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Want to keep your brain healthy? Doing this daily might help!

Brain

Want to keep your brain healthy? Doing this daily might help!

A new research has found that regular walk not only benefits our heart and muscles but also contributes in keeping our brain healthy.

Know the surprising health benefits of mint leaves (Pudina)

Healthy eating

Know the surprising health benefits of mint leaves (Pudina)

Mint leaves aids in digestion, improves oral health, treats cold and more.

Mumbai man shells out Rs 90 lakh to keep his heart pumping

Heart

Mumbai man shells out Rs 90 lakh to keep his heart pumping

49-year-old Arvind Doshi, a businessman, who is suffering from end-stage heart failure got implanted a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) which will restore the functioning of his heart.

Traditional hearing tests fail to diagnose hearing loss, says study

hearing

Traditional hearing tests fail to diagnose hearing loss, says study

 Traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to diagnose patients with a common form of inner ear damage.

You thought sugary soft drinks were bad? Diet soda could be worse! - This is why

Healthy eating

You thought sugary soft drinks were bad? Diet soda could be worse! - This is why

Both sugary and diet drinks correlated with accelerated brain ageing, according to the findings published in two separate studies.

Combiflam, D-Cold Total among 60 other medicines substandard, declares drug regulator

Medicines

Combiflam, D-Cold Total among 60 other medicines substandard, declares drug regulator

In total, the CDSCO has issued a drug alert for 60 medicines, including five aforementioned drugs, as they failed different quality tests in March 2017, the Indian Express noted.

Feeling drained? Forget coffee, take the stairs for 10 minutes to re-energize yourself!

Energy

Feeling drained? Forget coffee, take the stairs for 10 minutes to re-energize yourself!

The study aimed to simulate the hurdles faced in a typical office setting, where workers spend hours sitting and staring at computer screens and don't have time for a longer bout of exercise during the day.

Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study

Cancer

Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study

A new study has found that obesity leads to 13 types of cancer inlcuding ​pancreas and esophagus, as fat cells affect the processes that regulate the growth of cancer cells in the human body

Doctors successfully treat 24-year-old girl MS patient with bone marrow transplant

Mental health

Doctors successfully treat 24-year-old girl MS patient with bone marrow transplant

Doctors have successfully treated a 24-year-old girl, suffering from Multiple Sclerosis with bone marrow transplant (BMT).

Want to boost your brain power? Drinking this juice might help!

Healthy eating

Want to boost your brain power? Drinking this juice might help!

Drinking beetroot juice before exercise makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the functions of a younger brain.

Now, get your medical tests done at home with this online diagnostic portal!

Medical test

Now, get your medical tests done at home with this online diagnostic portal!

The 3HCare.in has collaborated with over 300 laboratories and helps the patient choose the best one and desired time for the test.

This new drug may prevent brain cells from dying!

Brain

This new drug may prevent brain cells from dying!

Scientists have discovered a drug that may help prevent neurodegenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson'.

Omega 3 fatty acid found to stop liver damage from getting worse

Liver disease

Omega 3 fatty acid found to stop liver damage from getting worse

Characterised by liver inflammation, oxidative stress and fibrosis, NASH is a substantial risk factor for cirrhosis and liver cancer.

Is your milk pure or adulterated – Find out

milk

Is your milk pure or adulterated – Find out

Detergent in milk can cause food poisoning and other gastrointestinal complications.

Eman Ahmed, once the world's heaviest woman, now all smiles and slimmer – WATCH her new look

Weight loss surgery

Eman Ahmed, once the world's heaviest woman, now all smiles and slimmer – WATCH her new look

The 36-year-old who weighed 504 kg is all smiles and can now fit into a wheelchair after losing about 250 kg since she arrived in Mumbai in February for treatment of severe obesity.

People with poor sleep are more likely to see things negatively: Study

Sleep

People with poor sleep are more likely to see things negatively: Study

Researchers have found that people with poor sleep may find it harder to see things in a postive light.

Do you know which facial features are most likely to be inherited? Researchers reveals it!

Twins

Do you know which facial features are most likely to be inherited? Researchers reveals it!

Researchers have found that the shapes of the end of the nose, the area above and below the lips, cheekbones and the inner corner of the eye are highly influenced by genetics.

Sinus problems? Air pollution could be the cause!

sinus

Sinus problems? Air pollution could be the cause!

Researchers said that people living in places like New Delhi or Beijing are at greater risk of developing chronic sinus problems because of high levels of air polution in these cities.

Mucus from skin of Indian frog can kill flu virus

Flu

Mucus from skin of Indian frog can kill flu virus

According to researchers from Emory University in the US and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology in Thiruvananthapuram, India, skin secretions from South Indian frogs can destroy H1 variety of influenza viruses that can affect humans.

Feeling the heat: Five reasons why you should practice yoga in summer

Yoga

Feeling the heat: Five reasons why you should practice yoga in summer

Practicing yoga can help you acclimate to the hot summer temperatures.

Laryngeal cancer: Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in 'voice box'

Cancer

Laryngeal cancer: Active or passive smoking leads to cancer in 'voice box'

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco use nearly kills six million people worldwide each year. 

Here's how to keep your liver healthy

Liver

Here's how to keep your liver healthy

Eat foods that have plenty of fibres such as fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grain breads.

This 2-year-old Indian girl suffers from rare skin condition causing her to develop lizard-like scales

Skin condition

This 2-year-old Indian girl suffers from rare skin condition causing her to develop lizard-like scales

Shama, a two-year-old Indian girl is suffering from lamellar ichthyosis - a rare skin condition that affects just one in every 600,000 people.

Brain games may no longer make you smarter

Brain

Brain games may no longer make you smarter

An increasing number of people believe brain training helps protect them against memory loss or cognitive disorders, said Neil Charness, Professor of Psychology.

Donor dad saves 17-month-old daughter's life by gifting liver

Liver

Donor dad saves 17-month-old daughter's life by gifting liver

Within a month of her birth, the child - identified only as Ashvi - was diagnosed with symptoms of frequent fevers, swollen abdomen and jaundice, which was a complicated liver problem called Biliary Atresia.

Scientists discover anti-cancer properties in pepper plant

Cancer

Scientists discover anti-cancer properties in pepper plant

According to researchers, the secret lies in a chemical called Piperlongumine (PL), which has shown activity against many cancers including prostate, breast, lung, colon, lymphoma, leukemia, primary brain tumours and gastric cancer.

In a first, scientists identify treatment-resistant 'HIV reservoir' cells

HIV

In a first, scientists identify treatment-resistant 'HIV reservoir' cells

HIV cure research to date has focused on clearing the virus from T cells, a type of white blood cell that is an essential part of the immune system, researchers said.

Cleaning 'sweet home' may make your child diseased

Children health

Cleaning 'sweet home' may make your child diseased

According to research, exposure to germs and microorganisms in early childhood is actually good for children because it helps to develop the immune system.

New retina cells paving way to treat jet lag

Jet lag

New retina cells paving way to treat jet lag

The suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) is a region of the brain, which co-ordinates the circadian rhythm using many different signalling molecules, including the neurohormone vasopressin.

Make preventive healthcare a priority to lead a wholesome life

Healthcare

Make preventive healthcare a priority to lead a wholesome life

However, the "Wellness in India Survey 2017" conducted by drug company Himalaya and market research firm IMRB revealed that 68 per cent of urban citizens do not practice preventive healthcare measures. 

Legendary singer Gurdas Maan performs for cancer patients on Baisakhi

Cancer

Legendary singer Gurdas Maan performs for cancer patients on Baisakhi

Legendary singer Gurdas Mann recently performed live in Mumbai for patients suffering from cancer.