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Digital addiction can be as bad as substance abuse, can lead to depression

Digital addiction can be as bad as substance abuse, can lead to depression

Turns out, digital addiction can increase the feeling of loneliness, anxiety, and depression among people. In a new San Francisco State University study, researchers Erik Peper and Richard Harvey argued that overuse of smartphones was just like any other type of substance abuse. “The behavioural addiction of smartphone use begins forming neurological connections in the [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Digital addiction can be as bad as substance abuse, can lead to depression

Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Counter diseases through wellness activities

Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Counter diseases through wellness activities

Sixty one percent of the deaths in India in the age group of 30 to 70 are due to non-communicable diseases such as heart disorders, diabetes, and cancer, according to a WHO report published in September 2017. Most of these are preventable deaths since they are associated with lifestyle choices made by individuals from early [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Counter diseases through wellness activities

Guard yourself against tuberculosis. It can lead to male and female infertility

Guard yourself against tuberculosis. It can lead to male and female infertility

With over 20 lakh cases of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, India is the second leading country to contribute to the related mortality rate. In India, female genital tuberculosis is a rampant disease, which is also growing as a major health issue that leads to infertility. As per various medical researchers, tuberculosis is a root cause of [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Guard yourself against tuberculosis. It can lead to male and female infertility

How childhood violence can lead to psychiatric disorders among adolescents

How childhood violence can lead to psychiatric disorders among adolescents

Exposure to childhood violence is linked to psychiatric disorders, according to a research. The results of the study conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Federal University of Sao Paulo showed that having experienced any traumatic event and low socioeconomic status were associated with an internalizing disorder such as depression [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How childhood violence can lead to psychiatric disorders among adolescents

Newly found mechanism could lead to preventing allergic reactions

Newly found mechanism could lead to preventing allergic reactions

Scientists have found a new mechanism in which an antibody can prevent allergic reactions in a broad range of patients. The breakthrough could pave the way for a far more effective allergy medicine. The antibody interacts in a complex biochemical process in the human body by which it prevents the human allergy antibody (IgE) from [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Newly found mechanism could lead to preventing allergic reactions

Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Smoking cannabis to feel less depressed is a well-known phenomenon- but does it actually work? A study has recently warned that the teenagers who begin smoking pot early are at an increased risk of depression and heightened feelings of negative emotionality. According to researchers, young people with cannabis-dependence have an altered brain function that may [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Lack of Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

Lack of Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

Given our busy and chaotic lives, as many as one in three people have trouble sleeping – either they are not getting enough sleep, or suffer disturbed sleep or in some cases, it’s a combination of both. Whatever be the situation or the reason, lack of sleep can play havoc with your physical as well [...]

July 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Lack of Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Health experts, we should eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables everyday as they’re a great source of fiber, antioxidants and several other vitamins and minerals. But are all vegetables as healthy as we think they are? They may not be, according to this new study. Some health experts are [...]

May 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Being sick is not a good feeling, but not all of us can help it sometimes when the seasonal flu or other ailments take over our health. It is important therefore for parents to pay attention to their children’s health right from an early age because those habits are what shows results in their future. [...]

May 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Chronic Physical Illness in Childhood May Lead to Depression Later

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Irritation From Ill-Fitting Dentures May Lead to Cancer

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Irritation From Ill-Fitting Dentures May Lead to Cancer

April is celebrated as the World Oral Cancer Awareness month to educate people about the rise in global oral cancer cases. Statistics show that nearly one person loses life to oral cancer every day. “Of the people newly diagnosed with these cancers, only about 60% will live longer than 5 years. Moreover, many who do [...]

April 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Irritation From Ill-Fitting Dentures May Lead to Cancer

House Expected to Follow Senate’s Lead on Rush to Repeal Health Law

House Expected to Follow Senate’s Lead on Rush to Repeal Health Law

WASHINGTON — The House is expected to give final approval on Friday to a measure that would allow Republicans to speedily gut the Affordable Care Act with no threat of a Senate filibuster, a move that would thrust the question of what health law would come next front and center even before President-elect Donald J. [...]

January 13, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on House Expected to Follow Senate’s Lead on Rush to Repeal Health Law

Brexit migration rules could harm City’s lead in financial services technology

Brexit migration rules could harm City’s lead in financial services technology

London’s lead in financial services technology risks being blunted by bureaucratic new migration rules, according to business leaders cited by the latest House of Lords report on leaving the European Union. Peers conclude that the fast-growing sector is one of a number of world-beating industries at risk if London loses its status as an international [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Brexit migration rules could harm City’s lead in financial services technology