to delayed fatherhood. Increased rates of bipolar disorder, autism, ADHD, substance abuse problems, suicide attempts, and schizophrenia were all reported under the study. It is blaming mutated sperm but says […]

Behavioural Issues in Children Linked to Acetaminophen Consumption During Pregnancy

A new research has revealed that new-borns of women who used acetaminophen for pain relief during pregnancy are more likely to develop behavioural problems such as Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Journal JAMA Paediatrics published the study, in which data of 64,322 ladies, who enrolled into National Birth Cohort of Denmark between 1996 and 2002, and […]

New Hormone Triggers Hope for Low Cost Fertility Treatment

Adelaide researchers have discovered a new hormone that is vital for fertility which would pave way for low cost fertility treatments. The researcher of Adelaide University and project head, Prof. Sarah Robertson has discovered the M2 macrophages which are immune cells important for fertility as they help in boosting up the production of progesterone. This […]

Colicin N Protein May Have The Ability To Kill E.Coli

Scientists have found a new protein, Colicin N that might have the ability to kill E.Coli which is the bad bacteria that is responsible for causing complicated food poisoning issues in humans. This new protein Colicin N is found within the Escherichia coli which can kill the bacterium very effectively. Newcastle University that conducted this […]

3 Million Europeans Infected in Hospitals Annually: Survey Reveals

The EU disease monitoring agency revealed that in Europe about 80,000 patients are fighting from infections they acquired at the hospitals especially in intensive care on any given day. This report was based on a survey which was published on Thursday. Though some infections can be arrested with immediate treatment, other infections such as super […]

Researchers Say Whole Milk Is Best For Kids Than Skim Milk

According to a report published in Jama Paediatrics, researchers say that among all dairy drink, whole milk is the best for children. But this was questioned by Dr. David S. Ludwig, an endocrinologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Walter C. Willet and Fredrick John Stare Professor, Harvard School of Public Health in Cambridge, Mass. While […]

Overdose Of Women Pain Killer Causes Rise In Death By 400% In the Last Decade

On Tuesday, the CDC (Center for Disease Control) reported that when compared to 1999, over five times more women have died due to prescription overdose of pain killers. Over 48,000 women have been reported dead following an overdose of prescription of painkillers between the period of 1999 and 2010. This is a whopping increase of […]

Public Health Advocates Opine That Not Enough Money Settled Towards Anti Smoking Programs

Of the $1290 million money that Oregon receives once in every two years as a settlement with big tobacco companies are going towards the anti smoking programs for the first time. But health advocates are of the opinion that the amount of money, $4 million is very low when compared to the $86 million that […]