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Stem cell transplant – A hope to arrest advancement of Multiple Sclerosis

Stem cell transplant – A hope to arrest advancement of Multiple Sclerosis

Once thought to be totally insuperable to cure, autoimmune disorders now are deriving huge attention of scientists as the medical science step by step is proceeding towards finding more reliable solutions to completely cure patients suffering with autoimmune diseases. Bone marrow transplant is now under consideration as a promising procedure for relieving patients anguished by Multiple Sclerosis (MS). According...
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Cell phone usage during pregnancy could risk child’s behavioral health

Cell phone usage during pregnancy could risk child’s behavioral health

 Cell phone usage and the ill-health effects associated with it have been of a significant concern. Pregnancy specifically is a very critical and tender phase for both mother and the child. Repercussion of ignoring the health during this critical phase can be seen in mother as well as child in the form of various disorders, some being irreversible ones. The recent study published in the Journal of...
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Keep yourself fit via Android health apps

Keep yourself fit via Android health apps

Good lifestyle is not just about good food, great clothes and expensive accessories, but is more about staying mentally and physically fit. Watching what you eat, eating what your body needs and working out regularly are obvious things that will keep one in shape and in good health. In today’s era we are fortunate enough to have technology handy to help us improving our lifestyle and keeping up with...
Filed in: Health News, iHealth
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FDA approved Gilenya, Novartis oral drug for Multiple Sclerosis

FDA approved Gilenya, Novartis oral drug for Multiple Sclerosis

Some disorders remain with you for life long. There are circumstances when you know that your body will slowly succumb to these brutal diseases and yet you have to bravely live your life and fight against these life-threatening conditions every single day. Multiple sclerosis is one such disorder. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is presently believed to be an auto-immune disorder mediated by a complex interaction...
Filed in: Drugs, Health News
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Study – Introspective ability linked to a region in the brain

Study – Introspective ability linked to a region in the brain

It is often encountered that people tend to choose their life-route based on either what their peer group is doing or based on what is considered as a remarkable, respectable and prestigious by the society. These acts of voluntarily ignoring one’s own instincts, interests and capabilities can cost one their fortune in the long run. In such scenario, one can mange to successfully get through and drag...
Filed in: Health News
Know how your hair can predict your heart-risks

Know how your hair can predict your heart-risks

Increase in the levels of hormone, cortisol, in hair shaft could be a marker for chronic stress and can help in speculating the heart-health. Stress has become an indivisible part of the modern-lifestyle. Stress is very well known to transform and grow into several disorders and some of them, as we know, could be fatal. Although stress has been in consideration as one of the major known reasons for...
Filed in: Health News
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Kudzu : A new hope in treatment of cocaine addiction

Kudzu : A new hope in treatment of cocaine addiction

Scientists at Gilead Sciences Inc. have successfully demonstrated that the extract of Kudzu vine could have therapeutic significance in treating cocaine addiction. Kudzu which is originally native to Asia is already known to show good efficacy in treating alcoholism. Kudzu was imported by USA to control soil erosion and now it is widely spread vine in Southeastern United States. This vine grew...
Filed in: Health News
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Breakthrough device – Silicon nano robots can be embedded in cell

Breakthrough device – Silicon nano robots can be embedded in cell

Nano ‘wiretaps’ that could enter living cells and monitor cellular functions in real-time is a ground breaking device developed by Charles Lieber at Harvard University. Once a far-fetched dream of scientists to post nano-robots within a cell and monitor various cellular mechanisms has now come to life with this development. These nano-transistors are made from silicon nanowires and are smaller...
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Contact lenses elevate risk of corneal ulcers

Contact lenses elevate risk of corneal ulcers

Since 1949, when the first ‘corneal’ lenses (contact lenses) were developed, the vision-correction technology has undergone tremendous revolution. Use of contact lenses for both corrective and cosmetic reasons is peaking up day by day. May it be a 10 year old kid or 65 year aged senile person, contacts have gained popularity amongst the vast section of population.  Affordability and ease of procurement...
Filed in: Diseases, Health News
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Magical power of fibers in improving your health

Magical power of fibers in improving your health

Fibers are indigestible components of food.  Plant-based foods are generally good source of fibers. Since our early age we have heard our parents insisting on fibrous food; primary reasons being well-being of our digestive system and to avoid co-related secondary disorders. Regular and adequate consumption of fibers thus could really help us steer ourselves safe of innumerable problems.
Filed in: Health Tips
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