Power Plant’s Mercury, a Health Threat

Friday, January 28, 2011 4:57
Posted in category Therapy, health

Recently, Environment Texas, the leading US environmental activist group, released a report named “Dirty Energy’s Assault on our Health: Mercury.” The report claims that as Texas is relying very much on coal-fired power plants, it has eventually made it one of the worst states

Smoking Can Get You Afflicted With Breast Cancer

Thursday, January 27, 2011 1:16
Posted in category Cancer

A new study suggests that women who have the habit of smoking possess an increased risk of getting diagnosed with breast cancer, particularly if they have become smokers in their early stages of life. However, the risk appears to be a little in occasional smokers rather than the chain smokers.

Now, Deadly Fever Attacks Gujarat

Friday, January 21, 2011 4:40
Posted in category Others

An animal tick-borne virus, which causes the fatal Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, has surfaced in the areas of the India state of Gujarat. Till now, this fever has claimed three lives, which includes a nurse and a doctor. And, the state health department has declared an alert, and a survey is

New Delhi to host Conference on ‘HIV/AIDS Research’ from Jan 19 to 21

Thursday, January 20, 2011 0:12
Posted in category AIDS, health

A National Conference on ‘HIV/AIDS Research‘ is being organized by The National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) in association with UNAIDS. This is a two-day conference which is to be held at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi from January 19 to 21. [caption id="attachment_238"

Star Health Targets To Collect Premium Worth Rs 1500 Crore in FY11

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 5:14
Posted in category Others, health

R S Nayak, the Zonal Manager of Star Health & Allied Insurance Company, said that by the end of Financial Year 2011, the insurance company is looking to collect premium worth Rs 1500 crore. He said that he expected a good premium collection by the end of FY ‘11, because the health insurance

Researchers reveal why exercising elderly are in better shape

Friday, December 3, 2010 4:52
Posted in category Exercises

Have you ever thought why aged people who exercised throughout their life were in better shape that those who didn’t? Well, a study conducted by Prof. Dafna Benayahu and her team at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler School of Medicine seems to have found the answer. The researchers have found

Doctors on path of annulling the ageing process

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 0:10
Posted in category Cancer, Heart Diseases, Others, Sugar

For long, people have been for the wonder drug that will stop ageing or increase life expectancy for the masses. It seems like a Harvard doctor is closer to developing this remarkable drug that all desire. But instead of reversing ageing, this drug would make the human body healthier by

A Glass Of Red Wine Can Keep A Check On Your Blood Glucose Levels!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 1:25
Posted in category Uncategorized

From past studies we have come to know that grape skin contains natural chemicals called polyphenols which can help control glucose levels in the human body. Very recently again a study by a team from the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna discovered that red wine

Nobel Prize in medicine to 3 Europeans: A great discovery that can help millions!

Monday, November 8, 2010 7:50
Posted in category AIDS

The Nobel Prize for medicine this year has been awarded to Luc Montagnier, Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Harald Zur Hausen; all three European researches who made a remarkable breakthrough in medical science with their work on viruses. They were awarded a gift hamper which included a gold medal, a

Is your McDonalds’ Happy Meal made of plastic?

Saturday, October 16, 2010 5:28
Posted in category Others

In an experiment that can cause colossal damage to the McDonalds franchise across the world, a Happy Meal served in Manhattan has turned to plastic after being kept under observation for six months. Even though the world’s largest fast food chain has termed it to be ‘an outlandish claim’,