Category: Health

Garlic, onion can fight Asthma
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Garlic, onion can fight Asthma

There has been a sharp rise in asthma, allergies and gastroesophageal reflux disease, with an increase in environmental pollutants, rate of obesity, use of preservatives, adulteration of food and stress levels. Onion and garlic are nature’s very own antibiotics to treat asthma. Onion and garlic stimulate the excretory organs, for assimilation of food to strengthen...

Natural medicines help to boost metabolism
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Natural medicines help to boost metabolism

It is necessary to maintain a good metabolic rate to keep our body healthy. Metabolism or the Basal Metabolic Rate of your body is the one at which the body is able to extract energy out of the food consumed and use it for various bodily processes. One of the most common and easiest ways...

Crockery to croak you to death!
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Crockery to croak you to death!

Crockery embellishing tables has high amounts of lead: Kaustabh Sharma Kaustabh Sharma, a student of The Shri Ram School-Aravali campus in Gurugram, Haryana, led to a scary discovery at the National Referral Centre for Lead Projects (NRCLP) here in Bengaluru. He tested 25 branded ceramic cups, saucers, and plates, and all had high lead content...

Detection of Cancer, HIV simplified
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Detection of Cancer, HIV simplified

New ultra-sensitive test is more precise than the current diagnostics.   10,000 times more effective than current diagnostic tools, the new ultra-sensitive test has been designed to detect diseases including HIV and cancer opines Stanford scientists. The new technique, developed in the lab of Carolyn Bertozzi, a professor of chemistry at Stanford University in U....

Blueberry the Wonderberry: Researchers
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Blueberry the Wonderberry: Researchers

The antioxidants in the ‘super fruit ‘blue berry, improve memory and cognitive function preventing Alzheimer’s. Regularly including blueberries in the diet can not only lower the risk of heart disease and cancer, but also provide protection against Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has claimed. The fruit is laden with healthful antioxidants, and these substances could...

Zika virus ‘found’ killing more than 4800 babies
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Zika virus ‘found’ killing more than 4800 babies

Researchers show the Zika virus kills the tissues in the developing brain. According to lab tests, the virus was able to destroy or obstruct the development of neural progenitor cells, which is tasked with the formation of the brain and the nervous system. The discovery, which was published in the Journal Cell Stem Cell, adds...

Eating peanuts can ward off allergies, a new research claims
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Eating peanuts can ward off allergies, a new research claims

In 2015, a study asserted that eating peanut products can lower the risks of allergy by 80% has now been confirmed by a new research. Scientists have said that immunity can be maintained- even when the snacks are not eaten over a year. The New England Journal of Medicine studied 550 children diagnosed with developing peanut...

Scientists discover procedure to kill cancerous tissues
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Scientists discover procedure to kill cancerous tissues

Scientists believe they have revealed a procedure to “steer” the immune system to kill cancerous tissues. Researchers at University College in London have discovered methods to finding markings of a tumours, helping the body to target the disease.   However, according to a Science journal, the personalised method would be expensive and has not been...