Constipation can be cured

Constipation is a condition where an individual has hard faeces which is difficult to expel. It happens generally when the colon has absorbed too much water from the food that is in the colon. Thus, slower the food moves through the digestive tract, the more water will be absorbed which makes the faeces dry and hard.

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Beware of Colon Cancer!

Are you suffering from fatigue, unexplained weight loss, rectal bleeding or blood in the stool? Well, it could certainly be signs of something serious like Colon Cancer.

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TB: Be Aware & Beware!

Poet John Keats, writer George Orwell, novelist Emily Bronte, actor Vivien Leigh, politician Simon Bolivar and poet Sukanta Bhattacharya…are all famous names who have one thing in common. We lost them all to the dreaded disease called Tuberculosis (or consumption as it was called). Today TB still remains a dreaded term even though medical science has ...

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A ‘Heart’-felt Message for Her

She stole a million hearts with her dynamic on-screen persona. A controversial life…and now an equally controversial after life. The legend of Sridevi lives on, as the debate about her last few hours on earth rages on. We take this opportunity to stop-awhile and give a thought to certain facts related to sudden cardiac

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The ‘Essential Fatty Acids’

Kidneys are small but perform the very important function of our body’s filters. These two bean-shaped organs act as sophisticated waste removal system and help to clean our blood, filter extra water out of our blood, and help to control blood pressure. When kidneys are damaged, waste products and excess fluid accumulate in the body which ...

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The ‘Beans’ that cleanse you

Kidneys are small but perform the very important function of our body’s filters. These two bean-shaped organs act as sophisticated waste removal system and help to clean our blood, filter extra water out of our blood, and help to control blood pressure. When kidneys are damaged, waste products and excess fluid accumulate in the body which ...

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Living with COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a term used to describe a group of progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, nonreversible asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. COPD is a common condition that mainly affects middle-aged or older adults who are exposed to smoke. Most people don't even realise they have the disease. The ...

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest

World pair figure skating champion Sergie Grinkov already had four world champion, and two Olympic trophies under his belt by the time he was 28. Pairing with his wife Gordeeva, he won his first World Champion trophy when he was just 18 and the pair became known for their quiet glide over ice, making no ...

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Influenza

Rains after the hot scorching summer can bring much needed relief, but they also bring along with them several diseases. Influenza or flu is one such disease which is caused by a virus that leads to respiratory illness. It is highly contagious and spreads easily through coughs and sneezes of an infected person. It can ...

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High fever? It could be Chikungunya!

Chikungunya is a viral disease that is transmitted through the bite of Aedes mosquito. The infected Aedes mosquitoes breed in or around human habitations and feed on humans during the daytime in shady areas as well as in the evening. It is not a highly fatal disease but the pain can be excruciating. With the ...

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