Mothers should keep a healthy diet during breastfeeding period. They should eat foods in moderation. There are no restrictions. It is recommended that mothers take 150 micrograms of iodine supplement daily to help the development of the baby’s brain and nervous system.
Dr Suyashree Palkar of Zulekha Hospital in Dubai and Sharjah talks to Future Medicine about the importance of breast milk as it is the best nutritional source for the neonate and infant. It also provides immune protection to the newborn, preventing various diseases
Manikadai nool is a traditional diagnosis method used in the Sidha medicine, with a Vedic origin. What makes Manikadai nool different is that unlike other diagnosis methods, patients themselves can diagnose their disease and know the progress
Though there isn't any scientific research to back the following foods, many mothers swear by them and say they were helpful in increasing breast milk supply:
About 42% of online adults use multiple social networking sites. The majority of the users are under the age of 30 although the number of older users is on the rise. A look at how does this behaviour affect our physical and mental health
Back pain is caused due to stress and tension in the muscles that support the spine. Sedentary lifestyle, overuse or under use of the back and postural mistakes are unconscious triggers to the widespread problem of back pain. Regular exercise is a redeeming feature that brings relief to back pain
Using a computer for long periods is one of the most common causes of eyestrain. This type of eyestrain is called computer vision syndrome. In some cases, an underlying eye problem such as eye muscle imbalance or uncorrected vision can cause or worsen computer eyestrain.
Devieka Bhojwani’s life changed forever when she was diagnosed with cancer 13 years ago. At first, there was obvious reaction, fear and depression. Her world turned upside down. And then, slowly but
Laxmi, a victim of an acid attack in New Delhi nine years ago and now a standard-bearer for Stop Acid Attacks campaign, has been selected by the US for the prestigious International Women of the
The names CRAFT Hospital & Research Centre, Kodungallur in Kerala and its founder and Medical Director professor Dr C Mohamed Ashraf are etched in gold in the history of In Vitro Fertilisation ((IVF)
Despite the great demand for high field strength 1.5T or 3T MRI units all over the world, the cost-effective permanent MRI is one of the viable investments for developing countries like India. An Open