Body and Mind

Cap age limit at 45 for IVF, doctors demand after 74-yr-old AP woman delivers twins

Last week a 74-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh delivered twins after undergoing one cycle of IVF treatment.

For cases of dengue fever, these commonly used medicines are best avoided

Some generally used painkillers may aggravate the bleeding tendencies of dengue and so must be used with caution.

63 per cent of Indian executives are overweight: Healthifyme report

The report has been compiled by reviewing the diet and activity levels of close to 60,000 working professionals across 20 plus companies over a period of 12 months.

Fever during pregnancy: Why doctors emphasise the importance of dengue screening

Not addressing the fever in case of dengue could severely impact the growth of the growth of the baby, and in some cases, be fatal for the baby.

25 medical students in Kalaburagi contract diphtheria, infection source not known yet

While 5 students are stable and are being treated on an outpatient basis, 20 others are in the hospital and are undergoing treatment.

Hyd teen suffers stroke due to PUBG addiction, experts concerned about gaming risk

While he has recovered, doctors are growing concerned with the increasing number of children and teens becoming addicted to video games.

Could the use of a more effective pesticide have reduced dengue cases in Bengaluru?

The BBMP is only now planning to shift from using pyrethrin, an organic compound, to the more effective pesticide malathion.

To tackle diarrhoeal deaths, Karnataka to provide free rotavirus vaccines for infants

Rotavirus has been found to be the most common cause of diarrhoeal deaths in children under the age of 2.

Planning for motherhood? Why you need to know about the MR vaccine

There is a 90% chance of the rubella virus being transmitted from an infected mother to an unborn child, resulting in Congenital Rubella Syndrome.

Dangerous practice of feeding mercury to infants back in TN? Baby critical in Thanjavur

Doctors in Thanjavur government hospital have treated two infants for mercury ingestion in the last 15 days.