Electric field-based dressing fights bacterial infections
Electric field-based dressing fights bacterial infections


Amid growing antibiotic resistance, Indian-origin researchers have developed a way to charge up the fight against bacterial infections using electricity.The electric field-based dressing can not only disrupt biofilm infection, it can also prevent such infections from forming in the future, said the study published in the journal Annals of Surgery. Bacterial biofilms are thin, slimy

UEI Global College organised food festival- “The Salad Mania” UEI Global College organised food festival- “The Salad Mania”

Ludhiana UEI Global institute organised food festival- “The Salad Mania” at their premises in Feroze Gandhi Market on Wednesday. Navneet Chitkara Director of UEI Global Ludhiana along with Abhinav Asthana (Assistant Manager Learning) Hyatt Regency Ludhiana inaugurated the Festival here today.  The parents of the all the new students registered in the current session were

Chewing gum additive linked to colorectal cancer Chewing gum additive linked to colorectal cancer

A food additive which is commonly used as a whitening agent in products such as chewing gum and mayonnaise could lead to inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer, warns a study. The study conducted in mice investigated health impacts of food additive E171 (titanium dioxide nanoparticles) which is commonly used in high quantities in foods

Summer guide to healthy hair & scalp for your baby Summer guide to healthy hair & scalp for your baby

Just like we take care of babies during summer to keep their bodies cool and refreshed, it is important to pay attention to their scalp and hair to keep dry and flaky skin at bay, which is a common concern among newborns. A baby’s delicate skin is highly susceptible to these skin conditions along with

Older dads put health of partners, unborn kids at risk Older dads put health of partners, unborn kids at risk

Men who delay starting a family have a ticking “biological clock” — just like women — that may affect the health of their partners and children, according to the researchers. Men who delay fatherhood should consult their doctor and consider banking sperm before age 35, said the study which reviewed 40 years of research on

Google honours Lucy Wills who gave birth to folic acid
Google honours Lucy Wills who gave birth to folic acid

Google on Friday honoured English haematologist Lucy Wills whose research on anaemia in pregnant women in Mumbai in 1928 led to the discovery of folic acid that helps prevent birth defects in babies. She conducted seminal work in India in the late 1920s and early 1930s on macrocytic anaemia during pregnancy. Her observations during the

Stress in early life may lead to depression
Stress in early life may lead to depression

People who take stress in early life are at risk of developing negative thinking which could lead to major depressive disorder (MDD), says a study. “This study supports a wider body of literature which suggests that depression may develop from an interesting yet complex interaction between biological and psychological processes,” said study lead author Emma

CMC Observes World Asthma Day
CMC Observes World Asthma Day

Ludhiana College of Nursing, Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana Observed World Asthma Day on 7th May, 2019 on the theme “Stop for Asthma”. Mr. Sanjeet Johnson-Associate Professor, Ms. Nisha Singh-Clinical Instructor & Ms. Bhawna-Demonstrator conducted a programme in Prem Nagar, Field Ganj, Ludhiana under the guidance of Dr. Reena Jairus-Professor & Principal & Prof.

Training Programme in infertility for doctors held
Training Programme in infertility for doctors held

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Punjab Medical Council, Dr. Sumita Sofat Hospital and FOGSI organized training programme in infertility for doctors. This workshop was inaugurated by Dr. Prithpal Singh, member of Punjab Medical Council and Dr. Karamvir Goyal, member of Punjab Medical Council along with Dr. Sumita Sofat and Dr. Ashima Taneja. The purpose of this workshop

Goodness of adding Banana's to your diet
Goodness of adding Banana’s to your diet

Ever wondered what goodness is in a banana? Other than being rich in vitamin B6, bananas are a good source of vitamin C, dietary fiber and manganese. Bananas are also fat-free, cholesterol-free and virtually sodium-free. So what do these mean for your health? Bananas are extremely healthy and delicious. They contain several essential nutrients and

9 amazing hidden benefits of having popcorn
9 amazing hidden benefits of having popcorn

Popcorn may only seem like a delicious snack for movie theaters and comfy nights at home, but there are many health benefits associated with this air-popped food that most people have never heard of. The health benefits of popcorn include its ability to regulate blood sugar, lower cholesterol levels, improve the digestive process, protect against

Living alone ups risk of mental disorders
Living alone ups risk of mental disorders

Mental health problems are more common in people living alone regardless of age and sex, says a study. “The prevalence of common mental disorders was higher in individuals living alone than in those not living alone in all survey years,” the study noted. For the study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, the researchers used

Quitting smoking cuts bladder cancer risk in women
Quitting smoking cuts bladder cancer risk in women

Quitting smoking can reduce the risk of bladder cancer in older women, says a study, adding that the most significant reduction in risk occurred in the first 10 years after quitting. The researchers used various statistical models to analyse the association between the years since quitting smoking and the risk of bladder cancer.For the study,

UNGA president praises India’s war on plastic pollution

General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces has praised India’s war on plastic pollution. Speaking to reporters here on Tuesday on the problem of plastic pollution choking the oceans and efforts to combat it, she singled out India for its efforts.”Let me just mention and praise India for its commitment”, she said.India pledged last year

Glenmark Launches Novel, Globally-Researched Anti-diabetes Drug Remogliflozin in India
Glenmark Launches Novel, Globally-Researched Anti-diabetes Drug Remogliflozin in India

Remogliflozin is an innovative, patent-protected sodium glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor indicated in treatment of type-2 diabetes mellitus in adults SGLT2 inhibitors are cutting-edge, globally-accepted latest class of oral anti-diabetes drugs that provide glycemic control, induce weight loss and reduce cardiovascular risks. Glenmark is the first company in the world to launch Remogliflozin and India is

Comfort food leads to more weight gain during stress: Study
Comfort food leads to more weight gain during stress: Study

Indulging in high-calorie ‘comfort’ foods when you are stressed can lead to more weight gain than usual, scientists say. Researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Australia discovered a molecular pathway in the brain, controlled by insulin, which drives the additional weight gain. Using an animal model, the team showed that a high-calorie

Amazing benefits of Amla ( Indian Gooseberry)
Amazing benefits of Amla ( Indian Gooseberry)

The Indian gooseberry, known locally as Amla, is a tree that is famous for its nutrient rich fruits. It has been a common ingredient in the ancient Indian medicinal practice of Ayurveda. It’s a potent source of Vitamin C and also contains iron and calcium. Because it is so versatile, it has become a favorite

Health benefits of Oats in breakfast
Health benefits of Oats in breakfast

Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. They’re a gluten-free whole grain and a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. Studies show that oats and oatmeal have many health benefits. These include weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and a reduced risk of heart disease. Oats are a whole-grain food, known

Aloe Vera a popular medicinal plant with many health benefits
Aloe Vera a popular medicinal plant with many health benefits

Aloe Vera is a popular medicinal plant that has been used for thousands of years. It is best known for treating skin injuries, but also has several other beneficial effects on health. Aloe Vera is also known as medicinal aloe, while its common names are lily of the desert, burn plant and elephant’s gall. It

World's first malaria vaccine launched in Africa Geneva
World’s first malaria vaccine launched in Africa Geneva

The world’s first malaria vaccine has been launched in Malawi after concerted efforts of over 30 years to protect children from the deadly disease that claims over 435,000 lives globally every year.The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomed the Government of Malawi’s landmark pilot programme.The launch of the first and only malaria vaccine, known as RTS,S,