As we approach the time of menopause which is around late 40s to early 50s, the level of estrogen - the female reproductive hormone drops drastically leading to the end of menstrual cycle.
The capability of these tiny, devices in sensing, signalling and information processing at nano scale may revolutionize the way many serious conditions and diseases are treated.
Postpartum Psychosis or affects about 0.1% women after child birth. It is a severe mental illness that occurs suddenly. Once recognized it should be treated immediately. Full recovery is possible.
Every parent has concern regarding the birth defects the unborn child may have. Some are due to genetic factors while others are harmful effects of drugs, radiation, infection etc.
Nine months of pregnancy are worrisome for parents. Though most of the pregnancies go as planned, there are some which face complications. These may be related to the mother or may involve the baby.
Pregnancy is an adventurous journey for both parents, especially the mother. What happens inside the mother's body during this time? What should she do in the first 3 months to ensure a healthy baby?
PCOS is a gynecological problem in which multiple cysts develop in the ovaries. The woman suffers from hormonal imbalance. Periods become irregular and conceiving is difficult.
Leiomyomas or Uterine Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. It is one of the leading causes of abnormal bleeding. If develops during the reproductive years fibroids can be a cause of infertility.