India’s top-selling medications for diabetes have been approved for sale based on shoddy testing, with the requisite trial data falling well short of international standards, finds a new study published in the journal BMJ Global Health. As a result, the health of many
In a scientific first, researchers have observed how the brain restructures itself to more efficiently repeat patterns of behavior that elicit the all-important feel-good sensation. It’s long been accepted that humans are physiologically geared to pursue activities that reward them
Most women suffer from some form of mild “baby blues” after childbirth, but for those 10-15% of women who suffer from clinical post-partum depression, also known as postnatal depression, the impact on their early relationships with their babies is significant.
Strategically-planned sexy time is a parental necessity, particularly in a country known for its traditional joint family structure—a system that leaves little privacy for sex. Data from the 2011 census, released last year, shows that, although the multigenerational family is
For women who have experienced preeclampsia during pregnancy, it is an extraordinarily stressful experience. Preeclampsia usually arises suddenly and requires constant monitoring because it’s a serious and potentially life-threatening condition. The complication interferes with blood flow to the placenta and possibly
Despite global success in bringing down the number child deaths, across the world, infant mortality rates remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world’s poorest countries, according to a new UNICEF report. Newborns in Japan, Iceland and Singapore have the best