Dining out may send your blood pressure soaring If you are one of the those who frequently eats out rather than at home, you might want to take corrective measures as a new study suggests that the act could raise your blood pressure levels.
Researchers from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS), have shown for the first tim...
Now, herbal tea that fights malaria A new study has revealed about the journey of the antimalarial tea from herbal remedy to licensed phytomedicine.
The herbal remedy derived from the roots of a weed, which was traditionally used to alleviate malarial symptoms, was combined with leaves and aerial portions from two other plants with...
Birth control pills can change the shape of brain Birth control pills may shrink portions of a woman's brain and affect its function, scientists have warned.
It's possible that the synthetic hormones found in the pill - and possibly the suppression of natural hormones that occurs when women are using the pill - cause these alterations in brain s...
Soy foods help reduce breast cancer recurrence Overturning prevalent suggestions that breast cancer patients should not eat soy foods, new research has found that long-term consumption of these foods actually reduces the risk of the disease recurring.
"This work suggests it is okay to continue consuming soy foods during breast cancer treatmen...
How gut bacteria produce key brain chemical Production of a key chemical, deficiency of which is linked to various diseases and disorders such as depression and anxiety, depends largely on a group of approximately 20 bacteria in the gut, says a new study.
Certain bacteria in the gut are important for the production of serotonin, which is w...
New method spots heart attack in one hour A new method to spot heart attacks in suspected patients within an hour has been found effective in three out of four cases in a clinical trial involving over 1,000 participants, reports a study.
The new technique to measure cardiac troponin T levels in the blood, a preferred biomarker for the di...
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This video shows the current research on How Acupuncture Works by using fMRI scans at Martinos - Mass Gen Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hui and Dr. Napadow show how brain regions get activated during acupuncture stimulation using modern science
Cholesterol Is Necessary For The Growth Of A Human Body, In Today's Society Cholesterol Is Generally Misunderstood And The Impacts Of It Are Underestimated. Cholesterol Can Lead To Disturbing Health Problems If It Is Not Controlled Correctly. It Is Imperative, When Selecting A Diet Or Making Lifestyle Choices, To Distinguish Between The Various Kinds Of Cholesterol. Hdl Cholesterol Is Generally Thought To Be The Superior Type Of Cholesterol. It Is Accountable For Many Significant Physical Functions As Well As The Preservation Of Cell Walls. Ldl Cholesterol, Or Low-density, Is The Bad Type Of Cholesterol. An Excess Of Ldl Cholesterol In The Human Body Can Bring About Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Attacks And Even Stroke. If Your Family Has A History Of Heart Problems, It's Imperative Not Only To Supervise Your Cholesterol Intake, But Also To Get Regular Cholesterol Readings From Your Healthcare Professional. What Are Normal Cholesterol Readings Cholesterol Readings Normally Comprise Of An Ldl Cholesterol Reading, An Hdl Cholesterol Reading And A Total Cholesterol Reading. You Might Impulsively Be Inclined To Get A Whole Cholesterol Reading, But It Actually Isn't The Most Significant Number. Be Sure To Keep Your Eyes On The Whole Picture. In General, You Want Your Whole Cholesterol To Stay Under 200. A Borderline Analysis May Be As High As The 230s, But Anything Above 240 Should Indicate Some Grave Red Flags. Ldl Cholesterol Ought To If Possible Remain Below 130. If It Strays Into The 160s, You'll Want To Begin Making Some Fairly Major Nutritional Changes. Lastly, Hdl Cholesterol Should Stay Above 45. Anything Below 40 Should Give You Concern. As A Precaution Normal Cholesterol Readings Should Be Performed Regularly By Your Doctor. In Between Visits To Your Healthcare Professional, There Are A Number Of Things That You Can Do Yourself To Keep Bad Cholesterol At Bay. Choose A Balanced Diet That Includes A Good Amount Of Protein, In The Form Of Fish And Dark Meat, And Be Sure To Get Four To Six Servings Of Fruits And Vegetables Every Day. Keep Away From Foods That Have A Lot Of Fat, As They Are Inclined To Raise Blood Cholesterol Levels. When All Is Said And Done, Cholesterol Is Nothing To Get Panicked About. The Best Solution For High Cholesterol Truly Is Common Sense. Be Reasonable In The Foods You Eat, And You'll Most Likely Never Have To Worry About It.dr. Sumit Dubeynew Delhi
Color Blindness Is An Inherited Defect Of Vision, Resulting In A Person's Inability To Distinguish Between Specific Colors.partial Color Blindness Is More Common Than Total Color Blindness, In Which A Person Sees Everything As Shades Of Gray(grey). The Most Common Form Of Partialcolor Blindness Leads To Inability Todistinguish Between Red And Green And Rarely Between Blue And Yellow.color Blindness Is A Fairly Common Conditionwhich Occurs More In Men Than Women, But It Is Rarely A Serious Disadvantage To Those Affected.approximately One In 20 Men And One In 200 Women Are Affected .some Studies Suggest That About Eight Percent Of The World's Male Population And Less Than One Percent Of Female Population Are Affected .many People Are Unaware They Are Color Blind Until Their Eyes Have Been Tested .the Retina Compromises Two Types Of Photoreceptors , Rods And Cones. Although The Rods Are More Numerous, Some 120 Million, And Are More Sensitive Than The Cones, They Are Not How-ever, Sensitive To Color. Rods Are Responsible For Vision At Low Light Levels(scotopic Vision) And They Do Not Meditate Color Vision And Have A Low Spatial Acuity The Six Or Seven Million Cones That Provide The Eye's Color Sensitivity Are Much More Concentrated In The Central Yellow Spot Known As The Macula.being Active At Higher Light Levels (photopic Vision) Cones Are Capable Of Color Vision And Are Responsible For High Spatial Acuity. In Simple Terms It May Be Said That Cones Require Brighter Light To Function Than Rods.red ,green And Have Their Corresponding Wavelengths . Red Wavelengths Are Longest, Followed By Green Wavelengths (medium) And Blue Color Is Made Up Of Shorter Wavelengths .they Are Red , Blue And Green Cones Which Are Sensitive To Those Colors And Combinations Of Them. If The Cones Do Not Work Properly Or If There Is No Right Combination, The Brain Does Not Get The Right Message About The Colors You Are Seeing.the Visible Colors From Shortest To Longest Wavelength Are Violet, Blue , Green , Yellow , Orange And Red.the Visible Red Light Having A Wavelength Of About 650 Nanometers Is Responsible For The Presence Of Red Or Orange Color At Sunrise And Sunset, Because The Wavelengths Associated With These Colors Are Less Efficiently Scattered By The Atmosphere Than The Shorter Wavelength Colors Such As Blue Or Purple.the Visible Green Light Having A Wavelength Of About 510 Nm Makes The Grass Appear Green Because All The Colors In The Visible Part Of Spectrum Are Absorbed Into The Leaves Of The Grass Appears Greenthe Visible Blue Light Having A Wavelength Of About 475 Nm Are Scattered More Efficiently By The Molecules In The Atmosphere Which Cause The Sky To Appear Blue.people Who Are Born Blind Do Not See Images In Dreams, But Have Dreams Vivid Involving Their Other Senses Of Sound, Smell, Touch And Emotion.color Blindness Caused By A Disease Of The Retina Or Optic Nerve Is Progressive And Associated With A General Deterioration Of Vision, Unlike Inherited Variety Where The Ability To See Detail Is Unaffected And The Condition Never Worsen.it Is Tested With Ishihara Chart Normally Their Are Means Of Testing Colour Blindness. Please Share============== S.s.venkateshwar, Andaman And Nicobar Islands
As A Counsellor, I Am Fortunate (?) To Experience A Varied Gamut Of Human Relationships Through The Cases That Come To Me For Therapy.one Such Case Was That Of A Young Adolescent Boy, Who Was Referred To Me For Academics, As Well As Behavioural Issues. On Meeting The Boy, He Seemed Compliant Enough For The Questions And Answered Them Willingly, But I Could Sense Intense Rage Within Him. On Probing, I Found That His Primary Anger Was Directed Against His Mother. Reason? She Insults Him In Front Of His Uncle And The Servant! The Mother Looked Surprised That This Was A Topic Of Dissent With The Boy. Her Logic Was That If He Is Scolded In Front Of Someone Else, Then He Would Learn To Behave Better. When I Asked Her What Her Expectations Were She Had Only One Thing To Say: I Want Him To Respect Elders.i Found Her Need To Be Very Amusing… Considering She Was Using Humiliation As A Tool To Discipline Her Son.everybody Has This Need In Them To Be Respected, Whether Young Or Old. How Could The Mother Expect The Child To Develop A Sense Of Respect And Reverence, When Everytime She Would Deride And Belittle Him Not Only In The Privacy Of Their Home But Also In Public? It Is, According To Me, The Lowest Form Of Disciplining Tactics, Which Would Have The Person At The Receiving End Seething Inside With Humiliation. I Remember, When I Was Working In A Publication Firm, We Would Have This Monthly Meetings, Which Were Called “hall Of Shame”. The Names Of All Those Editors Who Had Not Met Their Targets Would Be Written On The Board, And They Would Be Asked For Detailed Feedbacks And Explanations. This Could Also Be Done In The Cabins Of The Senior Professionals, But I Think They All Got A Perverse Pleasure, Seeing Them Squirm In Front Of An Audience. What Irreparable Damage Was Being Done To The Psyche Of The Person, I Dread To Think. A Personal Memo Calling The Person Filthy Names Is So Much Better Than This Public Flogging. Coming Back To The Case, When I Started Handling The Issues With The Mother, I Could Understand Where She Was Coming From. She Was A Perfectionist, And Theirs Was The Most Passive Marriage I Have Ever Seen! When Asked If She Expected Others To Respect Her As A Person And Her Opinions, She Wanted To Know What I Was Talking About! For The Husband, She Was Just A Wife; One Who Took Care Of His Physical And Biological Needs. He Could Not Describe The Person That She Was: Her Identity Was That She Was His Wife. She Was Labelled A Bad Mother Because Her Son Did Not Behave ‘properly’. So To Get Social Approval She Was Being Punitive With The Son. Her Life Revolved On Social Approvals. She Could No Longer Establish Her Own Identity, And Establishing The Importance Of Being Herself Became The Focus Of Counselling. She Was Gradually Able To Understand That You Do Not Demand Respect; You Command It. And You Can Only Teach How To Respect If You Practise It. The Point Took A While To Sink In; But When She Was Able To Withdraw From The Controlling Relationship, And Also Refused To Take Responsibility For Her Son’s Misbehaviour, And Refuse To Accept The Label Of Being A ‘bad Mother’ Simply Because He Misbehaved, Things Started Turning Around. When People Around Realised That She Was Not Accepting The Blame For His Behaviour, They Started Handling The Boy Differently; And He Too, In Subsequent Sessions Was Able To Understand The Scenario. Sessions Are Still On; The Husband Continues To Be Passive, Though He Is Beginning To Think There Is More To A Marriage Than Just Staying Together, And Is Slowly Willing To Enrich The Relationship.it Is Not ‘all Is Well’ As Yet…. But I Hope It Would Be.mohana Narayanan
Harmail Singh | March 12, 2011 5:30 PM My father had suffered from dengue fever about 5 months ago. his platelet .. Hi Harmail, we need the reports of the patient especially MRI brain to suggest the benefits of Speech therapy.
Surender Godara | April 25, 2011 12:30 PMSir, please help me, my son's age is 11 years and he wets his bed while sleeping.. Surender, more than medicines your baby requires counseling and bladder training...
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