Music as medicine can do wonders

It is generally known that music can make someone feel better but only a few would know the wonders music can do including mind training and pain relief. “When Mozart composed his Sonata for Two Pianos in D major in 1781, he wouldn’t have known that the composition would one day be used by researchers […]

Eating fish reduces childhood asthma: Study

Eating fish like salmon, trout and sardines can significantly reduce asthma symptoms in children, a study led by Australian researchers have found. The results released on Monday were in line with a growing body of evidence that pointed to a healthy diet being a potential therapy for bronchial inflammation, Lead researcher Maria Papamichael at La […]

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan celebrates her 45th birthday with her special ones in Goa

Earlier today, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, along with her hubby Abhishek and daughter, Aaradhya, were spotted at the Mumbai International airport. Needless to say, the actress was flying out of the city to ring in her 45th birthday which is today. The mother-daughter duo was twinning in white at the airport, whereas Abhishek Bachchan looked uber […]

Plastic Pollution Is Showing Up in Our Poop

Microplastics — tiny bits of plastic waste less than 0.197 inches (5 millimeters) in size — are an increasingly worrisome phenomenon in the world’s oceans, where scientists have found them in the bodies of dozens of aquatic species, including shrimp, mussels and fish that end up on human dinner tables. Scientists have suspected for a […]

SWIMMING REGULARLY CAN REDUCE SYMPTOMS OF ANXIETY OR DEPRESSION

Swimming regularly can help reduce symptoms of anxiety or depression, a new study has claimed. Mental health illnesses affect millions of people in the UK, with approximately a fifth of British adults showing symptoms of anxiety or depression, as stated by the Mental Health Foundation. While there’s much discussion about the various methods that people […]

CRYING ONCE A WEEK LEADS TO A ‘STRESS-FREE LIFE’, SAYS RESEARCHER

What is the secret to a life free-from tension headaches and relentless toe-tapping? Rather than laughter, sleep or a warm cup of coffee, one Japanese academic claims that the most beneficial way to relieve stress is to shed a tear – or several. Former high school teacher Hidefumi Yoshida refers to himself as a “tears […]

HERPES COULD BE A CAUSE OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

More than 30 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia. Unfortunately, there is no cure, only drugs to ease the symptoms. However, my latest review, suggests a way to treat the disease. I found the strongest evidence yet that the herpes virus is a cause of Alzheimer’s, suggesting […]

Weight loss surgery may prevent womb cancer in obese women

Undergoing bariatric surgery to combat obesity can prevent women from developing womb cancer also known as uterine or endometrial cancer, claims a study. The findings, led by scientists from the University of Manchester, showed that women who had gastric sleeve or bypass surgery for obesity found that precancerous tissue in their womb reverted to normal […]

Breastfeeding contributes to good gut bacteria formation in babies

Breastfeeding plays an important role in providing good gut bacteria to babies until the age of two-and-a-half with little change after this point, says a new research. The study found that the bacterium, Bifidobacterium, was abundant in breast milk that declined rapidly after breastfeeding stopped. Bifidobacterium is one of the main bacteria used in probiotics, […]