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Calcium In Arteries Is A Key Indicator Of Heart Attack

Calcium In Arteries Is A Key Indicator Of Heart Attack

According to a new study, measuring calcium build-up in the arteries can be a good way of assessing the risk of heart attack and stroke. Measuring calcium build-up in the arteries can be a good way of assessing the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a recent study. Patients without calcium build-up in […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Is The Cure For Diabetes Hiding Right Under Our Skin?

Is The Cure For Diabetes Hiding Right Under Our Skin?

The optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes might be just under our skin, according to a recent study, because transplanting healthy pancreatic cells under the skin presents fewer hazards. The optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D) might be just under our skin, according to a recent study. The University of Toronto study […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Does Sweating Mean More Fat Loss?

Does Sweating Mean More Fat Loss?

We have all been down this lane. Followed our gym instructor’s advice and done 10 minutes of treadmill, 20 minutes of cycling and 10 minutes of cross-trainer. And happily by the end of each gym session, we are soaked in layers of sweat. We step of the gym thinking these droplets of our hard work […]

August 12th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Turmeric Can Be Used To Fight Cancer In Children, Find US Scientists

Turmeric Can Be Used To Fight Cancer In Children, Find US Scientists

Turmeric, used widely in Indian dishes, can be used to cure cancer in children. Medical scientists in the US have found yet another use for curcumin, the bioactive component of turmeric that is widely used in Indian cuisine, this time to cure cancer in children. Researchers at Nemours Children’s Hospital and the University of Central […]

August 5th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Cinnamon A Health Pill, Says Study

Cinnamon A Health Pill, Says Study

Cinnamon, a commonly used spice in Indian recipes, may have some unexpected health benefits. Consumption of around 3gm of cinnamon powder every day can help reduce obesity and tackle metabolic disorders, shows a first-of-its-kind study on Indians published in the international journal ‘Lipids in Health and Disease’. In a clinical trial conducted in New Delhi’s […]

July 29th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

BRAIN STIMULATION: Sex, Drugs And Rock N’ Roll – Whatever Your Kink – Get It As That’s Food For The Brain!

BRAIN STIMULATION: Sex, Drugs And Rock N’ Roll – Whatever Your Kink – Get It As That’s Food For The Brain!

The brain-chemical system that is stimulated by listening to our favourite music also mediates the feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs and tasty food, researchers have found. “This is the first demonstration that the brain’s own opioids are directly involved in musical pleasure,” said Daniel Levitin, from McGill University in Canada. “While previous work […]

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Curious Children Are Smarter And Happier

Curious Children Are Smarter And Happier

A baby’s physical growth and emotional development happen simultaneously, and begin with the mother’s health and nutritional status even before conception. They affect a child’s life, and impact the nation’s economy too The unbelievable happened at Sandhya Nagarkar’s one-room anganwadi (playschool) centre in the congested Janwadi neighbourhood in Gokhale Nagar in Pune. Two families pulled […]

July 15th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Breast Cancer Becoming Common – How Can You Fight It?

Breast Cancer Becoming Common – How Can You Fight It?

Breast cancer is fast becoming the most common cancer in most cities of India and second most common in rural areas. It is also one of the leading causes of death in women. Dr Geeta Kadayaprath, MS FRCS, head, Breast services (Surgical oncology), ex-fellow, Breast Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK, Max Cancer Centre, Max […]

July 8th, 2017 | Posted in Health, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Why everything you know about salt may be wrong

Why everything you know about salt may be wrong

Have you ever been told that consuming more salt will make you thirstier? Well, it could be just an old wives’ tale, say new studies by Russian cosmonauts. So far we have known that if your salt, or sodium chloride, intake is high, you will get more thirsty and hence, drink more water. This will […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Is It Necessary To Have Sugar?

Is It Necessary To Have Sugar?

  Most of us label sugar as the biggest evil today. We try our best to eliminate it from our diets and feel guilty whenever we ocassionally give in. But did it ever occur to you if these white crystals that were once an inseparable part of our daily diets, may not be that big […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »