Just using marijuana once is enough to alter teen brains, cautions study

Researchers say even one or two joints cause changes in areas of the brain involved in emotion-related processing, learning and forming memories

Just using marijuana once is enough to alter teen brains, cautions studyTeens who have used weed just one or two times may end up with changes to their brains, a new study finds. There were clear differences on brain scans between teens who said they had tried cannabis a couple of times and those who completely eschewed the drug, researchers reported in the Journal of Neuroscience. […]

Tahira Kashyap goes bald post cancer treatment, pens empowering message  

It’s been a few months since Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira Kashyap has been battling cancer. After being diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer last year, Tahira recently finished her final session of chemotherapy. And the star wife has been putting up a fierce battle against cancer. After her long treatment, Tahira has finally bid adieu to her hair extension and gone bald

Tahira Kashyap goes bald post cancer treatment, pens empowering message  Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife Tahira Kashyap has taken to Instagram once again to update us with her fight against cancer. After finishing up the chemotherapy sessions, she has gone the Sonali Bendre way, chopping off her long hair. Tahira Kashyap has shared new pictures on social media that show her with her head shaved. She has […]

Pune: Experts demand stricter regulations for clinical trials in India

While speaking at the first national seminar on ‘Clinical Trial of Drugs: Regulations and Challenges,’ experts stated that much work needs to be done to ensure safe and ethical drug trails in the country. This seminar was organised in Pune

Pune: Experts demand stricter regulations for clinical trials in IndiaAt the conference arranged on Wednesday, experts conveyed that unregulated research in clinical trials has triggered ethical issues of the violation of human rights. The seminar was conducted by the Indian Law Society’s Law College, Pune, in association with Swasthya Adhikar Manch, which is an NGO in Indore that works in the field of clinical […]

‘She’ overcame paralysis after 4 years, to run a 21 kms marathon

The 34-year-old woman from Guhagar, Ratnagiri who was paralysed since 2015, but she did not lose hope. Day-by-day, she worked hard to reach the goal which has set for herself. And finally, on Sunday, January 13, her efforts paid-off as she successfully ran the Pat Panhale marathon

‘She’ overcame paralysis after 4 years, to run a 21 kms marathon“Over the years, I have believed that a person can achieve anything if they are brave, stubborn and determined. Doctors had left all hope when it came to her case. But, I did not lose hope and neither did my wife, I still trusted that she could recover. And through her immense willpower she achieved […]

This is the reason why stretching is vital for your body

Stretching can act as a stress reliever by eliminating tension from various parts of the body. This simple form of exercise can be performed on a daily basis to ensure that your muscles are in a healthy condition

This is the reason why stretching is vital for your bodyStretching is best known as a part of the warm-up session preceding a workout. Experts note that you should not start with stretches first as your muscles are not warm enough, increasing the risk of injury. Instead, perform a small bout of physical activity such as a light jog or moving up and down the […]

Medical detection dogs can help diabetics manage insulin levels, finds study

Detection dogs spotted 83 per cent of more than 4,000 episodes of unacceptably high or low blood sugar during trial, and provided a quicker alert than other monitors in some cases

Medical detection dogs can help diabetics manage insulin levels, finds studyNew research by the University of Bristol in collaboration with Medical Detection Dogs has found that the best trained alert dogs have the potential to vastly improve the quality of life of people living with Type 1 diabetes. Tradition has it that dogs are our best friends, and researchers have been putting this special connection […]

Higher screen time linked to increased levels of anxiety in children, suggests study

Too much time spent on gaming, smartphones and watching television is linked to heightened levels and diagnoses of anxiety or depression in children as young as age 2, according to a new study

Higher screen time linked to increased levels of anxiety in children, suggests studyEven after only one hour of screen time daily, children and teens may begin to have less curiosity, lower self-control, less emotional stability and a greater inability to finish tasks, reports San Diego State University psychologist Jean Twenge and University of Georgia psychology professor W. Keith Campbell. Twenge and Campbell’s results were published in an […]

Exercise may help reduce fall risk for older adults with Alzheimer’s

People with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other forms of dementia have difficulties performing the daily activities that others might consider routine

Exercise may help reduce fall risk for older adults with Alzheimer’sDementia takes a toll on those who live with it—and it also places a burden on caregivers. Along with problems connected to memory, language, and decision-making, dementia can cause neuropsychiatric symptoms, such as depression, anxiety, changes in mood, increased irritability, and changes in personality and behaviour. People who have AD/dementia also have twice the risk […]

Lung disease may increase dementia risk, finds American study

Dementia refers to a series of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's, where a person's memory and other cognitive abilities decline. A recent study may have found a new risk factor that might predispose people to dementia -  lung disease

Lung disease may increase dementia risk, finds American studyDementia refers to a series of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, where a person’s memory and other cognitive abilities decline. A recent study may have found a new risk factor that might predispose people to dementia: lung disease. New U.S. research has found that middle-aged adults with lung disease may have a higher risk of […]

Find relief with the use of these five natural painkillers

In a modern era with technology and advances in healthcare, we have learnt to rely on antibiotics and physicians. While there is nothing wrong in finding a solution to our illnesses, at times the simplest and most effective cure lies with Mother Nature. Here are five natural painkillers which can help you with different health problems

Find relief with the use of these five natural painkillersTurn to nature If you have a toothache, backache, or any other type of pain, your first impulse may be to reach for a pill. Many people rely on medications, but they come with the risk of side effects, drug interactions, and habitual use or addiction. You may find the relief you need from a […]