Practicing yoga can help migraine sufferers ease pain

You feel a migraine coming on and you’re looking for relief from the pounding, nausea, and pain. Have you thought about trying yoga to help with your aching head? It may sound strange, but yoga might help

Practicing yoga can help migraine sufferers ease painStudies show that people who do yoga and take medicine for migraines have fewer and less intense headaches than people who just take medicine. About 10% of people who get migraines or bad headaches practice yoga. You also may find that it helps you in other ways. For example, it might make you more coordinated […]

Diabetics diagnosed in middle age more likely to have pancreatic cancer

Having diabetes is known to approximately double the risk of pancreatic cancer, but the new study suggests if you are diagnosed with type 2 after the age of 50, it may be a sign you already have the deadly disease

Diabetics diagnosed in middle age more likely to have pancreatic cancerMore than half, 52.3 per cent, of pancreatic cancer cases among diabetics are in those who have been diagnosed less than three years before their cancer diagnosis. Researchers suggest in some cases diabetes may be caused by the cancer, and could act as an early warning sign for the killer disease. The University of Southern […]

Higher vitamin D blood levels in women tied to lower risk of breast cancer

Vitamin D is hailed as a wonder nutrient, capable of lowering a person's risk of different forms of cancer. Recent research now confirms that people with high enough levels of this vitamin in their blood have a significantly lower risk of breast cancer

Higher vitamin D blood levels in women tied to lower risk of breast cancer  Results from a new study published today in PLOS ONE shows women who have higher vitamin D blood levels have a significantly lower risk for breast cancer. Analyses were done combining data from two randomized trials conducted at Creighton University with data from a cohort from GrassrootsHealth. The combined data included more than 5000 […]

Seven tips to follow this monsoon for skin and hair care

Dr Amit Karkhani, a Medical Cosmetologist and founder of Dr Tvacha Clinic, shares tips for monsoon skin and hair care

Seven tips to follow this monsoon for skin and hair careOnce the monsoon sets in, people get a feeling of satisfaction that they no longer need to deal with the sweltering heat. However, with this feeling, comes the problem of rising humidity and unprepared drenching, that can be dangerous for your skin and hair. Here are some tips which can save your skin and hair […]

Maha: Three children dead, 40 hospitalised due to food poisoning

The incident occurred at Mahad village, in Raighad district of Maharashtra on Monday evening June 18, where a puja ceremony was organised for the house warming function. On eating the food served in the programme, people complained about vomiting and giddiness.

Maha: Three children dead, 40 hospitalised due to food poisoningAccording to the Police, a house warming ceremony was organised in Mahad, Raighad district, Maharashtra.  After the puja got over, on eating the food served after the programme, people complained of giddiness and started vomiting. Few of them also complained of severe stomach pain.  They were immediately taken to the nearby hospital in Khalapur, and Navi […]

Satara: Doctors successfully remove ovarian tumour weighing 14.5 kgs

Doctors from Oncolife Cancer Centre in Satara, Maharashtra have successfully removed an ovarian tumour weighing 14.5 kilos. Doctors stated that it was a benign tumour which had 8 litres of water inside it. Experts advise that women who have a suspicious looking lump of flesh should consult a doctor immediately

Satara: Doctors successfully remove ovarian tumour weighing 14.5 kgsA 57-year-old woman from Satara district of Maharashtra was suffering from a severe abdominal pain for over a year. But, due to the weak economic background, Rima (name changed) did not see a doctor. A few days earlier Rima had come to a health camp and was diagnosed with an ovarian tumour. While speaking to […]

Ashwini Kumar Choubey releases 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report

Addressing the participants, Ashwini Kumar Choubey said that 60% to 70% of health work in the states is done through National Health Mission (NHM). NHM has a huge responsibility in making India healthy and disease free

Ashwini Kumar Choubey releases 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) reportAshwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released the 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report of the National Health Mission today. Speaking at the function, Choubey stated that India has registered a record 22% reduction in MMR since 2013, which is the highest percentage decline so far when compared to all […]

Doctor start helpline to make patients aware of health schemes

In India, in order to provide better healthcare facilities to the poor and needy, various health schemes are launched. But, many times the patients and their relatives are unaware of these schemes

Doctor start helpline to make patients aware of health schemesIn order to help the poor and needy, to avail medical treatment, a group of fifteen doctors has started a helpline The helpline, Ahilya Health Helpline, will provide free medical advice to the poor and needy Through the helpline, doctors want to spread awareness about various health schemes run by the union and the state […]

Here’s how you can identify food adulteration in silver leaf

One of the commonly adulterated food substances are sweets with silver leaf popularly known as chandi-ka-vark. Unwary consumers often fall prey to them

Here’s how you can identify food adulteration in silver leafMinistry of Health has come up with a quick test to find out adulterants in silver leaves. These easy to do tests will be helpful for people, as reports on adulterated silver leaves are being reported these days. Test 1: Take some portion of leaf and crush it between two fingers. Pure silver leaf will […]

Why is yoga gaining more popularity over other forms of exercise?

In order to relieve stress, being more active or to enhance your mood, doing some form of physical exercise, is essential these days. But many people are puzzled whether they should opt in for yoga or gymming  

Why is yoga gaining more popularity over other forms of exercise?The debate between yoga vs. gym has many people confused. Ahead of International Yoga Day, people who have been practicing yoga since several years, say that yoga has many aspects which cannot be seen in any other form of exercise. “Yoga is not just about body, but it is also about your mind,” says Pooja […]
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