These Are The Many Health Benefits Of Clove Oil

Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of trees that abound in Asia. India is one of its primary producers. Cloves can offer many health benefits and so does the oil extracted from it. Clove oil has many antimicrobial, anti fungal, antiseptic and antiviral properties. From treating acne, cough, asthma, reducing gum diseases, to improving blood circulation, clove oil is the cure for a lot of things. It is rich in minerals, such as calcium, iron, sodium, potassium and vitamin A and C. Here are the 7 health...

Read more

Beware! These Can Be Early Signs Of A Deadly Heart Disease Coming Your W

Did you know? You can actually get a few early signs before a deadly heart attack? A new research has found out that there can be an early sign of the life-threatening condition and people should pay heed to these signs. While some heart attacks are sudden and of great intensity, there are a few heart attacks which begin at a slower pace and cause minor pain and discomfort in the beginning. Experess.co.uk has found out that people who experience a lot of sweating can consider it as an early sign...

Read more

Affordable, Iron Rich Foods For Both Meat Lovers & Vegetarians

Iron is essential for the health of the blood and hence for the health of the body as a whole. It also plays a key role in building strong muscles. Consequently, the symptoms of iron deficiency tend to revolve around physical and mental weakness, for example, low energy, fatigue and feeling cold, especially in the hands and feet.The amount of iron you need in your diet varies according to your age, gender and lifestyle, but as a rough guide, adult men generally need about 10mg per day and adult women...

Read more

Doctors plan second heart in tummy

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 transplant authority's permission to retrieve 'misfit' hearts from donors for 'piggyback transplants' in patients not fit for a full-fledged heart transplant.On Tuesday, when a few heart transplant surgeons...

Read more

Philippines to seek refund of $59 million from Sanofi amid vaccine risk

The Philippines will seek the return of 3 billion pesos ($59 million) it paid French drugmaker Sanofi for a dengue vaccine used to immunise hundreds of thousands of children that Sanofi has said could worsen the disease in some cases.“We will demand the refund of the 3 billion (pesos) paid for the Dengvaxia and (demand) that Sanofi set up an indemnification fund to cover the hospitalisation and medical treatment of all children who might have severe dengue,” Health Secretary Francisco Duque told...

Read more

Scientists Discover Paper Patch Which May Help diabetics Monitor Sugar

The Health and nutrition circuit across globe is innovating new technologies and drugs to manage diabetes, the newest addition to the list is a paper-based sensor patch that could allow diabetics to effectively measure glucose levels during exercise. According to the paper, published in the journal Micromachines, the self-powered, wearable and disposable patch allows for non-invasive monitoring of glucose in human sweat. This single-use biosensor combines a vertically stacked, paper-based glucose/oxygen...

Read more

Good News For Cardiac Patients! Govt Slashes Prices Of Stents By Up to 85%

In a major relief to lakhs of cardiac patients, the government today cut prices of life-saving coronary stents by up to 85 per cent by capping them at Rs 7,260 for bare metal ones and Rs 29,600 for drug eluting variety. The maximum retail price of bare metal stents (BMS) and drug eluting stents (DES) will be Rs 7,623 and Rs 31,080, respectively, inclusive of VAT and other local taxes. The new prices are applicable with immediate effect, Chemical and Fertiliser Minister Ananth Kumar said while announcing...

Read more

Why It Is Healthier to Eat Raisins Soaked in Water

Looks can be deceptive. Raisins or kishmish may appear to be shriveled and haggard, but do you that they are a storehouse of nutrients? Kishmish belongs to the family of dry fruits and most commonly, it is used as a topping over Indian desserts like kheer or phirni or is even stuffed into barfis. They are derived from dried grapes and you may find them with a golden, green and blackish hue. They are full of natural sugars and that makes them great energy boosters. They are also rich in nutrients...

Read more

Youngest organ donor 14-month boy’s heart and kidney save two lives

Fourteen-month-old Somnath Shah from Surat has become Gujarat’s youngest donor of heart and kidneys, giving a new lease of life to two persons. His heart was transplanted into Mumbai’s three-and-a-half-year-old Aaradhya Muley, while kidneys to a 15-year-old boy from Banaskantha on Tuesday. Somnath, whose family hailed from Mubarakpur village in Siwan district of Bihar, was declared brain dead on Sunday after he suffered a haemorrhage and multiple skull fractures on Saturday.The family had moved...

Read more

Why Skipping Breakfast Makes Your Child Undernourished

If your child is in the habit of skipping breakfast regularly he or she may be falling well short of the daily required amounts of nutrients that are essential for their growth and development, claim the researchers of a recent study.The findings showed that 31.5 per cent of children who skipped breakfast did not meet even the lower recommended nutrient intake (LRNI) of iron. On the other hand, children who ate breakfast every day were found to have higher daily intakes of key nutrients such...

Read more