Blood cancer’s signs, diagnosis and cure. All you need to know about it

Cancer is one of the most dreaded diseases in the world. It can affect any organ of the body, including blood cells. Symptoms and signs depend upon what part is involved with the disease. Cancer affecting the blood and the lymphatic system is called blood cancer. Dr Ashay Karpe, consultant medical oncologist, haematologist and bone…

Exercise every day or 5 times a week? Here’s what you need to stay fit

Exercise is known to offer a host of benefits, be it diabetes management, weight loss, or combating mental decline in dementia patients. Now, a new study shows that exercising four to five times a week can keep your heart healthy and slow down ageing. Researchers from the University of Texas have found that different sizes of arteries are affected differently by…

Learning music or second language can make your brain more efficient

If you are facing memory problems, then you may want to exercise your brain. And playing crosswords is not the only way to do so. Previous studies have shown that eating chocolates, having 2 glasses of alcohol a day, doing yoga, and even playing video games can make your brain more efficient. Now, a new study published in the journal…

Switch to a Mediterranean diet for protection from air pollution

The Mediterranean diet is considered to be one of the healthier diet options. Low in meat and dairy but rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, beans, nuts and ‘healthy’ fats, the diet is believed to offer a host of health benefits. Studies have shown how it is good for the liver and the brain, effective in preventing heart…