Stock up home with basic healthcare devices
Stock up home with basic healthcare devices


Stock up home with basic healthcare devices: There are certain healthcare devices that are important to keep within your reach at home. Always keep a thermometer, weighing scale and a blood pressure monitor, say experts. Vineet Sikka, Advisor to concierge of medical services Credihealth and Sunil Gupta, Founder at ExportersIndia, have listed the important devices which

3 tips to get your best chest—and what to avoid

We’re well into the era of high-tech fitness, yet most guys’ chest training seems to be trapped in the Stone Age. To help modernize your workouts, we’ve pulled together three rules you must follow.The three rules of building your chest : –1. Do compound exercises Choose flat and incline presses over flyes and cable crossovers.

Talking about sex may keep desire alive Talking about sex may keep desire alive

Talking about sex may keep desire alive : A new study published in the BMJ Open finds that women living with their partner are over twice as likely to lose sexual interest compared with men. The research investigates some of the factors that may influence sexual interest. The study was carried out by researchers led by Prof. Cynthia Graham, of the

Air pollution Air pollution may lead to infertility in men: study

Beijing, Nov 22, Air pollution – particularly levels of fine particulate matter – may affect sperm quality and lead to infertility in men, a study has    warned. Environmental exposure to chemicals is thought to be a potential factor in worsening sperm quality, but the jury is still out on whether air pollution might also have

Now, a blood test that can detect diseases earlier Now, a blood test that can detect diseases earlier

Blood test can detect diseases earlier: Scientists have come up with a test, which they say could detect signs of a disease in its earliest stages. The Purdue University researchers, including Jeffrey Rhoads, George Chiu and Eric Nauman, created microelectromechanical resonators, or small vibrating sensors, that can detect biological markers in small amounts of blood

Cancer drugs may also treat high BP
Cancer drugs may also treat high BP: study

Cancer drugs may also treat high BP: study. Washington, Drugs designed to halt cancer growth may offer a new way to control high blood pressure, researchers say.The finding by researchers at the Georgetown University in the US could offer a real advance in hypertension treatment because although a number of high blood pressure drugs are now

Blood test may prevent liver damage due to paracetamol overdose

London, Nov 20, A blood test may help people who overdose on paracetamol as it shows quickly if they are at risk of suffering liver damage, says a study. The test – which detects levels of specific molecules in blood – could help doctors identify which patients arriving in hospital need more intense treatment. Paracetamol

Medicine Publishes Results
New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Results of Phase III FLAURA Trial in the 1st-Line Treatment of EGFR-mutated Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

AstraZeneca announced that the New England Journal of Medicine has published the positive results from the Medicine Publishes Results Phase III FLAURA trial which provide data for Tagrisso’s (osimertinib) use in the 1st-line treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The trial showed

Drinking coffee may reduce liver diseases risk: study
Drinking coffee may reduce liver diseases risk: study

Drinking coffee may reduce liver diseases: Drinking three to five cups of coffee regularly may reduce the risk of liver cancer and cirrhosis, according to a report. The report presented at the Royal Society of Medicine in London discussed potential impact of moderate coffee consumption on chronic liver disease, liver cancer and cirrhosis.“Liver disease is

Australia urged to sue tobacco industry for smoking-related illnesses
Australia urged to sue tobacco industry for smoking-related illnesses

Australia urged to sue tobacco industry for smoking related illnesses: Sydney, Leading Australian experts have called on the country’s governments to hold tobacco companies accountable for damage done to people’s health by taking them to court, a media report said.In an article published in the Medical Journal of Australia, public health experts from Macquarie University and

Parents’ lifestyle can affect your health even in adulthood

London, Nov 19 : Parents lifestyle can affect your health even in adulthood . Are you in the habit of smoking and drinking in front of your kids? Beware of it, as your kids may be passed on the same habits when they grow older. Children get strongly affected by such lifestyles and habits which

How to avoid germs in public washroom

New Delhi, Nov 19: How to avoid germs in public washroom . After using a public toilet, there are chances of getting infections. On the occasion of World Toilet Day on Sunday, experts suggest carrying toilet seat sprays, hand sanitizers and wipes while travelling. Vikas Bagaria, founder of PeeSafe, and Renu Malik, gynaecologist at Radix

NASA map shows Earth changed
NASA map shows how Earth changed in 20 years

NASA map shows Earth changed in 20 years: Washington, A new NASA map resulting from 20 years of observing “life” on our home planet has discovered long-term changes across continents and ocean basins.The space-based view of life allows scientists to monitor crop, forest and fisheries health around the globe, NASA said.Satellites measured land and ocean life

Computer brain training may cut dementia risk by 29%
Computer brain training may cut dementia risk by 29%

Computer brain training may cut dementia risk by 29%: New York, A computer brain training exercise designed to improve the speed and accuracy of visual attention can help seniors reduce risk of dementia by nearly a third, suggest results of a 10-year study.This exercise is known as “speed of processing training”, “useful field of view training”,

Tree-lined neighbourhoods may prevent asthma attacks: study
Tree-lined neighbourhoods may prevent asthma attacks: study

Tree-lined neighbourhoods may prevent asthma attacks: study. London, People living in polluted urban areas are far less likely to develop asthma when there are lots of trees in their neighbourhood, a study has found.Researchers noted that respiratory health can be improved by the expansion of tree cover in very polluted urban neighbourhoods.The study, published in the

New findings may improve chemotherapy in cancer treatment
New findings may improve chemotherapy in cancer treatment

New findings may improve chemotherapy cancer treatment: Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have found that human cells have a way of detecting and mending DNA damage caused by some common chemotherapy drugs and to knock out this mending function may increase the potency of certain chemotherapy drugs in treatment of cancer. The findings have

Is high workplace pressure turning some of us into cheats?
Is high workplace pressure turning some of us into cheats?

Is high workplace pressure turning some of us into cheats? Turns out, high-pressure expectations lead to unethical behaviour. Workplace cheating is a real and troublesome phenomenon, and new research from the University of Georgia explained how it starts and how employers can help prevent it. “It’s the desire for self-protection that primarily causes employees to

A 'natural' way to fight tooth cavities
A ‘natural’ way to fight tooth cavities

Fight tooth cavities: A new discovery has brought natural anti­-cavity products closer to reality. The scientists from West China School of Stomatology and Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam figured out the main active ingredient of Galla Chinensis, a natural herb, and further improved its anti-caries efficacy.To maintain a healthy mouth, the oral environment must be

Energy drinks may affect mental health, up blood pressure

New York, Nov 16 : Are you in the habit of taking energy drinks that are commonly known to provide instant mental and physical stimulation. Beware, their short-term benefits can be outweighed by increased risk of serious issues affecting mental health, blood pressure and obesity, a new study reveals. The energy drinks — high on

For eczema, water baths as effective as bleach ones

When it comes to treating eczema, there’s no difference in the effectiveness of a bleach bath compared to regular water baths, according to a recent study. In addition, the Northwestern Medicine study sound that the bleach baths can cause stinging and burning of skin, and occasionally even trigger asthma flare-ups in patients.“I don’t know if