World Cancer Day: Is heart a casualty after cancer survival?

World Cancer Day: Is heart a casualty after cancer survival?

IANS | New Delhi, Feb 4, 2018:  While cancer has almost become one among the lifestyle diseases today, advances in treatment have ensured a growing number of survivors. But, are these survivors living a healthy life going ahead? The answer seems to be no. Instead, they are more likely to die from heart diseases. According to […]

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 […]

Northeast India’s bizarre foods that can actually heal you!

Northeast India’s bizarre foods that can actually heal you!

Some of us have seen all kinds of bizarre food eaten by many but do we know that some of these food are used to treat numerous diseases. Many would not even dare to think of touching them, just the thought of eating earthworms or cockroaches might make some of you puke but hey! there is […]

A delicacy called ‘Smoked Meat’ in Northeast India- How it could lead to Cancer!

A delicacy called ‘Smoked Meat’ in Northeast India- How it could lead to Cancer!

Northeast India is renowned, among other things, for its exquisite cuisine, of which smoked meat occupies an important place. From Nagaland’s Smoked Pork to the Garos’ smoked meaty delights in Meghalaya, this dish is as addictive as it sounds. It is very interesting to note that excess meat is processed and preserved by drying or by […]