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Excess body weight increases risk of pancreatic cancer….

Being overweight before the age of 50 may significantly increase the risk of cancer from pancreatic cancer, a study reveals. Most previous studies on the link between weight and pancreatic cancer were based on weight measured in older adulthood, which … Continue reading

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Brisk walking cuts disability….

Just one hour a week of brisk walking may stave off disability in older adults with arthritis pain ,aching or stiffness in a knee, hip, ankle or foot according to a study unveiled recently. This is less than ten minutes … Continue reading

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Break-through in the treatment history of cancer-it’s a first!!

What is PIPAC? PIPAC is pressured intraperitoneal aerosol chemotherapy. Its the newest method of giving chemotherapy to patients with advanced abdominal cancer. In PIPAC chemotherapy vapour is generated using a special device called ‘capnopen’.The procedure is performed through laproscopy where … Continue reading

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healthier Kidney.. only a pinch of salt,literally.

The most important ingredient in our survival basic necessity ,food is the pinch of salt we add in all our dishes.The sprinkle of those tiny white cubicles always appear harmless.However,a major part of it comprises of sodium, in the sodium … Continue reading

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Antioxidant reduces risk of a second heart attack-good news!!

Scientists have identified a powerful antioxidant that may lower the risk of a second heart attack or stroke ,paving the way for new treatments for the disorders. Doctors have long known that in the months after a heart attack or … Continue reading

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IVF children vulnerable to high BP Risk..

Its been found that teens born via assisted reproduction more likely to develop hypertension as compared to those conceived naturally Developed in 1978, assisted reproductive technologies (ART) has helped millions of individuals and families who cannot conceive naturally.The most common … Continue reading

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Colour changing lens that detects eye damage.

Scientists have developed a colour changing contact lens that can detect a key marker of eye injury in minutes-a time frame crucial to treating eye trauma. The researchers from university of Illinois used the sensor called ‘OJOGEL’to measure ascorbic acid … Continue reading

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Hospital in Bangalore conducts bone marrow transplant on Cambodian sisters- a new technique!

Two sisters from Cambodia have been cured of ‘thalassemia’ after their 11 month old brother donated bone marrow. The transplant was conducted at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer centre at Narayana Health City. The younger sister got a match from her … Continue reading

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Too much ‘Good Cholesterol’ not safe!

Traditionally, physicians have told their patients that the higher your good cholesterol, the better. It may be time to change the way we view HDL cholesterol. A new study has shown, that very high levels of HDL maybe associated with … Continue reading

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AI diagnoses strokes,brain bleeds!

Scientists have developed an artificial Intelligence, platform, that can identify disease in brain CT scans in 1.2 seconds, and diagnoses a range of acute neurological illnesses, such as stroke and haemorhage. The study published showed that the system was faster … Continue reading

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