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New clay-based therapy can boost blood vessel growth

New clay-based therapy can boost blood vessel growth

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a clay-based platform to deliver therapeutic proteins to the body to assist with the formation of new blood vessels, one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and tissue implants. Researchers from Texas A&M University in the US have developed a ...

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Health ministry extending all support to flood relief measures in Kerala: Nadda

Health ministry extending all support to flood relief measures in Kerala: Nadda

Union Health Minister J P Nadda today said his ministry is extending all support to the relief measures in flood-battered Kerala, where 3,757 medical relief camps have been set up. Thousands of people in flood-hit areas in Kerala are battling all odds to survive as the death toll has touched ...

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5 budget travel hacks that will help you save more | travel

5 budget travel hacks that will help you save more | travel

Travel is one of the best things that can happen in life. Seeing new places, exploring terrain and immersing in a different culture not only brings knowledge but an experience that money can’t buy. Everything good comes with a catch, like travel can be costly. Here are some tricks to ...

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Now avail medical insurance for treatment of mental illness

Now avail medical insurance for treatment of mental illness

In a first, medical insurance for treatment of mental illness will be available as in cases of physical illness, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said today. “#MentalHealthCareAct2017 For the first time, medical insurance for treatment of mental illness to be available on the same basis as is available for ...

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YouTube videos on plastic surgery spreading misinformation: Study

YouTube videos on plastic surgery spreading misinformation: Study

In the first study to evaluate YouTube videos on facial plastic surgery procedures, scientists have found that most are misleading marketing campaigns posted by non-qualified medical professionals. The millions of people who turn to YouTube as a source for education on facial plastic surgery receive a false understanding that does ...

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US varsity signs MoU with Indian Nursing Council

US varsity signs MoU with Indian Nursing Council

A top-ranked college for nursing programme in Texas has signed a MoU with an Indian institution, aimed at developing opportunities for nursing education in India through academic and leadership exchange. The University of Houston College of Nursing and the Indian Nursing Council, a national regulatory body for nurses and nurse ...

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Resistance training boosts motivation to exercise

Resistance training boosts motivation to exercise

Resistance training can help older adults stay motivated to exercise regularly, a study has found. Resistance training can maintain and increase muscle strength and functional capacity when ageing and it is recommended for older adults at least twice a week. However, only a few meet these recommendations. Sedentary lifestyle has ...

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Resistance training can motivate you to stick to your exercise regime | fitness

Resistance training can motivate you to stick to your exercise regime | fitness

Lack of motivation is a big factor for many people not following an exercise regime. But a few months of resistance trainingcan change that by instilling an intrinsic interest in pursuing physical activity, suggests new research. Resistance training can maintain and increase muscle strength and functional capacity when ageing and ...

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World Photography Day: Celebrate the photographer in you at these spots in India | travel

World Photography Day: Celebrate the photographer in you at these spots in India | travel

There’s a photographer hidden in each one of you. Don’t believe me? Just take a quick look at your Instagram page – there are beautiful landscapes, kitschy shots with dramatic backgrounds, shots of yummy food and those #followmeto shots. So, on World Photography Day, we want to help you get ...

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Smartphone addiction is bad for your health, here are 5 tips to break free from the habit | fitness

Smartphone addiction is bad for your health, here are 5 tips to break free from the habit | fitness

Are you spending too much time on your smartphone? The digital addiction could be affecting your health. Research shows that smartphone use can lead to poor sleep, low self-esteem, memory issues and ADHD in teens. Smartphone blue light exposure is also linked to blindness. And that’s not all. Smartphone screens ...

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