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No, Vaginal Rejuvenation & Labiaplasty Are Not the Same Thing

We’ve gotten to the stage where we’re a little more comfortable talking about all things vagina and vulva-related. Yes, of course, we have a long way to go, but at least we’re getting used to the conversation.  Part of that has been around the rise of vaginal rejuvenation and labiaplasty procedures. With celebrities like Jada […]

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Self-control and obesity: Gender matters in children

A toddler’s self-regulation—the ability to change behavior in different social situations—may predict whether he or she will be obese come kindergarten, but the connection appears to be much different for girls than for boys. Self-regulation is something all children must develop, and poorer self-control in childhood is associated with worse adult health, economic and social […]

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Laparoscopy for endometriosis: Tips and what to expect

Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue similar to the tissue that lines the uterus grows in other places in the body, forming lesions. Endometrial tissue responds to hormones, causing some cramping and bleeding during a person’s period as their body expels the tissue. Having this tissue in other locations can cause severe pain, […]

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Malabsorption: Causes, symptoms, and diagnosis

Some commonly known disorders related to malabsorption are lactose intolerance and celiac disease. People with a history of bowel or stomach surgery may also have malabsorption disorders. Because malabsorption affects a person’s abilities to get nutrients from food, it is essential that they see a doctor to get a diagnosis and treatment as quickly as […]

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Fats or carbs: What causes obesity?

Earlier this year, Medical News Today reported on a study that pitted the potential benefits of the low-carb diet against those of the low-fat one. The scientists asked which type of diet would be best for shedding excess weight. Their conclusion? In essence, that it is hard to tell. Both have pros and cons; some […]

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The Best Time Of Day To Have Sex If You Want To Fall Pregnant

From tracking basal body temperature to quitting the booze – there are so many things to consider when you’re trying to fall pregnant. Now new research has determined another factor that could influence conception. The study – published in the scientific journal Chronobiology International – suggests that having sex before 7:30am on spring mornings will […]

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Ayurveda drug trials against cancer to begin in Chennai

Clinical human trials on an Ayurvedic cancer drug that reduces cancer tumours when used with routine chemotherapy will begin in Chennai next month. “We have tested the drug on 10 patients with encouraging results, and the second trial with 30 persons is expected to get over in March 2019, after which we will apply for […]

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Deaths from heart diseases rising in India, says study

Deaths due to cardiovascular (heart) disease is on the rise in India, causing more than one quarter of all deaths in the country in 2015, and affecting rural populations and young adults the most, says a study published in The Lancet Global Health. This work is the first nationally representative study to measure cardiovascular mortality […]