Specific gut bacteria may be linked to high BP

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified a distinct collection of bacteria found in the gut that may contribute to and predict the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PAH is a chronic and progressive disease in which the arteries that supply blood to the lungs are constricted, resulting in symptoms such as shortness of … Read more Specific gut bacteria may be linked to high BP

Fistula In Ano, Anorectal Disorders – How Can Ayurveda Tackle Them?

An anorectal condition can be difficult to live with and often remains undiagnosed, due to it being perceived as an embarrassing ailment. Fistulas are conditions where two body parts, that are not meant to be connected, become linked as part of the disorder. Rectal fistulas can be painful and standard treatments are available, which can … Read more Fistula In Ano, Anorectal Disorders – How Can Ayurveda Tackle Them?

Smoking – Why To Abstain It?

Smoking Some Naked Facts! Smoking kills > 420,000 people per year worldwide. In India, one million people die of smoking-related diseases each year. Tobacco use is the second leading cause of death world-over. Smoking is more lethal than AIDS, Accidents, Homicides, Suicides, Fire, etc. 2700 substances have been identified in cigarette smoke, most of them … Read more Smoking – Why To Abstain It?

Vertigo – Know More About It!

Vertigo is that sensation when a person feels that the world is spinning around him. It is a feeling of off balance. While having a Vertigo, people often complain about feeling dizzy, basic daily activities like walking or moving becomes really intense for them. These episodes can impact everyday life. Is Vertigo common? Experiencing Vertigo … Read more Vertigo – Know More About It!

PCOD – Know Dietary Requirements To Handle It!

A rising number of teenage girls in the country are getting affected with Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease or PCOD. Though an advanced menarche has become very rampant these days, there are many young women who are suffering from a delay in menarche which in turn is leading to PCOD as opined by gynaecologists. Obesity and … Read more PCOD – Know Dietary Requirements To Handle It!

Prostate Cancer – Risks, Symptoms and Prevention!

Prostate Cancer occurs in a tiny walnut-shaped and sized gland in men. It helps in producing a semi-fluid(semen) that sustains and transports sperm. It is the most common type of cancer in men. Risk Factors in Prostate Cancer: There are several risk factors which should be considered: Obesity: Chances of developing prostate cancer increase if … Read more Prostate Cancer – Risks, Symptoms and Prevention!

Fear and Phobias – How To Handle Them?

Have you ever experienced spine-chilling terror, which in hindsight does not make any rational sense, from an object, place, or creature? If you have then you suffer from a phobia. A phobia is basically an anxiety disorder that is triggered when you encounter specific things. What you should know about phobias? If you have a … Read more Fear and Phobias – How To Handle Them?

7 Important Things You Must Know About Fistula-In-Ano and Its Treatment!

Anal fistulas or fistula-in-ano generally cause discomfort due to pus or watery discharges and sometimes pain. This is a condition where a nodular swelling appears in the area surrounding the anal opening. Intermittent pus discharged is noticed from this nodular swelling. Instead of a nodular swelling; there might be simply an opening in this region. … Read more 7 Important Things You Must Know About Fistula-In-Ano and Its Treatment!

Shoulder Tendons – Know Efficiency Of Surgery In It!

Repairing shoulder tendons through a telescope! When doctors talk about shoulder tendon repair, often they may be refering to rotator cuff surgery. The rotator cuff is a set of tendons and muscles that together form the cuff above the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff is responsible for stabilizing and keeping the arm within the joint, … Read more Shoulder Tendons – Know Efficiency Of Surgery In It!

Torn Meniscus – How To Get Rid Of It?

Your knees are one of the most vulnerable parts of your bodies. In the case of strenuous or rigorous activities, knees are more prone to damage and injury than the other parts. Several of the knee tissues are fairly delicate and often are easily impaired. Among the other knee tissue injuries, meniscus tears are perhaps … Read more Torn Meniscus – How To Get Rid Of It?

Train your Baby to eat with a Spoon

Baby develops proper motor development skills like hand-eye and hand-mouth coordination as well as taking food from the spoon, moving it to the back of the mouth, chewing, and swallowing.Baby develops a healthy relationship with food. Apparently ‘It is important for your baby to get used to the process of eating sitting up, taking food … Read more Train your Baby to eat with a Spoon

Italians flown back from China released from quarantine

Rome, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) Thirty-six Italians who were repatriated on from the Chinese city of Wuhan – epicentre of the current coronavirus outbreak – and quarantined at the Cecchignola military zone here on February 3 were allowed to leave on Friday, officials said.A total of 56 Italians repatriated from Wuhan were quarantined at Cecchignola. One … Read more Italians flown back from China released from quarantine

Govt to encourage formation of ‘cluster villages’

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Central government, under the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission, is encouraging formation of “cluster villages” so as to enable them to get facilities available in urban areas.The mission, which got off the ground on February 21, 2016, has in its wing 300 such village clusters, according to officials of … Read more Govt to encourage formation of ‘cluster villages’

Depression Identification Tips In Young Adults!

Teenagers face a huge amount of pressure, from puberty changes to questions regarding their identity and where they fit in. With this kind of uncertainty and instability, it is generally not easy to distinguish amongst depression and the developing hormonal changes. However, teen depression goes way beyond general teenage moodiness. It is a serious medical … Read more Depression Identification Tips In Young Adults!

How To Reduce Stomach Fat For Flat Stomach?

Beer belly is a word that is used to describe a fat tummy that results from the excessive consumption of alcoholic drinks. In case of any alcoholic drink, the liver tends to burn alcohol instead of fat which leads to bigger tummies. Basically, if the calorie intake is higher than calorie expenditure, then fat tends … Read more How To Reduce Stomach Fat For Flat Stomach?

Dry Fruit Or Dried Fruit – Which Is Healthier?

The terms dry fruits and dried fruits seem synonymous, but there is a slight difference between the two. To put it in simple terms nuts are also known as dry fruits. Dry fruits can be further categorized as dehiscent and indehiscent. The former refers to seeds contained in a pod and the latter refers to … Read more Dry Fruit Or Dried Fruit – Which Is Healthier?