How much do you know about Gastro-Intestinal Cancer? – India’s new silent killer!

How much do you know about Gastro-Intestinal Cancer? – India’s new silent killer!

February 7, 2018: Gastro intestinal cancer happens when the Gastro- Intestinal system gets infected by the Helicobacter Pylori virus. It is classified into 5 primary types of cancer, namely Gastric Cancer, Colo Rectal Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Pancreatic Cancer, each of which should be detected and treated on time, CMRI Dr Sanjay De […]

‘Extinct’ medicinal plant used for treating cancer & HIV re-discovered in Assam

‘Extinct’ medicinal plant used for treating cancer & HIV re-discovered in Assam

IANS | Guwahati, Feb 5, 2018: Over a century after it was first documented and feared to have gone extinct, a rare plant species that contains anti-carcinogenic properties has been rediscovered by a forest officer in Assam. Popularly known in Assamese as Gandheli, the plant species, Nothapodytes nimmoniana, was rediscovered by Forest Officer Jatindra Sarma recently […]

HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

HEALTH | TV shows with advertisements increases junk food cravings!

January 16, 2018: According to cancer researchers in UK, the advertisements on commercial television may be driving youngsters to snack on more unhealthy food. Regular consumption of high calorie food and drink having higher levels of fat and sugar, increases the risk of obesity. The findings indicated that energy and other fizzy drinks high in […]

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

Manipur’s Marijuana  has been considered as the best weed in the country. As stories keep on surfacing of smuggling contraband opium, there are reasons which make this state a favorable entity for such clandestine operations. Owing to its geographical compulsions, Manipur has become a source, destination and transit point for Opium, Heroin, Marijuana and other […]

Health | Whiff of your partner’s shirt may lower stress: Study

Health | Whiff of your partner’s shirt may lower stress: Study

HEALTH | January 6, 2018 Are you are feeling physically and emotionally drained out? Try taking a whiff of your romantic partner’s shirt — for it can help lower stress levels, suggests a study. The findings showed that women feel calmer when they sniff their male partner’s scent. “Many people wear their partner’s shirt or […]