Ebola can persist nine months after recovery

According to researchers, Ebola virus can persist in the body fluids of the patients. In a study conducted by a team of researchers from the Institute for Development and Research in France, sample of body fluids (tears, vaginal fluids, semen and saliva) were taken from 450 survivors in the hospitals…

Social Media addiction may cause eating disorder

Are you prone to constantly checking your feeds on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube?  You might develop issues such as distorted body image and eating disorder due to addiction to any one or all of them, according to a recent study. Nervosa, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating…

Combiflam and other drugs under examination, sparks health concerns

Combiflam, a popular painkiller made by Sanofi, France has been withdrawn in batches after failing integration test. Indian Drugs Regulator has released statements about the drug not being up to the mark. The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has pointed towards its low quality and standard. Combliflam is composed…

Enhance your memory and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s by yoga and meditation

Practicing yoga is not only good for your health but also boosts your memory and diminishes risks of Alzheimer’s. Yoga, coupled with meditation, has been proven to help with mental health and reduce deterioration with the increase of age, new study claims. A research team has found that a course…

Punjabi woman gives birth at 72

Daljindar Kaur, a 72-year- old Punjabi woman from Amritsar gave birth to her first child on 19th April after undergoing IVF treatment for two years. Mohinder Singh Gill, her husband and she were pleasantly surprised when the IVF treatment at Hisar fertility clinic was successful to give them the gift…

Your pregnancy diet may lead your child to be overweight

Recently a team of researchers has conducted a comparative study linking 3,000 women’s pregnancy diet with their babies’ BMI (Body mass index) at 12 months. It has been found that the excessive consumption of drinks containing artificial sweeteners can lead your child to gain weight even be obese by his/her…

Smartphones can cause hyperactivity

If you have problems concentrating or doing quiet activities that require constant attention, you might be suffering from hyperactivity. Excessive use of smartphones might lead you to experience attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, a recent study reveals. Research leader KostadinKushlev, from theUniversity of Virginia in the US, says that smartphone users…

Ovarian Cancer is no more an obstacle to pregnancy

Anita Malik (name changed to maintain privacy), a 36-year-old woman, was extremely disappointed to learn about her diagnosis of ovarian cancer in her early 30s. Her hopes of becoming a mother were cruelly shattered. While battling cancer, she had to lose her ovaries but the doctors were able to save…

Let your kids play these video games to increase their fruit intake

Including a substantial amount of fruits and vegetables in your child’s diet is imperative to gain nutrients, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants. They also boost the immune system and help prevent a number of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. A recent study has shown that if you let your child play a…

Stay in shape to live longer

A recent study reveals that if you have been able to stay in shape all your life, chances are you will live longer than people who have always been overweight. The research showed that people who have been overweight in their childhood and also gained weight in their middle ages…