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Being a Women

“Behind every successful man there is a woman”. Not only in the case of a man but this saying stands for the functioning of the whole world. She is said to be the ultimate strength and support behind the success of an individual. There is a lot of differenciation and discrimination in the name of gender as males and females. Nevertheless this difference do exist in nature from time immemorial.

A female draws out various characteristics which is different from that of a male, varying from factors such as physical, mental. biological and reproductive. These are inborn and inbuilt right from the time a mother concieves a female child.
Womanhood is the period in a females life after she has passed through childhood and adolescence, generally around the age 18. Women have three very important physiological functions totally absent in men--menstruation, pregnancy, and lactation.Each of these mechanisms influences the behavioural patterns of a female greatly.
Another such noticable factor could be psycological.
Women prefer to share and care more, she would discuss and figure out a solution for a problem which they face by discussing it with her friends. She is more emotionally depended and possess aa emotional mind when compared to that of men. But men on the other hand seem to be independent and keep things more to themselves. But unfortunately, women are more prone to different types of depressions due to their emotional weakness.
Communication skills and emotional intelligence are found to be better in females. They tend to be more group-oriented.
Women can be, and many are, greatly affected by hormone fluctuations. Hormonal changes in female body is much more prominant and undergoes changes as the age advances. The main two hormones generated in female body are estrogen and progestrone. Estrogen helps the uterus grow, maintains the uterine lining to protect the budding baby. Progesterone has characteristics that balance and counteract the adverse effects that estrogen can have.Progesterone is important mainly for the preparation of the endometrium for implantation of the egg during pregnancy and the maintenance of pregnancy.
women are more often portrayed as being under the influence of their hormones, as being subject to hormonal tides or hormonal storms.

Women face many injustices and inequalities globally, both in terms of economic factors and human rights. An often overlooked aspect of this phenomenon is their health, so its atmost important that proper diet and care are taken as far as female health is concerned.
A healthy diet can help reduce PMS(pre-menstrual syndrome), boost fertility, make pregnancy and nursing easier. It provides one with energy, maintaining weight and keeps you looking good.

God has created women in such a way that, she can take her generation forward by giving birth to new offsprings. The ideal time to start learning about pregnancy is not when a woman is already pregnant but much before that.
For a woman, pregnancy planning means learning everything she can about how her own health and that of her baby can be optimized. She is capable of conceiving from the time she attains puberty till the time of menopause.
A female body is also highly prone to diseases too due to its sensitive features or even due to malnutrition which leads to less immunity. Many such diseases are gallstones, migraine headaches,
osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure(hypertension) etc.
Women with Osteoporosis have weak bones which tend to break. Osteoporosis in the vertebrae can cause serious problems for women. A fracture in this area occurs from day-to-day activities like climbing stairs, lifting objects, or bending forward

 

Research has also revealed the genetic and molecular basis of a number of gender-based differences in health and disease, some of which are related to genotype — XX in the female and XY in the male.
Due to such less immune resistance women have got higher chances of developing Autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune diseases can affect virtually every site in the body.

Autoimmune diseases affect approximately 8% of the population, 78% of whom are women. It is still unkown as to what reasons are there behind such a prevalence. One of the factors behind it could be genetic as it can be passed on from a mother to her offspring.

Toxic chemical linked to leukemia found in hookah smoke

Hookah smoking is no less safer than cigarette smoking. It consists of a water pipe along with a smoke chamber, a bowl, pipe and a hose. The only difference to be noted is that the tobacco becomes less toxic in the hookah pipe and the water that is seen inside the hookah does not filter out the toxins contained in the tobacco smoke. One smoking session has much more amount of smoke contained in it than that of cigarette smoking. So eventually, hookah smokers may actually inhale more tobacco than cigarette smokers.

Researchers analyzed levels of S-phenylmercapturic acid (SPMA), a metabolite (byproduct) of benzene, in the urine of 105 hookah smokers and 103 nonsmokers exposed to smoke from the water pipes. After an event in a hookah lounge, SPMA levels were four times higher than normal in hookah smokers and 2.6 times higher than normal among people who had attended but hadn't puffed on a hookah.

After a hookah-smoking event in a private home, SPMA levels were two times higher among hookah smokers, but normal among nonsmokers. Many of us believe that because there is no safe level of exposure to benzene, their results call for interventions to reduce or prevent hookah tobacco use, regulatory actions to limit hookah-related exposure to toxicants including benzene, and include hookah smoking in clean indoor air legislation.

Too much texting bad for your spine

Depending on the angle at which you are texting and messaging, one of the alarming research has come out with the fact that even the simple way of texting can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine and back. There is always an incrementally increased stress level that leads to cervical spine problems.

Your spine is the healthiest when your ears fall on the same plane as your shoulders and your shoulder blades tend to get retracted.

Without any related adjustments we usually add too much of stress on our spine. The varying degree of curvature would have a great impact on a person's spine.

At zero degrees of tilt, the resting pressure is equal to the weight of the person’s head - roughly 4.5 kg-5.5 kg. But for each 15 degrees of tilt, the pressure increases. At 15 degrees, a person feels 12 kg of pressure; at 30 degrees, it ups to 18 kg. At 60 degrees, a person should feel roughly 27 kg of force on the spine. People use mobile devices for roughly two to four hours a day, meaning our necks stay bent for 700 to 1,400 hours in a given year.

While it is nearly impossible to avoid the technologies that cause these issues, individuals should make an effort to look at their phones with a neutral spine and to avoid spending hours each day hunched over, the author suggested.

People should stop holding their phones by their waists and surgeons should help minimize post-surgery complications by keeping patient behaviors in mind.

Parents want genome sequencing for newborns

As per a new study most parents irrespective of their demographic background are very much keen to have genomic sequencing done for their newborns that would make possible for the doctors to have a personalized medicine to guide therapeutic intervention.

As next-generation genome sequencing is integrated into clinical practice, researchers are increasingly interested in genomic testing to provide valuable personalized health information for newborns beyond what existing standard newborn genetic screening produces. But such a testing, performed just after birth, requires the interest and consent of the infant's parents.

The human genome is made up of over 3 billion genetic letters- A, C, G, and T. These are known as DNA nucleotides and represent pieces of DNA called adenine, cytosine, guanine and thymine. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) involves using advanced technology to determine the order of these nucleotides within the genome. As well as enabling quicker and simpler gene discovery, scientists say that WGS may reveal previously unknown genes that contribute to diseases and that the process could lead to personalized treatment methods. Furthermore, WGS could lead to identification of lifestyle and environmental factors that affect genetic predisposition.

The study, led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and Boston Children's Hospital, found that the majority of parents surveyed were interested in newborn genomic testing. Several other studies have measured parents' interest in newborn genomic screening but none focused on new parents in the first 48 hours.

Beef controversy in India into a different medical direct

Beef controversy in India into a new lead as veteran scientist PM Bhargava returns his ‘Padma Bhusan’ in protest against alleged rise in intolerance in the country on the context of beef ban controversy. He says that ancient Indian scriptures imposed no bar in eating beef and at times Ayurveda prescribed beef for those suffering from the loss of flesh due to disorders caused by an excess of irregular fever, dry cough, fatigue, and also in cases of excessive appetite resulting from hard manual labour.

In India beef is not just a food, but a political tool which initiates a lot of controversy. As the pro-Hindu political group who says cow is a divine animal according to Hinduism, and it should not be killed but worshipped, wants it banned in India. Controversies are flourishing as the Muslim community get haunted by the fundamentalists among the Hindu group.

The real issue to be discussed for the ultimate benefit of human race is that, different streams of medicines say different things about beef. As Ayurveda supports beef, Modern medical science says that beef causes a lot of health issues. This is a real complicated issue when it comes to a point where whom should we follow.

Junk Food Reduces Appetite for Balanced Diet

A very new study has revealed that junk food not only makes you look fat, it would not make you feel hungry soon and thus drives people to seek a balanced form of diet.
The study has shown that over consumption of junk food can have a change on your behavior, lessens overeating and weakens self-control and eventually leads to obesity.
Consuming more of junk diet results in lasting changes in the circuit parts of brain which is responsible for making decision. Thus, disrupts the ability and quality to have a control on intake of certain kinds of foods.

A research on rats was conducted, wherein healthy rats that consumed healthy diet stopped responding to healthy evidences that were connected to a flavor which they had recently eaten or consumed.
This instinctive mechanism, which is widespread among animals, offers protection against overeating while promoting a healthy and balanced diet.
But after having a two weeks diet that included daily access to foods that had high content of sugar and other junk items such as cafeteria foods, including cookies, pie, etc and also cakes which included 150 per cent more calories, the weight of rats increased by 10 percent and there was a noticeable dramatical behavioral

But after two weeks on a diet that included daily access to cafeteria foods, including pie, dumplings, cookies, and cake-with 150 per cent more calories-the rats' weight increased by 10 per cent and their behavior changed dramatically.

Other major problems among youngsters would be faced by girls, who may view food as a terror to there slimness or guys who run behind having health and muscle building supplements.

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