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In kids’ DNA, study hunts link between their health and what their mothers ate years ago

In kids’ DNA, study hunts link between their health and what their mothers ate years ago

What a woman eats before and after her pregnancy is important for a healthy infant. Increasing evidence shows that nutritional interventions do make a difference. Just how that happens is now the subject of a multi-country study that aims to identify this link from maternal diet – through changes in DNA methylation – to later […]

Daksha Shah’s Deeper Connect with God, Yoga!

Daksha Shah’s Deeper Connect with God, Yoga!

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: After waving her younger child off to college, Daksha Shah, then 40, took a decision that would change her “perspective on life” and give it a purpose. With husband Dinesh Shah’s whole hearted encouragement, she went to India and enrolled in a 6 month rigorous yoga course at the SVYASA Institute […]

Researchers develop virtual cancer tissue biobank

Researchers develop virtual cancer tissue biobank

SYDNEY: Australian researchers said on Monday that they have developed the first virtual platform of its kind for storing 3D copies of human cancer tissues, providing what they say is a novel way for accessing information to help treat the disease. “The Virtual Biobank will digitise and help speed up the process of accessing vital […]

Dr. Rajam Ramamurthy Receives the Golden Aesculapius Award from the Bexar County Medical Society

Dr. Rajam Ramamurthy Receives the Golden Aesculapius Award from the Bexar County Medical Society

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS:  On January 20, Rajam Ramamurthy, MD received the Golden Aesculapius award from the Bexar County Medical Society in San Antonio, Texas. This award is the Society’s highest honor recognizing a lifetime of distinguished service by a BCMS member to our patients and the medical profession. Dr. Ramamurthy is Professor Emeritus in the […]

5 health tips to prepare yourself for onset of summer

5 health tips to prepare yourself for onset of summer

As winter starts to give way to the spring, people struggle to keep pace with the seasonal transition and the potential health risks posed by the change. The onset of a new season can be tricky; it can call for a change in routine, a revamped diet, and a new exercise regimen that suits the […]

Can’t afford salons? 5 reasons you must still massage your OWN self!

Can’t afford salons? 5 reasons you must still massage your OWN self!

Self-massaging is a technique which requires you to apply pressure on your stress points to alleviate pain. For those of us who aren’t into the concept of being touched by a stranger, self-massaging is a great way to relax and de-stress our self in today’s fast-paced life. With chilly winters on our head, self-massaging will […]

1305 Patients, 21 Physicians, 5 1/2 Hours. A Memorable Day in Treating Rural India

1305 Patients, 21 Physicians, 5 1/2 Hours.  A Memorable Day in Treating Rural India

By Dr. Randeep Suneja SURAT: Thirty-four years ago after I finished my Junior Residency at Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi in 1984, I had my very first experience of seeing patients in India. And what an incredibly memorable day it was! My mentor for this trip was Dr. Nitin Shah, an anesthesiologist from […]

If You Are Drinking Lemon Water To Lose Weight, Here’s What You Need To Know

If You Are Drinking Lemon Water To Lose Weight, Here’s What You Need To Know

You all must have heard numerous times that to lose weight, drink a glass of warm lemon water, as it acts as an effective fat cutter. Drinking water with a few drops of lemon in it has been proved to be helpful in aiding better digestion, boosting energy levels in the body and improving concentration. […]

The Best Gift You can give this Season

The Best Gift You can give this Season

By P.G.Parameswaran, MD HOUSTON: During the holidays, when everyone is focused on giving gifts to family and friends, I would like to propose that you consider giving a free but important gift that will be cherished life-long: the gift of life. Several of our brothers and sisters suffering from Leukemia or other cancers and have […]

Are You Exercising Too Little Or Too Much?

Are You Exercising Too Little Or Too Much?

From walking, yoga, running, zumba, aerobics, kickboxing, spinning to new dance forms like Capoeira – people do all different types of activities to exercise. The reason to exercise as we all know is to stay fit, but the question remains that is the exercise that we are doing giving us the maximum benefit? So in […]

Lifesaver: Chennai doctors plan second heart in tummy

Lifesaver: Chennai doctors plan second heart in tummy

CHENNAI: Soon, patients seeking a heart transplant could be left with two— including one in the tummy. City-based cardiac surgeons have put an extra heart in the tummy of two dogs to see if it could help those with a weak heart survive. The answer was yes. A Frontier Lifeline team has sought the state […]

Vitamins Needed For Hair Growth And Their Sources

Vitamins Needed For Hair Growth And Their Sources

Triggering hair growth is a tricky business. Hair oils, hair creams, hair masks, shampoos, conditioners… there is a plethora of products available in the market which claim to improve your hair quality, strength and growth. However, while indulging ourselves in these fancy hair care processes, we tend to forget that excess chemicals and lack of […]

Akshay Kumar’s Diet and Formula for the Fit Life

Akshay Kumar’s Diet and Formula for the Fit Life

Unarguably, the fittest Bollywood star and a source of inspiration for many, Akshay Kumar is one of the few actors for whom fitness is a way of life. How does he do it? Let’s find out. Akshay Kumar was always a fitness freak, even before he entered Bollywood. A martial arts expert and the ‘Khiladi’ of […]

Alcoholism – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Alcoholism – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Alcoholism, or an addiction to alcohol, is often seen as a stereotyped, non medical condition, in our country. What we do not know is that an addiction to this poison often goes out of control for a person who has a dependence on alcohol. Alcoholism, or alcohol use disorder, is in fact a medical condition that […]

Seva Clinic Observes Health Promotion Day with Free Vaccinations

Seva Clinic Observes Health Promotion Day with Free Vaccinations

By Dr. P. Vaduganathan PEARLAND: Seva Clinic in Pearland, a charity medical clinic observed Health Promotion Day on Saturday October 21, administering free Flu shots and Tetanus shots. Seva clinic is a recent addition to the Pearland and is a free medical clinic for people in need. Recently lab services are added, and pediatric services […]

2.8 million TB cases in India, but WHO notes higher funding

2.8 million TB cases in India, but WHO notes higher funding

Following a 2012 decision to mandatorily notify TB cases, India has registered a 37% jump in cases between 2013-16, shows a new global TB report released by WHO, which also takes note of the Indian government’s moves towards increased funding for TB elimination. At 27.9 lakh, India’s TB incidence in 2016 was down marginally from […]

British-Indian couple launch awareness drive in memory of daughter

British-Indian couple launch awareness drive in memory of daughter

LONDON: An Indian-origin couple based in London have launched a worldwide allergyawareness drive in memory of their nine-year-old daughter who died of a severe reaction to blackberries and dairy. The Nainika Tikoo Memorial Trust (NTMT) for Allergy Care and Brain Research, named after the couple’s daughter Nainika, has been set up as a not-for-profit charitable trust to create […]

7 Things You Must Have At Home During The Flu Season

7 Things You Must Have At Home During The Flu Season

The best means of dealing with flu is to prevent it. The best way to prevent swine flu is to get a yearly flu vaccination. Other easy ways to prevent swine flu include frequently washing hands with soap or hand sanitizer, not touching your nose, mouth, or eyes (the virus can survive on surfaces like […]

Mums-To-Be, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Sleep On Your Back During The Last Trimester

Mums-To-Be, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Sleep On Your Back During The Last Trimester

Pregnant women, in their last trimester, should sleep on their sides and not on their backs as the latter may lead to stillbirth. This has been proved in a new study. Studies show that sleeping position of a pregnant lady, in her last trimester, can have a significant impact on heart rate of the fetus. […]

India plans to lessen its drug reliance on China

India plans to lessen its drug reliance on China

NEW DELHI: The recent tension between India and China has prompted the government here to think of measures to reduce its dependence on China for pharmaceutical products. The health ministry along with drug regulators is planning to take a series of measures to limit reliance on China as well as tighten the regulatory checks and balances […]

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