HIV fear haunts Assam amidst increase in drug abuse cases

HIV fear haunts Assam amidst increase in drug abuse cases

GUWAHATI: The fear of HIV infections among injecting drug users (IDUs) in the city looms larger than ever with police unveiling drug users, racketeers and busting drug dens. As per a report, Kamrup (metro) district reported 4,268 HIV-positive cases till September 30, 2015. So rampant has this menace become that Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi […]

Task Force in Assam to curb tobacco & drug abuse

Task Force in Assam to curb tobacco & drug abuse

GUWAHATI: Assam records the highest number of cancer related deaths among other Northeastern States. during the year 2011-12, Assam recorded 4443 such cases followed by Meghalaya with 101 cases, Manipur with 38 cases, Mizoram with 59 cases, Nagaland with 84 cases , Arunachal 65 and Tripura with 14 cases. India is the second most populous country […]

Here is how AC/DC classics are aiding cancer research!

Here is how AC/DC classics are aiding cancer research!

Scientists have discovered that playing AC/DC classic Thunderstruck while preparing a cancer-fighting drug improves its effect AC/DC classic Thunderstruck is being used by scientists to improve the effect of a cancer-fighting drug, they’ve reported. The 1990 song, from The Razor’s Edge, is being used to force medicine particles to bounce, so they can be coated […]

10 foods that resemble the body parts they’re good for

10 foods that resemble the body parts they’re good for

Here are 10 foods that mirror the body parts they provide nutrients for—for example, brain-boosting walnuts actually look like a brain. Coincidence? Maybe. Though these healthy foods are beneficial to the whole body, the list below is a fun reminder of what to eat to target specific areas. A sliced Carrot looks like the human […]

Detoxification – A healthy way to eliminate toxins

Detoxification – A healthy way to eliminate toxins

Detoxification is an essential part of our lives. Detoxification can do more than make your eyes sparkle and your skin glow .It can boost energy levels, improve digestion and help shift a few unwanted kilos too. Practiced for centuries by cultures around the world including ayurvedic and Chinese medicine systems .Detoxification is about resting, cleaning and nourishing […]

5 reasons you need to include Chicken in your diet today!

5 reasons you need to include Chicken in your diet today!

The staple food for every meat lover worth his salt, Chicken in any form-boiled, stewed, fried,grilled (tandoori) or curried is very popular in this country as well as throughout the world. And it shouldn’t come as any surprise after all chicken is delicious, nutritious and can be prepared in a multitude of ways. It is […]

Juices for Health & Beauty – Shahnaz Husain

Juices for Health & Beauty – Shahnaz Husain

Internal good health and external beauty are two sides of the same coin. The good health of the body reflects on the skin and hair, in terms of clear, flawless skin and thick, shiny hair. Diet and nutrition play a crucial role in both health and beauty. One of the easiest ways of supplying nutrients […]