When the 66-year-old woman, who has not been named in the report published in the New England Journal of Medicine, first went to see her doctor, it was thought she merely had the flu. Further tests confirmed she had an infection with Bordetella pertussis, which causes whooping cough. Whooping cough is rarely serious in adults however in the most severe cases it can lead to complications such as rib fractures.
Baahubali franchise's titular hero, Bahubali and on-screen wife, Devasena, played by Prabhas and Anushka Shetty respectively, have been the centre of many entertainment portals. This movie gave us a new heartthrob to obsess about and people are crazy to know about the love life of their Bahubali. There was a buzz about Prabhas is dating his co-star from the movie, Anushka and the two are getting engaged in December.
Essence Evans, a mother from Georgia, has received widespread attention after writing a post on Facebook about how she parents her daughter. “This strategy not only prepares your child for the real world.
An off-duty doctor sprung into action on a long-haul flight when a woman sitting next to him suddenly went into labour on the plane. 27-year-old second-year urology resident Dr Sij Hemal successfully delivered baby Jake after his mother’s contractions started a week early on December 17. For Dr Hemal, who works at Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, the eight hour Air France flight from Paris to New York was the second leg of his journey back to the States from India.
Eating gluten-free food isn’t necessarily beneficial for your health, a new study has claimed. The study, published in the February issue of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, compared the nutrient content and cost of regular and gluten-free food products in the UK. Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire assessed the nutritional information and costs of the food products by collecting the data from manufacturer and supermarket websites.
Moringa has been revered among Ayurvedic circles for hundreds of years, but it’s currently poised to become the hot superfood of 2016. Nearly every part of the moringa oleifera, or drumstick tree, is edible and packed with vitamin C, protein, iron, and calcium.
A man has taken intimate photos of his wife breastfeeding their baby to portray the beauty of such a natural act. Vincent Ferrané is a photographer from Paris. When his child was born, he begun a personal photography project called “Milky Way”.
Despite the myriad of oral contraceptives available for women, no such form of birth control exists for men. After conducting a study on rats, a report published in the ACS’ Journal of Medicinal Chemistry shows the contraceptive benefits of ouabain, a compound traditionally used by African hunters as poison on their arrows. According to the report, ouabain disturbs the movement of sodium and calcium ions and binds to a protein that is critical in fertility.
Women are posting makeup-free selfies on social media to send out an important message about accepting your skin problems. Acne is very common, affecting eight out of 10 people aged between 11 and 30 in the UK. An increased number of women have begun forgoing the security of their makeup, spurring a social media movement with the aim of spreading skin and acne positivity.
If you're halfway through Veganuary, you may be struggling. If you think you’ll throw up if you see another chickpea, fear not - there are ways to make vegan cooking interesting, exciting and delicious, you just have to know how. Although restaurants are increasingly catering for vegans, it can be really hard when all your friends want to go out for pizza.
A mother has revealed the reality of struggling with body insecurities after giving birth in an honest Instagram post. Mel Watts is a mother-of-four living on the Central Coast in New South Wales, Australia. Yesterday, Watts shared a post on Instagram showing the stretch marks that she has after undergoing a caesarean around seven months ago.
Any woman who’s had a period knows that when your time of the month comes around, the cravings usually come out to play.
A teen with cystic acne has shared a powerful message about overcoming your insecurities and embracing your beauty to inspire others struggling with similar issues.
Iskra Lawrence is a 27-year-old model who believes very strongly in the beauty of all shapes and sizes. Lawrence struggled with body insecurities growing up, following restrictive diets when she was a young teenager in an effort to try to reduce her natural curves. Since struggling with eating disorders as a teenager, Lawrence has embarked on a journey of self-care and self-acceptance and is now helping others to do the same.
Adolescents who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking real cigarettes within a year, new research has found. “We found that teens who experimented with tobacco in any form were at greater risk of future smoking," said lead author Benjamin W. Chaffee, a professor at the UCSF School of Dentistry.
Public health experts are urging parents to immunise their children against measles as the potentially deadly bug has now spread to five regions in England. With more than 100 cases confirmed, Public Health England warns that the UK could be on the verge of an outbreak due to a rise in cases across Europe. People who have recently visited Romania, Italy and Germany and have not been fully immunised against measles via the MMR vaccine may be most at risk, they said.
Sesame seeds have health benefits -- while the antioxidant properties present in the seeds help in anti-ageing, the rich omega fatty acids content triggers hair growth, say, experts. Nmami Agarwal, Nutritionist and Amit Sarda, Managing Director at Soulflower, have shared a few inputs:
Model Lottie Moss has been criticised for tweeting that she could “never be skinny” because she “loves garlic bread so much.”
Almost 60 per cent of adults are drinking alcohol in order to cope with the stresses of everyday life, a study has discovered.