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COMMUNITY CAN OFFER A CURE TO OUR TECHNOLOGY ADDICTIONS

COMMUNITY CAN OFFER A CURE TO OUR TECHNOLOGY ADDICTIONS

A couple lies in bed, facing away from each other, staring at empty hands cradling invisible phones. It’s a striking image from the artist Eric Pickersgill’s project “Removed,” a series of photographs altered to remove the subjects’ devices. I discovered Pickersgill’s work while scrolling on my own phone, as disconnected from the world around me [...]

May 6, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on COMMUNITY CAN OFFER A CURE TO OUR TECHNOLOGY ADDICTIONS

Home remedies for cold and cough, these 6 DIY methods will cure seasonal illnesses for you

Home remedies for cold and cough, these 6 DIY methods will cure seasonal illnesses for you

Common cold can be caused by almost 200 viruses, and irrespective of the season can lead to runny nose, fever, cough and congestion for 5-7 days. It’s no surprise that we tend to fall ill during a change in season, when our body is trying to adapt to the weather and our immunity levels may be slightly low, [...]

July 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Home remedies for cold and cough, these 6 DIY methods will cure seasonal illnesses for you

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of the constant stream of notifications, color schemes in apps and all the “likes,” followers and in-game trophies. Our phones and apps are [...]

May 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

A pinch of powdered chimpanzee bone, some gecko saliva, a dash of vulture brain. These are not the ingredients of a fairytale witches’ brew, but some of the prized substances helping drive the multi-billion dollar illegal trade in animal parts touted to cure anything from a hangover or asthma, to cancer and AIDS. Along with [...]

April 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

Hyderabad’s Fish Prasadam, the Miracle Cure for Asthma

Hyderabad’s Fish Prasadam, the Miracle Cure for Asthma

Come monsoon, and this is the time when thousands and thousands of people head to Hyderabad to get a dose of a miracle medicine, touted to cure asthma. This medicine is peculiar because it is no pill or syrup, but a live fish that you are made to swallow down your throat. Commonly referred to [...]

June 13, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Hyderabad’s Fish Prasadam, the Miracle Cure for Asthma

Why the latest Alzheimer’s ‘cure’ might be too good to be true

Why the latest Alzheimer’s ‘cure’ might be too good to be true

Eroding people’s memories and wearing down the body, Alzheimer’s is a particularly startling and upsetting disease both for sufferers and their loved ones. And as the world’s population ages at an unprecedented and enduring rate, experts are racing to find a cure for a condition which blights an increasing number of people in their twilight [...]

July 26, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Why the latest Alzheimer’s ‘cure’ might be too good to be true

NIH funds research on pancreatitis, cure for type 1 diabetes

NIH funds research on pancreatitis, cure for type 1 diabetes

A $1.68 million National Institutes of Health grant will fund research aiming to improve treatment for chronic pancreatitis, as well as further a potential cure for type 1 diabetes, the Medical University of South Carolina announced this week. Earlier studies by researchers at the university showed injecting Alpha 1 anti-trypsin, or AAT, into mice during [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on NIH funds research on pancreatitis, cure for type 1 diabetes