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Study Finds Potential Benefits Of Marijuana For HIV Patients

December 14, 2017 admin 0

We have often seen youngsters rant about the benefits of smoking marijuana and why it should be legalised etc. But a recent study has actually said that marijuana can provide some really good medical benefits, and aiding patients with HIV is one of them. HIV, which stands for human immunodeficiency virus, infects and can destroy or change the functions of immune cells that defend the […]

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What Do High Levels Of SGOT/SGPT In A Liver Test Mean? Our Expert Explains

December 14, 2017 admin 0

People who live a sedentary lifestyle, do not eat healthy and constantly consume alcohol are likely to develop fatty liver or cause other damages to the liver. One of the most common blood test is a liver blood test, which assesses liver functions or liver injury. A basic liver blood tests determines the level of certain enzymes (proteins) in the blood, which regulate the functioning […]

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Beware! Premature Greying And Baldness In Men Ups Risk Of Heart Disease

December 4, 2017 admin 0

Research suggests that men who go bald in their 20s or 30s are at a higher risk of suffering a heart attack. It also says that people who go grey before their 40s are 5 times likelier to suffer heart problems at an early age. This means that baldness and early graying are a greater risk factor than obesity which increases risk by 4 times. […]

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One-Tenth Of The Medicines In India Are Substandard And Falsified, Says WHO Report

December 4, 2017 admin 0

A new report from the World Health Organization reveals that one-tenth of the medical products in circulation in the low and mid-income countries like India are either fake or substandard. The research report states that these products will not only fail to treat ailments, they may even lead to serious diseases or even death.“Substandard and falsified medicines particularly affect the most vulnerable communities,” says WHO […]

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Indians Have A 30% Lower Lung Capacity Than North Americans

December 4, 2017 admin 0

The lung capacity of Indians is 30 per cent lower than North Americans or Europeans, making them highly vulnerable to diabetes, heart attacks or strokes, says a top scientist.Dr Anurag Agrawal, director of the CSIR-Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (IGIB), believes air pollution, along with ethnicity, physical activity, nutrition, upbringing are the major factors behind this. The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awardee has now undertaken […]

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Here’s All You Need To Know About Plastic Surgeries

December 4, 2017 admin 0

Plastic (read cosmetic) surgery was probably an alien concept in India, until we saw veteran actress Rekha in 1988 film Khoon Bhari Maang. The story line of the film involved Rekha’s character (Aarti) getting a plastic surgery after she got various bruises and burns on her face by being mutilated by a crocodile. The surgery makes Aarti have a surprising comeback as a scintillating beautiful […]

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Beware! Frequent Heartburns Could Mean Stomach Cancer

December 4, 2017 admin 0

Did you know? Heart burns could be a symptom for stomach cancer? Stomach cancer can only be detected in an advance stage since its symptoms are rarely seen during the early stages. But people who experience heart burns for a longer period of time and experience it quite frequently, might have stomach or gastric cancer. In the US, only 1 in 5 stomach cancers are diagnosed at an […]