Anti-inflammatory drugs may put you at heart attack risk

Anti-inflammatory drugs may put you at heart attack risk

Sunday, 20 January 2019 | IANS | New York

If you have been hit by the winter cold and are thinking about taking medicines that relieve your aches, pains and congestion, be careful. Those may also put your heart at risk, the American Heart Association has warned. A study has showed that both decongestants and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs), found in...

Fasting may help keep age-related diseases at bay: Study

Fasting may help keep age-related diseases at bay: Study

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | PTI | Washington

Fasting can boost the body's metabolism and help protect against age-related diseases, a study has found. The circadian clock operates within the body and its organs as intrinsic time-keeping machinery to preserve homeostasis in response to the changing environment. While food is known to influence clocks in peripheral tissues, it was unclear,...

B-group vitamins beneficial for psychotic patients: Study

B-group vitamins beneficial for psychotic patients: Study

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | IANS | Sydney

Intake of B-group vitamin supplements may be beneficial for maintaining concentration skills among people experiencing a first episode of psychosis -- a precursor to developing schizophrenia, finds a study. The findings showed that patients with psychosis who took vitamins B12, B6, and folic acid (vitamin B9) for over 12 weeks saw...

Walgreens joins Microsoft to transform health care delivery

Walgreens joins Microsoft to transform health care delivery

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

Microsoft has signed a seven-year deal with Walgreens where it will provide its Azure Cloud services to help the second-biggest pharmacy chain in the US develop new health care delivery models, technology and retail innovations. Microsoft will also deploy Microsoft 365 to Walgreens' 380,000 employees and stores globally. Through this partnership, the...

Choose the right superfoods

Choose the right superfoods

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Shruti Kumbla

From spices, seeds to oils and vegetables, the concept of superfoods is becoming popular among Indians for their rich omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidants and dietary fibre. Shruti Kumbla lists Indian and International superfoods to add as substitutes in daily diet QUINOA Vs AMARANTH Both quinoa & amaranth are cereals. More appropriately,...

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studycentre

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Pioneer

Statistics indicate that smokers are up to 25 times more likely to develop a cancer of the throat than their non-smoking counterparts. However, passive smoking, tobacco chewing, and cigar smoking are also risk factors. Another risk factor is excessive use of alcohol and infection with HPV, a virus also linked...

SlimLine

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Pioneer

The State Health Department of Kerala is integrating mental health with maternal and child health programme to initiate a primary care screening programme for the early detection and treatment of perinatal depression. This is under the light of the latter emerging as a major cause for concern in the Kerala. About...

Tiptop

Tiptop

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | Pioneer

Anutosh Mishra, a 53-year-old bank employee was suffering from Ankylosing Spondylitis, a form of arthritis that affects the spine because of which he had not been able to walk for the last 15 years. To treat this condition hip replacement surgeries (both) was carried out. Dr Havind Tandon,  Senior Consultant, Orthopaedics...

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