PCOS Awareness month

Today’s working women experience a lot of hormonal issues and the commonest of which is PCOS or poly cystic ovarian syndrome which is now also known as the metabolic reproductive syndrome. This can affect your overall health and appearance, anybody who has attained puberty can have PCOS. It is a health problem that affects one in 10 women of childbearing age. Even though most of us are familiar with the term. Do we know enough about it?  Read More » “PCOS Awareness month”


Fit your Fitness

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Article By Lakshmi Vijaykumar, Senior Research Consultant -AVTAR Group

Fitness is the new buzzword. You turn around and you will find eight out of ten people talking about all sort of diets – keto, low carb, green – et al to name just a few. While many of these that are typically weight loss programs will help in losing that extra flab, lack of a good disciplined exercise routine can pull your fitness levels down to unimaginable levels. Read More » “Fit your Fitness”


Tips For Moms With Newborn Babies

Here are useful tips for moms with newborns !

Article Credits: Dr. Mrs. Rani Nandakumar, M.D., D.G.O., MICOG, Retired Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Senior Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, & Sonologist, Laparoscopic Surgeon and Specialised in Reproductive Medicine. She has 40 years of experience in obstetrics and gynaecology. Read More » “Tips For Moms With Newborn Babies”


World Osteoporosis Day: Osteoporosis – Diagnosis and Treatment

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Article Credits: Dr. Mrs. Rani Nandakumar, M.D., D.G.O., MICOG, Retired Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Senior Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, & Sonologist, Laparoscopic Surgeon and Specialised in Reproductive Medicine. She has 40 years of experience in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Osteoporosis – it means porous bone. That is bone tissue replacement as age advances. The normal appearance of bone tissue is honeycomb. As age advances larger spaces appear in honeycomb. Read More » “World Osteoporosis Day: Osteoporosis – Diagnosis and Treatment”


Breast Cancer Awareness Month : Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here’s a useful infographic by Dr Rani Nandakumar which explains symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer amongst women in India. Read More » “Breast Cancer Awareness Month : Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment”


World Mental Health Day : Emotional Abuse of Women at the Workplace

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Article by Dr B Kalpana, Associate Professor- School of Public Health, SRM University

At work, emotional abuse can be just as obvious or subtle as it is at home. Abuse can occur at the supervisor-subordinate level, or among co-workers. It comes in the forms of acts or verbal comments that create emotional pain or isolation.  If the acts or comments are repetitive, intimidating, and are designed to humiliate or degrade, then it is clearly defined as bullying.
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Morning Sickness in Pregnancy and How to Minimise Discomfort to the Mother

Morning sickness occurs commonly in early pregnancy. Morning sickness can occur any time of the day or all day long. This condition affects a large portion of pregnant women.  Read More » “Morning Sickness in Pregnancy and How to Minimise Discomfort to the Mother”


Nutrition Week Special : Preconception Care Checklist – Part One

Preconception care is the care a woman receives before she gets pregnant to deliver a healthy baby. It is a set of health interventions which help in identifying factors which are a risk to a woman’s health or pregnancy. Read More » “Nutrition Week Special : Preconception Care Checklist – Part One”