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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Health

Anti diabectic effect of guava leaves

Guava leaf, like many other herbs, has an amazing array of qualities, and it seems to be able to do amazing things. It can stop diarrhea and has saved many lives across the world. Especially in impoverished countries, and in regions where modern health care is either not accessible, or it is not affordable (or both). There are constituents...

Noida : Mystery Fever Kills 12

The district authority has ordered an investigation into the death of 12 villagers in the previous 15 days because of a mysterious fever in Sarfabad area near Sector 73 in Noida. The health dept has set up a health camp for the villagers who accuse polluted water for the deaths. "More than 100 individuals suffering from fever in the...

How to Get Pink Lips?

Exfoliate with a toothbrush One of the best ways to get naturally pink lips is to regularly exfoliate your lips with a toothbrush. All you need to do is dampen a soft-bristled toothbrush and gently rub your lips using small circular motions. This sloughs off dead skin and stimulates blood flow to the lips, making them soft and pink. Make a lip scrub An alternative method...

World Heart Day 2015: Create healthy heart environment!

Every year on 29th of September, World Heart Day is celebrated throughout the world. It is an annual international campaign initiated to spread awareness among the people about heart related diseases and how to prevent from it. World Heart Day was first created in 2000 by World Health Federation to let people know that heart related disease can be prevented....

Air pollution has a deleterious effect on brain

White matter in the brain is made of axon cells, which enable the nerves to communicate. Scientist has claimed that air pollution could cut down the white matter in our brains, says study. Older women who lived in places with higher air pollution had significantly reduced white matter in the brain. The findings suggest that ambient particulate air pollutants may have a...

Can Contact Lenses Damage Your Eyes?

Contact lenses are very safe. Still, wearing contact lenses can damage your eyes if you wear them too long, fail to clean them properly or do not replace them as directed by your eye doctor. Contact lenses are considered medical devices and are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). For safety reasons, they cannot be purchased without a professional fitting...

Factors behind Child malnutrition in India

Few researchers have identified the top risk reasons for child malnutrition in India. In India, nearly 40 percent of all children are underdeveloped, of extremely low height for their age and nearly 30 percent are underweight. A new study has now pinpointed the five top risk factors responsible for more than two-thirds of the problem. The study is the first to...

Perfume Have Hidden Health Risks?

That fragrance you wear, perhaps named after a celebrity, may make you feel sexy and irresistible, but chances are the label isn't telling you everything that's in it, according to a new report. And that could spell trouble, says Jane Houlihan, co-author of the new report, issued by The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics in partnership with the Environmental Working Group...

Cannabis use may increase neural noise in humans

According to a recent research marijuana use may generate psychosis-like effects and increased neural noise in humans which disrupts the brain's normal information processing. Several studies have demonstrated that the primary active constituent of cannabis, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, induces transient psychosis-like effects in healthy subjects similar to those observed in schizophrenia. The new study shows that delta-9-THC increases random neural activity, termed neural...

Anthrax in Rayagada : 4 Dead, 10 Hospitalised

Kalyansinghpur: While four tribals of Jambuguda town under Kashipur block in Rayagada locale have passed on of Bacillus anthracis subsequent to expending meat within a week, 10 more tribals of the town, suffering the ailment, have been confessed to district hospital where their condition is expressed to be critical, reports said. Talking to OTV, Parshu Majhi of Jambuguda village said...

Everything about Haemophilia

Started in 1989, World Haemophilia Day is observed each year on April 17 to raise awareness and also to raise funds for the bleeding disorder. April 17 was chosen in honour of Frank Schnabel’s birthday, the founder of WFH in 1963. Haemophilia is a rare bleeding disorder in which the blood doesn't clot normally, a condition in which bleeding is...

JIPMER to introduce liver transplant facility soon

Puducherry: The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research here would introduce liver transplant facility in March next, JIPMER Director Dr S C Parija today said. Normally such facility would be available in private and corporate hospitals at a cost of not less than Rs 25 lakh, he said. "We want to take it as a challenge to cater for the...

‘Spermbot’ can make sperm a better swimmer

A team of German researchers has invented a “spermbot” that can help sperm swim better to improve couples’ fertility by attaching tiny metal helices to sperm cells. In the artificially motorised sperm cells, customised microhelices serve as motors for transporting sperm cells with motion deficiencies to help them carry out their natural function. Scientists said, "Our results indicate that metal-coated polymer...

Health insurance: Govt. to pay 50 pc premium for auto, taxi drivers

New Delhi: Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna scheme will address the health concerns of auto rickshaw drivers and taxi driver, says Oscar Fernandes.  The government on Thursday extended health insurance support to auto and taxi drivers by committing to pay half of the premium amount under Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna, which provides smart-card based cashless health insurance cover. Oscar Fernandes, Minister for...