Tag - disease

We and Our world with Cancer

The Cancer World Cancer Day is celebrated on February 4 to raise cancer awareness and to encourage its prevention, detection, and management. This day was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, the primary aim being to reduce death and disability caused by cancer by 2020. Cancer accounts for more deaths worldwide than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) – “cancer is among one of the three greatest risks to the [...]

Partner loves oral lovemaking? There are reasons to watch out

In the romance novel Katie in Love, author Chloe Thurlow wrote- “Make no mistake: girls love getting head as much as giving head. Giving head is good for your health. Getting head is good for the soul.” This opinion on oral sex by Thurlow might seem utterly steamy in a romantic novel, but it is not quite the scenario when it comes to real action between the sheets. Even as most people have a taste for oral sex, this act of pleasing [...]

Reason of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Modern lifestyle

The frenzied modern life, increasing stress level and overloaded work life has hit the highest point of increase of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)   in female in the recent time. The robust consumption of fast food in modern day hectic life with no time to have cooked food at home has served as the main cause for the increase of PCOS in women. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, or PCOS, is a health condition that affects about 10 million women in the world. [...]

How Zika marched across the world

How Zika marched across the world   A virulent version of the Zika virus that has swept the globe is headed for India, where an older, more benign strain is likely to be quietly residing within some Indians, possibly preparing genetic ground for a quick, new second-coming, experts have warned. In India, the Zika virus -- which has no cure or vaccine -- was first found in Pune 64 years ago, as part of a survey that was testing immunity to [...]

Smoking limits our food intake capacity

Smoking limits our food intake capacity  Smoking can have a significant effect on dietary intake. It can cause smokers to eat 152 fewer calories than those who are abstaining, finds a study. The reduction can be attributed to the effect of smoking on levels of hormone ghrelin -- the hunger hormones, the researchers said. "The study found that smoking had an acute effect on energy intake that could be mediated by alterations in ghrelin levels," said lead researcher, Konstantina Zachari from Harokopio [...]

Banana might wipe out within a decade

 Banana might wipe out within a decade Banana might wipe out within a decade Banana could well be wiped out globally in just five to 10 years by fast-advancing fungal diseases, warn researchers. The threat could be coming from something called the Sigatoka complex, made up from three fungal diseases, which pose a huge risk to the world's banana supply. Researchers at the University of California - Davis in the US and in the Netherlands discovered how this group of three closely related [...]

Insomnia now a common disease among young adults

Insomnia now a common disease among young adults Insomnia means disorder of unhealthy sleep, now a day many people suffering from the insomnia diseases .Recently, researchers have begun to think about insomnia as a problem of your brain being unable to stop being awake. However, in general, a person who is diagnosed with having insomnia is a person who consistently does not get enough sleep and does not get a good quality sleep. There are several different ways of defining [...]

How Curd lower the risk of breast cancer in women?

How Curd lower the risk of breast cancer in women?   Consumption of probiotics might assist enhance the proportion of useful micro organism within the breast and thus help in stopping the chance of breast cancer. The findings showed that Lactobacillus and Streptococcus, considered to be health-promoting bacteria, were more prevalent in healthy breasts than in cancerous ones. Each teams have anticarcinogenic properties. Thus, "our work raises the query that should ladies, particularly these at risk for breast cancer, take probiotic lactobacilli to [...]

Health Benefits of consuming Broccoli

Consuming broccoli or brassica vegetable like kale or cabbage every three or four days may also lower the risk of cancers and other degenerative diseases, a new study suggests. The scientists identified genes in broccoli that control the accumulation of phenolic compounds associated with a lowered risk of coronary heart disease, Type II diabetes, asthma and several types of cancer. Phenolic compounds have good antioxidant activity that affects biochemical pathways affiliated with inflammation in mammals. “We need inflammation because it's a response [...]

Harlequin Baby born in India for the first time

A  female infant with a severe genetic disorder and near-total missing external body skin, was born here early on Saturday, a doctor said. "It's the first 'Harlequin Baby' in the country. The infant is born blind and the chances of her survival are uncertain," said paediatrician Dr Yash A. Banait, who was involved in the rare delivery along with obstetrician-gynaecologist Dr Prachi Dixit. Born around 12.45 a.m. at Lata Mangeshkar Hospital, the first child to a farmer-couple from Wadi, the child [...]

“Smoking” An independent Fashion

“Smoking”  An independent Fashion Gory pictures on cigarette packets depicting the dangers of smoking have helped people kick the butt. But despite all the images of the diseased lungs and heart, the number of girls taking to the habit of smoking is on the rise. One of the prime responsibilities and a large opportunity in public health in the 21st century is to prevent the increase in smoking among women. In what could sound alarming, according to the WHO reports, tobacco [...]

Zika virus might replace Rio Olympics

Zika virus might replace Rio Olympics The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call to move or postpone the impending Rio Olympics over the Zika virus outbreak. The health watchdog said in a statement that "based on current assessment, cancelling or changing the location of the 2016 Olympics will not significantly alter the international spread of Zika virus". The Olympic Games should be postponed or moved "in the name of public health" over the Zika outbreak in Brazil, more than [...]