Yoga eases backache – GHRI study certifies

Yoga eases backache – GHRI study certifies

Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline, originated in ancient India. The goals of yoga are varied and range from improving health to achieving moksha, which is liberation from all worldly suffering and the cycle of birth and death. A US study showed that yoga ease out moderate lower back pain. Benefits of Yoga Not only does yoga affect the physical aspect of the body, it addresses...
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M13 virus used as building blocks for biomaterials

M13 virus used as building blocks for biomaterials

Biomaterial is any matter, surface, or construct that interacts with biological systems. Biomaterials can be produced either naturally or synthesized in the laboratory using a variety of chemical processes utilizing metallic, polymeric or ceramic components. They are often used and/or adapted for many medical applications, and thus comprise whole or part of a living structure or even a biomedical...
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Post menopause weight gain likely to raise risk of endometrial cancer

Post menopause weight gain likely to raise risk of endometrial cancer

Menopause bring changes in women and hormonal changes is a part of it.  Some women also experience gain in weight as a result of menopause.  A study revealed that women with significant increase in weight after menopause are at higher risk of developing endometrial cancer. What is endometrial cancer? Endometrial cancer refers to malignancies that arise from the endometrium, or lining, of the uterus....
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Drinking coffee reduces risk of basal cell skin cancer

Drinking coffee reduces risk of basal cell skin cancer

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages around the world.  Nothing feels more refreshing than waking to a fresh aroma of brewed coffee.  Coffee has been associated with many health benefits like stroke in women, Alzheimer,  and so on.  A study establishes link between coffee and skin cancer. What is skin cancer? Skin Cancer are growths on skin with differing causes and varying degrees of...
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Reduced bladder cancer risk by high fluid intake

Reduced bladder cancer risk by high fluid intake

Bladder cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells multiply without control in urinary bladder.The bladder is a hollow, muscular organ that stores urine; it is located in the pelvis. The most common type of bladder cancer begins in cells lining the inside of the bladder. A study suggested that by consuming high amount of fluid, you can reduce your risk for bladder cancer. What are main symptoms of...
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Blood pressure medication much better at bedtime

Blood pressure medication much better at bedtime

Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels, and is one of the principal vital signs. It usually refers to the   arterial pressure of the systemic circulation. During each heartbeat, BP varies between a maximum (systolic) and a minimum (diastolic) pressure. It is measured on the inside of an elbow at the brachial artery, which is the...
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Dose of AP-5258 molecule fights dyslipidemia

Dose of AP-5258 molecule fights dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia is an abnormal amount of lipids (e.g. cholesterol and/or fat) in the blood. Most dyslipidemias are hyperlipidemias; that is, an elevation of lipids in the blood, often due to diet and lifestyle. The prolonged elevation of insulin levels can lead to dyslipidemia. Increased levels of O-GlcNAc transferase (OGT) also cause dyslipidemia. Arteria discovered a molecul, which shows promise...
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Surgeon removes eight pound hepatic malignant liver tumor

Surgeon removes eight pound hepatic malignant liver tumor

Liver tumors or hepatic tumors are tumors or growths on or in the liver. Several distinct types of tumors can develop in the liver because the liver is made up of various cell types. These growths can be benign or malignant (cancerous). Eight pound tumor was successfully removed from a person suffering from hepatic malignant liver tumor by physicians at Loyola University Medical Center. What...
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Preeclampsia: Early detection and treatment for safe delivery

Preeclampsia: Early detection and treatment for safe delivery

Preeclampsia is a medical condition in which hypertension arises in pregnancy along with significant amounts of protein in the urine and accumulation of excess fluid beneath the skin. If not treated in time, preeclampsia may turn into eclampsia, resulting in tonic clonic seizures which can possibly result in maternal and infant death. While blood pressure elevation is the most visible sign...
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Medtronic successfully tests drug-eluting stent for erectile dysfunction

Medtronic successfully tests drug-eluting stent for erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is a sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual performance. Medtronic, one of the medical device giants, tested use of stents in opening up arteries in penis to help erectile dysfunction. Penile erection is the hydraulic effect of blood entering and being retained in sponge-like bodies within the penis....
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