Health

Punjab’s Cancer Trains and Chemical Addiction
13.06.17 06:18 as Health - harleen kaur

On a scorching June afternoon in Jhajjal village in southwestern Punjab, elderly men have gathered in a communal courtyard to quell the boredom of the long afternoon with a game of cards. The cotton crop has been sown, and the farmers have a few weeks’ ...
  


Curb on use of hookahs in hotels, restaurants
27.05.17 11:19 as Health - TEAM PT

In a move to curb use of hookahs in hotels and restaurants, the government has prohibited food and drinks from being served in designated smoking areas.
 
The new smoking rules notified by the Union health ministry prohibits "services” in the smoking zones.

Also, hotels, restaurants and airports ...
  


Drinking coffee can reduce the risk of prostate cancer by half
28.04.17 20:46 as Health - team pt

Drinking more than three cups of coffee a day may reduce prostate cancer risk by more than 50 per cent, show results of a study on 7,000 Italian men.
 
The findings were then validated in laboratory studies which suggested that the coffee substance caffeine might have ...
  


Big Place in a Small Space.
17.03.17 00:42 as Health - harcharan bains

THE EQUIVALENT OF 20 MILLION VOLUMES WORTH OF INFORMATION IS INSIDE THE HEAD OF EVERYONE OF US. THE BRAIN IS A VERY BIG PLACE IN A VERY SMALL SPACE
 
The life we experience is but memory and dreams connected with the filter we call present . ...
  


Antiseptic used in WWI could hold key to treating superbugs,antibiotic resistance and Common Cold
03.12.16 16:16 as Health - TEAM PT

An antiseptic used to treat wounds during World War I that has been out of use for more than 50 years could help fight superbugs and prevent future pandemics, Melbourne researchers have said.
 
The simple antiseptic, made from coal tar, was replaced by penicillin after the ...
  


Soaking in sun may reduce stress
05.11.16 17:59 as Health - TEAM PT

Soaking up some sun may help improve your mental and emotional well-being, a new study has claimed.

The study by researchers at Brigham Young University in the US found when it comes to mental and emotional health, the amount of time between sunrise and sunset is ...
  


Air pollution damages arteries of even healthy young adults, new study shows
26.10.16 21:02 as Health - TEAM PT

Even young, healthy adults can suffer blood vessel damage from air pollution, a new study finds.

Periodic exposure to fine particulate matter -- tiny pollutants from cars, factories, power plants and fires -- isn't a health risk only for the ill and the elderly, the researchers ...
  


Now we know, why men die earlier than women
26.03.16 02:03 as Health - pt team

A new study has found that the tougher men think they are, the less likely they are to be honest with their doctors.
 
Men are less likely than women to go to the doctor, more likely to choose a male doctor when they do go, but ...
  


For Heart Diseases Prescribing Medications to Lower Cholesterol, Diet of Less Fat Is Wrong: Heart Surgeon
22.03.16 01:09 as Health - By : Dr. Dwight Lundel

We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong.. As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having ...
  


“Khaande peende ghar de haan” Punjabis fattest in India; Tripura and Meghalaya men leanest
10.03.16 04:31 as Health - pt team

There is an old Punjabi saying - Khada Pita lahe da, Rahnda Ahmed Shahe da. ( What we eat and drink is our own; the rest will go to Ahmad Shah.) and as per government report it seems that Punjabis still believe in this.
 
Punjabi households are ...
  



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