Wednesday 23 January, 2019

This ‘superfood’ can relax your arteries, lower blood pressure

London, Jan 6 (IANS) Suffering from hypertension? Take heart, Italian researchers have identified Spirulina, a “superfood” made from algae, that could help to reduce blood pressure. The superfood, described as the “most complete [...]

Here’s the secret to maintaining weight loss

New York, Jan 2 (IANS) Staying in shape is no mean job as people often find that they quickly regain the weight that they had shed after a rigorous regime of dieting or exercise. Eating a diet low on carbohydrates may, however, help them maintain [...]

Here’s how chicken soup’s medical magic works

New York, Dec 29 (IANS) While many people rely on chicken noodle soup to soothe a cold, very few know about the other ways the broth brings relief, a dietician says. A hearty bowl of chicken noodle soup may help clear nasal congestion and [...]

5 reasons to fast for good health

By Dr. Panchajanya Paul, MD* When food is plentiful, Humans can get the energy by burning the carbohydrates to glucose for energy. When food is in shortage, humans can burn the stored fats into ketones for energy. The problem arises when the [...]

Doctor claims world’s first in-human remote telerobotic coronary surgery

Gandhinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Dr Tejas Patel, an internationally renowned cardiologist, performed the world’s first cardiovascular stent surgery in a female patient, operating from a remote area, claiming to make history in cardiovascular [...]

Is your office making you sick?

BY DR. PANCHAJANYA PAUL, MD* People are spending too much time indoor in an office space as most work requires the use of computers. This is not a normal human behaviour. Humans have throughout history, spent most of work hours outdoors [...]

Detoxifying the brain through Kapalbhati

By Anil K. Rajvanshi Kapalbhati is a part of Pranayam kriya where one forcefully exhales rapidly and in short bursts. Practitioners claim that it helps in cleaning lungs and in exercising the abdomen muscles. It is, therefore, recommended for [...]

Excessive ‘good’ cholesterol can be life threatening: Emory study

New York, Aug 26 (IANS) Contrary to claims that good cholesterol is beneficial to the heart, a new study has showed that very high levels may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack and death. The findings showed that people with [...]

Indian-American researchers unleash turmeric’s power to fight cancer

Bengaluru, Aug 12 (IANS) A team of Indian-American researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and at the University of Utah at Salt Lake City, has used an ingenious process to enable curcumin to kill cancer cells. Curcumin [...]

Experimental drug to reverse hair loss, skin wounds developed

New York, July 31 (IANS) Scientists including one of Indian-origin have developed an experimental drug that could successfully reverse hair loss, hair whitening and skin inflammation — all previously linked to diets heavy in fat and [...]