Maha: Pathologist threaten to go on hunger strike over illegal path lab issue

Pathologist allege that the number of illegal pathology labs is increasing by the day, and the Maharashtra government is not doing enough to tackle this menace. Around 70 to 80 per cent of pathology labs are illegal in the state, alleges . To bring this issue to the fore, the Maharashtra Association of Practicing Pathologists and Microbiologists are considering to go on a hunger strike so that the state government pays attention to this grave issue

Maha: Pathologist threaten to go on hunger strike over illegal path lab issueThe association has given an ultimatum to the state government that they will go on a hunger strike, if appropriate action is not taken against those people who are operating illegal pathology labs across the state. They state that they will launch a hunger strike in January, if the state government does not issue a […]

Anganwadi sevikas to go on statewide strike from January 08

Around 10,000 Anganwadi workers took part in a morcha today at Mumbai’s Azad Maidan. The sevikas came together to give voice to their demands. Their main grievances include not being paid their salary after the new hike. Although PM Modi had increased the salary increment in September, the state government of Maharashtra has not implemented this in the state, so far

Anganwadi sevikas to go on statewide strike from January 08The Maharashtra State Anganwadi Workers Association had taken out a morcha at Azad Maidan, on December 11. They have given an ultimatum to the state government over their demands, which have been heeded by the govt. Apart from this, they will also launch a statewide protest from January 08 to January 09, 2019. The Association […]

Multiple studies reveal role of red meat in gut bacteria and risk of developing heart disease

In concurrent studies, Cleveland Clinic researchers have uncovered new mechanisms that demonstrate why and how regularly eating red meat can increase the risk of heart disease, and the role gut bacteria play in that process

Multiple studies reveal role of red meat in gut bacteria and risk of developing heart diseaseThe research, led by Stanley Hazen, M.D., Ph.D., builds upon previous work showing TMAO (trimethylamine N-oxide) – a gut bacteria byproduct formed during digestion – can lead to the development of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and strokes. TMAO is produced when gut bacteria digest choline, lecithin and carnitine, nutrients that are abundant in animal […]

Consuming extra protein at breakfast helps control hunger, finds study

 A high-protein breakfast may help curb your appetite later in the day, suggests a small study in the October 2018 Journal of Dairy Science

Consuming extra protein at breakfast helps control hunger, finds studyResearchers assigned 32 healthy adults to eat a breakfast containing two servings of a high-carbohydrate cereal, with either 1 cup of commercial milk that contained 12.4 grams of protein, or 1 cup of milk mixed with a whole-milk protein concentrate or a whey protein powder that boosted protein intake to 28 grams. The participants then […]

Five reasons behind why your fingers are swollen

Swelling, also known as edema, can happen anywhere in the body. It’s commonly seen in the hands, arms, feet, ankles, and legs. Swelling occurs when extra fluid gets trapped in your body’s tissues. Several things can cause this, including heat, exercise, or medical conditions

Five reasons behind why your fingers are swollenPerhaps, you suspected swelling after the rings on your fingers seemed a lot tighter than usual. Or it may be a case of highly noticeable bloating around the joints of your hands. Regardless of the severity, here are some possible explanations for why your fingers seem a little puffy lately. Excess salt consumption Have you […]

Woman dies due to brain-eating amoeba infection, why did this happen?

A fatal brain infection reportedly took the life a Seattle woman who doctors believe improperly used a neti pot

Woman dies due to brain-eating amoeba infection, why did this happen?The 69-year-old woman, whom health officials are not identifying due to medical privacy regulations, had been suffering from a chronic sinus infection, according to a report published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases. In January, she had a seizure and was taken to Swedish Medical Center in Seattle Last January, the woman was admitted […]

Six essential stretches to do before a run

Warming up and cooling down should be a part of every running routine. It is best to do dynamic stretches before a run and static stretches after the run

Six essential stretches to do before a runStretching before running can warm up the muscles and loosen the joints, which can reduce the risk of injury and improve performance. When it comes to preparing for a run, studies suggest that warming up with dynamic stretches can improve power and performance. Static stretches are the ‘hold and stretch’ variety, which involve holding a […]

MP govt’s novel idea to tackle Vit D deficiency among govt employees

How do you begin your day? You must have a regular routine, right? But how much sun exposure do you get during your daily morning commute to work. Not much is it. We end up spending most of our daylight hours cooped inside an office cubicle. Due to this, we miss out on the health benefits of vitamin D

MP govt’s novel idea to tackle Vit D deficiency among govt employeesNow to address this issue,  Madhya Pradesh state government has come up with an innovative idea of sorts. In a letter written to government employees working in the Tribal Welfare Department, Deepali Rastogi , a senior IAS officer and commissioner of the Tribal Welfare Department has asked the office workers to take a stroll on […]

Even one workout can provide improved long-term metabolic benefits

One of the most rewarding parts of working out is the afterburn, as the body continues to use up calories at a higher rate hours after working out. Lucky for us, this well-deserved gift isn’t the only one of its kind. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical centre believe they have found another way that the body changes in the hours post-exercise. And the effects, they believe, last for as long as two days

Even one workout can provide improved long-term metabolic benefitsNew research in mice finds that a single workout activates a brain circuit associated with a lower appetite, lower blood sugar levels, and better metabolism. Moreover, this effect lasted for 2 days after the workout. The findings may help improve blood sugar metabolism in people with diabetes. Controlling blood sugar levels with physical activity and […]

Dialysis patients at risk of progressive brain injury, reveals study

Kidney dialysis can cause short-term 'cerebral stunning' and may be associated with progressive brain injury in those who receive the treatment for many years. For many patients with kidney failure awaiting a kidney transplant or those not suitable for a transplant, dialysis is a life-saving treatment

Dialysis patients at risk of progressive brain injury, reveals studyNew research, led by the University of Glasgow and published today in the Journal American Society of Nephrology, has been able to demonstrate a link between both short and long term haemodialysis use and brain injury. The study, which looked at almost 100 patients using dialysis, measured cerebral blood flow and tested each patient’s cognitive […]
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