Eat right to improve the quality of life

Eating the right food at the right time can be an easy investment to lead a healthy life. Here’s a useful insight to healthy at work from Chef Mohammed Eliyaz, Chef de Cuisine at JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru and Reshu Agarwal, Consultant, Internal Medicines, Manipal Hospitals, Whitefield. Agarwal was quoted saying, “If you start feeling fatigued, irritable and low on energy, even before…

Tooth loss in postmenopausal women linked to hypertension, claims study

Postmenopausal women experiencing tooth loss could be at higher risk of developing high blood pressure — a key risk factor for heart disease warns a new study. The study showed that such women had approximately 20 per cent higher risk of developing hypertension compared to other women. “These findings suggest tooth loss may be an important factor in the development…

Study says, new ‘chemputer’ system may revolutionise drug production

During a recent research conducted at the University of Glasgow, researchers developed a new method to produce drug molecules. According to them, it uses downloadable blueprints to easily and reliably synthesise organic chemicals through a programmable ‘chemputer’. For the first time, it has been shown that how synthesis of important drug molecules can be achieved in an affordable and…

These health benefits of snake gourd will mesmerize you

Snake gourd is abundant in essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. It is also jam-packed with vitamin A, B, C, as well as manganese, magnesium, calcium, iron, potassium, and iodine and can help you to enhance your overall well-being. Thus, we tell you why you should consume it. It can help you to manage diabetes Snake gourd can help lessen…

Baby’s first cold influenced by nose- dwelling bacteria

Bacteria inside babies nose uncover the reasons that explain the quick recovery from their first cold and cough in some in comparison with other which suffer for longer. According to researchers at University Children’s Hospital of Basel, babies with a wide variety of different types of bacteria tend to have a quick recovery from their first respiratory virus when compared…

Tooth loss associated with high BP in older women: Study

A recent study was conducted to find if there is any relationship between periodontal disease and tooth loss with hypertension. The findings, which appear in the American Journal of Hypertension, suggest that older women who suffer tooth loss are more likely to develop high blood pressure(BP). The study observed a positive association between tooth loss and hypertension…

All you need to know about measles and rubella vaccination campaign

Amidst the nationwide vaccination campaign against measles and rubella, people in the country are in fear and panic about its side-effects. This campaign aims to vaccinate 41 crore children in the country. However, few social media messages and the general lack of information among people are emerging as a major challenge in the process. Therefore, here…

E-Bandage developed to Speed up Healing of Wounds

A recent research conducted by the researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has developed a new, low-cost wound dressing that could dramatically speed up healing. You must be thinking how exactly it works. Right? Well, it generates energy based on human body motion to apply gentle electrical pulses at the site of an injury. According to the German…

Video chats can fight depression in older adults

Using video chatting platforms like Skype to connect with friends and family can stave of depression in older adults, a study has found. Researchers compared four different types of online communication technologies – video chat, email, social networks and instant messaging – used by people 60 and older and then gauged their symptoms of depression…