Consuming leafy green vegetables can keep your brain young, prevent dementia

The findings suggest this benefit is likely from important nutrients found in these vegetables, such as foliate, lutein and nitrate, which were also associated with slower cognitive decline. This may be because the nutrients protect against inflammation, stress and damaging changes in the brain

Consuming leafy green vegetables can keep your brain young, prevent dementiaEating plenty of leafy green vegetables every day could ward off dementia in later life, new research suggests. A study of elderly people found those who ate around one serving of leafy greens each day had brains that were the equivalent of 11 years younger than those who never or rarely ate the vegetables. A […]

Mumbai: Resident doctors’ strike enters day three, Sion hospital lend support

As the strike called by the resident doctors of JJ Hospital has entered day three, to show solidarity, resident doctors of Mumbai's civic-run Sion hospital have also lent their support to the protest. The resident doctors of the Sion hospital have decided to bunk the OPD's today. Although, they will continue working in the emergency wards

Mumbai: Resident doctors’ strike enters day three, Sion hospital lend support  The protest called by the resident doctors from Mumbai’s state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals has entered its third day  The resident doctors from Mumbai’s civic-run Sion hospital have also lent their support to the protesting doctors  Resident doctors attached to the Sion hospital have decided to bunk the OPD’s for a day on […]

These 5 foods will always help you get a sound sleep

Sleep expert Sammy Margo shares five foods you should eat to rest well. She also reveals what never to have before sleeping, including alcohol

These 5 foods will always help you get a sound sleepInsomnia affects roughly one in three people, while most adults struggle to get a full eight hours every night. The reason for our restless nights could be the foods and drinks we’re having just before we go to bed, according to a sleep expert. Sammy Margo, author of The Good Sleep Guide, has revealed the […]

Bad posture, slouching common in children addicted to gadgets

While there have been many debates and discussions on cons of access usage of technology, recent addition to the list is how mobiles phones and tablets are responsible for poor postures among children

Bad posture, slouching common in children addicted to gadgetsIn an age when technology has become a part of our daily life and an integral part of education system, its ill-effects are bound to affect adults and kids alike. While there have been many debates and discussions on cons of access usage of technology, the recent addition to the list is how mobiles phones, […]

How much blood can your body afford to lose?

Without blood properly performing its duties, we are in trouble. Take a look at what happens when we lose blood, how we’re in danger of losing it fastest, and how much we can lose before damage is irreversible

How much blood can your body afford to lose?The sight of it causes anxiety, alarm, and sometimes even fainting. But without it, there would be no transport of oxygen, regulation of temperature, or metabolism. This substance plays a key role in our immune system, and supplies the tissues of our body with the nutrients they need. I’m talking, of course, about blood — […]

These 8 signs indicate that your lungs maybe failing

The most common culprit of lung problems is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and surprisingly, it may be damaging your lungs too

These 8 signs indicate that your lungs maybe failing  When your lungs struggle, you struggle. It’s normal to think that lung disease would mess with your breathing patterns, but some of the symptoms aren’t that obvious. Your body can send out an SOS in many different ways. Recognizing these signals can help you treat your flagging lungs and breathe a little easier. The […]

Here is a scientific guide to identify serial killers amongst us

Dr Helen Morrison, a Chicago-based forensic psychiatrist, has studied and interviewed 135 serial killers. She has found shocking similarities, and believes a chromosome abnormality is a likely trigger

Here is a scientific guide to identify serial killers amongst usTelevision shows like “Dexter” and “The Following” have given us a terrifying glimpse into the criminal mind of serial killers. We often catch ourselves asking, “Why do they kill?” “How do they pick their victims?” and “Why can’t they control their impulse to kill?” To answer these questions, Best Counselling Degrees has developed “The Brain […]

Rashes are a symptom of many medical problems

Rashes are a symptom of many different medical problems and sometimes, they are just simply asymptomatic.  Certain genes can make people more likely to get rashes

Rashes are a symptom of many medical problemsI recently received a call from MC, an old patient of mine, about the appearance of  multiple, non-itchy red spots on her legs extending all the way up to the waistline.  She took a picture, but there was no close up view of the exact appearance of her rash for me to check. And since […]

Overweight? 8 types of cancer you’re more likely to have

The good news in this rather bleak picture, the researchers write, is that weight gain is largely preventable.

Overweight? 8 types of cancer you’re more likely to haveBeing overweight or obese carries even more cancer risk than previously thought, according to a new review. The researchers—a working group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer—examined more than 1,000 studies and found that obesity increased risk for 13 types of cancer, 8 more than had been previously linked to weight. In […]

Mumbai: National Health Mission workers call off the strike

 Medical workers from Maharashtra’s National Health Mission (NHM) have called off their strike, after a period of twelve days. This decision to withdraw the strike was made on Saturday evening

Mumbai: National Health Mission workers call off the strikeThe 24,000 NHM workers were on strike since May 07. In order to make sure that the state government would heed their demands, they had decided to carry out a long march, as well. On Friday, May 18, almost 10,000 NHM workers had gathered in Nashik to start a long march to Mumbai. The Maharashtra […]