Category Archives: Physical and Mental Health

Myths explored behind Coronavirus (Covid-19)

As the coronavirus continues to make the news, a host of untruths has surrounded the topic. In this special feature, we address some of these myths and conspiracies. The novel coronavirus, now known as SARS-CoV-2, has spread from Wuhan, China, to every continent on Earth except Antarctica. The World Health Organization (WHO) officially changed their […]

How Cancer tumors gain drug resistance!!!

Researchers have identified a mechanism by which tumors become resistant to cancer drugs.Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have discovered a new mechanism that explains how some tumors can develop resistance to certain cancer drugs. The research, published in the journal Nature Communications, could help in the development of new types of medication that […]

Insulin sensitivity can be affected by using combined carbs and sweeteners

A new study shows that mixing artificial sweeteners with carbohydrates alters a person’s sensitivity to sweet tastes, which may impact insulin sensitivity. Taste is not just a sense that allows us to enjoy gourmet delicacies. It plays a very practical role in maintaining health. Our ability to taste unpleasant flavors has helped humans steer clear […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Get answers of your questions…

With sudden outbreak of infections with a coronavirus has spread global anxiety and concerns that virus might spread too far and too fast and cause dramatic harm before health officials find a way to stop it. But what are the realities of the new coronavirus outbreak? We investigate. In December last year, reports started to […]

Why it so hard to study nutrition?

Nutrition is wrapped in multiple confusions. Why is it so hard to determine whether a food is good or bad for health? In medical science, proving any theory is difficult. The science of nutrition is no different, but it also has some unique challenges. In this feature, we outline just some of these stumbling blocks. […]

Some facts to know about Coronaviruses

Coronaviruses are types of viruses that typically affect the respiratory tract of mammals, including humans. They are associated with the common cold, pneumonia, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and can also affect the gut. A coronavirus was first isolated in 1937 from an infectious bronchitis virus in birds that has the ability to seriously […]

Why taller men have lower risk of dementia?

A new longitudinal study that analyzed data from hundreds of thousands of men found a link between height and the likelihood of developing dementia. Dementia — an umbrella term that encompasses various conditions involving cognitive impairment, the most common of which is Alzheimer’s — affects around 50 million people worldwide, according to data from the […]

How to avoid neuro damage from neurological diseases?

Neuroprotection refers to mechanisms and strategies that aim to protect the nervous system from injury and damage, especially in people who sustain an injury or develop a health condition that has neurological effects. Researchers are looking for ways to protect the body after acute events, such as a stroke or nervous system injury, and to […]

New cases of novel Coronavirus reported in US

Recently, reports of a coronavirus outbreak in the city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei Province have flooded the world’s news. The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) causes respiratory illness of varying severity. Initially, the authorities believed that viral transmission was occurring solely from animal-to-human at a particular animal market in the region. However, in many later […]

Histamine: A protection against heart and kidney damage…

Histamine is a blessing complex of organic nitrogenous involved in local impervious responses, as well as regulating physiological function in the gut alongwith acting as brain’s neurotransmitter, uterus and spinal cord. It is also involved in inflammatory response having important function as a mediator of itching. Cognitive heart failure, or heart failure affects more than […]