While artificial reproductive techniques (ART) open up new vistas of possibilities for parents not able to conceive through natural means, both the quality and quantity of female eggs must be good for such methods to yield positive results. Even though age remains the one of the biggest factors determining both the quality and quantity of […]

Surprisingly, Vitamin D deficiency is quite common among Indians despite most parts of the country getting abundant sunlight throughout the year. If the findings of a 2020 study are to be believed, over 76% Indians were suffering from various levels of Vitamin D deficiency. However, the role of this vitamin is proven to be crucial […]

A condition that affects various joints in the body, Osteochondritis Dissecans is the result of a piece of bone getting partially or entirely separated from the end of the bone forming. An obstruction in the blood supply to the area is often the cause of this issue. With the piece of the bone gradually dying, […]

Pregnancy outcome in low AMH level

There are several factors that determine a woman’s chances at pregnancy through artificial reproductive techniques such as IVF, IUI, ICSI or other fertility treatments. To determine the reproductive potential based on the number and quality of eggs among women, many screenings are conducted. Checking Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) levels in women is one of them. What […]

According to the World Health Organization, a BMI of over 25 is overweight, and more than 30 is obese. Obesity is known to make a person more susceptible to a wide variety of medical issues. According to the WHO, obesity can impact the heart, liver, kidneys, joints, and reproductive system.   How does weight impact […]

Body joints have a complicated makeup, due to which they are prone to suffering from a large number of ailments. One such health condition that causes discomfort and pain along the joints is bursitis, caused by inflammation of the bursa.   What is bursa?   During joint movement, tendons, ligaments, muscles,s and skin glide over […]

Newer advancements have made it possible for people to enjoy greater levels of mobility after their total knee replacement (TKR). This has been made possible with high-flexion knee replacement, a procedure that is fast gaining popularity because of its several merits.   Understanding knee mobility   The flexion in your knee is an evaluation of […]

Most women going for IVF treatment are typically told that multiple-embryo transfer improves their chances of having a successful pregnancy within the desired outcome. When it is impressed upon them that multiple-embryo transfer is less likely to require a second transfer, couples undergoing this treatment are more than keen to go for this plan which […]

Various conditions related to the tendons in your body may become a cause of pain and restricted mobility. These conditions include ailments like tendinitis and tendinosis.  While the terms tendinitis and tendinosis are sometimes used interchangeably, the two conditions that impact your tendons are not the same. Despite identical symptoms and a certain level of […]