Soon, A Simple Blood Test That Can Spot Cancer Early

22-03-2017

Cancer is one of the most fearful and crippling health threats around the world. A group of researchers from Purdue University have identified a series of proteins in blood plasma that can help in the early detection of cancer. The new findings show that when this series of proteins are found to be elevated it may signify that the patient has cancer. Researchers explain that the addition of a phosphate group to a protein can lead to cancer cell formation. Therefore, the phosphorylated proteins also known as phosphoproteins have been seen as the prime candidates for cancer biomarkers. "This is definitely a breakthrough, showing the feasibility of using phosphoproteins in blood for

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Self-Injury Awareness Day: 5 Common Reasons That Lead to Self-Harm
March 2, 2017

Highlights First March marks Self-Injury Awareness Day The initiate draws attention to the high cases of self-injury and harm There are various reasons that can lead to self-harm One may wonder why would someone harm themselves by inflicting pain. Our lives are precious and we should value and love every part of it. But then

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Down Syndrome: The Causes and Symptoms of This Genetic Disorder
March 2, 2017

Highlights Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs before birth It is caused by an extra copy of genetic material on the 21st chromosome Down Syndrome is named after English physician John Langdon Down The recent news of the Supreme Court's denial to a Maharashtra woman to abort her 26-week-old foetus has sparked

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Flu Medication for Pregnant Women Do Not Cause Harm to Unborn Babies
March 1, 2017

It is a mother's responsibility to protect and nourish the fetus in her womb. A mother would go places for giving her baby a healthy life. The embryo growing inside the mother's womb gets its nourishment from her blood through the placenta. It is a cord which connects the embryo with the naval of the fetus, and as such whatever the mother consumes

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70 grams of walnuts a day can boost sperm quality, says study!
March 1, 2017

New Delhi: Walnuts can easily be called the 'king' of the nut brigade, thanks to the numerous health benefits they offer. A member of the tree-nut family, walnuts provide more than 100 percent of the daily recommended value of plant-based omega-3 fats, along with high amounts of copper, manganese, molybdenum, and biotin.

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Yoga for a Flat Tummy: 4 Poses You Must Try
February 27, 2017

Highlights Yoga is one exercise with multiple benefits. Few poses can help in achieving a flat belly! Try and see the wonders for yourself. here are a host of exercises that you can can engage in to make your abdominal muscles stronger. While swimming, running, jogging and aerobics are fun activities that work phenomenally

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If You Get Leg Cramps Often, This May Be Why…
February 27, 2017

They occur mostly during sleep, and scientists believe this happens due to lying in one position for a long period of time, which can result in muscle cramps and contractions. During the day, you move around a lot, which keeps the blood flowing and the muscles engaged.

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