Finding the Right Place to Get Dental Implants

A dental implant is a fake tooth that is literally implanted into your jaw. This is done if you are missing a tooth. The implant will look exactly like all of your other teeth. Therefore, nobody will be able to tell the difference. This is a procedure that requires a person with a great deal…

Aching thumb? It could be thumb arthritis

While thumb arthritis was always a problem in people aged 40 and above, our increasing dependence and use of smartphones is making us more prone to the ‘smartphone thumb.’ Thumb arthritis refers to arthritis in the thumb — a painful condition that’s caused by repetitive movements of the thumb. Thumb arthritis is now being increasingly referred to as…

Vitamin D-rich foods you need to have

Vitamin D is the only nutrient that the body produces when the body is exposed to sunlight, and while close to 50 per cent of the world’s population not getting enough sun light, Indians have this particular source in abundance. And despite that, 65 to 70 per cent Indians face a deficiency in Vitamin D. And…

Bid adieu to your dry cough by sipping on tulsi tea

A reflex action that clears your airway of irritants and mucus can be called a dry cough. It can negatively impact your day-to-day life and can lower your productivity. Environmental allergens, pollutant or toxins  can cause dry cough. Though, can be expelled out of the body by coughing. Just be aware of these causes of …

A successful radio surgery treatment helps a cancer patient to walk pain free

Advance technology of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) used by radiation oncologist, Dr Karan Chanchlani at Oncolife Cancer Centre Hospital at Satara, helps 55-year-old Mrs Seema Kumar (Name changed) undergo painless and non-invasive procedure successfully, who was diagnosed with multiple lungs and skeletal metastasis cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy. Mrs Seema Kumar was diagnosed with breast cancer…

Intestinal bacteria produce an electric current from sugar, finds study

A new study from Lund University in Sweden found that intestinal bacteria can create an electric current. According to the Science Daily report, the results are valuable for the development of drugs and also for the production of bioenergy. However, it is already known that bacteria can create an electric current outside their own cell, known…

Nearly 50% unaware of hepatitis status, finds a PGI study

Do you have Hepatitis or not? This is the one of the first few questions that a medical professional asks a donor at a blood bank. The answer—yes or no—is the first step of screening. But a study conducted by the doctors at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) revealed that almost 50%…